Kendeda Building Fellowship

Application Closes: September 24th 

About

We are excited to announce that The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design is launching its paid Fellowship. We are looking for up to four passionate undergraduates who want to immerse themselves in the design ethos of The Kendeda Building. 

Undergraduate applicants must be second or third year and must commit a minimum of 4 hours a week per semester. Fellows will receive hourly compensation. The initial term is for the Fall Semester with the option for renewal based on performance. A two-year commitment to the Fellowship is highly preferred but not mandatory. 

The prime responsibility of the Undergrad Fellows will be to lead tours, with additional opportunities to execute data visualization and create social media content that further the mission of The Kendeda Building. To effectively lead tours, Undergrad Fellows will have to first learn about the Living Building Challenge and how the building satisfies the certification standard’s strict requirements. Therefore, Undergraduate Fellows will be required to attend mandatory trainings and actively study their Living Building Challenge and tour guide manuals. 

Serving as a Kendeda Building Fellow is a unique opportunity to gain cutting-edge knowledge in sustainability while educating the general public of regenerative design and principles. As part of their training, Fellows will have the opportunity to connect and network with architects  and  professionals who helped develop one of the most ambitious and holistic green buildings in the world. The Fellows program aims to offer students a level of  exposure and experience that will help them excel in their educational and professional careers. Finally, as part of the inaugural class of Kendeda Building Student Fellows, you will have an  to shape the program going forward. 

Job Description - Kendeda Building Fellowship 

The prime responsibility of The Kendeda Building Undergraduate Fellows will be to lead tours of The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design, execute data visualization, and create social media content that further the mission of The Kendeda Building: to inspire change on the Georgia Tech campus and across the Southeast building industry. 

  • The initial term is for the Fall Semester with the option for renewal based on performance 

  • A two-year commitment to the Fellowship is highly preferred but not mandatory 

  • 4-10 work hours a week 

  • Base rate: $11.00 (annual merit raises available after 1 year in program) 

Major Responsibilities: 

  • Study Living Building Challenge and tour guide manuals and attend mandatory trainings. 

  • Lead Kendeda Building tours. 

  • Participate in Kendeda Building events and workshops as informative building ambassadors. 

  • Organize and analyze data for use in reports or dashboards for targeted programs/projects and other Kendeda Building initiatives. 

  • Create digital storytelling content that promotes and furthers the mission of The Kendeda Building.  

  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 

Skills

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication, customer service, and organization skills.  

  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work independently, and/or within a team environment. 

Qualifications

  • Must currently be enroll as a Georgia Tech second or third student 

 

Apply Here: Kendeda Fellow Application 

All questions can be emailed to KBISD@gatech.edu