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Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP Managing Partner, San Francisco Gene Schnair
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    Architectural Giant

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    Lots of great projects around the World. Very knowledgeable and helpful staff. Great place to gain skills, experience, and grow with the firm.


    None really. Extra hours are a standard, but that's to be expected from any design firm.

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Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP Interviews

Updated Feb 10, 2015
Updated Feb 10, 2015

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    Junior Architect Interview

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    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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    I applied online – interviewed at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP.

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    I got the invitation and had interview after 2 days. The interview began with background check, then the senior architect and engineer reviewed my portfolio, case by case, very carefully. They asked me a lot of questions about the projects in my portfolio. Other questions including the computer skill, why you want to work here, what is your most prominent ability, etc

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Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1969
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors HOK, Heery, RTKL Associates

Skidmore Owings & Merrill prefers a skyline view. One of the world's largest architectural and engineering firms, Skidmore Owings & Merrill (or SOM) has earned its fame with innovative modernist designs and such high-profile projects as the John Hancock Building and Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower). Its portfolio of services includes graphics, interior design, and urban design and planning. Transportation planning, infrastructure planning, environmental engineering, and geotechnical engineering are part of its structural and civil engineering offerings. The firm... More

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