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What Will It Be Like If I Join?

Discover what some of our  recent grads and summer students have to say about their experiences in joining Morrison Hershfield. 

Intermediate Environmental Planner

1. Describe your first few days at Morrison Hershfield.

We had a staff meeting my first day and I met the entire team. Everyone got along well and I enjoyed getting to know my new teammates.

2. Please describe an average day. What is the variety of activities or tasks that you perform? Do you attend meetings on a regular basis?  

  • Meetings
  • Meeting clients
  • Discussions with project managers
  • Preparing presentations
  • Reading reports
  • Calling stakeholders
  • Calling agencies
  • Environmental project management
  • Field work

3. What is the best thing about working at Morrison Hershfield?

The best thing about working at Morrison Hershfield is the supportive atmosphere and the variety of projects. I can see opportunities to develop my career here.

Architectural Assistant

1. Describe your first few days at Morrison Hershfield.

I learned a lot about how a full package of drawings is created, including the amount of preparation required and the level of organization needed, as well as the importance of teamwork to get things done.

2. Please describe an average day.

For me, meetings aren't too common.  The majority of my time is spent on CAD creating and editing files. I had lots of time to learn how to use Revit, which is a valuable tool, and I now do 3D models of buildings, as well as draw some plans on AutoCAD.

3. What kind of projects and/or assignments were you involved with within your first year at Morrison Hershfield?

Though I am not a key "decision-maker", the people around me listen to what I have to say and take my opinions concerning ideas for spatial layouts, design choices, and other architectural features into account.

4. What is the best thing about working at Morrison Hershfield?

The best thing about working at Morrison Hershfield is the willingness of my co-workers to help me. They realize I'm still a student, and if I'm unfamiliar with something, they will explain it so I can do a better job. They realize that while I'm just here for the summer, I'm going to be doing this as a career after I graduate. It's awesome.

Engineering Intern

1. Describe your first few days at Morrison Hershfield.

My first few days consisted mostly of getting to know my coworkers and going through training. Everybody was extremely friendly and helpful. I was impressed when the individual that was training me actually sat me down for most of the day and ran through a typical project with me.

2.  Please describe an average day.

I attend meetings every Monday at which we discuss our workloads for the upcoming week and the status of all projects.  I report on projects involving evaluating the structural adequacy of towers. It was not long from the time I started working to the time I had my first project on my desk.

3. What kind of projects and/or assignments were you involved with within your first year at Morrison Hershfield?

I am assigned to projects involving evaluating the structural adequacy of towers.   I have been here for 3 months.

4. What is the best thing about working at Morrison Hershfield?

The assignments are challenging and interesting, but the best part of working here is my coworkers. They have made me feel so welcome and I honestly look forward to seeing them every day.

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