Employment and Volunteer Opportunities for Students and Recent Grads

Dynamic office furniture company on cutting edge of ergonomics and workplace comfort seeks designer of any background related degree, to employ business development strategy in the sphere of furniture selection for corporate workplace, healthcare and educational institutions. Working as part of our Outreach Team, duties include collaborating with Architecture and Design firms to provide product information and advance the presence of Contemporary Office Interiors and Herman Miller in the marketplace. Outstanding salary opportunities, creative workplace with benefits. Resume to swerner@coi.bz

Posted on December 06, 2017


Want exceptional experience in a small office setting? Tired of long commutes to work? Are you an outdoor explorer by nature? Does your perfect day end by the lake?

Keewatin-Aski Ltd. Consulting Engineers, Architect is a team of experienced professionals practicing for over 30 years in Northwestern Ontario.  We are seeking an ambitious, skilled Licensed Architect/Project Architect to join our architectural design team in a full time permanent position with a partnership option.

We offer an opportunity to join a well established architectural and engineering practice strategically based in Northern Ontario.  The successful candidate will work alongside like-minded professionals ina fast-paced working environment.  Now in our 33rd year of operation, we offer an attractive remuneration and benefits package commensurate with experience. 

Full details of position here.

DEADLINE : December 14, 2017

Posted on December 06, 2017


We are currently looking for a qualified interior designer. We are a medium sized architectural office of over 20 persons. The office is a casual, high-tech environment in the Exchange District with a focus on sustainable and community based design. The candidate should have experience working in an architectural or design office, knowledge of the Manitoba Building Code; have architectural drawing, drafting and technical detailing skills, contract document production, and contract administration experience. Salary, vacation, and benefits shall commensurate with experience and education. Please submit a small portfolio of relevant work, your CV, and 3 current references to the address below.

Melissa McAlister, Principal Architect melissa@prairiearchitects.ca

Details of Interior Designer position here.
Posted on November 02, 2017


Established in 1999, CentreVenture Development Corporation is an arms-length agency of the City of Winnipeg, whose mandate is to provide leadership in the planning, development, coordination, and implementation of projects and activities in downtown Winnipeg. CentreVenture is looking for a Design Intern to join our team from the beginning of January through April 2018.  We are interested in individuals who are passionate about community development and city building.

Full description available here.

Application Deadline December 1, 2017 - submit via email to reception@centreventure.com a covering letter (including which days per week you would be available), your resume/CV, references and samples of work from your portfolio to the attention of: Angela Mathieson, President and CEO. Your submission should be compiled in one Acrobat PDF (max. 8MB)

Posted on November 01, 2017


The analyst will work with environmental, engineering, architectural and building specialists to assist in the development of a Green Building Policy for the University of Manitoba that identifies priority target areas for new builds and renovation projects. The candidate will analyze existing university policies and strategy documents, planning documents, project approval frameworks, and construction specifications, recommending changes or updates to support green building objectives. The candidate will also help the University identify specific objectives and targets for key aspects of high importance to the University such as energy and water efficiency and net zero solutions and work with technical staff on the development of associated guidance documents and specifications. The analyst will also work with trades, planning, architectural and engineering staff to research alternatives and initiate a list of approved suppliers of green building products for the university.

The position with assist the Director with project scheduling, meeting notes, developing presentations and communication packages for senior management and the steering committee; Prepare proposals and technical reports; analyze and interpret data, prepare and review project work plans and status reports, assess and project status reports; review and prepare draft construction guidance and specifications.

Full description available here.

Posted on September 25, 2017


Design Workshop, an international landscape architecture, land planning, urban design and strategic services firm, is hosting a virtual information session highlighting their internship program on September 26, 7pm MST.

Please refer to this flyer for more information! To register, email Caroline Heivly, HR Generalist, cheivly@designworkshop.com.  Space is limited so RSVP early!

We are recruiting for our winter internship and spring internship programs for students pursuing degrees in landscape architecture, urban design and/or planning as well as recent graduates.

More information about current available positions can be found on this website. Design Workshop requires applicants to apply through our online Employment Application.  The application deadline for the winter internship program is October 2nd at 11:59pm MST. The spring internship program application deadline is October 16th at 11:59pm MST.

