Are YOU ready to kick start

your career in Urban Planning & Architecture?

GIVING YOU THE FOUNDATION TO SUCCEED

Being able to plan and develop a building, city, park, and much more is one of the reasons why Urban Planning and Architecture are not only exciting but in demand careers. The Urban Planning and Architecture career field gives interns the opportunity to support a wide range of tasks including CAD work, developing sample boards, perform technical analysis, support community development, and more. Participants wanting to expand their experience supporting city planning, technology applications to development, architectural firms, and environmental agencies will be able to work for start-ups and established consultancies, firms and mid-sized companies as they take on business support work and tasks directly related to Urban Planning or Architecture.

Career Field Skills You’ll Learn During Your Urban Planning & Architecture Internship

  • Copywriting – Website, Blog, Marketing
  • Creative Writing
  • Creative Design – Photoshop, Illustrator etc
  • Creating Presentation Materials
  • Project Management
  • CAD Design & Modelling
  • UX/UI Design, User Journey Flow
  • Prototyping

Example Projects

  • Research for architectural projects (including PPT editing, graphics and production support)
  • Creating rapport with existing clients via video/phone calls and emails. Followed by reaching out to new clients and starting the onboarding process (administrative work)
  • Explore new architectural design concepts for firm clientele.

Key Transferable Skills Students will need for Urban Planning & Architecture careers

Teamwork

Most all projects completed with urban planning require multiple inputs from various stakeholders. The ability to bring them together to support a finished project successfully will be important.

Digital Fluency

Both Urban Planning and Architecture require using technical software to deliver plans for large projects. Ability to master these softwares and readily learn new ones is key.

Intercultural Skills

In order to deliver projects that meet the needs of your clients, you will need to be able to unpack cultural differences and navigate multiple perspectives to find the best solution.

PREVIOUS ROLE SPOTLIGHT

WHAT YOUR VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP MIGHT LOOK LIKE

The Company

French interior design company focused on murals and interior graphics in commercial buildings

The Role

Graphic designer - graphics and branding design and for display and marketing purposes

The Learning Outcomes

3D design, graphic design, CAD modelling, professionalism, digital skills, intercultural fluency

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