Marissa Alicea

Marissa Alicea

Elmsford, NY, US



I am a passionate student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s School of Architecture who is willing to learn new things and looking to explore the different realms of architecture in my education; therefore I am looking for an internship or job that can also further my exposure to different fields in architecture. I am skilled in Rhino 3D modeling, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Word, Revit, and model building. I have spent most of my life volunteering in the community and working as a team with others, and am willing to apply those skills in the work field.


AWA Lighting Designers, Brooklyn, NY, US, Intern

I conducted research on the impact of lighting on health and wellness. I wrote
research papers on this topic and proposed architectural applications of lighting that address the health issues that can be brought about by light. I also conducted research, developed detail drawings, and prepared a research paper for one of the proposed architectural details which is a product that the company is currently developing.

May 2017 - Aug 2017

Max Parangi Architect PC, White Plains, NY, US, Intern

This position allowed me to gain experience in running an architecture firm, including how to manage a business, work with clients, and sustain a positive and professional work environment. I also experienced tasks such as researching and evaluating client requirements, updating AutoCAD drawings, building code and zoning regulations, and site data.

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Book Campus Store, Troy, NY, US, Sales Associate

This job position taught me how to work with a large team of people and how to provide customer service.

Jan 2014 - May 2015

Effective Childcare Services Inc., Elmsford, NY, US, Childcare Worker

This job position taught me how childcare in New York State is run and how to effectively care for young children between the ages of 4 months and 4 years old. It also taught me patience and how to work with children with behavioral disabilities.

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014


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

Aug 2013 - current

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