We are seeking a Interior Design candidate on a sandwich placement to join our 100+ Manchester City Centre architectural practice.

The successful candidate will be a student in the later part of their interior design studies and will gain valuable experience in design, spatial planning and full drawing preparation for a variety of projects within our 5 key sectors.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate a flair for design with good communication skills including team working. The placement year start date will be agreed with the successful candidate but at the minimum will run from September 24 to June 25.


Knowledge of Autocad, with skills in Photoshop and hand sketching would be beneficial.  You will work as part of our 10+ Interior team reporting to a senior team member for career development and mentoring.

We have a strong culture of continued learning and development including, mentoring, coaching and a continuing professional development programme (CPD), along with supporting you to achieve your potential via clear progression routes.

We value, celebrate and embrace our diverse workforce.  We ensure that all employees and job applicants are given equal opportunity and that our organisation is representative of all sections of society.


AEW Plus is the added value we offer to our people, clients and communities.  It includes the support and initiatives we offer as a “People first” business. Supporting our team’s physical, mental and financial wellbeing. Some of the benefits we offer include:

  • Dedicated Social Value and Wellbeing Committee and EDI Committee
  • Flexitime and hybrid working
  • Salaries benchmarked against industry standards.
  • Bi-annual performance linked bonus system and monthly recognition awards
  • Death in service and critical illness insurance
  • Mental Health first aiders and Employee Assistance Plan
  • 31 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Interest free travel season ticket loans and cycle to work scheme
  • Regular social events, charity engagement activities and paid volunteering days

It also includes our focus on helping our team achieve their potential. Supporting their growth and development, both individually and as a collective. Initiatives include:

  • “Quarterly conversations” with your line manager / mentor to continually review your progress
  • A comprehensive training and CPD programme utilising our internal expertise and industry partners.
  • Dedicated training platform “Pinnacle” hosting a huge array of online training material
  • Use of “Coaching Culture” platform containing a series of e-learning modules around self-development

Furthermore, it includes sharing our knowledge and expertise. Building collaborative relationships with our clients and communities through a range of outreach activities. For more information on AEW Plus see our webpages: https://www.aewarchitects.com/aew-plus/


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Role: Interior Design Sandwich Placement

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