Architecture And Design Internships

Architecture, Interior, Urban & Landscape Internships


Field: Architecture, Urban design

Reference number: ARCH 001

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company is rooted in a contemporary South African context and based in Cape Town, there a design-oriented practice that produces award-winning, leading-edge architecture which is sensitive, stimulating and sustainable. From private homes, to commercial projects, to community and urban design projects they focus on responsible social, environmental and economic solutions. This, combined with their belief in the importance of strong design, enables them to create appropriate architecture to suit a broad spectrum of requirements.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification

Language skills: Good command of the English language

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Urban design, Landscape architecture

Reference number: ARCH 002

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company was founded in 1987 and is a well established consultancy that is committed to excellence in the fields of urban and environmental planning, landscape architecture and urban design and to being innovative leaders in these fields. The company practice operates across the full planning spectrum from strategic concerns at regional, city and district level to specific problems at local area, street and building scales. Its roles range from developing overall strategy through to concept design; technical resolution; economic appraisal; project management and implementation. There integrated approach is particularly well suited to projects where a strong overlap of skills is demanded. They have established a strong reputation for being at the cutting edge of the rapidly changing agendas which are shaping our urban and natural environments. They place increased emphasis on the key issues of sustainability, accessibility and urban quality.

Level of education: University qualificationsor similar qualification

Language skills: Good command of the English language

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Urban design, landscape architecture

Reference number: ARCH 003

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company is a multi-disciplinary firm with a wide range of experience and depth of expertise with regards to urban and regional planning, urban design and landscape architecture. The company has clients worldwide and is committed to a holistic approach in which these disciplines are integrated in order to deliver quality environments. The companies planning and design experience spans a period of more than 25 years and ranges from regional plans and large residential and golf estates to marinas, resorts and commercial precincts.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification

Language skills: Good command of the English language

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Landscape, Urban design

Reference number: ARCH 004

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company is a leading specialist in all aspects of landscape design, landscape construction and garden maintenance services for domestic, commercial, residential and industrial projects and subdivision land developments. They are a multi-award winning company and have a distinguished reputation for providing a high standard of workmanship and customer care. Their vision is to provide sustainable landscape solutions that are aesthetically pleasing, functional and enhance our clients’ lifestyle, with quality outcomes and customer satisfaction being our main objective.

Applicant requirements: You should study fields like landscaping, horticulture, urban designing or development

Level of education: University qualificationsor similar qualification

Language skills: Good command of the English language

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Industrial design

Reference number: ARCH 005

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company is a specialist product design consultancy. For over 18 years they have helped clients create products that people use and interact with every day. In doing so, they have brought over 300 products to market for local and global companies, as well as entrepreneurs. Their aim is to improve their customer’s competitive advantage through professional design. In this way they have assisted companies like Shell, GE, Tellumat, Psitek, Addis, British American Tobacco, Strawberry International, One Digital Media, Styler, Holdfast and ZaPOP to launch successful products and grow their business. They are passionate about excellent design and are absolutely dedicated to achieving quality products. The companies’ strength is that they have the expertise and experience to take a product from a brief, through the complete product development phase and into manufacturing. There industrial designers and engineers have the skills and abilities to bring their clients ideas to life.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification

Language skills: Good command of the English language

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Industrial design

Reference number: ARCH 006

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: When the company takes charge of brand design, they think beyond business cards, letterheads and email signatures. They think beyond what can be applied on paper, and give shape to their clients business’ corporate identity. The companies’team consists of graphic designers, product designers and industrial engineers. This unique combination of skills in one space means they have the expertise at hand to not only deliver design that looks good applied to traditional corporate stationary, but can translated from flat design into the real world. Whether that be a product, space or experience.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification

Language skills: Good command of the English language

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Architecture, urban design

Reference number: ARCH 007

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company’s philosophy encompasses a culture of mutual respect and open communication, which is apparent when visiting there offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Their team is defined as some of the most respected and accomplished individuals with a complementary range of skills in the fields of architecture, urban design, spatial planning, interior design and asset planning - sharing space and ideas in a stimulating and well-organised work environment. Their experience and knowledge are shared among 10 directors, 10 associates and over 80 staff with internationally recognised skills and awards. They have inspired the creation of more than 10 architectural practices, including notable black-owned practices. They contribute to over 30 corporate social responsibility projects.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification

Language skills: Good command of the English language

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Architecture

Reference number: ARCH 008

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company is one of South Africa’s leading multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firms with a solid footprint on the African continent. They offer design, planning and management services across the entire engineering consultancy spectrum. The company is a partner of choice for the private sector, state owned enterprises and governments who seek knowledgeable talent, with proven experience and the expertise to respond to the numerous infrastructure demands and needs of the continent.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification

Language skills: Good command of the English language

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Architecture

Reference number: ARCH 009

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company is an integrated product design and strategic innovation firm,they believe that successful design goes beyond aesthetics; it is about designing the human experience into every product or service. The company helps their clients to conceptualise and design innovative products, services and interactive experiences.
Their service design expertise helps clients to re-imagine their approach to service delivery, and creates innovative new experiences based on a detailed understanding of the needs, desires and behaviour of customers and users. Essentially they re-introduce design into business, by creating an outsiders view of how best to meet the needs of tomorrow’s customers. Established in 1999 the company puts South African Design on the map. Their products feature in the permanent collections of some well-respected institutions, such as the Smithsonian, the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification

Language skills: Good command of the English language

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

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