Landscape Architecture Intern

Montgomery, Mobile, Birmingham, AL

Goodwyn Mills Cawood (GMC) is one of the largest privately-held architecture and engineering firms in the Southeast.

GMC is seeking applicants to add motivated Landscape Architecture Intern to collaborate in a multidisciplinary design and engineering office in the Montgomery, Mobile and Birmingham, Alabama offices. Interns will have the opportunity to grow professionally and personally in working with many design industry experts and clients across a range of project types, both public and private. Work experience in Mobile and Birmingham will focus primarily across the Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi region, with opportunities in other parts of the south east.

Job Responsibilities:

Under the supervision and direction of Professional Landscape Architects and Planners responsibilities include:

• Assist in design and creating work products in both landscape and planning projects

• Collaborate on design and planning projects with project managers, planners, engineers, and architects both written and orally.

• Prepare both hand drawn and digital visual representations of outdoor spaces.

• Prepare, present, and edit design images (plan, section, perspectives, 3D model) to fit changes, critiques, or suggestions by clients and/or project leadership.

• Assist in the production of construction level drawings under the leadership of Professional Landscape Architect including: hardscape, planting schedules and design, construction details, and others.

• Visually Inspect project sites and provide written reports under the direction of landscape architect and other project leaders.

• Assist with production of cost estimate and bidding documents

• Complete various administrative tasks

Required Qualifications:

• in School to obtain BLA from accredited institution (Comparable Degree Program to be considered on a case-by-case basis)

• Willingness to work on Landscape Architectural and Planning projects

• Working knowledge in the following programs based on one’s education and experience: 

  • AutoCAD 
  • Land-FX
  • Adobe Design Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) 
  • Sketch-up (and/or other 3D modeling software).

• Ability to produce hand graphics and digital graphics in a timely manner

• Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

• Ability to receive constructive critiques and apply feedback to design work products

• Eagerness to grow and learn in a multidisciplinary team environment

• Provide work samples or portfolio upon request

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans


We believe in community, collaboration, and using the power of creativity and hard work to make a difference.  Whether designing schools, parks, hospitals and other commercial developments, or providing clean water, safe streets and restoring resilient environments, GMC takes great pride in serving our communities through the transformative work we do. Every project is guided by the foundational concept that communities are built by people, not companies, and we strive to serve our communities with quality, integrity, creativity and care. One of the Southeast’s most comprehensive multi-disciplined firms, GMC is equipped to provide all of the services associated with architecture, interior design, civil engineering, environmental services, landscape architecture, planning, transportation engineering, geotechnical engineering, electrical engineering, surveying and disaster recovery.