Closed: Hawkins Brown Virtual Work Experience in Architecture

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We are offering a virtual work experience programme during half term from 26 – 30 October 2020 for students aged between 14-18 years old.

Our fantastic 5-day virtual programme will be led by a selection of our wonderful staff from different teams across the practice. The programme consists of talks and activities with each day focusing on a different theme such as briefing, architectural drawing, sustainability and materials and volume and scale.

Throughout this placement you will gain experience in the following areas:

  • Design and spatial thinking
  • Running a business including finance and HR
  • Sustainability
  • Routes into the profession

Through our talks and tasks, you will come away with a broad range of transferable skills that will assist you in a future career in architectural practice or the wider construction industry.

Whether you are a budding creative, a big picture problem solver, a number cruncher or tech-obsessed computer whiz we want to show you there is a role for everyone in architecture. We are looking forward to working with you.

Placement Notes

Students from London, Manchester and Edinburgh will be prioritised for this opportunity.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Understanding how an office works
Communication Skills
Problem solving
Interpersonal skills
Giving presentations

Great For Students Who Are:

Team Player
Hard Working
Interested in learning industry basics
Willing to learn
Keen to try new things
Interested in problem solving

Candidate Questions

Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
Passion: What cause(s) are you are passionate about? Please also explain why.

What are you hoping to get out of a work experience week with Hawkins-Brown?

What is your favourite building and why?