Exploring Spain's cathedrals during an architecture internship in Spain

Architecture Internships in Spain

With Architecture Internships in Spain, you will get the chance to work on projects ranging from rustic inland farmhouses to coastal villas along the Mediterranean.

A creative career like architecture demands an inspiring and innovative environment to flourish, and Spain is the perfect place to foster your creativity.

The industry is booming, thanks to an influx of foreigners moving to the Catalonian peninsula, high demand for architectural improvements from Spanish homeowners, and the increasing popularity of remote working. Follow in the footsteps of Antoni Gaudi – regarded as the greatest proponent of Catalan Modernism – and take on an internship in this vibrant country.

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Responsibilities at architecture internships in Spain may include:

  • Shadowing surveyors and lead architects
  • Conducting relevant research and preparing presentations
  • Assisting in making sketches and technical designs
  • Using software such as GIS, AutoCAD, and Revit to create images/designs
  • Conducting site visits and providing feedback on projects
  • Collaborating with designers, urban planners, and contractors


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Typical roles for Spain architecture internships

Here are a few examples of roles that our architecture interns in Spain have taken on before:

  • Designer

    From designing the interior to adapting the exterior of a new build, you will get the opportunity to hone your design skills during the internship. You will learn how to use essential software while actively building your portfolio, working on a range of residential and commercial designs alongside reputable, experienced architects in the industry.

  • Planner

    Working with clients to create structured plans for a project’s processes is integral. You will assist the architect during any given project – including developments – conducting the necessary research, communicating with construction workers and clients, and ensuring the consistent delivery of progress reports for the respective projects. All while shadowing your designated architect (mentor) from beginning to end.

  • Site Inspector

    Conducting site visits will be crucial, not only to your role as an intern but to your development. Site visits include site inspections, safety and compliance assessments, and so on, timeously delivering your findings to the experienced members of the team.

  • Landscape Assistant

    The placement and structure of landscaped areas, such as gardens and walkways, require a lot of research and planning, especially with regard to environmentally friendly practices. As an assistant, you will be shadowing the landscape architect, conducting research on the required materials, as well as assisting in determining the location, look and feel of different aspects of the design.

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Colleagues working on a project during an architecture internship in Spain

The architecture industry

If you are driven by great design, innovation, and the psychology of how people live in a space, then Internships in Architecture in Spain can offer you the chance to get hands-on experience while living in this beautiful country. With a wide range of opportunities, this internship will enable you to gain valuable experience, to help you move forward in your career.


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Learn more about our architecture internships in Spain

Our architecture internship program in Spain offers both comprehensive professional development and cultural immersion. With the chance to work on the scenic Catalonian and unique Castilian landscapes, an architecture internship gets your foot in the door of an expanding industry. Learn from inspiring Spanish-bred and  Spanish-based architects who will encourage you to think differently, and create astutely. Our interns are all placed with top-tier organizations, allowing you to learn from the best. Learn more about our Spain internship programs here.


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