Intern Architect

We are:                                                                                   

  • A values-driven architecture, interiors and urban design firm with a GTHA focus
  • A tight-knit team of 15 professionals with a passion for design and public engagement
  • In an inspiring studio space in downtown Hamilton, with 360° panoramic views of the city
  • Working on a diverse portfolio of public and private sector projects of varying scales

Our values include:

  • We are passionate about our responsibility to sustain our communities
  • We choose to be positive and humble
  • We encourage you to be true to yourself
  • We rely on open and honest communication
  • We believe that experimentation and improvisation are vital to the design process
  • We believe in public education and design advocacy
  • We support a healthy life work balance and offer a great benefits and pension plan

Your role:

  • Our team is highly collaborative. You will be expected to take on a broad range of activities, from predesign through to construction administration, proposal writing, and internal administrative tasks. You will not be relegated to menial tasks. You must be a team player
  • You are passionate about your chosen profession and are hoping to find a career position. You are fluent in Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, 3-D modelling and Microsoft Office, willing to ask questions, make decisions, and take initiative
  • You need to be challenged and are able to manage projects independently, with support
  • Experience with fabrication and VR is an asset
  • A working knowledge of sustainability, accessibility and applicable codes is required

We ask that you submit a cover letter explaining why you feel that dpai would be a good fit for you, your resume and samples of your work to  We sincerely appreciate all expressions of interest, but please understand that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.