Ore Alaka

Ore Alaka

Philadelphia, PA, US


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Manning Architects, New Orleans, Louisiana, Architectural Inter

Edited plans, sections and elevations in construction document sets
Created and edited furniture schedules and purchase order matrices (FF&E)
Selected appropriate finishes for ongoing project
Organized resource library

Jan 2011 - Mar 2011

Adeniyi Coker Consultants Limited, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria, Architectural Intern

Assisted on site inspections
Assisted in monthly site meetings with contractors
Edited section, elevations and floor plans in construction document sets
Created varying floor tile design options
Surveyed existing conditions of interior spaces
Drew up sections of varying ceiling detail design

Sep 2010 - Dec 2010

Vanguard Assurance Ltd, Accra, Ghana, Underwriter

Processed 20-30 insurance claims and new customer details daily
Prepared 10-20 car insurance stickers daily

Aug 2008 - Sep 2008

Columbia International College (C.I.C), Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Residence council and student council rep

Organized major school events
Organized fundraisers and workshops
Ensured maintenance of assigned floor and well being of students
Acted as a liaison between students and school administrators

Aug 2007 - May 2008

Bark Lake Leadership Center, Irondale, Ontario, Canada, Leadership Course Participant

Underwent a series of leadership training activities

Dec 2007 - Dec 2007


Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

CIDA accredited Interior Design and Architecture Program

Sep 2008 - Jun 2012


Drexel University Research Day Award of Merit, Honorable Mention


Drexel Dean's Scholar, Scholarship


Hibberd Townhouse Competition, 2nd Place


Ontario Scholar, Award


Columbia International College Outstanding Achievement in Service, Award


Columbia International College Outstanding Achievement in Leadership, Award


Columbia International College All-Round Student, Award


Areas of Specialization 


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