Architecture and Integrated Planning Internship (m/w/d) - Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg

Architecture and Integrated Planning Internship (m/w/d) - Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg

  • Internship (From 5 to 6 months)
  • Berlin (Germany)
  • Published on August 27 2021

Location: Berlin – Grünheide, Germany

Duration: 6 months

Start date: October

The internship assignment

You will be part of the Architecture & Integrated inHouse-Planning team. Working directly for the European Manager of Architecture & Integrated Planning, you will have the unique opportunity to make changes and improvements to our processes. There will also be the possibility for you to get involved in project work. As such, you will learn to define various scope of works, deliverables milestones, tender documentations and the planning process in design and construction stages.

Learning goals & Tasks

  • Understanding and being able to apply the principles of taking design and planning via construction into the build status
  • Learning the interdisciplinary design coordination in accordance to a defined Scope of Work with all consultants
  • Being included in the project cost budgets, working on cost estimates and being involved in value engineering
  • Understanding contractual requirements for the liability and deliverables of lead consultants
  • Providing analysis of existing requirements and pricing to ensure the most cost-effective options
  • Developing solid understanding of cost drivers
  • Learn how to maintain day-to-day supplier relationships
  • Identifying and negotiate commercial cost reduction opportunities
  • Understanding and responding to supply shortages as part of procurement strategies
  • Applying Project Management Tools and processes


  • Fluency in English is a must and in German is considered a plus
  • Preferably studying or recently graduated from a relevant field like Architecture, Engineering or Manufacturing
  • Strong technical understanding of design drawings, reports and specifications
  • Good knowledge of BIM (Building Information Modelling) and already experience with Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD
  • The ability to visualize ideas and designs
  • Capable of working in a fast paced and always changing environment
  • Proactive work mentality
  • The ability to keep an overview and improve processes
  • Analytical mindset and problem-solving oriented
  • A strong team player