Fielding Internships

Fielding Internships

Locations: Ferndale, Michigan and Washington, DC


Opportunity

We seek students who are not only serious about their own education, but who are excited about the opportunities to improve teaching and learning environments for future generations. We approach every school community with curiosity, and we have fun doing it!

Fielding International’s design internships encourage young designers to develop real solutions for the next evolution of educational design in our current world climate. How do we re-imagine what resilient learning systems look like? What types of collaborative efforts encourage a holistic approach to design?

The ideal candidates are curious by nature, passionate about learning, can contribute to a collaborative working environment, can handle complexity and chaos, are cool under pressure, and are passionate about how thoughtful design strategies can innovate the learning environment.

We are looking for internship candidates in all of our locations. Our small informal studios embrace a culture where collaboration is encouraged, ambition is valued, and diverse thought is celebrated.


Qualifications

  • Currently a college student working to obtain a professional degree from an accredited Architecture program
  • Entry-level student Intern on the path to Architectural Registration with little or no previous experience
  • Working knowledgeable of Revit or other BIM drafting and presentation tools
  • Strong design and graphic communication skills demonstrated in a variety of media
  • Flexible, organized, and self-directed individual with the ability to multitask


Responsibilities

Interns will work alongside professional educational designers, architects, and school leaders on real-world projects. Chosen participants will produce graphics and presentations related to the evolution of educational design. 

Interns will have the opportunity to work as part of a collaborative team, actively participating in team research and discussions, learning, and receiving mentorship in the planning, design, and coordination of educational projects. 

We are Purpose-Driven / We are a Certified B Corporation

Fielding International was the first school design company to receive B Corp certification, joining a global movement of companies committed to using business as a force for good. We are dedicated to making a difference in the world. By working with Fielding, you will share in our commitment to using our position as a B Corp to drive positive change in our industry and beyond. We strive to improve our social and environmental practices by setting and achieving ambitious goals and implementing sustainable business practices across all aspects of our company. You will play a meaningful role in helping us continue to innovate and push the boundaries of school design. 

We strive to create a culture that values and reflects each individual’s personal needs. Our goal is to sustain a diverse community of designers and thinkers in a culture that is collaborative, supportive and encouraging—a place where you are pushed to do the best work of your life and enjoy working each day!

Please send your CV and Work Samples to employment@fieldingintl.com. In your email, please indicate the location you are interested in joining and answer the following question:
How can you help us make the world better by improving environments for learning?

Entry / Intermediate Level Designers

Locations: Ferndale, Michigan and Washington, DC

Opportunity

Fielding International, a global leader in school design, is searching for Architects/Architectural Designers with expertise in either sustainability or interior design, to join us in making the world better by improving environments for learning.

The ideal candidate is curious by nature, passionate about learning, contributes to a collaborative working environment, can handle complexity and chaos, is cool under pressure, and is passionate about how thoughtful design strategies can innovate the learning environment.

We are looking for entry to mid-level designers in all of our locations. Our small informal studios embrace a culture where collaboration is encouraged, ambition is valued, and diverse thought is celebrated. Although these studios will be your home base, we offer flexibility in when and where to work, and offer opportunities to travel to our projects around the country and world. We build international teams across our studios to help schools solve complex learning and space challenges. We are looking for people to join our community and grow with our company.

Qualifications

  • Professional degree in Architecture, or Interior Design
  • Proficient in Revit at a minimum; other digital modeling tools welcome
  • Strong design and graphic communication skills demonstrated in a variety of media
  • Flexible, organized, and self-directed individual with the ability to multitask
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally

Sustainability

  • LEED AP or WELL AP preferred
  • Experience in using digital modeling software to analyze and refine design for daylighting
  • Familiarity with Energy Modeling and coordinating with Sustainability / Environmental Designers
  • Experience with at least one certified LEED or WELL project through certification

Interior Design

  • Demonstrated ability to create inspiring interior environments for workplace, or learning environments
  • Experience with detailed design of casework
  • Familiarity with environmental graphics

Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a collaborative team to provide planning, design, and coordination of educational projects, with domestic and international travel opportunities provided
  • Attend and actively participate in project team and research discussions around the evolution of learning and innovative design
  • Make recommendations and consult clients on related project concerns
  • Design and prepare deliverables for projects ranging from Visioning to Design Development
  • Assist with material and furniture specifications, interior design, and coordination of architectural drawings
  • Participate in marketing efforts and client engagement presentations

We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, a wellness reimbursement program, and generous paid time off.

We strive to create a culture that values and reflects each individual’s personal needs. Our goal is to sustain a diverse community of designers and thinkers in a culture that is collaborative, supportive and encouraging—a place where you are pushed to do the best work of your life and enjoy working each day!

Please send your CV and Work Samples to employment@fieldingintl.com. In your email, please indicate the location you are interested in joining and answer the following question:
How can you help us make the world better by improving environments for learning?

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