Karema Seliem

Karema Seliem

King of Prussia, PA, US



Experienced in space planning and design for the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Work has included fabricating construction documents, FF&E selections, 3D rendering, as well as constructing purchase orders, bid sets, and budgets. Known for a strong work ethic, attention to detail, multitasking abilities, enthusiasm and creativity.


University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science, Philadelphia, PA, US, Junior Interior Designer

• Utilized AutoCad to draw plans of new or renovated laboratories, offices, student workspaces, classrooms, and lavatories in all buildings at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
• Surveyed spaces
• Utilized Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator to compose graphics
• Selected carpeting/flooring, paint color, furniture, textiles, casegoods, and other products and materials for various projects
• Researched new sustainable products and standards for design projects and for the office

Apr 2012 - current

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, US, Communications Intern for the Department of Cardiology

• Shadowed doctors
• Organized patient’s charts and records
• Assisted doctors in caring for patients

May 2009 - Jul 2009


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

Relevant Coursework

Commercial Studio
Digital Processes and Hand
Craft (Boat Building)
Residential Studio
Hospitality Studio
Introduction to Rendering
History of Architecture
Orthographic Drawing

Sep 2009 - current


Dean's Scholarship, Scholarship

$10,000 annual funding towards tuition. Required 3.0 and above GPA.


Areas of Specialization