• Open applications
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands


Job description

MVRDV invites qualified candidates currently studying architecture or urbanism to apply for the position of Architecture or Urbanism Intern. We are looking for creative and innovative candidates with a vision reflecting our work. 

What we offer

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

  • An exciting, inspiring and international working environment.

  • An appropriate internship allowance of € 700,- per month.

  • Public transport allowance for your home-office commute.

  • Regular excursions, parties and corporate activities such as sports.

  • Healthy lunch.

  • Contribution to your sports subscription at OneFit.

  • Great office location in the center of Rotterdam near the train station.


  • Excellent design and CAD skills.
  • Knowledge of the 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.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Candidates fluent in one of the following languages will be favored: Mandarin, French, German, Dutch/Flemish.
  • Candidates from inside the EU require a study or exchange visa.
  • Candidates from outside the EU should have visas and working permits.
  • Availability for the duration of six months or a year. 

This is us

MVRDV is a globally leading architecture and urbanism practice based in Rotterdam with offices in Shanghai, Paris & Berlin. We create social, innovative, realistic, green and remarkable architecture for a changing world. We believe that our work makes the world a better place by realizing dreams that actively contribute to global urgencies. We are a dynamic, ambitious and growing organization with currently more than 300 employees.

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.

How to apply

Please fill in the online form and upload your motivation letter, CV, recommendation and portfolio preferably as PDF not larger than 5mb.  Let us know your preferred starting date. 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 these positions.