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English Resource & Program Development Intern

Position Code: SGNGO18

Company Introduction:

This NGO’s mission is to support the sustainable development of Vietnamese communities and the enrichment of their cultural heritage.

This NGO has 20+ years of experience in empowering women and youth. They empower women and youth through improving life skills, raising self-awareness, bringing new knowledge and opening opportunities and support networks. Their Education portfolio empowers disadvantaged youth to access education and increase economic opportunities. TheirModern Slavery Prevention portfolio invests comprehensively in at-risk youths to prevent trafficking and in survivors to help them build new lives.

Role: English Resource & Program Development Intern

Internship Description:

The English Resource & Program Development Intern will work closely with staff to strengthen the capacity of the organization through:

1. Developing the team’s and program recipient’s English language ability
2. Supporting Vietnam’s team research and database infrastructure
3. Providing administrative and editorial support for outreach/PR communications, donor relations and social media

  1. Program and English resources for the organization
    a. Contribute to the team’s program activities in the field
    b. Teach practical English to staff that will be helpful in report writing and basic computer skills
    c. Assist with training and implementing organisational processes (such as review implementation of confidentiality/privacy issues). d. Write and edit reports
    e. Depending on program expertise and interest, the position also engages in providing structure for program operations
  2. Donor Relations & Fund Development
    a. Provide editorial and writing support for reports to funders
    b. Participate in grant and proposal writing
    c. Attend meetings with anti-trafficking networks as needed
  3. Advocacy & Outreach a. Edit and write reports/articles to document achievements. Assist in the publication of online and print versions of annual reports and other documents c. Update websites d. Social media

Requirements:

  • Experience in video production is desirable
  • Technology-oriented: excellent computer skills including MS Office; proficiency in video-editing
    software and video production
  • Strong coordination and organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Flexible, goal-oriented, demonstrated aptitude for change and learning
  • Fluency in Vietnamese desired
  • Ability to multi-task, stay focused, take initiative and handle pressure
  • Ability to prosper in a team environment
  • Ability to work during weekends and evenings
  • Commitment to the empowerment of women and girls
  • Commitment to developing expertise with regard to the issue of human trafficking and forced labour
  • Ethical and accountable; the ability to maintain confidentiality is a MUST
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or currently enrolled in a university
  • Women are encouraged to apply

This is a full-time position. Minimum commitment of 3 months.

Micro-Greenhouse Designer

Position Code: LISDE01

Company Introduction:

This is a vertical farming start-up in Lisbon. They make cities more sustainable, resilient, and healthy by creating centres of food production in centres of food consumption. Their core technology is a rotating vertical farm system, housed in greenhouses, requiring no artificial lighting or climate control. They combine the production of huge amounts of food with the ethos of community gardening, so that the groups we feed learn how to grow their own food, and enjoy its benefits for health and the environment. Their primary clients are therapeutic and educational institutions eg. schools, hospitals, care homes, prisons. But they also serve commercial institutions that want to reduce their carbon footprint and improve the health and wellbeing of their clients and staff.

Role: Micro-Greenhouse Designer

Internship Description:

  • This company¬†is designing a bespoke greenhouse for our rotating vertical farm towers.
  • Your role is to design this greenhouse, in collaboration with our architectural and horticultural staff.
  • You will analyze the range of materials and suppliers available to us in southwest Europe, talk to suppliers and manufacturers and get prices for their services.
  • You will construct a spreadsheet or database that compares the available options across a range of technical and UX indicators.
  • A particular focus will be on structural stability, and how to avoid the use of concrete foundations to anchor a 7m tall building.
  • Another key focus will be on the pros and cons of different cladding materials. Should the company use polycarbonate or shade screens, a combination of the two, or something entirely different?
  • The ideal candidate will be able to assess these options in the context of light, heat, humidity, thermal stability, wind, insect control, user interface, yield implications, financial and environmental costs, and the myriad other factors that inform our decision.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate for this role will be:

  • In a technical field such as engineering, agri-tech, agriculture, or horticulture
  • Confident with quantitative analyses, the construction of spreadsheets and databases
  • Able to use 3d modelling software such as SketchUp (this is not a requirement, but would be beneficial)

Sustainable Dynamic Structures Development

Position code: LISAR01

Company Introduction

This company creates sustainable dynamic structures and furniture.¬†It allows architects and interior designers to explore the possibilities of configurations towards a practical use that can easily be transformed into another. The seven ‘brocks’¬†mount and dismount using simply your bare hands.¬†No tools, no screws, no glues. The material itself, cork, offers great levels of comfort in means of temperature, acoustics, and environment, as it brings nature inside walls.

