boston planning & development agency
TITLE: URBAN DESIGN & ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING INTERN
SUMMARY: INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY – SUMMER 2018 (UNPAID)
The BPDA continues to advance the sustainability and resiliency of the City by planning new growth and guiding the adaptation of existing buildings and neighborhoods. This summer Internship will focus on urban scale building resiliency and cutting edge sustainability. The primary activity will be the production of an Existing Building Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines.
INCLUDED, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines for Existing Buildings
This initiative will draw from new construction practices in Boston and research, recommendations, and guidelines from Boston and other leading US cities to craft adaptation guidance for existing buildings. The guidelines are to include both narrative and illustrative descriptions that are readily accessible to lay people and professionals alike.
Researching best building adaptation practices and complying exemplary adaption guidelines.
Preparing narrative and illustrative descriptions of potential building resiliency adaptation.
Participating in planning and organizing meetings internally and with external partners.
Working in a collaborative team environment.
Note: This is an unpaid Internship
The BPDA seeks intern candidates with at least one year of architecture and or building construction education, strong building design and graphic illustration skills, excellent organizational and communication skills, and a collaborative spirit.
DATES OF INTERNSHIP PROGRAM: June 2018 to August 2018
Summer Semester full- or part-time Internship (20-35 hours per week). Flexible start and end dates; schedules open to discussion based on student and employer needs. Interns must be available to attend occasional evening review or community meetings.