2024 Summer Internship

Los Angeles

Overview of Position
Studio-MLA is pleased to be offering summer studio internships at our Los Angeles office. The selected interns will gain a variety of experiences for professional development including landscape architectural graphic and project work, and applied research. Research topics can include but are not limited to climate and resiliency planning. Candidates should be in their final year or two of a landscape architecture degree or associated field, and to be able to live and commute to the studio in Los Angeles for the duration of the internship.

Studio Culture
We are a woman-owned, minority-owned practice with a deep commitment to recruiting and retaining an outstanding and diverse team. The studio is a welcoming, collaborative, hands-on space where each of us is encouraged to create, investigate, and explore.

To Apply

  • Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and portfolio for review to jobs@studio-mla.com with the subject line: “INTERNSHIP <Your full name>”. Only attachments or download links of the materials mentioned above are acceptable. Links to personal websites will not be reviewed.
  • Deadline to apply is February 23, 2024.

Position to be full-time, 40 hours/week for a duration of 10-12 weeks (final work schedule to be discussed during the interview process). Accommodations and transportation are excluded.

About the Firm

Studio-MLA is a design studio that integrates landscape architecture, urban design, and planning to create places that inspire human connection, unite communities, and restore environmental balance. “Advocacy by design” is a foundation of our practice – a powerful tool to catalyze ecological and social change with inclusivity and authenticity. For more than 25 years, founder and president Mia Lehrer, FASLA has sparked the team’s inventive thinking to address complex relationships within urban and natural environments. From the master planning of cities to the design of intimate plazas and gardens, the studio is recognized for creativity, pragmatism, and advanced strategies for resiliency across a range of scales and geographies.

With offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco, our 45-person team includes landscape architects, designers, planners, botanists, and ecologists from around the world. Diversity and multiple perspectives add meaning to collaborations and value to outcomes. Together, we believe in the transformative power of design to recalibrate our shared surroundings for a just and resilient future.