Job title; Architecture Intern

Description.

Easy Housing is looking for an architecture intern! We offer sustainable, social and scalable homes in Uganda and other African countries. Our circular, biobased homes are affordable, store CO2, and create local jobs.

To further develop the market potential in Uganda, we are expanding our team with a dedicated architecture intern. The ideal candidate has a passion for circular and sustainable housing, and experience in architectural design and rendering.

Do you see yourself in this position? Then share your CV, motivation letter and portfolio (max. size 10mb) to jobs@easyhousing.org!

Requirements.

  • Student or recent graduate with relevant background, such as architecture, (building) engineering, building systems, or similar

  • Basic understanding of architectural design and construction principles

  • Experience in making technical drawings is required

  • Familiar with Archicad and/or Rhino, AutoCAD, Sketchup, and rendering softwares (Lumion and/or Enscape)

  • Passion for sustainable design – familiarity with timber construction is a plus

  • Internationally oriented and strong communication skills

  • Autonomous and intrinsically motivated, proactive and assertive mindset

  • Fluency in English, both written and verbally

Internship Activities.

  • Working on the drawings for our standardised options

  • Working on timber house design concepts

  • Making site plans for clients and potentially also doing site visits

  • Making renders and 3D models

  • Working closely together with the other architects, projects managers and engineers

  • Coordinating technical drawings with internal and external consultants

  • Preparing architectural / engineering reports and progress narratives

  • Preparing construction detailing, developing and researching appropriate details

We offer.

  • Work in a diverse team with people from all over the world

  • An amazing opportunity to develop your design skills

  • Learn about affordable sustainable housing, climate change and international development

  • Direct supervision and coaching

  • Freedom to shape your own internship targets

  • Internship allowance, travel allowance and lunch

  • Build up professional working experience and network

  • Possibility of extension after the internship has ended

Practical details.

  • Location office: Bugolobi, Kampala (office presence required)

  • Internship length: 4 months, full-time

  • Internship period: start as soon as possible

  • Team size: about 17 team members

  • Supervision: daily team meetings to discuss activities. Regular supervisor meetings.
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