Paulina Kernacova

Paulina Kernacova

New York, NY, US



My experience in the various facets of the design and construction field has provided me with the skills necessary to become a positive addition to an architectural office looking for an enthusiastic and efficient team member.

As I begin a full time architectural career, I'm looking forward to continuously increasing responsibilities and a chance to collaborate on the design of sustainable buildings which provide a comfortable, healthy and functional environments for their occupants as well as become an aesthetically pleasing addition to their communities while being environmentally responsible.


Westcott St Rentals, Syracuse, NY , Owner/Manager

Researched and acquired a rental property near Syracuse University
Obtained working permits and constructed a new ½ bath
Promoted the business and acquired new tenants

May 2007 - current

JCJ Architecture, Hartford, CT, US, Intern II

Collaborated with teams to develop schematic designs and presentations
Presented designs to clients and participated in sustainability charrettes
Worked with Interior Designers, selected materials and created renderings
Prepared design development and construction documents
Visited sites and handled construction administration duties
Participated in several office initiatives, Continued Learning and AIA Convention
Volunteered with CANstruction, Habitat for Humanity, and Hartford EnvisionFest
Member of firm wide Sustainability Commitee

Jun 2011 - Jul 2013

Macknight Architects, Syracuse, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Part Time position

Produced construction documents for commercial projects in upstate NY Composed InDesign presentations for proposal and advertising purposes
Worked with contractors as well as clients during design process

Jan 2009 - Jan 2011

BlueMarkDesignInc, New Hyde Park, NY, US, Construction Worker and Interior Designer

Designed schemes for the remodeling of a residence
Worked with clients to select a design and prepared proposals
Deconstructed and remodeled the interior of a private residence

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

MG DESIGN GROUP INC., Long Beach, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Summer and Winter position

Documented existing conditions of a brownstone in NYC Responded to phone inquiries and met with clients to discuss design options
Proposed schematic designs and produced construction documents

Jun 2006 - Jan 2008


Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2006 - May 2011

Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY, US, Fine Arts

Achieved an Associates Degree in Art

Sep 2004 - May 2006


Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Scholarship

Awarded a yearly recurring scholarship throughout my college studies


Syracuse University Chancellors Scholarship, Scholarship

Awarded a yearly recurring scholarship throughout my college studies


Nassau Community College Honor’s Program Graduate, Other

Accepted into the distinguished program for the duration of my studies at NCC


larkson University Achievement Award and Full Scholarship, Award