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Erica Claustro

Erica Claustro

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Erica Claustro recently graduated with a Master of Architecture degree from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (Newark, NJ). She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Hamilton College (Clinton, NY) with a major in Art History and minor in English. 

Before pursuing her strong interest in architecture and attending graduate school, Erica held a position as Assistant Director at a successful art gallery in New York City. During her time at NJIT, she had received numerous awards and scholarships, and graduated with the AIA Henry Adams Certificate, for academic merit, and the NJ School of Architecture Medal, “the highest honor awarded by the school to the student with outstanding academic achievement and design excellence.” Erica has lived and worked in New York City since receiving her undergraduate degree in 2005. She is seeking a full-time position at an architecture firm where she can strengthen her skills and gain knowledge that will allow her to develop professionally within the industry.

Employment 

S9 Architecture, New York, NY, US, Associate

Nov 2015 - current
 

Perkins Eastman/S9, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

Oct 2013 - Nov 2015
 

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, Teacher Assistant

Oct 2011 - May 2013
 

Danese Gallery, New York, NY, US, Assistant Director

Oct 2007 - Aug 2010
 

Education 

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Aug 2010 - May 2013
 

Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, US, Bachelors, Bachelor of Arts - Art History Major, English Minor

Aug 2000 - May 2005
 

The Madeira School, McLean, VA, US, High School, High School

Aug 1996 - Jun 2000
 

Awards 

AIA Henry Adams Certificate, Award

Awarded to student who has achieved second highest academic record in the Master of Architecture program.

2013
 

NJ School of Architecture Medal, Award

Awarded to graduate student for academic achievement and design excellence. Award is highest honor presented by the NJ School of Architecture.

2013
 

Litwack Traveling Fellowship in Architecture, Scholarship

Awarded to outstanding student to further enhance educational experience through travel.

2012
 

Best Paper, 2nd International Conference on Design and Modeling in Science, Education, and Technology, Award

“Parametric Analysis of Acoustical Requirements for Lateral Reflections | applying Autodesk Inventor”

2012
 

The Littman Family Endowed Fellowship, Scholarship

Awarded to women graduate students with GPA of 3.25 or higher.

2012
 

First Year Graduate Award | Excellence in Design, 1st Place

Awarded for best performance in design studio.

2011
 

The Littman Family Endowed Fellowship, Scholarship

Awarded to women graduate students with GPA of 3.25 or higher.

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills