Current Job Openings

2024 Summer Internship

Now Accepting Applications!

Join CMG Landscape Architecture’s team of passionate and innovative designers for our summer internship. We are looking for motivated and creative individuals to participate in design and production efforts on a range of local and regional landscape and urban design projects. Together with CMG principals and designers, interns will also explore research questions that advance CMG’s design research and long-term project initiatives. Applicants should desire a highly collaborative environment where critical thinking is valued and required.

Years of Experience: Entry Level

Compensation: $26.63 per hour, up to 40 hours a week

Duration: 10 weeks, June – August (Start date is flexible)

Application Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2024 by 11:59 PM PST

Shortlist: We will contact the intern shortlist the week of March 15, 2024.

Skills/Experience: Excellent graphic, design, writing, and problem-solving skills are required.  Candidate should have experience with Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, and Google Sketch Up or an equivalent 3D rendering software.

Education: Candidates must be in pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate landscape architecture degree (or a related field, such as architecture) with at least one semester left prior to graduation.

Please note:  CMG currently offers only a summer internship.

Application Instructions

Upload the following application materials at this submission link below:

  • Letter of Interest | Please tell us (in one page or less) why you would like to be an intern at CMG this summer.
  • Resume
  • Portfolio | Please attach a PDF package under 20 MB. Embedded links and PDFs that exceed this maximum size will not be considered.

Responsiveness: Due to the level of inquiries and applications, we may not able to respond to individual email inquiries during the application period.  Please use our website contact page as your first resource for relevant information.

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Landscape Designer

The Position

Designers are foundational to creating CMG’s design exploration and communication. We are seeking an energetic and passionate designer who will:

  • Utilize excellent graphic, design, and problem-solving skills to produce presentations, design studies, and project documentation through multiple phases and project types.
  • Explore conceptual ideas and dive into technical details from schematic design through construction documentation.
  • Investigate topics like participatory design, ecological analysis, adaptation or other subjects pertinent to our projects and profession.
  • Be motivated to work closely and collaboratively with colleagues both within CMG and with our project partners.
  • Take an active role building workplace culture, and institutional knowledge through sharing of ideas and information

Experience + Skills

You love exploring the possibilities of the built environment and are hungry for what comes next – taking things in and starting to glean what it means to bring an idea to life. You bring the following experience and skills with you:

  • A degree in landscape architecture, architecture, or a related field.
  • Approximately 0-5 years professional experience practicing landscape architecture or architecture.
  • Experience in developing design communication and documentation.
  • Ability to manage digital design tools and workflows. Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch-Up, Rhino.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit and/or GIS strongly preferred.
  • Located in the San Francisco Bay Area region with ability to work in our studio on a weekly basis.

Personal Approach

  • You take initiative and responsibility for accuracy in your work, manage yourself with humility, and are willing to ask for help when needed.
  • Self-direction – you enjoy taking on independent initiatives and diving into design studies, graphics, and documentation.
  • You have excellent communication and organizational skills and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment


The annual salary range for this position is $65,000-$82,500.

How to Apply

CMG Landscape Architecture is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We embrace and celebrate differences. We are committed to maintaining a high level of design and quality of life within our firm to attract and retain a wide array of employees whose diverse perspectives will be reflective of the world at large.

To be considered for this position, please upload the following materials in one single PDF. Links will not be considered.

  • Cover letter – no more than 500 words
  • Resume
  • Portfolio of design work – include clear descriptions of your role and responsibilities on each project
  • References – at least two.
  • Submit a single PDF combining all the materials above. 15MB maximum.
  • Links will not be considered.
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