Nicholson Sheffield Architects Inc. is a small (15+) London, Ontario based firm with a 35+ year history building strong relationships with our clients and industry partners, and a reputation for designing buildings and spaces of enduring social and cultural value to the community. The firm has won many awards at the local and national levels.

We enjoy the privilege of working on a wide range of project types, of varying scale and complexity including college and university facilities, K-12 schools, healthcare, housing, custom homes, cultural, and commercial buildings. We strive to meet design challenges and the needs of our clients with creative and effective solutions, and a high-level of professional excellence. As a result, we are honoured to serve many of our clients on a repeat basis. The office is structured such that our team members are trained in all aspects of the profession in order to meet the needs of our clients and community. As a member of our team, you will be given the opportunity to gain a full breadth of professional experience.

Nicholson Sheffield Architect Inc. is always looking for experienced, enthusiastic people to join our team. We currently have an immediate opening for the position of Intern Architect.

Your day-to-day work as Intern Architect at Nicholson Sheffield will provide the opportunity to:

  • Work directly with the principals to prepare design concepts and visualizations, design development drawings and presentation materials;
  • Collaborate with architects, technologists and consultants on your team to ensure the conceptual design intent is carried through detailed design, contract documents and into construction;
  • Demonstrate your passion for architecture through your strong organizational, communication, presentation and critical thinking skills.

Skills required for your work as an Intern Architect include:

  • Ability and motivation to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Ability to manage your time, work on multiple projects, work to deadlines within a tight schedule and fast paced environment;
  • Visual and graphic presentation skills;
  • Clear and effective oral and written communication skills;
  • Facility with Revit;
  • General facility with 3D design, modelling and rendering software;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Working knowledge of the Ontario Building Code and related standards;
  • Working knowledge of common building systems and construction detailing;
  • Specialized knowledge, training or certification in architectural aspects of environmental sustainability not required but considered a plus.

Your qualifications for the role of Intern Architect include:

  • A professionally accredited Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture;
  • Minimum 3 years post-graduate experience;
  • Registration in the OAA Intern Architect Program.

If you would like to join our team, please submit your PDF (or online) CV and portfolio applications to jsheffield@nicholsonsheffield.ca Include “OAA – Intern Architect” in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only be contacting those selected for an interview.