Internship with SLA
— Planting

We are looking for a student with a great interest in plants who want to be part of everyday life at our studio in Copenhagen during the spring of 2023.

A planting internship with SLA allows you to gain practical experience working with different scales and phases in innovative landscape projects on an international level. We make sure to tailor your internship according to your skills, ambitions, and goals.

During this internship, you will mainly work on projects in North America and the Middle East. Knowledge of plants from these regions is not required, the desire to learn is more important.

As a planting intern, you will work alongside dedicated colleagues holding many different skills and qualifications. During the internship, our international plant specialist will be teaching you, and together you will work on many projects. 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 (but are not limited to) that you are studying to become a landscape architect, or urban designer at Copenhagen University, Wageningen University, Lund University, Uppsala University, or similar institutions – and that you have completed your bachelor’s degree. We cannot offer you an internship if you have already graduated with your master’s degree.

It is essential that you

—Have an interest in plants and linked tasks (e.g., planting plans, planting schedules, maintenance, etc.)
— Are eager to learn and thrive in working with a team
— Have strong research capabilities
— Have an interest in expanding your plant knowledge
— Have proficient plant knowledge including their Latin name.
— Are trained in the Adobe package, AutoCAD, and potentially 3D programs
— Are accommodating and curious
— Have strong English proficiency

Working hours and conditions

Working hours are 37 hours per week, and the internship has a duration of about five months, starting February 1st, 2023. 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 a PDF.
Send your application to (Subject: ‘Internship international planting, Copenhagen)

We must have your application latest by Friday, November 18th, 2022. Interviews will be held continuously. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our People Manager via


About SLA

SLA is an internationally renowned nature-based design studio, working with landscape architecture, sustainable urban design, and city planning. Founded in Copenhagen, SLA has for thirty years designed some of the most notable public spaces and masterplans in the world. SLA designs cities, public space, and nature on all scales: From parks and plazas to city-wide masterplans and national biodiversity strategies. The studio currently has ongoing projects in Europe, North America, Asia, and the Middle East. Today, SLA employs 130 employees at studios in Copenhagen, Aarhus, and Oslo.