EXPERIENCE

Education:
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA   August 2015 - May 2017
Degree: Masters of Landscape Architecture II

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY   August 2008 - May 2012
Degree: Bachelor of Sciences
Major: Landscape Architecture
Minor: Information Science

Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK   January 2011 - May 2011
Semester Abroad: Landscape Architecture


Work Experience:
Artemis Landscape Architects, Bridgeport, CT   Summer 2015 & 2016 
Summer Intern   Summer 2016
Manually drafting plans for Schematic Presentations; site grading studies; digitally drafting plans and details for construction documents; development of design options with cost estimations; construction advisement for planting; and plant palette selection for high-end residential projects.
Summer Intern   Summer 2015
Digitally drafted plans and construction drawings for high-end residential projects. 

WATG, Irvine, CA  2013 - 2015
Landscape Designer   September 2014 - April 2015
Contributor to the landscape architecture team in graphic representation, drafting, project coordination, vision planning, and design. Projects are global, ranging from ski resorts in China to private residences in the UAE. Many projects are a part of the integrated service line of WATG, meaning the collaboration of architects, interior designers, and planners.
Junior Planner    January 2013 - September 2014
Digitally draft plans, illustrate diagrams, collect project imagery, design project visions, and explore case studies for international master plans. Projects are mainly high-end resort developments ranging from 60 to over 300 hectares. Design intent is to create an exciting place that lifts the spirit.

Computer Lab Assistant, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY   2008 - 2012
Monitor of the landscape architecture computer lab in which assistance is given to peers by rectifying technical difficulties with scanners, plotters, or software. Office duties include scanning and distributing readings for professors, graphic design of departmental brochures, and supervision over the office when required.

Elizabeth S. Mortimer Intern, Grey Towers, Milford, PA   Summer 2011
Horticultural intern for the National Historic Site that is managed by the US Forest Service. Maintained the historic estate gardens while researching conservation and landscape history.

Landscape Technician, Bonnie’s Gardens, Milford, PA   Summer 2010
Performed general landscape maintenance for residential gardens in Milford, Pennsylvania. Most work was done independently on site.

Landscape Technician, Everything Botanical, Litchfield, CT   Summer 2009
Maintained residential gardens in Washington Depot, Roxbury, Southbury, and New Preston, Connecticut.

Landscape Architecture Intern, Artemis Landscape Architects, Brookfield, CT   Summer 2008 & 2010
Digitally drafted plans, 3D models, site surveying, client correspondence, office errands, construction detail modification, as well as web development and social networking for the office and its side project, SOL Environments.


Speaking: 
Speaker, MediaCity 4 International Conference, Buffalo, NY  May 3rd, 2013 
Published and presented a method of quantifying social assets and deterrents through the evaluation of presence in digital geo-located applications. With copious data generated on social media every day, an image of a city's social capital can be evaluated. The case study of Rochester, New York was used for this calculation.
Showcase Speaker, Social Cities of Tomorrow Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands   February 17th, 2012 
Presented a method of analyzing sociability in cities experiencing urban decay through public information, such as web applications and social networks, in order to develop a redevelopment scheme that utilized existing social organizations. This process was shone at city scale [Utica] and at site scale [Rochester High Falls].


Volunteer Experience:
Executive Committee Member, Scenic, Wild Delaware River Geotourism Stewardship Council   October 2015 - Present 
Committee member of the Geotourism Council to collaboratively inform and attract visitors to the Northern Region of the Delaware River. Members span across 9 counties (Sussex and Warren, NJ; Delaware, Orange, and Sullivan, NY; Monroe, Northampton, Pike, and Wayne, PA), with the intent to work across city, county, and state boundaries. My current role is in the data collection and management of trail data within all 9 counties with goals to present this content together on the geotourism website.

Volunteer, Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network, Orange County, CA    September 2014 - April 2015 
Volunteer for informational meetings with prospective students. The meetings are not considered interviews, but are reported back to the university for contributing information to a student’s application. Each meeting is an opportunity to inform prosepective students about life at Cornell, and answer any questions they might have about classes, student life, or financial aid.

Volunteer, Peter's Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ    July 2012 - Present 
Volunteer for public events, such as the New Jersey State Fair and Auction Diner, and campus development in the National Park.

Orientation Supervisor, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY   Summer 2010 & 2011
Reviewed applications, interviewed, and trained Orientation Leaders (OLs) for their role in New Student Orientation. All responsibilities of an Orientation Leader are still upheld, but with added duties, such as facilitating Freshman Move-In Day.

Orientation Leader, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY   Summer 2009
Trained volunteer for the Orientation of new students, which includes working Move-In Day and guiding freshman around campus for a week before classes begin.  From “ice-breakers” to campus tours, an OL helps the freshman meet new people and make Cornell feel like their new home.

Volunteer, Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT   1998 - 2008
Volunteered for large, annual events such as The Pottery Sale, Open House, Bowl Fest, Artisan’s Affair, and Holiday Sale. Worked as cashier, preparation, and sales assistant.


Exhibitions:
Considering the Kylix, Marywood University, Scranton, PA   Fall 2014
Ideation Kylix with Kristin Muller, Medium: Polished Aluminide Plastic, Size: 5.25" x 4" x 3.75"

Considering the Kylix, Sally D. Francisco Gallery at Peters Valley, Layton, NJ   Spring 2014 
Ideation Kylix with Kristin Muller, Medium: Polished Aluminide Plastic, Size: 5.25" x 4" x 3.75"

The Last Newspaper: The New City Reader, New Museum, New York, NY   Fall 2010
Contributing Journalist for The Time and Place for HOURS in Issue 08: Business

Journey to Discovery, Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT   Summer 2008
Glass Turtles, Medium: Borosilicate Glass, Set of Three, Size: 1.5in. x 1in.

An Artisan’s Affair, Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT   Fall 2007
Elefante, Medium: Borosilicate Glass, Size: 4in. x 2.5in.