Student Fellowship – Summer 2022
Gensler
Vancouver, Canada
6h ago

The Gensler Summer Fellowship offers unparalleled learning and networking opportunities. During your time as a Fellow in this summer’s program, you will work full-time and engage with your peers on real project work and research to aid in furthering the important issues and global work of the firm.

In today’s world, research and thought leadership become more important than ever as vehicles for new thinking, new approaches, and a path forward to a better future.

Students and recent graduates will have the opportunity to move forward Gensler research initiatives centered around our continued mission to redefine the future of cities around the world.

Gensler’s research is key to unlocking innovative solutions and addressing challenges as we seek to redefine the future of cities.

We are looking for bold and bright fellows to join us this summer to help move forward this very important work. Please review the Summer Fellowship application guidelines at gensler.

com / summer-fellowship Please Note : This is a two-part application. Applications for Part I will be completed here. You will receive an email invitation to complete Part II of your application following completion of Part I.

Who We’re Looking For We’re looking for ambitious candidates with a design background and a passion for tackling tough problems using unconventional insights into people, processes, and the places where they intersect.

We seek students and recent graduates who inspire the people around them, who bring a fresh perspective to their work, and who can work collaboratively within individual teams and across geographic boundaries.

Ideal candidates possess a background in designing for the built environment and have demonstrated exceptional leadership through past academic and / or professional achievements.

Strong interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills are critical. Comfort in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously is a must.

Candidates should be self-starters, quick-learners, and exude an entrepreneurial spirit. Eligibility We are looking for candidates who meet at least one of the following educational criteria : Undergraduate : Be entering your final year (in the fall of 2022) in an undergraduate degree program in one of the fields noted above Graduate : Be enrolled in a graduate degree program in one of the fields noted above Recent Graduate : Be a recent graduate (Dec 2021 / Spring 2022) of one of the degree programs noted above An accredited degree program (NAAB, CIDA, where applicable) is preferred.

Successful Candidates Will : Possess a professional or educational background in the design of the built environment (architecture, interior design, urban design, etc).

Possess an interest in research Submit an online portfolio that demonstrates design process and innovative design solutions (PDF format) A strong academic background.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong graphic and persuasive writing skills. Familiarity with research methodologies and processes.

An interest in user research, design strategy, and space programming. You must already be legally able to work in the United States, Canada, or Latin America (Colombia, Mexico, or Costa Rica) The following technical skills : Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe Creative Suite Basic skills in AutoCAD and / or Revit Basic skills in 3D and multi-media technologies is a plus Hand sketching ability a plus As a Fellow in Gensler’s Summer Fellowship program, you will join our creative student environment for a full-time, paid internship opportunity beginning in early June and running through the first week in August.

You must be available for the entire duration of the program. Additional Considerations Gensler has always been about recognizing the value that people with different life experiences, backgrounds and viewpoints bring to our family.

We embrace and celebrate our differences because we see them for what they are : powerful drivers of innovation. Come be part of our talented community joined by a passion for design, a dedication to our clients, and a shared set of values.

How to Apply Part I : Submit an online application through Gensler’s careers site (ie : complete this application on Workday), including you resume and portfolio.

Part II : Upon completion of Part I, you will receive an email with instructions on Part II, which will include submitting your portfolio, including 3-4 curated work samples (PDF 10 MB max in total), and a couple of essay questions.

Submissions without a portfolio / work samples will not be considered. Part II may also be accessed immediately here. Part I & Part II will remain open until March 21, 2022 at 11 : 59 pm EST.

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