Quicken Loans Architecture & Design Intern - Summer 2018 in Detroit, Michigan

Detroit-based Bedrock is a full-service real estate firm specializing in acquiring, leasing, financing, and managing commercial and residential space. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested more than $3.5 billion in developing more than 100 properties in downtown Detroit and Cleveland totaling more than 16 million square feet. Bedrock’s real estate portfolio consists of more than 330 office and retail tenants in Detroit’s technology-centric downtown. For more information, visit www.bedrockdetroit.com or engage with us on Twitter @BedrockDetroit and Facebook.

The Team

The Architecture Team is responsible for a wide breadth of work ranging from property acquisition through construction. Architecture’s role includes but is not limited to, research, analysis, programming, conceptual and schematic design, design development, and construction drawings, retail vision and tenant pre-leases, signage design, interiors, finishes, residential design, marketing and branding collateral. The focus of the Bedrock Architecture Team is the strategic redevelopment of the urban core, collaborating with both internal and external partners as design advocates at the every level of production.


  • Support Bedrock's architecture and urban design processes by providing great design, graphics, and rendering skills

  • Utilize Sketch-Up, AutoCAD, and Adobe software

  • Create conceptual diagrams, renderings, research presentations, development plans, building floor-plans, etc.

  • Be open to practicing architecture within a non-traditional, collaborative architecture team (although you will be working under a licensed architect in order to obtain IDP hours)

  • Be comfortable working in a fast paced real estate development environment


  • Pursing a bachelor's degree in architecture

  • Class standing: Junior or Senior

  • Must be able to provide work examples during interview process

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Sketchup, and Adobe Creative Suite with extensive knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and various other graphic software platforms

  • Must be available 40 hours per week Monday - Friday

Skills and Traits

  • Passion for regenerating Detroit through architecture and design strategies

  • Excellet written and verbal communication

  • Ability to work independently and within a team

  • Ability to see a project through to completion

  • Be confident: The ideal candidate must be confident in their visual and verbal presentations

Cultural Competencies

  • Modest & Secure

  • Independently Driven

  • Intelligently Collaborative

  • Never Satisfied

  • Relentless Commitment to Service

  • Opportunities to participate in professional development programs

Bedrock is an equal opportunity employer.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, and may be modified periodically.

Record Name: Bedrock Management Services LLC

External Company Name: Quicken Loans Inc.

External Company URL: www.quickenloans.com