Architecture & Design Internships Abroad

Interior Design & Architecture Internship Programs

Ready to accelerate your career in architecture and design while improving your second language and experiencing a new culture? Adelante offers interior design and architecture internships abroad in Spain (Madrid and Barcelona), Uruguay (Montevideo), and Chile (Viña del Mar and Mariposa). Read on to learn more and to apply!

Interested in Architecture or Interior Design? Want to Travel Abroad? We’ve Got an Internship For You!

Adelante’s architecture internship abroad or interior design internship will allow you to travel and gain valuable career experience. Internships are offered in Europe (Spain) and Latin America (Uruguay, Ecuador, and Chile) throughout the year.

Architecture internship candidates can work on commercial architecture projects (such as Clubhouses, Hotels, and also residential clients) or with corporate clients, where a company hires the architecture firm to design their office and meeting spaces.

Other architecture & design firms specialize in renovating existing buildings – many projects include hotels trying to keep historical standing or a certain number of star ratings, still others are building facades that the city does not want to be altered, but updated.

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What to Expect as an Architecture / Design Intern Abroad

Adelante’s Architecture and interior design interns work in busy, professional settings. They are expected to know their way around CADD software at a minimum. Candidates will rarely shadow a partner in the firm. Instead, they will work under a Senior Manager or Project Manager or a Senior Architect/Interior Designer.

The architecture field is a little more strict in its requirements than most. Most of the time, firms are too occupied to go over more basic details. Past architecture & design internships have required students in the field to speak an intermediate level of Spanish.

Due to similarities in fields, our candidates interested in interior design internships abroad also chose this Sector.

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Hear From Our Candidates​

I had a wonderful experience abroad in Chile. My Spanish most definitely improved, or I should say my Chilean Spanish since they use so much slang. I loved our teacher so much, in fact, I am still in contact with her. My internship placement also was great, I was an assistant to a professor who had other architecture projects as well. Very nice, welcoming, patient, and open-minded. Overall an awesome experience, I met some wonderful people, learned a little bit about a new culture, improved my Spanish, and my architecture.

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Marin N., University of Oregon

$250 Off Fall Discount for November & December Start Dates

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Ready to Intern Abroad?

For programs two months or longer starting in November or December.

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