Yes it’s already time to start thinking about internships for the summer of 2012 if you are interested in gaining professional experience with a firm or company. Here are some tips to get started according to Core77:
-decide where you want to go
-decide who you want to work with
-make a list of your top 10
-research your picks
– review your portfolio, C.V. and write a personalised letter
-keep the info clear & short
-never address it to who it may concern
3) Follow up
-it is appropriate to give a phone call to see if the package has been received
Here are some current openings, the competition can be fierce so don’t be discouraged if nothing comes of one of your application. Good luck!
INTERIOR & SOURCES- I.D & Architecture internship -NASHVILLE –deadline Dec 2011
Interiors & Sources, in collaboration with Gresham, Smith and Partners, introduces its first student internship contest. The competition is open only to current undergraduate or graduate interior design or architecture students. The winner will be awarded a paid internship in GS&P’s summer 2012 internship program in their Nashville, Tenn. headquarters and their housing costs will also be covered.
100 FOLD STUDIO –architecture internship – MONTANA
100 Fold Studio is a non-profit architecture firm offering Architecture Internships for 2011-2012. Their mission is to provide innovative + affordable design services for global + local mission projects. Their vision is to establish a global network of licensed architects + interns to serve in missions.
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NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART – architecture internship – WASHINGTON
Since 1964 the National Gallery of Art has offered professional museum training to candidates from all backgrounds through a variety of internship programs. Nine-week summer internships provide opportunities to work on projects directed by a Gallery curator or department head. Architecture and Engineering: Chronicling Design and Construction Projects.
The intern will review files, construction plans, and progress photographs, and produce presentation materials showing the development and evolution of the Gallery’s master facilities plan projects, including the East Building exterior stone repairs project.
more info/ source: http://www.nga.gov/education/internsumm.shtm#architecture
CLDS – landscape internship – Pennsylvania
The Center for Landscape Design & Stewardship (CLDS) is a non-profit organization. It was founded in 2008 for the purpose of promoting environmental and community sustainability through landscape-based education, demonstration, and public outreach.
The CLDS will soon be accepting applications for interns for 2012. This is a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring agri-entrepreneur to not only learn the basics of bio-intensive farming operations, but also gain insight and experience in marketing organically and locally raised produce for wholesale and retail sales.
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