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Internship Program

PWP is offering a full-time summer internship from June 6, 2022 to August 12, 2022. 

PWP has a long-standing commitment to linking education and practice. Since the inception of the firm, PWP has offered an internship program that provides students an opportunity for immersion in the working environment of a firm committed to built work. The PWP Internship Program allows students to gain exposure to the inner workings of PWP and our team. The students are not the only ones who benefit from the internship experience…the staff welcomes the energy, enthusiasm, and fresh thinking that the students bring.

Every summer, several students are inserted into project teams where they experience all aspects of a project, from concept through construction documents, in order to understand the real world application of their studies.


The students are tasked with a week-long Design Charrette, in which they are pushed to combine their individual design sense with physical materiality in a design proposal that culminates in a juried review.


PWP is focused on turning concepts into reality and as such, we feel strongly that experiencing landscapes is an essential part of designing them. Guided visits to Bay Area projects and park sites are a major component of the internship program. 


Throughout the summer, PWP coordinates with acclaimed Bay Area Landscape Architecture practitioners to arrange firm visits, as well as manufacturing and fabrication labs. Students can observe different office structures and working environments from small not-for-profit design studios to very large corporate practices that offer comprehensive design and engineering services at a global scale. Our intent is to provide a range of opportunities to learn about projects in Landscape Architecture and related fields. Please note: this aspect of the internship is subject to COVID-19 safety recommendations and may not be possible depending on how the pandemic evolves.  


We are closely following the current and changing COVID-19 safety recommendations, and will continue to monitor the regulations and adjust our policies as needed to provide a safe working environment. All PWP employees are fully vaccinated, and we require all interns to provide proof of vaccination prior to arriving at the office.


Applications for summer 2022 have closed. 

We will review applications as quickly as possible. Successful applicants will be contacted directly. No phone calls or emails regarding application status, please.

For all other questions, please email us:

Please note, we do not accept internship application materials via email. 

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