Founded in 1969, Design Workshop is an international firm with offices in the US, China and UAE and work spanning the globe. The firm has been recognized with over 150 prestigious awards for its work in new communities, urban centers, resorts, public parks, golf courses and residences. The firm's philosophy challenges the project team to equally integrate and balance artistic vision, environmental sensitivity, community values and sound economics to create unique places that stand the test of time. It refers to this approach as DW Legacy Design®

Posted on September 11, 2017


The International Downtown Association is hosting its 63rd Annual Conference & Tradeshow in Winnipeg September 13-15. Over 800 people from across North America will be attending and we are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to fill various roles hosting conference attendees and showcasing downtown Winnipeg!
This is a great opportunity to network, meet people from across North America and be an ambassador for our great city. In exchange for their service, volunteers will be provided a t-shirt and refreshments. Volunteers may attend conference sessions on the day of their shift where space is available.  
Volunteer support is critical for the success of the conference. To volunteer with us, click here to register!
If you have any questions please contact Victoria at rtvcoordinator@downtownwinnipegbiz.com
For more information regarding the 2017 IDA Conference check out our website and video!

Posted on August 17, 2017


Answer staff and student questions regarding the use of different software
programs, options, and configurations. Responsible for producing large format
prints (for staff and students), and handling payments. Accepts and creates
trouble reports and passes this information on to the appropriate staff. Signs out
loaner equipment and ensures lending procedures are being followed. Assists
students working with design software, plotting, scanning, and other duties as
assigned. Posting covers various computer aided design courses and associated
responsibilities to the CADLab.

Application deadline is Friday, August 25th.

For Job Description click here.  For application form click here.

Posted on August 09, 2017


Help beautify a small community!
We are owners and operators of a small residential mobile home park 25 minutes North of Winnipeg. The park currently has 47 homes and we will be adding another 50. It has a recreation center, a large pond, a few community gathering areas and backs on to an existing walking trail system.
We are looking for creative individuals willing to work as part of a team with one or two community representatives. We want your input and advice in adding the following elements to the park:

-          A contemplation garden overlooking the pond
-          A trail system throughout the park, around the pond and tying into the
            existing trail system
-          Strategic tree planting around the park, recreation center, the pond and
            in the community gathering areas for added sound and visual barriers
-          Flower/plant gardens in community areas
Interested parties should send resumes and contact information to info.ccestates@gmail.com or call 204-797-3245

Posted on July 11, 2017


This summer, The University of Manitoba is undertaking an Accessibility Audit of the Built Environment.  The data gathered will provide information to address barriers to access in our community.  And will set the stage for projects to overcome these barriers as the relate to our physical surroundings.

The University has contracted with Adaptability Canada Corporation (ACC) to gather the necessary data and provide reports for ongoing use.  ACC will be hiring two students for the duration of the summer to assist their teams working on the Fort Garry and Bannatyne Campuses, as well as the William Norrie Centre.  Training will be provided.

While we are in the process of finalizing the specific schedule, organizational work will begin this week, and the first category of auditing will involve the Residences.   The students will be hired and in the employment of ACC.   For information regarding ACC, please link to their website: http://www.adaptabilitycanada.com/

For more information click here

Posted on July 04, 2017


Based in Winnipeg, Manitoba since 2001, Voitec Architect Inc. is an established design practice with projects in Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario. We have made a name for ourselves specializing in First Nations projects in remote communities while our portfolio of urban projects in Winnipeg continues to grow. Our work is characterized by strong conceptual legibility, innovation and a rigorous approach to detailing, all underpinned by the principles of useful, enduring and sustainable design. We specialize in new building design, interior renovations/alterations, and tenant-fit ups, for residential and commercial projects.

Our team is seeking a new full-time design team member who will not be returning to school in the fall.

