Planning and Design Internship Program at Kaiser Permanente

Facilities Strategy, Planning and Design Internship Program
at Kaiser Permanente

Job Description: 
Kaiser Permanente's Facilities Strategy, Planning and Design department is seeking an energetic, highly motivated team member for their internship program.   We are looking for individuals who are interested in learning and developing their knowledge about healthcare design and innovation.
This position, in Facilities Strategy, Planning and Design, is to assist our medical architects and planners who are creating and maintaining planning and design guidelines (ie. room templates, functional programs, space programs, room data sheets, design criteria, etc.), research in innovation, design excellence, sustainability and alternative delivery development, including, but not limited to other administrative functions; such as reviewing, selecting, and scanning of information. Other duties in support of the planners and architects as assigned.
Hours and days: 40 hours/ week, 8 hours per day. 1 year term. 
Experience Requirements: Familiarity with healthcare design and operations. Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & Powerpoint), Autocad, Revit, InDesign and Illustrator.  Database programming is a plus.
Top 3 skills needed to succeed in this position: Research skills, excellent writing skills and understanding of hospital and healthcare design and operations 
Top 5 daily responsibilities: Research (information gathering), organizing ideas, planning, programming and recording information.
Top 3 personality characteristics: Accountable, Accurate and Enthusiastic
Educational Requirements: Recent graduate of a bachelor’s or master’s program in architecture
Location: 1800 Harrison Street, 19th floor, Oakland, CA 94612 
If interested, please send your resume to Swetha Sadananda.  My contact information is below.  Thank you.



Swetha Sadananda
Design Manager
Kaiser Permanente
(510) 625-4583 (office)
(510) 318-1654 (mobile phone) 
Facilities Strategy, Planning and Design (FSP&D)
National Facilities Services
1800 Harrison St, 19th floor  
Oakland, CA 94612