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Internship in Urbanism and Landscape

  • Rotterdam, Netherlands
€700 per monthUrbanism

Job description

MVRDV invites qualified candidates currently studying Urbanism and Landscape to apply for this role! We are looking for creative and innovative candidates with a vision reflecting our work. 

This is us

We are a global team of over 300 passionate people who are dedicated to creating innovative architecture and urban design. We were founded in 1993 and are headquartered in Rotterdam, with offices in Shanghai, Berlin, Paris, and New York.

Urbanism Studio

The Urbanism Studio at MVRDV is responsible for designing livable and sustainable cities and neighborhoods. The studio works on a wide range of projects, from master plans for new cities to urban design guidelines for existing cities. Some notable projects include:

  • The Île Seguin master plan in Paris, a new mixed-use development on a former industrial island
  • The Grand Paris urban design guidelines, which provide a framework for the sustainable development of the Greater Paris region
  • The Seoul Forest master plan, a new park and recreation area in Seoul, South Korea
  • The Rotterdam Central District master plan, a new mixed-use development in the heart of Rotterdam

Job requirements

  • Full-time available (40h/week) for the duration of six months.
  • Can start in September 2024.
  • Authorized to work in the Netherlands and enrolled as a student for the internship duration. 
  • Excellent design and CAD skills.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite and 2D and 3D rendering skills. (please state your level of skill with each software package in your application).
  • Able to work in international teams.
  • Written evidence of enrollment in a university or academy.
  • Excellent verbal and written English. Other languages are a plus.

What we offer

  • Join a global and ambitious team of creative minds. Work alongside some of the brightest minds in architecture and urbanism, and help us to shape the future of our cities.
  • Get paid to learn and grow. Receive a competitive internship allowance of € 700,- and travel reimbursement, besides having a healthy lunch at the office.
  • Have fun and build relationships with your colleagues. Participate in regular excursions, parties, and corporate activities such as sports.
  • Work in a vibrant and inspiring environment. Our Rotterdam office is located in the heart of the city, close to public transportation and all the amenities you could need.

We’d love for you to join us!

Studies show that women and members of underrepresented communities apply for jobs only if they feel they meet 100% of the qualifications. Do you recognize yourself in this statement? MVRDV encourages you to reconsider and apply. You do not need to tick all the boxes to join our team. We care more about your motivation and potential! We look forward to your application.

How to apply

Please fill in the online form and upload your motivation letter, CV, recommendation preferably as PDF not larger than 5mb. You can also check how we hire.

Other information

We require our interns to be enrolled in an educational program, we cannot hire graduates for these positions.


Curious about your future teammates?

Check out our Team page, where you can find every employee and their Studio.