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Designing Justice + Designing Spaces Published: 03/07/2017
Job Type
Years of Experience
0-2 Years


At Designing Justice + Designing Spaces (DJDS) we believe that the built environment embodies many of our society’s gross inequities. Through our innovations in architecture and real estate development, we seek to end the crisis caused by mass incarceration by supporting reentry and diversion programs and practices. With our non-profit, government and community partners, we co-create new prototypes such as peacemaking centers, mobile classrooms, and housing for foster age youth. Together, we harness the power of the built environment to create triple bottom line equity and support the success and expansion of restorative justice, education, and workforce development programs.


Project Description

As DJ+DS seeks to harness the power of Autodesk Software we believe that an intern would be incredibly valuable in helping us setup our baseline processes and framework through the design and development of several components for our Pop-up Resource Village project. These include a mobile vending unit, mobile planters for urban agriculture, solar powered seating/charging stations, and others currently in the concept phase. The fabrication of these units shall occur later in the year.

About this Internship Project

For this internship, you will gain hands-on, real-world experience by: ● Working closely with architects and fabricators. ● Applying design applications to small scale projects ● Helping a small practice establish design applications frameworks and workflow from scratch.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • Extensive knowledge of Autodesk, REVIT and FORMIT
  • Experience with Autodesk 3-D printing software
  • Experience in setting up application standards
  • Teaching/Training experience
  • Design experience
  • Min. 1 year of professional practice
  • In addition to Autodesk products, proficiency in Sketch up, Rhino and Adobe Acrobat Suite
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Be able to work independently
  • Willingness to take direction and work as part of a multi-disciplinary collaborative team
  • A strong interest and/or activism in social justice issues is desirable
  • Enrollment in the Autodesk Student Expert program prior to the internship commencing.

What’s in it for you

  • You will get to work on projects getting built and fabricated
  • You will have a direct relationship with the end users of your work.
  • You will be part of a dynamic and diverse office passionate about social justice with exciting projects and activities