Architectural Design Intern

San Francisco, CA


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Architectural Design Intern

More than a billion people worldwide live in inadequate housing conditions. We exist to end survival mode living for vulnerable populations by providing safe homes and creating thriving communities.

In the summer of 2015, we were funded by Y Combinator, and in our first 3 years, we’ve raised more than $10M to build communities and to grow New Story. Innovation, impact results, and a “value-first” approach to our work on the ground make up our DNA.

Are you an architectural designer with a passion for improving lives through the power of design? We are looking for a thoughtful and creative intern with an excellent work ethic and a passion to see lives changed.


The Role

  • Create AutoCAD files and produce graphics using existing home design documents
  • Work on design feature analyses to inform A/B testing in our future projects
  • Push your creativity to discover best design communication tools
  • Research construction materials and innovative home building technology
  • Must have strong graphics skills
  • Must have experience using AutoCAD, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • This position is best suited for incoming senior Architecture students or recent graduates
  • This position requires working in our San Francisco office minimum twice per month – 10 hrs/wk

Benefits Of Interning At New Story

  • Work on building communities around the world
  • Work with a fun and quirky team in a fast-pace environment
  • Learn from a fast-growing Y-Combinator startup and gain valuable real-world experience

Bottom line? Do real work that matters.


How to Apply

Please send an email to joanne@newstorycharity.org and include three things:

  1. PDF of your portfolio or link to your portfolio website
  2. A link to your LinkedIn page or attach your resume
  3. Tell me in less than 100 words why you would be the best fit for this role.