DESIGN THE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
With the “Design the Sustainable Future” project and competition carried out at universities across Turkey, Rönesans Holding shares its “sustainability” approach and future vision with young people.
The winners selected from the projects that are evaluated for various criteria such as sustainability, recycling, energy efficiency, urban development, innovative ideas and solutions, advanced production and waste management, visual design and social sustainability are granted prize money as well as internship opportunities within Rönesans Holding. Rönesans has organized the fourth “Design the Sustainable Future” in 2018 and since its inception, nearly 20,000 students have participated in the competition. The goal is to reach 100,000 young people in five years.
The annual “Design the Sustainable Future” project is in its fourth year this year. Offering young people the opportunity to be creative and design their own future, the project also promotes new ideas for the use of green and environmentally friendly materials and construction techniques.
As part of the “Design the Sustainable Future” project, “Sustainability Seminars” are organized every semester at universities all across Turkey. With these seminars, authorities at Rönesans Holding come together with architecture and engineering students from various cities across Anatolia including Van, Amasya, Trabzon and Manisa and share Rönesans’ sustainability vision and global know-how, which constitute the foundation of the group’s business methods.
The competition starts in November every year
Aiming to discover young architects and engineers in Turkey, the “Design the Sustainable Future” competition starts accepting applications in November.
The only requirement to participate in the competition for which hundreds of students from different universities apply every year is to be currently studying at universities in Turkey.
The winners selected from the projects that are evaluated for various criteria such as sustainability, recycling, energy efficiency, urban development, innovative ideas and solutions, advanced production and waste management, visual design and social sustainability are announced at a special awards ceremony where they are granted prize money as well as internship opportunities within Rönesans Holding.
YOUNG DISCOVERY PROGRAM: PUSULA
The program is designed to provide new undergraduates a smooth passage from educational life to professional life and relieve their worries about the future.
A social responsibility project that was launched under the auspices of the Rönesans Education Foundation, Pusula has been providing employment opportunities at Rönesans Holding since its inception in May 2016. 340 students have enrolled in the program so far and approximately 50% of whom continue their careers at Rönesans.
Participation Requirements for Pusula
- Having graduated from universities in Turkey in 2017 or 2018,
- Being under 25,
- Uploading a video where you introduce yourself to us,
- Having graduated from the following departments:
- Mathematics, Sociology, Philosophy, Psychology, Industrial Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Computer
- Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, Electrical Engineering / Electrical &
- Electronics Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Management of Healthcare Institutions, Healthcare Management, Interior Design
- Click on this link for your pre-application.
- Your pre-application will be evaluated and you will receive a confirmation if it is accepted.
- Candidates who successfully complete the pre-application process will be able to log into the system and upload their videos,
- resumes and graduation certificates and finalize their applications.
Pusula Timeline March 1, 2018
Application Start Date May 1, 2018
Start Date for Video Evaluations July 1, 2018
Face-to-Face Interviews Start Date August 31, 2018
Pusula Application System Closed November 1, 2018
Pusula Starts for the 2018-2019 Term
1. Vocational High School Coaches
“20 Rönesans volunteers to mentor 90 female students”
20 volunteer coaches from the Rönesans Volunteer Team contributed to the Vocational High School Coaches Project, which is carried out in collaboration with the Ministry of National Education General Directorate of Vocational and Technical Education and the Corporate Volunteers Association. Volunteer coaches, consisting of Rönesans employees who mentor 90 female studentsfrom the Construction Technologies Department of Küçükyalı Industrial and Technical Vocational High School, support students’ social skills and personal development and provide guidance on their professional development as role models, completing a total of 750 hours of voluntary service in a year.
2. Sustainable Living Project
”Environment training from Rönesans to 800 middle school students“
The Sustainable Living Project was developed by the members of the Rönesans Volunteer Team in order to enable children to reflect on the concept of sustainability from a young age and to support them to develop their awareness of the environment in which they live. The project, which consists of interactive classroom activities and fun training materials, was implemented in middle schools in cooperation with Ataşehir District Directorate of National Education and Rönesans employees provided environment training to 800 students.