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Kate Spata

Kate Spata

Bronx, NY, US

 

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About 

In May 2009, I received an A.A.S. in Civil Technology and a certificate in AutoCAD. I am currently a full time student at the City College of New York, majoring in architecture. Over the past 4 years, I've had several internships through which I can many technical skills and an understanding of how an architectural practice is run.

Currently, I serve as Co-Chair of City College's AIAS Chapter, and Student Representative of the CCNY Architecture Alumni Group. In the past, I served as President and Chair of the AIAS Chapter, and my achievements included educating my classmates on NCARB, creating opportunities to start earning IDP credits while still in school, as well as a Freedom by Design Program to help low income families and communities through modest design and construction.

Due to this work and leadership I did for CCNY'S AIAS Chapter, I was awarded the NYSAIA 2012 Student Award. It is given to an architecture student in New York State that exemplifies leadership and makes notable contributions to their AIAS Chapter.

In the Fall of 2012, I studied abroad in Barcelona. I was able to expand my network, experience new cultures, and learn Spanish. I am currently in my 5th year of architecture school, and will be graduating with a B.Arch this June 2014. I am applying to grad school and plan to graduate in June 2015 with a Masters of Sustainability.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS), New York, NY, US, Chapter President, Chair, Co- Chair

Organizing events such as firm tours, quad conferences, guest lectures, and networking events. Under my direction our chapter launched a Freedom by Design Program, a website, and encouraged students to take a break from studio to network and grow.

Aug 2011 - current
 

STV Inc., New York, NY, US, Architecture Intern

Supported project teams; developed production drawings with AutoCAD and Revit; worked with minimal supervision in field conduction surveys, and preparing measured drawings. Worked with outside 3D printing company to create a model of the New Cadet Barracks for West Point.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
 

City Collge, New York, NY, US, CAD LAB Assistant

Maintain computer lab and plotters, and help students with various design programs

Aug 2011 - Jun 2012
 

Denis and Charles, Greenwich, CT, US, Sales Associate

Worked as a sales associate selling retail and wholesale jewelry at trade shows and in store, created invoices with QuickBooks, shipped orders, took inventory of stores stock, and kept clients updated on changes to lines of jewelry.

Jul 2010 - Aug 2011
 

Westchester Department of Public Works, White Plains, NY, US, Cad Intern

Supported project teams; developed production drawings with AutoCAD for a range of county projects; worked with minimal supervision in field conduction surveys, preparing measured drawings, bid documents and bid analyses.

Jan 2008 - Aug 2010
 

Thornton Tomasetti, New York, NY, US, Intern

Supported project teams; edited production drawings ("red marks"); filing

Jul 2007 - Aug 2007
 

HOK, London, England , Intern

Supported project teams and administrative staff; filing; photoshop; materials research

May 2007 - Jun 2007
 

Education 

The City College of New York, CUNY, New York, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2009 - current
 

Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY, US, Civil Technology

Aug 2006 - Jun 2009
 

Awards 

American Institute of Architecture New York State Student Award, Award

Established in 2005, the purpose of the Student Award is to recognize notable contributions and accomplishments by a student member of AIAS within New York State.

2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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