• Jeddah Saudi Arabia

Urwa Shahid

Architecture student - Intern


Seeking first internship as a student of Architecture design. 

Interested in fields ranging from urban design to building design and construction documents.



B.A. Architecture

Jan 2013 - Jan 2018
Dar Al-Hekma University

Currently a student at a nationally accredited and internationally recognized 5 year Architectural undergraduate program.

Critical Major Courses Taken:

1. Studio IV -Construction-Based Green Design and Documentation - Construction drawings, schedules and specifications; analysis of codes, regulations, and standards; and utilizing office standards and procedures for computer-aided design application.

2. Studio III - Contextual Cultural and Environmental Design - Project based on historical and cultural analysis of architectural forms.

3. Studio II - Small Scale Buildings and Sustainability - Project based on using site and climatic analysis, along with knowledge of conservation and sustainable practices.

4. Studio I - Form and Order in Cultural Context - Design as an outcome of human needs, as informed by cultural, climatic, environmental, behavioral and geographical factors.

5. Building Systems and Environmental Controls - Overview of the close correlation between a building and its various active and passive systems of environmental control: heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC); acoustics, plumbing, vertical transportation and fire protection.

6. Architectural Drafting

Critical Electives Taken: 

1. Introduction to Building Information Modeling develops practical application abilities to produce 3D projection/planning, installation and coordination drawings.

Total Earned Credits:

Cumulative GPA:




Placed on President's Honor List


Work experience


Jan 2015 - Present
Scientific Research Forum 2 of DAH

Analysis of Modern Mosques

Structural Analysis and Design Tutor

Sep 2015 - Jan 2016
Dar Al-Hekmah University

Math tutoring Center at DAH university: teaching calculations required for a well functioning building structure to architecture students.



Certificate of Achievement - President's Honor List

2014 - 2015
Dr. Suhair Al Qureshi - President of DAH university

In recognition of Outstanding Academic Performance in the academic year 2014-2015

Certificate of Achievement - President's Honor List

2013 - 2014
Dr. Suhair Al Qureshi - President of DAH university

In recognition of Outstanding Academic Performance in the academic year 2013-2014


Fluent with: AutoCAD, Photoshop, Microsoft Office Suite

Excellent with: hand rendering, pen sketching, perspective drawings, model-making, sketch models

Good with: 3D Max, Revit

Other skills: Group working, team-building, communication, handling situations of conflict within the team