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EDUCATION philadelphia university philadelphia, pa 1999 - 2003 -B.S. in Industrial Design. -IDSA Merit Award Winner, Philadelphia University. -Nominated for and completed the Emerging Leaders Program, (one of ten to do so). This is a program that teaches students how to become effective leaders in the workplace. -Participated in a study abroad session in the Dominican Republic. Experienced what life is like in a third world country and from the experience, created an exhibit about what was viewed and learned. SKILLS -operating systems: Windows 98, ME, XP, MacOS. -software: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark XPress, Rhino, Streamline, Vellum Solids 2000, Cobalt, Solidworks, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office. -drawing: Rendering and Sketching using medias such as pencil, marker, pastel and the computer. -modeling: constructing models out of plastics, foams, woods, metals, fabrics, and a strong knowledge of finishing techniques. -processes and knowledge: vacuum forming, welding, injection molding, blow molding, sand casting, lost wax molding, metal stamping, vacuummetalization, and metal spinning. WORK EXPERIENCE intrepid industries whitehouse, nj summer 2001 -Manufactured Titanium medical products and plated them with Platinum. -Consulted with customers on designs best suited for their needs and examined technical drawings and from there, created the product to those specifications. -Gained knowledge of an industrial shop environment, specifically sandblasting, tig welding, wire feed welding, plating equipment, and polishing. franklin institute philadelphia, pa spring 2002 -One in a team of five to study aeronautics and be able to then teach young children the concepts through a final exhibit design as part of a co-op with the Franklin Institute. -Studied the learning processes of children to be able to teach useful information and hold a child's interest. -Worked in a group setting and developed the skills to collaborate and function as a group. -Learned the rigors of concept and exhibit testing with young children. altos de chavon dominican republic winter 2002 -Part of a small group to study the life and history of the Dominican Republic and learn what life and design is like in a third world country. -Created an exhibit based on the style of the Dominican Republic including all that was learned and viewed.