I am a 2014 Master of Landscape Architecture Candidate at the University of Georgia. My current endeavors include job hunting for full time, entry level employment opportunities with potential landscape architecture firms. I have experience in both private and public sectors, and I am looking to relocate for work starting in May 2014.
University of Georgia, Athens, GA, US, Graduate Research Assistant
Research focused on the implementation of ICP's (Interlocking Concrete Pavements) and PICP's (Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavements) within the landscape architecture industry. Creation and continual development of www.paveshare.org as an online resource for ICP's.
Self, Landscape Designer
Self-employed landscape designer with clientele being predominately in residential master plans, agritourism master and business plans, and residential design/horticultural consultations.
Archway Partnership, Athens, GA, US, Landscape Design Summer Intern
Design Intern working solo on The Gateway Corridor Project for the town of Cornelia, GA. Duties included creating a master plan, rails-to-trails multi-use pathway, and signage for the corridor’s three major highway entrances into downtown Cornelia.
Taproot Land Management, Raleigh, NC, US, Landscape Designer
I was one of three landscape designers/architects on staff whose business clientele was predominately high-end residential in the greater Raleigh, NC area. My duties included, but were not limited to, management, client consultation, irrigation and outdoor lighting specs., residential design work, and working alongside a North Carolina licensed landscape architect for commercial property design.
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, US, Research Technician Assistant
Served as a horticultural assistant whose duties focused on furthering the advancement of ornamental, tablestock, and biofuel research revolved around sweetpotato plant varieties (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.).
Particular areas included: research in disease and insect resistant tablestock varieties, cross-pollination, tissue culture, plant grafting, and other basic plant breeding responsibilities.
The Walt Disney Company, Orlando, FL, US, Summer Collegiate Program Intern
Summer Collegiate Program Intern at Hollywood Studios, Walt Disney World. Completed the Walt Disney World employee training program.
The University of Georgia, Athens, GA, US, Masters, Landscape Architecture
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, US, Bachelors, Horticulture - Residential Design
Bachelor of Science in Horticulture - Landscape Design
Agribusiness Management Minor
Plant Breeding and Genetics Concentration
Nettleton Travel Scholarship, Scholarship
Recipient is provided travel funding in order to pursue educational opportunities within the Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design fields.
UGA CE+D Graduate Assistantship, Grant
2012-Present the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) has funded two years of a graduate assistantship at the University of Georgia.
Pi Alpha Xi Honorary Fraternity, Nomination
Pi Alpha Xi, North Carolina State Chapter, is an honorary fraternity that recognizes junior and senior students with high scholastic achievement who demonstrate a strong interest in a horticulture related field.