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I just finished the fall semester of my last year at the Illinois Institute of Technology for Architecture with a construction management minor. I am currently looking for an entry-level internship to begin my architectural career.
Through my education at IIT I have studied Masonry, Steel, Concrete, and Timber construction methods through IIT’s material based studios. In addition to the material studios I have studied under Ron Krueck and Tom Jacobs of Krueck and Sexton architects, and Karla Sierralta in specialized studios. This past summer I was fortunate enough to receive a construction management internship at the University of Chicago Facilities Services working under a project manager. This was invaluable experience; I was able to spend many hours on the construction site enabling me to work with architects, engineers, and construction managers. This gave me insight into how a project comes together, and how architectural ideas become existent.
Through my experiences I have become very hands on and have impeccable attention to detail. I am extremely hardworking and passionate about architecture and the built world. If you have any further questions please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Construction Management Intern
Assisted the Project Manager for the Quad Phase III project. Attend meetings with design team, general contracting company (Mortenson), and Owner. Update Project Manager on the process of construction, and inform of any issues.
Northwest Cabinet Works, Kalispell Montana, Cabinet Maker
Assembled cabinets, prepared pieces of cabinets to assemble. Ran banding machine, table saw, and chop saw. Wrapped and loaded cabinets for deliver locally and out of state.
Medicine Hat Inc., Bozeman Montana, Intern Architect
Helped with everday tasks of the office including: building models, creating a handbook for client, and documenting process. Also I was able to spend a lot of time out of the office on the construction site, as Medicine Hat Inc. is a prefab/design build firm.
Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL, US, BArch, Architecture with a Minor in Construction Management
I am studying Architecture and minoring in construction management. I recently returned from studying abroad in Paris France. I was able to travel around Europe and experience many different styles of architecture. This experience has opened my eyes to the potential that architects actually have. I am even more ambitious than I was before, and extremely excited to start working in an architectural office.
Droste Scholarship, 1st Place
The Droste Scholarship is awarded to students who have been accepted into the Paris Study Abroad program at IIT.