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Courtney Horst

Courtney Horst

Lebanon, PA, US

 

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About 

I am a recent graduate of Virginia Tech, having earned my Bachelor of Architecture. I am currently seeking employment as an intern at an architecture firm which promotes detail-oriented, client-based design. I am anxious to begin acquiring my IDP hours; it is important to me to understand architecture from all facets of the industry. I have 5 years of academic experience using 3D modeling software. One of my greatest strengths is my ability to easily pick up new software. I am an eager learner but I also am independently motivated to seek out information for myself. I enjoy a good challenge and get excited by finding new problems to solve.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Lacour Painting, Lebanon, PA, US, Estimator

-evaluate architectural drawings to determine paint usage, estimate costs

Jun 2011 - current
 

MM architects inc, Lancaster, PA, US, Intern

-designed donor signage and memorial garden, put together responses to RFPs
-went to meetings with clients for various stages of design
-surveyed existing conditions, picked up red-lines

May 2012 - Jul 2012
 

Kauffman's Animal Health Inc, Lebanon, PA, US, Inventory Tech/Secretary

-implementing digital inventory technology
-invoicing, taking sales requests, various secretarial duties

May 2009 - Jul 2011
 

Education 

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, BArch, Architecture

Bauhaus-inspired schooling. Technology based (Rhino, AutoCAD, Sketchup, 3DS Max, Adobe Suites).

Nominated as a semi-finalist for Pella Prize (top thesis project for 2013)

Aug 2008 - May 2013
 

European Travel Abroad Program, various European cities, BArch, travel

10 week program
traveled across 10 countries (Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Austria, Czech Republic)
photos and sketches were exhibited in art installation in Cowgill Hall, Blacksburg, VA

Aug 2011 - Nov 2011
 

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