PR and Business Development Internships
MVRDV invites qualified candidates currently studying architecture, marketing, business or journalism to apply for the positions of Public Relations or Business Development Intern. We are looking for creative and innovative applicants with a vision reflecting that of our work. Proven interest in architecture, writing, editing and marketing are required. Candidates should be stress resistant, precise and able to work in international teams. Candidates need to produce written evidence of enrollment with a university or academy. Given the international character of our office, interns need to be fluent in English. Candidates who meet these criteria and are fluent in one of the following languages will be favoured: Mandarin, French, German. Due to Dutch immigration laws the majority of our interns are from EEC countries or come with an exchange/study visa; please note that we can no longer apply for visas for interns. Internships are for the duration of six months or a year, and MVRDV is currently hiring interns to start in September 2015 or January 2016. Exceptions are possible for excellent candidates.
Interns are part of the PR and Business Development team and will develop new skills on many levels, from tender documents to publications and exhibitions. The education process is varied and intensive, the office is highly motivated and international. This internship will provide an environment to learn about creating added value on the client side of the architecture industry. Successful candidates receive a basic monthly stipend. There are a few affordable rooms available for interns. Rotterdam is a relatively affordable city that can be traveled entirely by bicycle. Frequent events in art, film, design and architecture are organized boosting the city’s architectural activities. Interns usually meet with other interns, architects and students and enter the city’s great social life easily.
MVRDV is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to treat all employees and applicants equally, regardless of gender or marital status, race or color, nationality or ethnic origin, religion or religious belief, sexual orientation, disability or age. Please address your motivation letter, cv, recommendation or reference and if applicable portfolio preferably as pdf not larger than 5mb in total to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Hardcopies can be sent to: MVRDV, Postbox 63136, 3002 JC, Rotterdam, Netherlands, mentioningPR & BD Internship and the period you would like to be at MVRDV on the envelop.