• NEXT Team
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands


Job description

MVRDV NEXT is looking for an enthusiastic intern to expand our team in Rotterdam. As part of NEXT, you will be collaborating with MVRDV's design teams globally to develop project-specific computational workflows and maintain our library of tools and scripts for general office use. In addition, you will participate in MVRDV NEXT focus weeks. During this time, we will investigate new design technologies in depth and develop specific design tools for MVRDV’s workfloor together. 

Who we are

MVRDV is a global operating firm with a team of more than 300 employees, dedicated to innovative architecture and urban design. Founded in 1993, the MVRDV headquarters are based in Rotterdam with subsidiaries in Shanghai, Berlin, and Paris. As a group of in-house specialists, MVRDV NEXT develops and implements computational workflows and new technologies. Through a combination of project-based work and standalone research, we rationalize designs, speed up processes, and make projects more efficient and adaptable in the face of change. Our methods aim to explore a future that is equitable, data-driven, and green.


  • Solid understanding of Grasshopper + Rhino, and Adobe Suite. Revit is an asset. 
  • Blender and After Effects are an asset.
  • Knowledge in C#, Python, and Unity is an asset.
  • Enthusiastic and knowledgeable on state-of-the-art design technologies.
  • Creative, and innovative, with strong design and graphic skills.
  • Team player with a flexible mindset and strong initiative.
  • Working experience in international environments is an asset.
  • Have a good command of English.
  • Available 40 hours/week and can start in as soon as possible.
  • Authorized to work in the Netherlands and enrolled as a student for the internship duration.

What we offer

Beyond the opportunity to work within a global and ambitious company, here are a few benefits that we offer:

  • Internship in a small team with diverse expertise that closely works together.
  • The possibility to work on different project scales, types, and phases, in different regions.
  • An exciting, inspiring and international work environment.
  • The opportunity to apply experimental, computational strategies in professional projects.
  • An appropriate internship allowance of € 700,- per month.
  • Travel allowance for your home-office commutes.
  • Regular excursions, parties and corporate activities such as sports.
  • A healthy lunch in our office.
  • A great office location in the center of Rotterdam near the train station.
We’d love for you to join us!

MVRDV is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to treat all employees and applicants equally, regardless of gender or marital status, color, nationality or ethnic origin, religion or religious belief, sexual orientation, disability or age.


Please reach out to us if you are interested after reading this internship description and you want to learn more about it, the team or our organization. Apply and/or leave your contact details if you want to explore the potential opportunities!

If you want to know more about the application procedure, feel free to contact Valeriia Savchenko (Recruitment Coordinator) via

How to apply

Please fill in the online form and upload your motivation letter, CV, recommendation, and portfolio preferably as a PDF not larger than 5Mb. If you do not fill in the application form, we cannot consider your application.

Other information

We require our interns to be enrolled in an educational program; we cannot hire graduates for this position.