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Architectural Co-op

  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • Position ID: 3033
  • Minimum Experience: Entry Level
  • Education: HS
  • Registration: (Not Specified)
  • Required Skills: Microsoft Office
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.
  • Vaccination Status: Burgess & Niple is collecting vaccination data where legally permitted, all offers of employment are contingent on the candidate showing proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to individuals unable to be vaccinated where required by law.


Interested in working with senior-level professionals at an established A/E firm that values employee input and collaboration? Consider applying to our 2022 Spring or Summer semester Architectural Co-op in our Norfolk, VA office.

What an Architectural Co-op is all about:

  • You will assist with producing studies, construction documents, field verification, and graphic renderings for projects and proposals using REVIT and AutoCAD
  • Senior Project Architect and Interior Design staff will support your development while you learn how our design and construction document development process works
  • Gain experience with government and military requirements for architectural design on large-scale industrial or public projects including renovations, restorations and/or new building design
  • Discover how multi-disciple project teams work together to create quality design solutions

What you need to make an impact:

  • Current 2nd year or higher student in good academic standing pursuing an Architecture Bachelor's degree from an NAAB accredited program
  • Interest and desire to learn and develop design skills
  • Ability to work 30 – 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday throughout the 2022 Spring or Summer semester
  • Experience with AutoCAD, REVIT and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication skills and detail oriented
  • Self-motivated and adaptable, including the capability to learn virtual collaboration tools
  • Housing and transportation to/from work is the responsibility of the co-op. Parking is provided.

Why join us?

At Burgess & Niple, our employees are driven by a passion for advancing the built environment with exceptional concern for quality of life, safety and sustainability. We deliver creative solutions that exceed our clients’ goals and foster an environment that creates unlimited opportunities for employees.

Guided by our core values, we are a privately held firm with offices in twelve states and the District of Columbia and projects around the world. Through our Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI) and tech-savvy employees, we seamlessly collaborate regardless of location. Apply today and discover the limitless possibilities for your career at B&N.



We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.