Megan Place

Megan Place

Philadelphia, PA, US



I am in my last term at Drexel University in the Master of Science Interior Architecture and Design Program and graduate in June 2013.  I attended the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, where I received my BA in Art History and Cristicism, while also being a member of the womens golf team.  I am a highly motivated individual that is very dedicated to the interior design field.  I am excited to continue to learn and grow as an Interior Designer.  I am currently looking for a full-time position using the skills I have gained in school. 



Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, US, Graduate Assistant

An awarded position where I worked in the graduate office assisting students and the department. I was also responsible for plotting projects, conducting department research and acting as teaching assistant

Mar 2012 - Mar 2013

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, US, CIDA Acceditation Assistant

Helped with storage and organization of student projects for program accreditation. Also helped organize and hang accreditation show for committee.

Jul 2011 - Mar 2012

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, US, On-Call Educator

Assisted with monthly Family Day art making events, special events, and concerts.

Oct 2009 - Nov 2011


Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, US, Masters, Interior Architecture and Design

Took a three week sketching studio in Rome, Italy spent learning about the history of Roman
architecture and sketching architecture and ruins daily. (Summer 2011)

Took a 7 week studio and lecture class in Copenhagen through the Danish Institute of Study Abroad for Interior Architecture. Program included study trips to Finland, Sweden and Western Denmark visiting museums and architectural sites and maintaining a sketch journal. (Summer 2012)

Jun 2010 - current

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, US, Bachelors, Art History

Graduated with Distinction in Art History and Criticism, completed an honors thesis entitled
A Study of the Painting Pollice Verso by Jean-Léon Gérôme and its Controversial Title.

Took a two-week Visual Arts Study tour course (Summer 2007) in London and Paris visiting museums and historical sites along with daily lectures.

Was a member of the Nebraska Womens Golf Team while enrolled at UNL.

Aug 2004 - May 2009


Network: Designing Green Parklet Design, Award

Parking Day competition in which my team submitted drawings for park to be created in a parking space for Park(ing) Day. One of the winning teams that then built the submitted designed parklet with a $100 budget. Also featured in a Inhabitat Roundup of Park(ing) Day.


Graduate Assistant position, Scholarship


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