Careers

Influence the buildings and communities of your
future, and have fun while you do it.

Built on a foundation of curiosity, openness and collaboration, NBBJ is made up of more than 700 individuals in offices around the globe. We inquire, listen, teach, learn, invent and take risks to design and build some of the world’s most innovative spaces. The people of NBBJ are experts in their field who transform the environments where people live and work — and help them achieve their greatest potential.

Our clients and colleagues motivate us every day to be fearlessly creative in crafting design that elevates and enriches the human experience. We seek provocative clients and intriguing projects, and attract and develop only the most exceptionally talented staff. That’s where you come in.

Opportunities

At NBBJ, we’re passionate about building rewarding careers at all levels for architects, planners, interior designers, graphic designers, marketing and administrative staff. We firmly believe in the power of optimism, and that your talent, attitude and contributions directly affect your destiny.

NBBJ is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a workplace culture based upon performance and respect.  

Ready to join us and start making an impact? Check out our openings and tell us about your unique skills and expertise using our Career Center.

Internships

NBBJ’s fearlessly creative, enthusiastic, risk-taking, inquisitive and passionate interns work side-by-side with our architects and designers as integral team members. You’ll be assigned to a specific project, ranging from complex healthcare facilities to hospitality and corporate interiors to international high-rise competitions to gain experience in all the design disciplines we practice: architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, urban planning, lighting design, graphic design and environmental graphic design. Our full-time, paid internships last a minimum of eight weeks and can be completed anytime between May and September.

For more information, download our Internship Overview. To learn more about current internship opportunities, visit our Career Center.

Our Values

More than words on a page, our values drive our actions and impact every level of our practice. In our work and in our lives, we never settle for the status quo and always strive to improve our clients' organizations, our profession, our society and ourselves.

  • We exist to serve our clients — their success is our sole purpose.
  • We embrace the power of teams and empower our people to collaborate.
  • We know that our people are the lifeblood of our firm — and central to our design.
  • We cultivate strong leaders who know we all have a role to play.
  • We take responsibility for our present and focus on a sustainable future.
  • We prize innovation, never stop learning and always seek to share what we know.
  • We deliver — and sustain — design excellence.


  • Professional Development

    At NBBJ, we believe in the power of lifelong learning and teaching. We encourage both by supporting continued education and active involvement in the design profession.

    Traveling Fellowship
    Traveling Fellowship
    Traveling Fellowship
    Traveling Fellowship
    Traveling Fellowship
    Traveling Fellowship
    Traveling Fellowship

    Benefits

    At NBBJ, we understand that our firm is our people. So we provide our staff with a range of benefits including health and dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, 401K, life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, 529 College Savings Plan, and Flexible Spending Accounts, among others. But perhaps the biggest benefit is working in a friendly, fun, relaxed and creative environment where all opinions and ideas are valued.

    Download the Benefits Highlights PDF.