Maja Bielecka from the Cracow University of Technology talks about a three-month internship at the CDG+ architecture office in China. Hear about a project in the city of drones, why many Chinese have folding beds under their desks, and what it's like to work in a culturally different place.
A second-year Architecture student at the Cracow University of Technology, she is currently pursuing her diploma semester. During her engineering studies, she participated in a student exchange program at Hogeschool van Amsterdam in the Netherlands, which inspired her to learn by traveling, broadening her horizons and discovering different points of view. She gained her professional experience working for Hofman Projects Construction in Krakow, Poland, and at CDG+ in Changzhou, Jiangsu, China. After her internship abroad, she spent a semester at Politecnico di Milano in Italy studying architecture and urban planning as part of an international exchange program.
scope of the podcast
Name and where you worked. Why did you choose this studio, and how did you end up there?
What was the recruitment process like?
CDG+ architectural office
What were you in charge of, what did you work on? What were you responsible for? What was a normal work day like?
Are you satisfied, what did you gain? What are your future plans?
From the podcast series titled: "All about internships - the best offices".
compiled by: Dobrawa Bies
illustrations courtesy of Maja Bielecka