Akirah Hixon

Akirah Hixon

Pittsburgh, PA, US

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I am a recent college graduate with a Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) degree from Penn State University. I am an enthusiastic individual who loves to learn and try new things with a love for architectural design and fine art—currently looking for a part-time or a full-time Internship Job. 


Palmer Museum of Art, State College, PA, US, Student Ambassador

• Lead student-guided tours and helped curate exhibitions
• Worked with the museum’s education department to develop creative and
innovative events
• Learned inner workings of the fine art curatorial process and techniques

Feb 2017 - May 2021

Neighborhood Learning Alliance, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Children’s Literacy Mentor for Community Non-profit

• Assisted elementary-aged students with reading skills
• Performed STEM and art activities with students

Oct 2013 - Dec 2016


The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), University Park, PA, US, BArch, Arts & Architecture

The professional program (BARCH) from Penn State University is a five-year curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Architecture degree requiring 162 credits.
The Bachelor of Architecture curriculum includes coursework in architectural design, history, theory, structural systems, building materials, environmental control systems, visual communications, professional practice, and systems integration.

Sep 2016 - May 2021

Perry Traditional Academy, Pittsburgh, PA, US, High School, Diploma

Sep 2012 - Jun 2016

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