Jennifer Carson

Jennifer Carson

Mahwah, NJ, US



 I am seeking a position where I can employ both my Master of Architecture and my Master of Science in Historic Preservation while working towards becoming a licensed architect. 



Heinbokel Builders LLC, Westfield, NJ, US, Drawing Assistant

Produce shop drawings for glass partitions in commerical interiors

Jun 2011 - current

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, Teaching Assistant

Conducted design critiques for students and graded their work

Sep 2008 - May 2011

Historic Charleston Foundation, Charleston, SC, US, Coordinator for Preservation and Musuems

Researched and prepared position statedments utilizing GIS and local archives

Inspected easement properties and assisted in closing contracts

Managed easement database and files

Created graphics and signage for events

Developed presentations for education the community on preservation topics

Sep 2006 - Sep 2008

Historic Charleston Foundation, Charleston, SC, US, Preservation and Archives Department Intern

Archived blueprint collection in PastPerfect

Researched properties for potential easements

Dec 2005 - Aug 2006

Meadors, Inc., Charleston, SC, US, Preservation Construction Intern

Organized job site materials deliveries and storage

Scheduled contract laborers

Assisted with the installation of a masonry floor

Sep 2005 - Dec 2005

Foremost Refinishers, Yonkers, NY, US, Sales Manager Assitant

Developed new billing and inventory methods for furniture restoration projects

Customer service liaison for clients and restoration staff

May 2005 - Aug 2005

Drayton Hall, National Trust Historic Site, Charleston, SC, US, Preservation Intern and Volunteer Manager

Restructured preservation document archives

Trained volunteers for tourism programs

Mar 2005 - May 2005


New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2008 - May 2011

Università degli Studi di Siena, Siena, IT, Study Abroad - Architecture

Jul 2010 - Aug 2010

College of Charleston, Charleston, SC, US, Masters, Historic Preservation

Aug 2004 - Aug 2006

Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, US, Bachelors, Art History

Aug 2000 - May 2004

Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, ES, Study Abroad - Art History

Aug 2002 - Dec 2002

Lorenzo de' Medici, Firenze, IT, Study Abroad - Art History

May 2002 - Jun 2002


NJIT Design Showcase, Other


Comprehensive Studio Design, Honorable Mention


AIA Henry Adams Medal & Certificate, Award

Presented to the student with the highest scholastic record


NJIT Design Showcase, Other


Herman C. Litwack Travelling Fellowship, Scholarship


NJIT Design Showcase, Other


Excellence in Design, Award

First Year Graduate


STRIDES Advancing Women in Business Award by the Executive Women of New Jersey, Scholarship


Provost Fellowship, Scholarship


Inducted in the Frances Edmunds Society of Historic Charelston Foundation, Nomination

Awarded for volunteer services


Distinguished Work in Humanities Award, Award

Awarded for my senior thesis "Boscobel: An Inherited Dream"


Graduated Magna cum Laude From Fairfield's Honors Program, Award


Published in Fairfield University's "Introduction to the Kress Collection" catalog, Other


Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Nomination


Areas of Specialization