Kristen McIntosh

Kristen McIntosh

Pittsburgh, PA, US



Seeking an architectural internship or entry level position within a multidisciplinary firm to gain experience, utilize my skills and provide support in the sustainable development of the built environment.


ACTION Housing, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, US, Project Employee

Attended construction meetings and visited construction sites, researched and referenced data to create green building material specs and assisted in creating energy audit reports for existing housing development projects.

Sep 2013 - current

L.D Astorino and Associates, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Receptionist

Performed client and customer service, answered and screened calls, managed visitors and maintained accurate data management systems. Attended prep sessions for LEED Green Associate certification

Oct 2012 - Mar 2013

NYOP Summer Camp, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Art Teacher

Taught children in grades Fifth through Eighth the fundamentals and basic techniques of visual arts through drawing, illustration, painting and mixed medium art.

Jun 2011 - Jul 2011

Massaro Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Construction Management Intern

Cross referenced and updated contact information and submitted bid information to Pre-Qualified Bid Subcontractors for the Penn State Henderson Bridge Project
Gathered architectural drawings and data, visited different site locations and calculated square footage for estimating building costs for the City of Pittsburgh Facility Reports
Attended construction meetings, constructed sample boards and created paint schemes for an interior design project

May 2010 - Aug 2010

Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Data Entry/ Clerical

Composed and filed numerical data to determine delivery accuracy

May 2009 - Aug 2009

Wilcox A Design Solutions, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Architectural Intern

Created graphic designs and visual representation including renderings for new projects and presentations for the Ujamaa Women’s Collective Market Center

May 2009 - Aug 2009

Bank of New York Mellon, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Architectural Intern

Developed two- dimensional AutoCAD drawings for business recovery sites and spatial plans of BNY Mellon property.

May 2008 - Aug 2008

Fifth Quarter Enterprises, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Reading and Math Tutor

Tutored children in grades Kindergarten through the Third grade in mathematics and reading comprehension through the usage flash cards, educational games, creative writing exercises, spelling games, and reading higher-level books.

May 2007 - Aug 2007


The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, US, Masters, Master of Science in Sustainable Design

The two semester program provides students with an opportunity for full immersion into the theory and application of sustainable design and provides graduates with leadership skills in the field of sustainable design. Courses cover topical concerns such as greenhouse gas emissions and zero energy design, embodied energy and Life Cycle Analysis, national and international rating systems, water conservation and management, and low energy building materials.

Aug 2011 - May 2013

Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, US, BArch, Architecture

The program of study in architecture is structured as a two plus three year curriculum. The professional degree, Bachelor of Architecture, is conferred upon the completion of the total five years of study. The first two years, referred to as the Pre-Architecture program, provide students with the proper foundation in liberal arts courses such as composition, mathematics, physics, world history and humanities. Students also take introductory courses in architectural design, graphics, architectural history and building systems during the freshman and sophomore years.

Aug 2006 - May 2011


Master of Science in Sustainable Design Scholarship, Scholarship


Disney Imaginations Semi Finalist, Nomination

Design Challenge was to create and design a unique, diverse and creative experience that maximizes enjoyment for Disney guests. Students were to gain inspiration from Disney parks and resorts and Walt Disney Imagineering.

Tuskegee University was chosen as a semi finalist in the Imaginations 2010 Competition.


Tau Sigma Delta Honor Society, Award

Inducted into the Tau Sigma Delta Honor Society for Architecture and Allied Arts.


Areas of Specialization