Architecture and Urbanism Internships
MVRDV invites qualified candidates currently studying architecture or urbanism to apply for the position of Architectural Intern. Candidates must be creative, innovative and with a vision reflecting our work. Excellent design and CAD skills are required as well as knowledge of the Adobe suite and 2D and 3D rendering skills. Please state your level of skill with each software package in your application. Candidates should be stress resistant and able to work in international teams. Candidates need to produce written evidence of enrollment in a university or academy. Given the international character of our office, interns need to be fluent in English. Candidates who meet these criteria and are fluent in one of the following languages will be favoured: Mandarin, French, German, Dutch/Flemish. Due to Dutch immigration laws the majority of our interns are from EEC countries or come with an exchange/study visa; please note that we can no longer apply for visas for interns. Internships are for the duration of six months or a year, and MVRDV is currently hiring interns to start September 2013 or January 2014. Exceptions are possible for excellent candidates.
At MVRDV interns are part of the design team and develop new skills on many levels, from the design process to model making and presentations. The education process is varied and intensive, the office is highly motivated and international. Successful candidates receive a basic monthly stipend. There are a few affordable rooms available for interns. Rotterdam is a relatively affordable city that can be traveled entirely by bicycle. Frequent events in art, film, design and architecture are organized boosting the city ’ s architectural activities. Interns usually meet with other interns, architects and students and enter the city’s buzzing social life easily.
MVRDV is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to treat all employees and applicants equally, regardless of gender or marital status, race or color, nationality or ethnic origin, religion or religious belief, sexual orientation, disability or age. Please address your motivation letter, cv, recommendation and portfolio preferably as PDF not larger than 5mb in total to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Links to online portfolios are also acceptable, though not through file transfer or sharing websites. Applications without portfolio will not be considered. Hardcopies can be sent to: MVRDV, Postbus 63136, 3002 JC, Rotterdam, Netherlands, mentioning Architectural Internship and the period you would like to be at MVRDV on the envelop.