Join Our Team

Founded in 1954, RLPS is a full-service architectural and interior design firm in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Our promise is to share our passion for what we do – for projects large and small throughout the country, serving our clients in the senior living, educational and commercial markets, or for “after-hours” creative pursuits like our annual gingerbread display.

We are always looking for creative, energetic people to join our 85-person team with an average employee tenure of more than 10 years. RLPS offers a competitive salary and benefits package, continuing education opportunities, and many extras from bi-monthly catered employee lunches to our summer hours option.

To confidentially apply for a full-time position, please send a resume and cover letter to Stacy Hollinger, Partner, at humanres@rlps.com or 250 Valleybrook Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601. Equal-opportunity employer


Student Interns

RLPS regularly offers short-term, paid internships for qualified students to gain valuable hands-on knowledge to supplement classroom and studio learning opportunities. This program is for currently enrolled, full-time students who have completed a minimum of three years in an accredited architecture, interior design, marketing, graphics, accounting or other applicable program appropriate to current internship openings.

As an 85-person firm with clients throughout the United States, we provide opportunities for a wide range of career development. In fact, 15 of our current employees began their career at RLPS as a student intern.

Architectural interns may visit client sites, observe design/coordination meetings and actively participate in design pinups, with the ability to track time towards Architectural Experience Program (AXP) hours while working under a licensed professional. Student interns also have opportunities to participate in individual and group design challenges, assist with marketing/graphics development and provide an in-house presentation.

RLPS is located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, ranked #32 among the Best Places to Live by US News and World Report, where historic preservation and a cutting-edge arts scene live and thrive side by side. Lancaster is also a short drive, bus ride or train trip to Philadelphia, Baltimore and New York City.

Potential openings for Summer 2019 include architectural, interior design and marketing/communications. To apply for an internship position, please send a resume and cover letter to Stacy Hollinger, Partner, at humanres@rlps.com or 250 Valleybrook Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601. Equal-opportunity employer