Build The Way Internship

by POoR Collective in London, Greater London, United Kingdom

Build The Way Internship
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On 30th April 2022 we successfully raised £240 with 8 supporters in 59 days

Build The Way aims to provide less costly and more accessible routes into architecture by providing opportunities for young people.

by POoR Collective in London, Greater London, United Kingdom

POoR Collective and GPAD have teamed up to launch a crowdfunding campaign for the next Build The Way Internship programme which will run from 2022-2023. This internship is aimed at 18 – 22 year olds, who are passionate about architecture and design. Starting in September 2022,  the internship is a 12 month paid programme that will run at three different architecture practices across London.

Both POoR and GPAD believe that there needs to be less costly and more accessible routes into architecture and are focused on providing architectural opportunities for young people at an affordable rate. For this reason, we have developed the Build The Way internship which provides young people with the opportunity to work full-time at an architectural practice, learning what it takes to become an architect and build skills to further them within the industry. 

Successful interns will work as part of an enthusiastic team helping to contribute towards exciting architectural projects. Day to day the Build The Way Intern will help produce 2D drawings, 3D computer models as well as writing information on projects. They will have a chance to work as part of an integrated design team, take part in design discussions and work alongside architects who will introduce you to industry thinking. 

By donating to Build The Way you will… 

  • Assist in creating real opportunities for young people
  • Be a part of the change in how we explore alternative routes into architecture
  • Support the building of the website and additional marketing assets 
  • Aid the development of a marketing video to promote the Build The Way Internship
  • Help to create a guided curriculum for the programme
  • Contribute to the continued running and setting up of the programme 
  • Be invited to engage with the Build The Way network

Building the way for future generations!




Power Out of Restriction is a social enterprise that focuses on the development of communities through the elevation of young people. POoR sees the power of the younger generation and seeks to get young voices heard. 

Social Media


Twitter: @poor_collective 

Instagram: @poor_collective 



GPAD is an award-winning architecture practice focused on the people they work with and those who interact with the buildings they help design. 

GPAD place design at the heart of everything they do and take pride in building close and long lasting relationships that help deliver projects across a range of sectors including housing, private residential, offices and mixed-use developments. 

Social Media


Instagram: @gpadlondon



This project offers rewards in return for your donation

£20 or more

Level 1 - Contributor Shout Out

All Level 1 contributors will be featured in a single post hosted on the POoR Instagram, sharable on their own platforms

£50 or more

Level 2 - Build The Way Instagram Graphic

You'll receive a graphic to post on your Instagram as a way to show you have supported the programme.

£100 or more

Level 3 - Build The Way Digital Asset

You receive a 2 x Build The Way graphical assets to add to your social media platforms and website.

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