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Architectural Design Intern

General Internship Information

  • Business Area: Architecture
  • Location: Shanghai
  • Duration: 2 months - 12 months
  • Allowance: 0.00 CNY
  • Other benefits:
  • Reference: 546

Daily Tasks

- Contributing to a wide range of design processes for a wide variety of cutting-edge projects throughout China (project types include hotel and resort, offices, retail, residential, as well as urban design)
- Combining skills learned in school with local norms and current processes of the company
- Assisting with 3D digital modeling, 2D drafting, hand sketches, parametric design
- Joining meetings and/or business trips with clients and colleagues, depending on ongoing projects
- Working on technical details as well as some interior design


- Currently studying or graduated from any architecture related education
- Able to show a portfolio of your achievements so far
- Experienced with parametric design and 3D digital modeling (AutoCAD, Sketch-Up, Rhino, Grasshopper, Adobe CS)
- Strong graphic skills
- Hand drawing ability would be a big plus
- Fluent in English
- Mandarin skills would be a plus
- Open-minded, able to deal with a wide variety of projects and working in a busy, exciting Chinese working environment
- Motivated and eager to learn
- Ability to work in a team

Additional Information

- You will be involved in all aspects of design from early concept to schematic design and design development including technical details
- You will have the possibility to experience working the Chinese design and development industry and learn Chinese business practices
- You will be working within a division of about 70 people with a very young and motivated team
- Regularly teambuilding activities such field trips or dinners are held for the entire company
- Position is unpaid but with stipend based on performance awarded at the end.
- They will provide Chinese lunch

Company Description

This firm was established in 1997 as one of China’s first elite private architecture design companies. Since 2003, they have been one of the top 10 private architecture design companies in China. They are qualified for Construction Engineering, Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture Design. Headquartered in Shanghai, with four wholly-owned subsidiaries in Beijing, Shenzhen, Wuhan and Chengdu, they have more than 1500 talented employees.


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