Steven Severino

Steven Severino

Emerson, NJ, US

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Currently, I am a second year graduate student pursuing a Professional Master of Architecture degree in the Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at Penn State. I am also a recent graduate of the university where I received my Bachelor of Design in Interdisciplinary Digital Studio.



Sargenti Architects, Paramus, NJ, US, Draftsperson

• Create drawings for industry specific projects based on preliminary sketches, concepts, and data
• Utilize AutoCad and other programs to develop layout and diagrams with attention to specification details
• Consult technical handbooks and guidelines and assist in landlord research and code compliances
• Assist in the development of floor plans
• Assist with the completion of drawings redline by principal, assistant project manager and project manager
• Maintain complete, readily accessible hardcopies and electronic files and records of survey reports
• Occasionally carry out site surveys on a need basis
• Follow instruction of managers accurately with efficiency

Feb 2018 - current

The Dietz Partnership, Parsippany, NJ, US, Draftsperson

• Completed schematic and construction drawings
• Developed demolition plans, demolition elevations, floor plans, reflected ceiling plans, roof plans, elevations, building sections, wall sections, and door and window schedules

Nov 2017 - Feb 2018

Vincent Cusumano Architect, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

• Collaborated with project manager and engineer to provide service to the client
• Completed construction drawings
• Worked on basic schematic and final 3D rendered elevations
• Completed 3D animation for product patent
• Responsible for site survey and conducted zoning research
• Arranged on site meetings and organized project documents

May 2012 - Aug 2015

C.A.C.P. Studio, Rome, Italy , Intern

• Collaborated with principal to develop design proposal for Parallel Projections Global Design Competition, Reanimate the Ruins
• Responsible for research, translation, and presentation of site analysis
• Developed conceptual and schematic design
• Completed revisions for final board submission

May 2014 - Aug 2014


The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), State College, PA, US, MArch, Architecture

(Medical Leave of Absence)

Alumni Member
Nov 2017 – Present

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is an independent, nonprofit, student-run organization dedicated to providing unmatched progressive programs, information, and resources on issues critical to architecture and the experience of education. The AIAS aims to promote excellence in architectural education, training, and practice; to foster an appreciation of architecture and related disciplines; to enrich communities in a spirit of collaboration; and to organize students and combine their efforts to advance the art and science of architecture.

Aug 2014 - Jan 2017

IES Abroad, Rome, Italy, BArch, Architecture Design

• Developed résumé, cover letter, networking and interview skills for Italian work setting, as well as prepared for working in a new cultural environment.
• Worked as an intern at a local architecture firm in Rome, Italy completing 25 hours of work per week.
• Enrolled in a 6-credit academic summer internship seminar with other interns where I learned about a variety of local business settings and opportunities.

May 2014 - Aug 2014

The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), State College, PA, US, BArch, Architecture Design

• Selected as 1 of 708 dancers to dance for 46 hours to help fight the battle with pediatric cancer in THON 2014
• Helped raised $13,343,517.33 for the Four Diamonds Fund at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Children’s Hospital

• Serve as an elected member on the University Faculty Senate Curricular Affairs Committee
• Represent the student body within the University Park Undergraduate Association

Vice President
• Acting Chief Operations Officer of the fraternity at large
• In charge of organizing and leading both Executive and Judicial Board Meetings
• Responsible for fraternity involvement in the Balfour Leadership Training Workshop

Philanthropy Chair (Hear)
• Created a committee structure to make philanthropy more efficient
• Secured sponsorships for a three day fundraising event
• Organized and oversaw multiple competitive events
• Increased fundraising from $3000 to $5000 for the Children’s Miracle Network

• Selected as one of 40 participants to attend a conference on global culture and leadership
• Participated in a monthly “Think Global” leadership course to discuss leading in a diverse culture

• Attended a week­long program to help college students “lead with integrity”
• Learned an effective method of leadership including vision and goal setting

Aug 2010 - Aug 2014

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