Internship: Urbanism and/or Landscape Hero


Are you an Urban Design or Landscape Architecture student and would you like to experience what it is like to work at an award-winning design agency? And does your heart beat faster with future-proof design where sustainability and the human scale are important aspects? Then we are looking for you!

The internship period

You will participate in one of our multidisciplinary design teams, led by an experienced designer and with a personal internship mentor who will guide you throughout your internship. You will work on different projects in different phases, both in urban planning and landscape architecture. Everyone in the team – regardless of discipline or experience – contributes to the design and has their own responsibility. We offer you relevant work experience, inspiration and the chance to experience various facets in practice.

The intern 

You will model in Vectorworks, build models and assist in making presentations, theme maps and plan maps. You will also help sketch designs and participate in design workshops. In addition, you will support the team where necessary. In other words, a great learning path to the top.

About ECHO

We design livable urban areas with an interdisciplinary team comprising urban planners, landscape architects, and architects. We view densification as an opportunity to create more space through smart design. Through our integrated approach, we can deviate from traditional urban layouts and establish new standards. Our vision is a layered and interwoven city with space for nature and landscape, incorporating grand gestures, where a community can flourish.

Our new intern

You will fit in with ECHO if;

  • You are passionate about the craft and design creatively
  • You have an eye for detail and never stop learning
  • You like working in teams and are not daunted by deadlines
  • You like hard work, but drinks, social activities with your colleagues, eating lunch together and a dynamic workplace also inspire you

We consider it important that you;

  • A bachelor or master student of Urban Planning/Landscaping Architecture
  • Have basic knowledge of Adobe Illustator, InDesign, Photoshop and preferably also Vectorworks
  • You are available for at least 5 months
  • You live in the Rotterdam region
  • You have an excellent command of the Dutch language

ECHO as employer

  • An internship for 32 hours, with Friday as day off
  • We only offer collaborative internships. Unfortunately, we do not have space for graduate students.
  • Inspiration, relevant work experience on concrete projects and good supervision
  • An internship remuneration in line with the market
  • Shared lunch provided by the employer
  • Internal courses

Have you become enthusiastic after reading the vacancy? Then we would like to get in touch with you!

Send us your details including your: CV, short motivation (one, A4) and your portfolio via the link below. If you have any questions, feel free to ask our HR manager Nathalie. Who knows, we might soon be.

The vacancy closes at the end of May. After the deadline, we will provide feedback on whether we will proceed to a personal meeting.

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