Ben Rambadt

Ben Rambadt

Ann Arbor, MI, US



Currently a second year (thesis) graduate student in the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, The University of Michigan. I am seeking employment in an architecture firm with a strong senior mentorship program. The combination of my skill sets in a proven mentor setting will allow me to continue layering and integrating new concepts that will help progress the firm and myself.



University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Draftsmen

• Create concepts for furniture arrangements and room relocations in the University of Michigan Library Facility System
• Proficient with AutoCAD, Rhino NURBS and CS5 to develop concepts for client presentation
• Worked with library staff to collect specific information and negotiate time sensitive schedules

Sep 2010 - current

Borgert Farms, Sturgis, MI, US, Machine Operator

• Drove high performance tractors with large implements preparing fields for planting
• Experienced in light mechanical repair, welding, metal works, and basic timber construction
• Knowledge of farming industry; in seed corn, soybean, wheat, and rye

May 2004 - Aug 2010

Nottawa Township Library, Centreville, MI, US, Desk Clerk

• Assisted library patrons in finding resources in bound or digital media
• Organized program activities: Children’s Story time Summer Reading Programs, and Community of Friends Group.

Aug 2006 - Apr 2008

Ross Laboratories—Abbott Laboratories Division, Sturgis, MI, US, Analytical Lab Assistant

• Worked in laboratory setting with highly advanced instruments used to measure specific tolerances of liquid and powder baby formulas
• Developed skills in measuring and recording data swiftly with precise accuracy.

May 2007 - Aug 2007


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, MArch, Architecture

Masters of Architecture Candidate
• The Normal (published 2011)
• Current GPA (3.52/4.0)

Sep 2010 - current

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Bachelors of Science in Architecture
• ARC (Architectural Representative Committee) Member (2008-2010)
• GPA upon graduation (3.4/4.0)
• Wallenberg Finalist (Winter 2010)

Aug 2008 - May 2010

Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo, MI, US, Pre-Architecture

Associates of Applied Science
• Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Student
• Honor Student (Winter 2007, Fall 2007, Winter 2008)

Jan 2007 - May 2008