we have not forgotten where we came from and where we are

saam architecture offers a co-op/intern opportunity year round to a student majoring in Architecture. Students are able to connect academic learning with practice in a supportive studio environment. Our flexible program works with a variety of university and college schedules. We appreciate the novel perspectives, fresh ideas, specialized strengths and skill sets that Interns offer to our team.

saam architecture principal Diana Nicklaus is an active member of the Massachusetts Building Congress Board and a co-chair for the MBC’s Women’s Network. The committee works to forward the main objectives of the Women’s Network: To connect women to women for business development, to mentor and promote women in the A/E/C industry, and to recruit and retain women members for the MBC. Diana also participates in the annual STEM Conference for Middle School Girls in Northborough, MA.

saam architecture principal Linda Smiley’s interest in preservation of historic architecture and belief in community service has been enhanced by her 12 years of service on the Newburyport Historical Commission, and most recently as the Historical Commission’s representative on the Community Preservation Committee.

saam architecture designer Katie Davis served as a volunteer with Architecture for Humanity in Haiti in 2010, contributing to the emergency response and disaster relief efforts to rebuilding Haiti following the landmark earthquake. In 2012-2013, she returned to Haiti as an employee of a UK-based NGO, working on long-term development of four public schools in Port-au-Prince.