Matthew Nikolai

Matthew Nikolai

Great Neck, NY, US



I am currently completing my fifth year of a Bachelor of Architecture degree at the New York Institute of Technology, actively pursuing a career in a fast-paced environment that will be conducive to learning and real-world experience. 


Hoschler Graziosi Architects, Oyster Bay, NY, US, Staff/Intern Architect

- Visit site to measure and verify existing/built conditions
- Draft existing conditions, create schematic designs, and produce construction
documents for both residential and commercial projects
- Assist in submitting applications and communicating with building
departments and consultants

Jun 2011 - current

H2M architects + engineers, Melville, NY, US, Intern

- Visited sites to measure and verify existing conditions, photographing
- Assisted in developing small project proposals as well as construction
documents for firehouses and educational facilities
- Prepared contracts and bid proposals

Jun 2012 - Sep 2012


New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), Old Westbury, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

1 of 12 students chosen to participate in study abroad program in Italy during summer of 2011.

Expected graduation in May, 2013 having achieved cumulative GPA of 3.5.

May 2009 - current

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Completed first year of BArch Degree at Syracuse University before transferring.

Sep 2008 - May 2009


Dean’s Honor List for Academic Excellence, Award

Awarded to the Dean's List for 3 semesters, signifying a minimum GPA of 3.5 for each semester.


Presidential Award for Academic Excellence Scholarship, Scholarship

Awarded the highest level scholarship at NYIT for 8 consecutive semesters.


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