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SMMA Interior Design Summer Intern in Cambridge, Massachusetts

SMMA has an exciting opportunity for an Interior Designer to work on stimulating projects at our Cambridge office. We are a multidisciplinary and integrated design firm that unites a dynamic mix of architects, interior designers, engineers, technologists, researchers, and industry experts driven to provide responsible, well-crafted, venturesome, and beautiful design solutions. United by a common purpose, we thrive on cross-discipline collaboration and welcome good ideas from wherever they come.

We offer a fast-paced, team-oriented environment that promotes intellectual and creative growth. The candidate(s) will be expected to support a group of 19 interior design professionals and larger project teams to advance design at all levels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with drawings by utilizing Autodesk Revit Building Information Modelling (BIM) Software

  • Assisting in the selection of finishes, materials, and furniture; preparing related presentation boards

  • Helping maintain the furniture and materials library

  • Attending lunch and learns with the group

  • Assisting in the creation of visualization for clients using Revit, Sketch Up, and other rendering tools

  • Contributing to office activities, initiatives, and learning programs


  • Must be working toward a Bachelor's degree in Interior Design or Interior Architecture

  • 3 years minimum education in Interior Design - rising senior

  • Ability to ideate quickly through utilizing computational design tools

  • Strong graphic presentation skills and the ability to communicate design ideas

  • Computer skills: Strong Revit user and knowledge of Adobe Suite and SketchUp

  • 3-D Studio Max a plus but not required

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Collaborative and team-conscious

*Applications must include portfolio link for consideration.

About the Firm

SMMA remains one of the area?s most unique design firms due to its composition, reputation, and focus. Cambridge-based since its incorporation in 1955, the firm focuses on creating lasting relationships with strategic partners in both the public and private markets.

The firm was founded by MIT alumni who believed that the balance of architecture, engineering, interiors, and site design afforded clients the agility of a single source of creative and technical expertise. Today, SMMA continues its dedication to a multidisciplinary and integrated approach while remaining guided by a shared pursuit of design excellence and social responsibility.

SMMA is organized into five studios of market focus: Corporate and Commercial, Federal Government, Higher Education, K-12, and Science and Technology. At SMMA, studios represent specialized communities of practice working together to foster knowledge flow around common interests. Together, the firm?s studios form a larger design ecosystem, sharing best practices and nurturing professional growth and project excellence.

SMMA does not offer H-1B visa sponsorship for this position.