Eligibility requirement: At least one year of relevant college/university study. Interns must have basic knowledge of standard software such as ArchiCAD and AutoCAD for this internship.

Associated career paths: Architect, architectural draftsman, interior designer, exterior designer, civil engineer, city planner, 3D visualizer, industrial designer

Internship details

This remote internship in architecture out of Tanzania offers the chance for real life experience in assisting design and construction projects at all stages.

The construction industry is booming in Tanzania, and this remote architecture internship provides an opportunity to work directly with local architects on ongoing projects in Dar es Salaam and Arusha.

As an intern with architecture companies, you’ll gain practical experience working on a broad range of projects, from public facilities such as hospitals, schools, and places of worship, through to commercial, industrial, and housing projects. Architecture interns can be involved in making architectural renderings, preparing project presentations with visualizations, preparing offers for clients, and researching costs for budgeting tasks.

This virtual architecture internship offers hands-on experience learning about project and stakeholder management, and using specific architectural software. Interns can also have the unique opportunity to see how extreme climate conditions such as high temperatures, humidity and extreme rain seasons can affect construction projects.

You can be involved in various stages of ongoing construction projects, experience the cultural and tropical climate of architecture in Tanzania, rub virtual shoulders with professional local architects, civil engineers and project managers, and use industry relevant architecture software software such as ArchiCAD and AutoCAD.

A flexible mindset will help you to contribute to projects at various stages, depending on what’s required in Tanzania at the time of your internship.

Remote internships in Tanzania are conducted in English.

Remote architecture interns learn from a qualified and experienced supervisor, and can be involved in:
  • Assisting the construction of a range of projects, including hospitals, schools, or commercial, industrial or housing buildings
  • Making architectural renderings
  • Preparing project presentations
  • Preparing offers for clients
  • Researching costs for budgeting
Professional development opportunities:
  • Get experience working in project management
  • Learn how to deal with many stakeholders such as clients, authorities and suppliers in large construction projects
  • Learn about the specific requirements resulting from unique climate conditions, available materials, machinery, construction techniques and cultural preferences influencing the design and style of construction projects in Tanzania
  • Use industry-standard architectural software, such as ArchiCAD and AutoCAD
Typical schedule:

Monday to Friday, with occasional weekend work. Details will be discussed with your supervisor.

Internship highlights:
  • Experience various stages of ongoing architectural projects
  • Learn about the specific requirements of construction in tropical climates and in an East African cultural setting
  • Work with professional architects, civil engineers and project managers
  • Improve your skills in architectural software such as ArchiCAD and AutoCAD
Types of host organizations:
  • Architecture companies

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Program fees

It’s free to apply for this internship. Once we have reviewed your suitability and accepted you onto this program, you’ll need to pay a deposit of US$449 to confirm your place. The remaining balance of your Program Fee (less your initial US$449 deposit payment) will be due within 7 days of being assigned a placement.

Internship Duration Program Fee (USD)
100 hours (3 weeks full time, or 5 weeks part time) 100 hour options $948
250 hours (8 weeks full time, or 12 weeks part time) 250 hour options $1,348
350 hours (13 weeks full time, or 17 weeks part time) 350 hour options $1,648
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  • All payments attract a 5% transaction fee to cover international banking fees and currency charges. International wire transfer payments attract a minimum fee of US$75.
  • Terms and Conditions apply

Program fee for remote internships

What it covers
  • Dedicated support before, during and after your internship
  • Securing your internship placement
  • Personalization of your internship plan
  • Orientation and coaching with your supervisor
  • Experiential Learning Curriculum
  • International reference letter

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