Jessica Gentile

Jessica Gentile

Troy, NY, US

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As a fourth-year student studying architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, my current goal is to gain work and craft experience to further my education and develop my own creative ethos. I plan to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture with minors in Architectural Acoustics and Psychology. 


Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Troy, NY, US, Front of House Captain and Usher

Assisted patrons attending performances and exhibits at The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center.  Executed usher duties such as collecting admission tickets, assisting in locating seats, arranging and striking temporary accommodations, and general theater maintenance.  As Captain, individually directed peers and handled responsibility of building functions. 

Mar 2017 - current

architecture+, Troy, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Trained under professional architects and collaborated on design, construction drawings, and paperwork for various projects. Experienced in a diversity of projects including university-based campuses and mental healthcare facilities.  Worked full-time in Summer and part-time in Fall.

May 2017 - Jan 2018

National Parks Service / Society of Architectural Historians, San Francisco, CA, US, Supervising Intern

Drafted documentation of historic small craft in the collections at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park implementing Historic American Engineering Record standards.  Supervised a team of drafters to prepare lines drawings, plans, profiles, sections, and details in CAD from field measurements using digital and manual techniques including total station and photogrammetry.  Drawings are a part of the HAER Collection at the Library of Congress where they will be available to the public domain.

Jun 2016 - Jul 2016

National Parks Service / Society of Architectural Historians, Washington, DC, US, Heritage Documentation Intern

Authored documentation for the China Camp State Park in San Rafael, CA following HABS, HAER, and HALS standards.  Drawings created from collaborative laser scans and measurements of the site and the resulting digital 3D model.  Drawings are a part of the HABS Collection at the Library of Congress where they will be available to the public domain.  This program was aided by the Student Conservation Association.

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015

A.C. Moore, Severna Park, MD, US, Sales Associate

Implemented my personal knowledge, skill, and passion to instruct costumers and collaborate with fellow employees.

May 2014 - Aug 2014

Plato's Closet, Glen Burnie, MD, US, Sales Associate

Initiated retail practices at a clothing-oriented consignment store. Established relationships with costumers and relayed information during buying and selling. 

Apr 2013 - Aug 2013

Infinity Theater Company, Annapolis, MD, US, Intern

Trained alongside professional actors and employees of the company to curate three productions.  Managed backstage, assisted in set changes and handling props.  Aided in box office and front of house routines.

May 2012 - Aug 2012


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

B.A. Degree, Architecture
Minor, Architectural Acoustics
Minor, Psychology 
GPA: 3.61/4.0

Aug 2014 - current

Severna Park High School, Severna Park, MD, US, High School, College Prep

Sep 2010 - May 2014

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