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Michelle Finan

Michelle Finan

Westport, CT, US

 

About 

Intern experienced in preliminary design study and research, digital and non-digital graphic work, and final presentation work. Currently Studying Architecture at the Tulane University School of Architecture in New Orleans. Recently completed a Design-Build studio where, along with eleven other students, a shade structure and master plan were executed in a community garden in New Orleans. Member and President of the Hadrian chapter of Alpha Rho Chi architecture fraternity where the profession is linked to camaraderie, networking and personal growth and development. Past leadership experience in Phi Mu Fraternity as recruitment chair has given opportunity to showcase time management, organization, creative, and presentation skills. Presently seeking full-time job opportunities, beginning August 2014, at an architecture firm in order to continue professional development, and earn hours and experience for the NCARB Intern Development Program.

Employment 

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, US, Teaching Assistant

Helped students with the development of Rhino and V-ray skills, troubleshoot issues with software, and develop meaningful and dynamic schemes and projects. Assisted professor with tutorial and lab sessions, grading, and office hours. Required proficiency in Rhino and V-ray as well as communication skills and teaching skills.

Jan 2013 - current
 

NELSON, New York, NY, US, Summer Intern

Focus on corporate interiors, Revit and AutoCad use, development of projects. Went to sites to assess their potential for clients including measurement data, condition, square footage, and code requirements. Created written reports to send to clients, realtors, and other necessary parties to negotiate rental pricing and renovation scope.

May 2013 - Aug 2013
 

MdeAS Architects, New York, NY, US, Summer Intern

Working on various projects from the design to the built phase. Focusing especially on design development, presentation, and construction documents.

May 2012 - Aug 2012
 

Education 

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, US, MArch, Architecture

Oct 2009 - current
 

Skills