For more information click here

Posted on June 22, 2017


HDR | CEI Architecture is an award-winning design firm that provides exceptional service for clients in education, recreation, healthcare, and real estate, with a focus on innovative and sustainable design. HDR | CEI delivers projects that make a difference in the communities where we live and work.
Our Vancouver office is one of four offices in BC and Alberta. With over 70 employees throughout our network of offices in Western Canada, here you'll be working alongside over 50 other architects, technologists and interior designers. We are located steps away from vibrant shops and restaurants in the West End of Vancouver, and near picturesque Coal Harbour and Stanley Park. Just try not to let the views distract you!

For more information click here

Posted on June 14, 2017


Architects, Interior Designers, Architectural Graduates & Undergraduates
An established architectural firm and affiliated interior design group requires:
Architects/ Interior Designers

Architectural Undergraduates and Graduates

Please submit resume in confidence to:
Nejmark Architect/ Retail Hospitality Design
2-54 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg, MB R3A 0V7
(t) 204-947-3775 (f) 204-947-3789 (e) josef@nejmark.mb.ca


Kindret Landscaping is looking to hire a design assistant/estimator for the 2017 Landscaping season. The successful applicant must be returning to university classes in the fall, preferably in the landscaping field. 

For more information click here

Posted on June 8, 2017



HCMA Architecture + Design is serious about improving our world through architecture, promoting social sustainability, and being engaged in a broad spectrum of civic issues. To do this, we bring together passionate, intelligent and engaged individuals who want to make a significant impact.

HCMA is looking to add an Intern Architect, and is committed to engaging Student Interns.

For more information on the Intern Architect position click here
For more information on the Student Intern position  click here

Posted on May 25, 2017


NVision Insight Group Inc. is an Indigenous consulting company with extensive experience working in and with First Nation, Inuit and Metis communities and organizations, governments, corporations, and not for profit organizations. With offices in Ottawa and Iqaluit, and a national team of associates, we provide a comprehensive range of high quality consulting services across Canada. Our employees enjoy a casual work environment, opportunities for development and a real opportunity to make a difference.

The Technical Researcher will assist Senior Consulting staff specifically, but not exclusively, working in the areas of land use planning, design, and Indigenous Land Claims.

For more information click here

Posted on May 16, 2017


Otto Cheng Architect (OCAI) is seeking a highly motivated Architectural student to join our firm for a summer employment opportunity.

We are a small architectural firm serving a number of established clients and developers. We have a stable and consistent workload involving a wide range of projects in commercial, multiple residential, institution, and hospitality.

Opportunity is available for a capable individual to gain experience and to participate in project design, design development, working drawings, field review services and the
day to day office responsibilities.

For more information click here

Posted on April 26, 2017


The IS Technician is a member of the Production IT Team at Lifetouch Canada, and is responsible for the maintenance and support of information technology infrastructure (networks, servers, data centers, storage and desktops, input and output devices) for the Winnipeg facility.  This person, along with their team will provide expert client and systems engineering and local IT technical support to the Winnipeg productions areas, in order to ensure that jobs get printed and shipped.  The IS Technician is also responsible for implementation, upgrade, maintenance of IT assets within the facilities.

For more information click here

Posted on April 26, 2017


Need help with electrical and mechanical drawings to obtain occupancy permit from City of Winnipeg. Please contact Bryan at autofinance@ hotmail.com.

Posted on April 19, 2017


At Contemporary Office Interiors we specialize in creating effective work environments. We believe that every element in the built environment tells a story about a company's brand that increases workplace engagement. We provide furniture from a variety of manufacturers, including Herman Miller, as well as floorcovering to complete the interior space.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to promote our service, inform and educate our clients and provide great customer service with product knowledge please consider joining our team of Sales professionals. This job involves presenting our furniture and floorcovering product offering to prospective buyers, from small to large size clients, as well as architecture and design firms.
If you can multi task, enjoy meeting people and have great presentation skills, this is an opportunity to grow with great earning potential.
Please send resumes to swerner@coi.bz
For more information contact Shelley Werner at the email above
Visit our site at www.coi.bz

Posted on April 18, 2017


We run a landscape construction company in Winnipeg Manitoba and are interested in hiring students or grads for the 2017 season.
Our company is involved in many city and provincial projects that require landscaping.
Our scope of work involves sod and soil, planting of trees and shrubs etc., paving stone install, grading and excavation, retaining walls, hydro seeding, watering and maintenance of our completed projects and much more.

