Co-op Placement

Sweeny&Co Architects Inc. is a company of independent and collaborative thinkers working in an open, inclusive culture.  What differentiates our company from other firms is its internal organization, its commitment to innovation ,and its ability to re-form itself to tackle a diverse range of projects with expertise and ingenuity.  At Sweeny&Co, we provide intelligence in architecture and interiors, urban design and planning, real estate and development consulting, sustainable design, information design and visualization. We deliver bold ideas by integrating strategic and creative disciplines and we share a belief in the relentless pursuit to make something better.

We are not a departmentalized office, and as such we are searching for Co-op students for a6 to 8 month placement with experience in Sketch Up, Revit, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Enscape. Ideally, you have experience in design and production drawings using Revit. You would be working in an office located in abuilding of our own design, 134 Peter Street in Toronto’s Queen-Spadina district.  We work as a team in a collaborative, family-oriented atmosphere that focuses on the creation of economically smart design solutions that promote sustainability, environmental consciousness, urban culture and design excellence.

Personal /Professional Attributes:

- M.Arch student, currently enrolled in a Canadian university

- Experience with Autodesk Revit, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Microsoft Office programs mandatory

- Experience with Sketch Up and ability to develop renderings using 3D Max/Enscape is preferred

- Committed to design excellence

- Thrive in an environment of collaboration

- Passion for sustainability

- Always inquisitive, agile, and progressive

- Is respectful, direct, and transparent

- Is a self-starter and willing to learn

- Excellent judgment, initiates problem-solving with ease& optimism

- Fluent in spoken and written English

At Sweeny&Co, we believe that inclusion spurs creativity, and that innovation is born from an engaged culture of diverse people + ideas. By moving beyond barriers and stereotypes of gender, race, colour, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, medical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity; we are committed to building an organization that reflects the diversity of the communities and clients we serve and celebrate collaboration in all interpersonal engagements.

The position is 6 to 8-month co-op full-time placement working in the office, to start immediately.  We offer excellent opportunities to expand your career with full benefits after a 3-month probationary period.  Candidates are encouraged to send a resume and a portfolio in PDF format (total attachments should be less than 8MB) to careers@sweenyandco.com. Please include “Co-op Placement” in the subject line.  Only candidates who meet qualifications and are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Submission of resumes/candidates by recruiters will not be accepted for this role.  

Position type
6 to 8 Month Term
To apply
Candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume, a portfolio in PDF format and salary expectations (total attachments should be less than 8MB) to careers@sweenyandco.com.

Please include the title of the position in the subject line.  

Only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
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