Role: Sustainable Dynamic Structures Development

Internship Description

This role requires designing sustainable interior architecture

Requirements

  • Sketchup or any other CAD architectural tool and rendering
  • Office suite
  • Autonomy
  • Results-oriented
  • Flexibility and imagination
  • Access and understanding of the target markets
  • Communication talents
  • Curiosity and self-learning

Social Media and Design Internship

Internship Code: CKGDE01

Company Description:

This internship host company mainly work on projects including urban planning, architectural design, and further related consulting and research.

They look to foster and support domestic and international collaborations, including hosting online and offline events such as workshops and conferences.

Currently, their key academic partners include Southeast University and the University of Oxford, and key local government partners include Chongqing and Nanjing.

Internship Position:

Social Media Marketing and Design Internship

Internship Description:

The host organisation are looking for an intern who can:

  • Create/maintain social media accounts/profiles on Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Respond to inquiries regarding potential collaboration/ ongoing projects
  • Assist with ongoing projects, occasionally provide support using AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign, SketchUp etc.

Activities are not limited to the above, and candidates are encouraged to discuss further their own abilities and interests in an interview to identify synergies.

Internship Requirements:

  • Experience and skills in the above software
  • Good communication skills both within the team and to external stakeholders
  • Experience with social media and publicity is a plus

Junior Designer Internship

Internship Code: SHDE02

Company Description:

This Shanghai-based studio was founded in 2018 and focuses on the Chinese market, it provides clients with integrated art solutions.

They specialise in the design and exploration of public art, focusing on innovation with industrial thinking. Their projects serve a wide variety of environments; office & commercial space, hotel, residential, and urban areas.

Internship Position:

Junior Designer Internship

Internship Description:

The host organisation are looking for an intern who can:

  • Help develop individual design solutions for art installations
  • Work with 3D modelling and rendering

Activities are not limited to the above, and candidates are encouraged to discuss further their own abilities and interests in an interview to identify synergies.

Internship Requirements:

  • Candidates preferred from architecture, interior design, experience design, or communication design backgrounds
  • Has skills in popular software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch Pp, 3DMax, Rhino, Cinema 4D and CAD programs
  • Ability to work within a team of other professionals
  • Keen on digital media and innovative technologies
  • Proficient in Office Software,¬†InDesign
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Architect/Interior Designer Intern

Internship Reference: MXAR01

Company Description:

This is young architectural team founded in 2013 and based in Mexico City. The firm specialises in architecture in all its forms: interior design, urbanism and architectural research. They pride themselves on knowing their clients and designing just for those clients.

Architectural projects at this firm range from residential, offices, retail, urbanism, leisure, restaurants, bars to furniture installation & exhibitions. They work as a collective made from architects, constructors, and designers.

Internship Position:

Architect/Interior Designer Intern

Internship Description:

Possible projects for interns include:

  • Conceptual work for outdoor and indoor spaces to assist with international competition entries
  • Assist with 2D and 3D modelling
  • Creating graphical representations and furniture diagrams
  • Joining weekly meetings
  • Assist in creating presentation documents and pamphlets for studio projects
  • Work with designers on all stages of architectural and interior design projects.

Internship Requirements:

  • Currently studying, or recently finished studies in architecture or interior design. Candidates with any level of design education in the relevant fields may apply for this position.
  • Software skills should ideally include: Sketchup, Autocad and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience of the following would also be an advantage: rendering, graphic design, model making and digital fabrication
  • Candidates should have a flair for effective design and strong technical design skills
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with our clients, managers and team members.
  • Ability to take responsibility when required and meet project deadlines.
  • An interest in regeneration and community impact
  • The ability to work independently and work through problem
  • Spanish language is a plus to help facilitate communication within the team, but not a necessity.

Architecture Internship

Internship Reference: QDAR02

Company Description:

This company is a fully owned subsidiary of a leading Qingdao construction and engineering company building power plants in China and abroad. They focus on design and consultancy for domestic and foreign EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) projects.

They have working relationships with leading international companies such as General Electric, Alstom and Siemens. This company has a team of over 200 engineers, with many years of experience in design and construction of a wide range of power plants.

