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Landscape Architecture Intern Openings

Job description:
The selected candidate will be exposed to all levels of the creative business environment. Assignments will vary but will focus on supporting graphic production and construction documentation, as well as to assist with marketing efforts. A passion for the profession and the desire to learn and grow is critical. A candidate must have excellent design and graphic skills and be able to work well in a team setting.

Hiring locations:
-Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
-Greenville, South Carolina
-Charlotte, North Carolina

Internship period:
-Summer: Mid May to Early August
-Fall/Spring semesters
-Specific dates are negotiable

Required qualifications:
-Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university.
-Proficient in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite. Experience with 3D rendering and GIS desirable.
-Ability to support multiple projects concurrently and adjust to dynamic project needs and deadlines.
-Possess a passion for great design.
-Possess excellent communication skills, including graphics, speaking, and writing.
-Proficiency in planting design and knowledge of plant materials is a plus.
-Well organized with the ability to collaborate within a multidisciplinary design setting.

How to apply:
-Email your resume and portfolio

Position Available: Landscape Designer, Mt Pleasant, SC


SW+ is seeking a landscape architect/designer with one to three years of professional experience in a design office, post-graduation. The ideal candidate will have a solid technical foundation (planning, modeling, construction knowledge) and a positive attitude toward involvement on a wide range of projects. We are looking for talented individuals who are interested in joining a creative, engaging multi-disciplinary firm with a studio environment.

There is one regular full-time position available in our Mount Pleasant, South Carolina office.

The position requires working closely with a team of landscape architects and civil engineers on multiple projects on a variety of scales throughout South Carolina. The successful candidate must be a leader, self-starter, mature, organized, flexible, possess a strong work ethic and the desire to succeed.


Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture
1-3 years’ experience in a professional design office
Exceptional AutoCAD technical drawing and digital production skills
Proficiency in 3D modeling and rendering skills (Lumion, Sketchup, or similar preferred)
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Proven experience with construction detailing and construction documentation
Exceptional graphic presentation skills including hand drawing and high-quality illustrations
Strong organizational and project management skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills
Professional demeanor
Interpersonal skills – ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels


Creative design sensibilities and attention to detail.
Knowledge of horticulture and regional plant material.


A complete application includes a cover letter, resume, and portfolio. Please address your background specific to the skill set detailed above and your specific and long-term interest in the Mount Pleasant office in your cover letter.

Benefits include vacation, personal, sick leave, medical, prescription & dental insurance, employee life insurance, short & long term disability insurance, flex spending account, health savings account, wellness program, and 401-K. Supplemental benefits include additional term life insurance for employee & family, vision, cancer, accident, and critical illness.

SW+ is a tobacco-free workplace.

Email cover letter, resume, and portfolio/work samples to Judy Wright, Business Manager at

For a better understanding of our firm, please visit our website at

Civil Engineering Civil Designer II – CHARLOTTE, NC

Civil Engineering – Civil Designer II

The successful candidate for the Civil Engineering – Civil Designer II position will be expected to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.  Responsibilities will include effective client management and preparation of plans for land development projects – including hydrology and hydraulic studies, reports, site plans, grading and utility plans, erosion control plans, and roadway design.  Attendance at regulatory land use meetings may also be required.  Responsibilities will expand as experience is gained.

Minimum Requirements

EIT Registration

B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering from an Accredited College/University

Advanced AutoCAD and Civil 3D Skills

1 to 4 Years Work Experience in a Similar Position

Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills

Desired Technical Experience and Professional Skills

Experience in design and coordination of work on multidisciplinary projects ranging from preliminary land development through full project permitting, for all aspects of civil design, including, but not limited to:

  • Zoning issues
  • Grading and Drainage
  • Erosion Control
  • Stormwater Design
  • Roads and Sidewalk Design
  • Water and Sewer Systems
  • Subdivision and Commercial Site Layouts
  • Field Coordination
  • Project Permitting – Specifically Related to Charlotte Area Projects
  • Project Schedules and Budgets

Prior experience should include the preparation of engineering design and plan production on a variety of land development projects; assisting with municipal regulations research, performing site evaluations, and preparation of drainage reports; and, coordination with other engineering teams and project consultants (i.e. architects, contractors, landscape architects, subs, etc).

The successful candidate for the Civil Engineering – Civil Designer II position will demonstrate a strong desire to continually develop and improve both professional and interpersonal skill sets.  He/She will be able to work independently and collaboratively while effectively managing his/her time.

Candidates must be proficient in a wide variety of software programs, including: AutoCAD, Civil 3D, the Microsoft Office Software Suite, and Adobe Acrobat (or higher).  Experience with stormwater modeling software and water system modeling programs is also mandatory.

SW+ Company Benefits

SW+ employee benefits include vacation, sick leave, personal leave, some paid holidays, medical insurance – prescription, dental, and vision – disability insurance, employee life insurance, 401K contributions, Health Savings accounts, wellness incentives, and additional benefits for employee spouse and/or children.

Application Process

Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license at the time employment offer is made.

Submit your resume and cover letter to Judy Wright ( for consideration.  Please review our website ( and company Facebook page for background and details on SW+ and our projects.  SW+ is a tobacco-free workplace.