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Eco-building Design and Construction Internship

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EduCARE India
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Kangra, HP, India
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Published 20 days ago

EcoBuilding Designs Intern Project

MINIMUM STAY; 2 Months

EcoBuildings, is an initiative of EduCARE India, focuses on sustainable buildings through a variety of grass-roots level projects.

Our goal in creating this program is to promote systemic social changes towards sustainable human habitats and to encourage loving personal growth, free artistic expression, caring relationships, deep environmental awareness, and celebration of cultural and individual differences. We hope to inspire people to work for something greater than themselves. Reinventing their traditional Eco building designs.

The more immediate goals are;

- To design and make small economical Eco structures with the use of old materials, bamboos, timber, ropes, mud, thatch etc; in a 20 acre heritage space where we have a few buildings of 1907 vintage and a museum, and a botanical and herbal garden is being developed. We aim to apply and improve on local traditional design systems - help catalyze the creation of small Eco building/Eco structures at the facility

- To move students from understanding and concept development to practice with hands-on, experiential learning in the hilly landscapes and buildings

- To implement the concepts of passive solar, rain harvesting, vertical gardening etc.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

The Project Assistance / Assistant Project Manager is required to innovate and manage one or more projects, with the support of other team-members where applicable. They work closely with the Project Coordinator and the Project Director to implement on-ground projects and manage them daily, monitor and evaluate these projects and their resource needs on a weekly and monthly basis, and update project manuals and documentation to ensure clear communication and continuity.

Restarting the work after the COVID-19 ridden 2020, there is a large amount of flexibility in our organization and we believe that creative and new approaches to problems are needed to cause a real and sustainable impact, thus the Project Assistant / Manager is encouraged to innovate new ideas where they see a need and have a system / eco design solution. Additionally, the Project Assistants / Managers should reach out to their community and create/maintain communication and collaboration for the education and empowerment of the local community.


RESPONSIBILITIES

· Support and help manage their defined projects, working as a team with other PM's and programs

· Monitor, evaluate and report on the project activities to the Program Coordinator

· Create and update documentation and research regularly

· Create long term, medium term and short term plans with the support of the Program Coordinator

· Attend meetings and assist on other projects where needed

· Create blog posts related to their projects and experiences monthly

· Update or create a project manuals at the end of internship


CANDIDATE SPECIFICATION

A graduate from architecture, environmental or building designs, architecture or engineering related field would be ideal. Self-initiative and flexibility are key to a successful internship with EduCARE India. Other essential skills are an ability to work as a part of team, leadership skills, good interpersonal and communication skills, patience to deal with the constraints of working and living in rural India, independence and a positive attitude.

EcoBuilding Designs Intern Project

MINIMUM STAY; 2 Months

EcoBuildings, is an initiative of EduCARE India, focuses on sustainable buildings through a variety of grass-roots level projects.

Our goal in creating this program is to promote…

Details at a Glance

  • Internship Benefits
    Academic Credits
  • Payment
    Stipend
  • Stipend / Wage
    $30
  • Hours Per Week
    40

Benefits

  • Safe and Affordable accommodation and meals are arranged at the facility in single - shared rooms / dorms
  • Pre-arrival joining instructions, orientation and post-arrival induction training
  • Internet connected workplace
  • Assistance to buy a mobile / data sim card
  • A unique opportunity for interns to live and serve in a distinctive Himalayan region
  • Opportunity to gain real world work experience and learning in the field of sustainability, organic farming, environmental health and nature conservation.
  • Safe and Affordable accommodation and meals are arranged at the facility in single - shared rooms / dorms
  • Pre-arrival joining instructions, orientation and post-arrival…

How to Apply

Read through more details on our website - www.educare.in

and send your resume and motivation letter through an email to - internship@educare.in

Read through more details on our website - www.educare.in

and send your resume and motivation letter through an email to - internship@educare.in

Location

On-site
Kangra, HP, IN

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