Kounkuey Design Initiative

Design Intern

Employment type
Full Time
26 days ago
Los Angeles

KDI is currently seeking a Design Intern who is passionate about community-driven development to work with our Design and Planning Departments. The position is based in our downtown Los Angeles office, but may require travel to our projects in the Eastern Coachella Valley. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience in participatory design processes on a wide-range of project types.

This position is geared towards a designer that has deep interest in the intersection of design and urban planning, and has strong research and diagramming skills. Other job responsibilities may include community outreach, fabrication help, and project documentation.


  • Current graduate or undergraduate student in Landscape Architecture
  • Experience working in community development or policy preferred
  • Excellent writing and analytical abilities
  • Fabrication or graphic design experience a plus

This is a paid full-time internship and may be supported by a federal work study award. 

To apply

HOW TO APPLY: Send electronic copy of cover letter and resume to: Lauren Elachi, Design Coordinator at [email protected]