Virginia Page

Virginia Page

Atlanta, GA, US



Candidate for Masters in Interior Design at Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta, Georgia.


The Tarrance Group, Inc., Washington, DC, US, Research Analyst

• Directed polling projects throughout the United States for the 2010 election cycle.
• Conducted quantitative and qualitative research and applied findings to strategic analysis, consumer/voter behavior, and message development/testing.
• More specifically, was responsible for securing field time, questionnaire design, specing, reading and analyzing output, including marginals, tables, and regressions, billing and processing completed projects, writing analysis, coding open-ends, chart design, and focus group analysis.

Jan 2010 - Jan 2011

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), Washington, DC, US, Communications Consultant

• Circulated daily news clip summaries and maintained Campaign for American Solutions website, blog, and Twitter feed.
• Researched and analyzed current and past health care reform legislation as directed by Strategic Communications staff.
• Compiled media coverage reports, which included polling graphs, screen shots of advertisements, and excerpts from published materials.

Oct 2009 - Dec 2009

United States House of Representatives, Washington, DC, US, Legislative Intern

• One of two hired interns to work in the office of Congressman Mike Rogers (AL-3).
• Researched healthcare and education legislation as directed by staff.
• Assisted in developing and editing form letters in response to constituent mail.

Aug 2009 - Oct 2009

Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham, AL, US, Development Intern

• Worked under the Director of Development and Institutional Giving Manager.
• Assisted in the writing and editing of grant proposals for summer events.
• Researched magazine and newspaper articles, advertisements, online postings, and a breakdown of ticket sales to compile a binder for each corporate sponsor.

Jun 2009 - Aug 2009

Nimrod Long and Associates, Inc., Birmingham, AL, US, Design Intern

• Traveled to job sites and returned with photographs and notes for drafting purposes.
• Assisted with the following landscape jobs: University of Alabama Quadrangle, Pursell Farms in Sylacauga, Church of the Highlands, and Phase IV of Village Trails.
• Used AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, and hand drafting skills to assist with projects.

May 2007 - Aug 2007

Katherine S. Owens, Architect, Inc., Birmingham, AL, US, Design Intern

• Painted, decorated, and organized showroom with new furniture & sample materials.
• Updated building specifications to correspond with relevant construction codes.
• Exchanged drafts with print shops and corresponded with tile, stone, and flooring businesses.

May 2007 - Aug 2007

Camp Merrie-Woode for Girls, Cashiers, NC, US, Counselor

• Responsible for a cabin of four girls for eight weeks.
• Canoeing/kayaking instructor, led trips down the Pigeon, Nantahala, and Tuck Gorge Rivers.
• Acquired CPR certification to responsibly manage river trips and overnights.

May 2006 - Aug 2006


Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA, US, Masters, Interior Design

Candidate for Masters degree in Interior Design

- Interior Design program ranked #1 by Design Intelligence for 2012

Sep 2011 - current

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, US, Bachelors, College of Arts and Science

BA Psychology; double-minor in Art History and Studio Art

Sep 2005 - May 2009


SCAD Honors Scholarship, Scholarship

A limited number of Combined Honors Scholarships may be awarded to accepted graduate students who demonstrate both academic and artistic achievement through a presentation of outstanding portfolio, audition or writing submission and above average grades and test scores.

SCAD Honors
A limited number of SCAD Honors scholarships may be awarded to accepted graduate students who demonstrate outstanding artistic and/or academic achievement through outstanding portfolio, audition or writing submission; Graduate Record Examination scores of 600 or above on the verbal section, 740 or above on the quantitative section, and 5 or higher on the analytical writing section; a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale; or presentation of outstanding portfolio, audition or writing submission and above average grades and test scores.


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