June 11, 2019

Las Vegas Area High School Internship at Architecture firm SCA Design

Las Vegas High School Intern

Today on June 10, 2019, a new intern, Anish Chejerla, began working at SCA Design LLC. through the Clark County Summer Business Institute (SBI) program. The Summer Business Institute is a program designed for current high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors to experience an eight-week internship that includes business mentoring, life skills training, and a financial management course. SCA Design is one of the many local businesses part of the collaborative effort between the Clark County Human Resources Department, Clark County School District, UNLV and CSN to provide local high students an eight-week internship and an expansive learning opportunity. The eight-week internship is paid for by Clark County and local businesses are paired with the best possible interns. For 2019, Only 130 high-school interns were accepted into the program. High-school students are also given opportunities for $50,000 in scholarships based on their performance as an intern and student throughout the program.

SCA Design LLC.

Founded in 1995 by architect Sheldon Colen, SCA Design is a full service architectural and design firm, serving Las Vegas, Henderson, and the state of Nevada and offering everything from commercial ground up and tenant improvements, custom residential, and casino design and interiors. After winning numerous state architecture contests throughout high school, founder Sheldon Colen continued his studies and received a certificate in Architecture & Design (1986). He was destined to a career in architecture when at 15 years old he was commissioned to design and oversee the construction of a home. Since then, the business is home to a team of 10 and averages 200 projects annually.

The Intern

The intern assigned to SCA Design, Anish Chejerla, is currently a rising high school senior at Southwest Career and Technical Academy High School. Part of the school’s Web Design and Development program, Anish has won Gold and Silver medals at state-level web design competitions and has also won second-place at the CTA Future Innovators Business Pitch Competition at both the 2018 and 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held annually in Las Vegas. Computer programming, marketing, business, finance, and accounting are some of his future career aspirations. During his eight-week internship, he will be working with his mentor and supervisor, Nickel Lowman, under Marketing and Business Development at SCA Design.


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