For more information please contact Tavis McGregor at tmcgregorlandscape@live.ca

Posted on April 18, 2017


Sherwin-Williams is the largest coatings company in North America, and the third largest in the world. With $11 billion in sales, 4,000+ stores, and 90+ manufacturing and technical centers, we proudly serve customers in over 120 countries. Our 45,000+ employees across the globe are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to launch and grow a career. Find yours and join us today.

Please click below for information on the following positions:
Sales Intern (Winnipeg)
Management/Sales Trainee (Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon)

Posted on April 17, 2017


We are looking for a graduate architect to work directly under our senior architect to provide support on a variety of commercial and institutional projects.

We are a small office with some significant and challenging projects to deliver, particularly related to church facilities, expansions and redevelopments.
Submit your interest, together with resume, and brief portfolio in confidence to frank@fhai.ca

Posted on April 6, 2017


Are you ENTRY LEVEL DESIGN PROFESSIONAL looking for a great place to work? A place where you can use your passion for interior design and your professionalism in a new way? A great career in a caring environment that fosters innovation and teamwork? Joining a rapidly growing and award winning team where your voice is heard? ……….then think about us for this outstanding opportunity!
A unique growth-oriented opportunity has arisen and we are seeking an Interior Design expert with experience and drive. If you are looking to break out of the status quo by joining an organization – where you will have the ability to put your stamp on things …….. this may be the place for you!

For more information click here

Posted on March 24, 2017


SCAAA is a global design innovation firm located in West LA. We are looking for full-time designers with exceptional design skills, capable of fulfilling lead and support roles on our high-profile international projects.


  • Researching, designing, drafting, and detailing in all phases of design


  • Professional degree in Architecture
  • 2-4 years experience in architectural design and documentation; mixed-use project experience is required
  • High level of proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, Rhino, and Revit
  • General knowledge of architectural practice including site planning, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical engineering and construction techniques
  • Excellent communication, writing and organizational skills
  • A positive, collaborative approach to design
  • Willingness to travel internationally for work
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States, without need for employee sponsorship

Please submit a letter of interest, current CV, references and work samples in one single PDF file (5MB maximum) to: inquiry@scaaa.com

For more information click here

Posted on March 20, 2017


St. Mary’s Nursery and Garden Centre is looking for a creative and motivated Landscape Designer/Architect to join their Landscape Office. Knowledge and experience in planting plans and Vectorworks is considered an asset.
For more information and to apply, please bring a resume to:
St. Mary’s Nursery and Garden Centre
2901 St. Mary’s Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R2N 4A6

Posted on March 7, 201


Downtown Transportation Intern
The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is looking for hardworking young men or women to work full-time for twelve weeks as an intern, working on the implementation of downtown cycling, walkability, transit, parking and advocacy initiatives and more.

For more information click here

Project Assistant - Placemaking & Transportation
The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is seeking an enthusiastic and creative individual to join our team to coordinate a variety of projects promoting vibrant, healthy and holistic streetscapes and environments in the downtown. The position involves a mix of office work, site visits and meeting with downtown business people.

For more information click here

Posted on February 8, 2017


This position recognizes an entry level student designer who provides support to the senior Architect, project manager, or project design lead with the majority of the firm's projects. The junior position is expected to work in collaboration with all project team members and third-party participants.

For more information click here
Interested Applicants can visit http://www.s2architecture.com/careers.html

Posted on February 8, 2017

Interior Designer Student
An established architectural firm and affiliated interior design group requires:
Interior Design Student for part time work
Architectural Undergraduate Student

Please submit resume in confidence to:
Nejmark Architect/ Retail Hospitality Design
2-54 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg, MB R3A 0V7
(t) 204-947-3775 (f) 204-947-3789 (e) josef@nejmark.mb.ca

Posted on September 7, 2016

To view University of Manitoba Position Vacancies please click here.


University of Manitoba Career Services

If you would like to post an employment opportunity for Faculty of Architecture students or recent grads please email information to:

Philippa Alexiuk
Please include description of position, contact information and "post until" or closing date (in the email, doc or pdf).