Recent Graduate from the University of Southern California (USC) currently seeking entry level positions in public affairs or communications; would consider any Internship position available as well. I am particularly interested in working on sustainable design projects, public interfacing and communication strategies with government agencies or local press.
Morphosis Architects, Culver City, CA, US, Communications Intern
California Forward, Los Angeles, CA, US, Research Assistant
Assistant researcher of shared service initiatives throughout Southern California and their possible implementation in Los Angeles County. Gained Experience working with local press and government agencies.
California Strategies, LLC, Los Angeles, CA, US, Research Intern
As a research intern I was focused on the research of information relating to the implementation of the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB 32). I gained experience in the analysis of public policy and California's regulatory history. The position required that I assisted in the presentation of information to relevant supervisors and development of specific policy proposals.
The Red Shirt Project, Red Shirt, SD, US, Project Volunteer
Annual summer project in South Dakota constructing and designing new shelters/utility services/infrastructures on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. As a volunteer I was responsible for several wide ranging aspects of the project including Accounting, Construction, Architectural Consultations, and the daily maintenance of the camp. Over the past several years I assisted in the construction of sustainable designs, including a local straw-bale house at the border of the Reservation. I also gained proficiency with building tools and machine operations.
Canterbury USC, Los Angeles, CA, US, Office Assistant
As an assistant/secretary I assisted in the management of office filing system and daily activities. My tasks included outlining schedules, events, spreadsheets for analysis and distribution.
University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Architecture
5th Year Independent Research Award, 1st Place
This award is a recognition of exemplary research and scholarship on a written topic from a 5th Year student. The research paper was titled “To Kill a Lakota,” and represented a historical and contemporary analysis of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.