ASHLEY COLLINS | SUMMER INTERNSHIP

I am a senior at Lawrence Tech majoring in architectural engineering. This summer I am experiencing my first internship as well as a new city. I am interning at Henderson Engineers in New York City. I first heard about Henderson when they gave a company presentation at school. Their laid back style, casual dress code, and types of projects drew me in. When I’m not working in downtown I like to be a tourist and explore all the things the city has to offer. This summer I was fortunate enough to go to Italy. It is awesome learning about all the buildings and its architecture in the architectural engineering history class, but to see it in person was amazing. Besides vacations, I recommend to the underclassmen to research what companies offer internships, go to career fairs, and talk to Professor Walters about internship opportunities. Experiencing and internship is beneficial because it teaches you more than just basic knowledge to be an engineer. It teaches you how to work on a team, understand all the components that go into a project, and what it will be like to have a full time job in the discipline you chose. Having an internship this summer in the city has given me so many opportunities that I normally would not have the option to do.  For example I was able to see the New Year’s Eve ball in Times Square as well as see an awesome view of Times Square. The picture on the right is of the Florence Cathedral with the famous dome in the background.

Two Brothers named Fellows for remarkable acts of service

Michael Paciero's distinction on Fellow

The distinction of “Fellow” is reserved for upstanding undergraduate brothers who successfully complete a 500-hour or 60-day service learning project before completing their senior years. At the Brotherhood Luncheon on Friday, Aug. 14, two brothers were honored with the distinction of their remarkable acts of service to the communities around them.

Michael Paciero, Lawrence Tech ‘ 15
As an architectural engineering major at Lawrence Tech, Michael Paceiro has a passion for sustainable development projects. As a Michigan native, he also has a passion for preserving his state. In pursuing his Fellow project, he sought to combine these passions while developing himself as a balanced man.

Paceiro recently led a 50-man team through a sustainability-focused construction project known as “reconstruction” with his chapter brothers and friends. In this method, a building that would otherwise be torn down and sent to the dump in scraps is instead analyzed for the value of its individual parts. Then, using a specialized method, the building is carefully deconstructed to preserve the usable parts of the structure. With these parts in tact, developers are able to design and construct new buildings using the materials.

Paceiro said while the project was focused on sustainable building, he also used the opportunity to educate his team on the grim reality that many Detroit residents are facing concerning the sustainability of their city. The team had the opportunity to interact and build relationships with the local residents during the project, exposing them to the people most impacted by the challenges. The increased awareness has motivated many of his chapter brothers to get involved in other service opportunities in the metro-Detroit area.

Paceiro and his team are now not only working to complete the deconstruction process, but also seeking funding to design and build a prototype house in Detroit utilizing the materials from the project.

 

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is pleased to announce that the application process for our 2015 Summer Internship Program is now open.

SOM is seeking the best emerging talent to join them this summer in their Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington DC, and London offices. Selected candidates will get hands-op project experience in architecture, interiors, structural engineering, sustainable engineering and urban design. In order to be considered, current students who are returning to study in the Fall of 2015 should apply by March 20, 2015. Details and requirements can be found here.

Decisions will be announced the week of March 30, 2015 and the internship program will run from June 8-August 14, 2015.

For questions, please feel free to contact career.assistance@som.com

Building Enclosure Council-Greater Detroit

2015-2016 Scholarship

December 31, 2014
Martin Schwartz
Associate Professor and Associate Chair
Lawrence Technological University
Department of Architecture
College of Architecture and Design

The Building Enclosure Council of Greater Detroit (BEC-GD), a subcommittee of The
American Institute of Architects of Detroit (AIAD), has established for the first time, a BEC-
GD scholarship for students. The BEC is dedicated to the advancement of the building
enclosure to foster effective performance of building exterior. The BEC-GD will award one
$1,500 scholarship for the 2015-2016 school year to a student who is currently enrolled in
an architectural or building engineering science curriculum. It is the goal of the BEC-GD to
grow the award amount, quantity of awards, or both, and the number of schools
participating in the scholarship program.
We are respectfully requesting your assistance in this endeavor. Enclosed are the
Scholarship Requirements and Application for your information and use. Please inform and
distribute these two documents to sophomores, juniors and seniors students. Questions
may be addressed to:
Building Enclosure Council – Greater Detroit
Attention: Donald Bauman AIA, CSI, CDT, LEED AP BD+C
Albert Kahn Associates, Inc.
7430 Second Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48202
Fax: 313-202-7122 or email:donald.bauman@akahn.com

Regards.
Donald Bauman

The Detroit Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc Joseph B. Olivieri Scholarship

Submission Requirements

        Completed application form.

An official transcript of high school or college grades from most recently completed term of study and, if applicable, an official transcript of completed coursework from school(s) previously attended.

Letter of recommendation, with contact information, from one collegiate reference who has knowledge of your academic performance and career goals.

Essay response of 1,250 words or less, typed in Times New Roman 12 point font to the following question: How will your future work contribute to maintaining the sustainability of the built environment or the environmental control systems within them? Note: Essay response can be an attached document (electronic or hard copy) from a word processor.

Get the attached forms in the Career | Grants|Scholarship page: http://archengltu.org/career-opps-career-opportunities-lawrence-tech/

Support the Nomination for the House of Charity

Support the nomination for the The House of Charity for the Rare Life Award, presented by Eagle Rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. This honor is given to those who exhibit Courage, Leadership Survival, Heroism, Devotion and/or Character. Winners will receive a medal, presented at a reception given in their honor, and be featured in Eagle Rare promotional materials, in addition to receiving a financial gift to support their good work.

Please visit http://www.eaglerarelife.com, select/click on the image of The House of Charity, and press the VOTE button. You can vote once every 24 hours, so vote often? And please help spread the word through your social networks and friends.

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