Internship at
SLA Copenhagen

We are looking for talented students with green ambitions who want to be part of everyday life at our design studio in Copenhagen.

The internship concerns students of architecture, urban planning, urban design, or landscape architecture and starts February 1st, 2022.

An internship at SLA allows you to gain practical experience working with different scales and phases in innovative projects both internationally and in the Nordic countries. We make sure to tailor your internship according to your competencies, ambitions, and goals. Former interns have worked with projects such as Oslo’s Government Quarter, urban development plans and city nature in Detroit, climate adaptation of Copenhagen’s first Climate District, as well as projects and competitions in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and North America.

As an intern, you will work alongside dedicated colleagues holding many different skills and competencies. We promise you a vibrant and varied everyday life in a creative and informal environment. During the internship, one of our project architects will be assigned to follow the projects you are working on. Whenever possible, you will also take part in construction site visits and meetings with our clients and collaborators. We appreciate an informal tone and have a workplace culture with room to take the initiative, ask questions and become wiser in the process.


Your educational background – and expectations for you

We expect that you are studying to become an architect, urban planner, urban designer, or landscape architect at KADK, AARCH, KU, AAU, AHO, NMBU, NTNU, or at similar institutions – and that you have completed your bachelor’s degree or are in the process of doing so. We cannot offer you an internship if you have already graduated with your master’s degree.

You are also very welcome to apply for an internship as a foreign resident candidate.

It is essential that you:

  • Are creative and good at visualizing thoughts and ideas – either by hand, on the screen, or in the model room
  • Are a quick learner and thrive in working independently
  • Are trained in the Adobe package, AutoCad, and 3D programs, especially Rhino
  • Are accommodating and curious
  • Have strong English proficiency
  • Have a green heart – an interest in plants is a plus
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Working hours and conditions

Working hours are 37 hours per week, and the internship has a duration of about five months, starting February 1st, 2022. You will be part of our lunch scheme and various social events, and have access to fruit, tea and freshly ground coffee in our canteen.


How do you apply for the internship?

To apply, send us your motivated application, CV, and portfolio as PDF.  If you study urban planning or similar, a portfolio is not a requirement.

If you are looking for an internship at our office in Copenhagen, send your application to (Subject: ‘Internship, Copenhagen’)

We must have your application latest by Sunday, November 7th, 2021. Interviews will be held continuously. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our People Manager via


About SLA

SLA is a nature-based design studio that works with landscape architecture, urban space design, and urban planning. We use nature to solve some of today’s most significant urban challenges to create climate-adapted, diverse, and healthy cities for all. We design places for life. All life. Over the past 25 years, the studio has realized numerous award-winning urban spaces and development plans in Scandinavia and internationally. Today, SLA employs a total of 130 employees at studios in Copenhagen, Aarhus, and Oslo.