Call for expressions of interest for UTS Master of Architecture students

In collaboration with the Shanghai Tongji Urban Planning and Design Institute (TJUPDI), the UTS School of Architecture is pleased to announce a call for expressions of interest for current architecture masters students to undertake a two week internship position in Shanghai with Urban Design Studio no. 5, in the July winter semester, 2012. The purpose of the internship is to give the selected students experience in the architecture and urban planning processes of China, while experiencing one of the most dynamic and sophisticated cities in the world.

This internship is not paid, and internees will have to cover their own flights and spending money, however accommodation will be provided in Shanghai for two weeks, and students will be shown Shanghai by the directors and staff of the Urban Design studio no. 5. We are currently exploring additional funding support through the UTS International BUILD program.

Shanghai Tongji is one of the most respected universities for Architecture, Design and Planning in China, and has affiliations around the globe. You will be working in a fast paced sophisticated design studio environment on real urban and architectural projects.

Interested students should submit a maximum 6 page portfolio as well as a copy of their academic record a two page CV, and a letter explaining what the students are looking to gain from the internship addressed to the head of the School of Architecture. Mandarin is not a requirement for this position. Successful applicants may apply for a special research project subject code for 6 cp.

Applications are to be delivered to Nalisa Mam’s office (Level 5, room 5.91) by 5pm 24th May 2012. Interviews will occur for up to 5 places in the following week for shortlisted candidates. For additional information, please contact Anthony.Burke@uts.edu.au

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