Internship Position:

Architecture Internship

Internship Description:

  • Learn from Chinese engineers how¬†architecture works in Chinese power plant design and construction.
  • Share your knowledge of¬†architectural codes from your home country.
  • Provide advice and support for the architectural process in power plant development.
  • Use English language in the office with staff to help improve staff communication skills.
  • Learn more about the software used by this company to design and engineer power stations.

Internship Requirements:

  • Architectural¬†background
  • Confident personality to work in a quiet office space
  • Basic CAD skills required, 3D CAD software knowledge a bonus
  • Good communication skills – especially the ability to explain complex information
  • Chinese language ability a bonus.

Architectural Design Assistant

Internship Reference: QDAR01

Company Introduction:

This company is a relatively new (2009) branch of an established Chinese architectural firm. The Qingdao office is ranked #2 in its field in Qingdao, and they have a young team (average age: 31) of around 200 staff members. This firm works on architectural design, urban planning and design, landscape architecture and construction engineering design.

Their projects include residential buildings, courtyard houses, cultural centres and high-end office buildings. One thing that sets this company apart from the others is their co-operation with foreign design and engineering firms in these projects.

Internship Position:

Project Design Assistant

Internship Description:

  • Interns will work on projects depending on their specific skills
  • Discuss and put design ideas into practice for on-going projects in a collaborative work environment
  • Develop schematics, 3D modeling and drawings
  • Support the international team with their project work and ensuring clear communication between all parties.
  • Visit the proposed development site.
  • Assist the manager for other project issues.

Requirements:

  • Confident and clear communicator
  • Background in urban planning and architectural design, landscape design.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Sketchup, Photoshop, InDesign and other relevant professional software.
  • Interest in sharing your own knowledge and interests with the team.

 

Architectural/Interior Designer

Internship Reference: CDAR07

Company Introduction:

A young, multinational and multidisciplinary architecture and design studio with experience in China and internationally. This company works both independently on smaller scale projects and collaborates with local and international partner companies on larger projects.

Through their extensive partnerships they are able to work on any stage of a design project and deliver a complete service from design to construction. Partnered with a furniture and product design workshop, this allows them to design and build prototypes. The workshop combines a mix of modern digital fabrication technologies with traditional tools and techniques.

Internship Position:

Architectural/Interior Designer

Internship Description:

  • Ability to work from concept to the construction of the design with good attention to detail.
  • Assist with 2D and 3D drawing and modeling.
  • Use digital design and fabrication to create architectural models.
  • Assist in creating presentation documents for studio projects.
  • Participate in client meetings and correspondence.
  • Work with designers on all stages of architectural and interior design projects.

Required Skills:

  • Currently studying, or recently finished, in relevant design education.
  • Software skills must include: Sketchup, Autocad and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Experience of the following would also be an advantage: Rendering, Graphic Design, Model making and digital fabrication.
  • Candidates should have a flair for effective design and strong technical design skills.
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with our clients, managers and team members.
  • Ability to take responsibility when required and meet project deadlines.
  • An interest in innovative and sustainable technology.
  • The ability to work independently and work through problems, confidence to operate as an individual in a larger team

English language is a must to communicate within the office, capability to communicate in Chinese as well as English is a plus. Candidate with any level of design education in the relevant fields may apply for this position.

 

 

Chinese Architecture Firm

Internship Reference: CDAR05

Company Introduction:

This studio is an international independent design office partially-owned by Sichuan Difang Architectural Survey and Design Co., Ltd. SDASD was established in 1985 and now is one of the biggest firms in South West China. SDASD has Grade A design qualification in construction industry (construction engineering); Grade B professional qualification in Municipal Industry (water supply engineering, drainage engineering, road engineering, bridge engineering); Grade B qualification in engineering consultation (construction). Based on planning and architectural design. The company promotes architectural culture and art, and is committed to incorporating different cultures into building form in order to put the soul into the buildings.

Internship Position:

Architecture, Landscape or Engineering Position

Internship Description:

The firm are looking for someone able to complete regular design work in schematic design with a background in architecture. They will work on projects depending on their specific skills, but must be able to communicate well with the team leader and evaluate and respond to technical problems.
They will have the opportunity to evaluate, select and apply standard design procedures and be willing to learn Chinese design regulations.

Internship Requirements:

Except hand-drawing, no need for other software skills foundation.
Good communication skills
Creative thinker
Currently studying or recent graduate in  Architecture/Landscape/Engineering.

 

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