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Amanda Thurber

Amanda Thurber

Washington, DC, US

 

About 

This is me: a free-spirited, fun-loving, always smiling, adventurous, eccentric gypsy. I'm an Aquarius. If you know anything about astrology, you would know a little bit more about me. I welcome adventure and experiencing new things. I am a dreamer yet a realist at the same time. I'm like every Miss America. I want world peace but know that that is impossible because of human nature. But like I said I'm a dreamer. I want to learn and understand all that I possibly can. I want to see the world and learn its secrets no matter how impossible it sounds. I know I'm all over the place. I sometimes wish I could be in two different places at the same time. And I'm still trying to find my place in this world.

My hobbies: architecture, traveling, soccer, snowboarding, hiking, running, reading, my dogs, Barnes & Noble, coffee and tea.

Employment 

SiTEL, MedStar Health, Content Editor

I edit audio and visual presentations for MedStar Healths health care providers education. I publish these presentation to SiTELs learning management system, sitelms.org. In addition, I contribute to customer service within the Help Center.

Feb 2011 - current
 

W/S Development, Graphic Communications Assistant

W/S Development is a real estate development company. I worked along side the development team where I created lease plans and concept plans using AutoCAD for projects we were trying to acquire. For the legal documents, I drafted lease outlined drawings and exhibits for our clients. Overall, I handled over 20 retail properties' technical drawings.

Feb 2008 - Sep 2008
 

Benchmark Engineering Corp., Design Intern

This was my second internship. Here I did red lines, drafted floor plans and elevations for residential properties using AutoCAD. I also produced marketing plans.

Sep 2006 - Dec 2006
 

Elwell-Stuart Landscape Architecture and Urban Design, Design Intern

This was my first internship. For this company, I drafted floor plans and site plans for residential properties in VectorWorks under the direction of the principle of the company. I coordinated marketing calls and researched materials and products

Jan 2006 - Apr 2006
 

Education 

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Bachelors, Architectural Engineering Technology

My main coursework included Architecture Design & Technology studio which was part of our curriculum for seven semesters. Many of my additional classes were architecture related, for instance: Professional Practice - Documents & Contracts, Materials and Methods, Structures, etc. Some of my electives were History of Photography; Vernacular Architecture; Sound, Music, Light and Color; Wars of the United States; and Political Science. In addition, I was engaged in a study abroad program for architecture in Berlin, Germany for three months.

Aug 2003 - Aug 2007
 

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