Jennifer Knutsen

Jennifer Knutsen

New York, NY, US




New York Institute of Technology Housing and Residential Life, New York, NY, US, Head Resident Assistant

Provide direction to staff by conducting weekly group and individual meetings with Resident Assistants
Revise, update and implement Resident Assistant Training
Plan staff development programs for RAs to be implemented during the academic year

Sep 2012 - current

Paula McDonald Design Build, New York, NY, US, Intern

Develop schematic design documents for buildings and millwork.
Compose detailed construction and shop drawings for residential projects from specifications.
Research and specify material selection for construction details and sequencing.
Participate in team building with general project management within projects.

Mar 2012 - current

New York Institute of Technology Housing and Residential Life, New York, NY, US, Resident Assistant

Assisted students with personal, social and academic issues.
Respected and maintained appropriate staff and student confidentiality.
Assisted in the development of an educationally supportive living environment.
Actively mediated and documented all disciplinary incidents.

Sep 2009 - May 2012

Dolce Films, Santa Barbara, CA, US, Artist

Drafted/painted concept boards for feature film in pre-production: “Skateboarding with Sadam”

May 2011 - Aug 2011

Papp Architects, P.C., White Plains, NY, US, Intern

Completed Auto CAD drawings efficiently.
Acquired proficiency in programs of the Adobe Suite.
Gained experience going into the field obtaining measurements.
Learned how the firm operated with team situations and communications with clientele.

May 2008 - Aug 2008


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

New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY
Bachelor of Architecture 5/2013 - Cumulative GPA: 3.59
Achievements: Acceptance into the 5-year Bachelor of Architecture program,
placed 2nd in dual campus Urban Design competition, achieved 1st place in Design II
Façade design competition, represented 3rd year students in NAAB accreditation visit
Activities: American Institute of Architecture Students, NYIT Manhattan Chapter
AIAS Freedom by Design, Team Captain - AIAS Design/Build Community Service Program
Tau Sigma Delta Honor Society, Gamma Zeta Chapter NYIT Manhattan
Operation Resilient Long Island - Hurricane Sandy Relief Design Initiative
Head Resident Assistant for Housing and Residential Life, Manhattan Campus

Sep 2008 - current

State University of New York at Delhi, College of Technology, Delhi, NY, US, Architectural Technology

Associates Degree in Architectural Technology achieved

Sep 2006 - May 2008

Areas of Specialization