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I am a student in my fifth year at the Rochester Institute of Technology, majoring in Industrial Design with a minor in Mechanical Engineering and concentration in Sociology and Anthropology. I would love to work in the theme park industry, and I am currently concentrating on developing my skills in furniture design, consumer houseware design, and CAD modeling.
Furniture Design in Scandinavia Summer 2011
Octothorpe May 2011
Wilsonart Laminate Chair Challenge 2011
Design for a small but unique and cutting edge consulting firm where I can get involved with all aspects of the design process and expand my knowledge about a wide variety of consumer products.
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design, anticipated graduation May, 2012
Minor in Mechanical Engineering
Concentration in Anthropology and Sociology
GPA: 3.4/4.0. PFOS: 3.5/4.0.
Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), Copenhagen, Denmark
Furniture Design in Scandinavia program, summer, 2011
Welding (MIG, TIG), CNC plasma cutting (Mahany Welding Supply, Gates, NY)
Glass blowing and wood carving (RIT)
Darkroom, digital, and alternative process photography (Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA, 2007)
SolidWorks, Illustrator (CS5), Photoshop (CS5), Alias, PlasmaCAM (CNC plasma cutting software),
Creo (formerly ProEngineer)
Student Caller, The Fund for RIT, Rochester, NY
Call RIT alumni to update contact information and request alumni support.
Design Intern, Mahany Welding Supply, Gates, NY
Assist with art welding classes; run CNC plasma cutter; ideation, development, and execution
of design prototypes for display and sale in showroom using PlasmaCAM software, CNC plasma
cutter, welding, and traditional metalworking tools.
July, 2007- August, 2008
Sales Associate, AC Moore, Nashua, NH
Run cash register, assist customers, answer customer phone calls, stock merchandise,
mark prices, maintain store, reorder merchandise, brake down and set up
Honors and Publications:
Furniture Design in Scandinavia Exhibition, RIT University Gallery,
DIS Furniture Design Exhibition, Copenhagen School of Architecture, Copenhagen Denmark, August 2011
Rochester, NY, February - March, 2012
Rochester City Newspaper, Art Review of RIT ID Senior Show, May, 2011
NISHA Interior Design Magazine (Israel), February, 2011
Dean’s List in seven quarters, 2007-2012
RIT Presidential Scholarship, based on academic performance, recommendations, activities and
requirements for major, 2007-2011
Dunstable Artisans Best in Show Award, Dunstable, MA, 2007
Dunstable Artisans Scholarship, for artistic excellence, 2007
Groton Women’s Club Scholarship, for academic performance, 2007
Activities and Clubs:
Member RIT Industrial Design Student Organization, 2010-2011
Member, RIT IDSA Student Chapter, 2008-2010
Member, RIT Art House, 2007-2009. Participated in campus and community public service activities.
Rochester Institute Of Technology