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Work experience

Jan 2010Present

Environmental Leadership & Building Technology Intern

LivingHomes

  • Research, analyze and provide recommendations for residential designs featuring sustainable technologies and green building products
  • Review and calculate the sustainability levels of LivingHomes designs using LEED (for Homes Rating System) to identify attainable points
  • Study and summarize the environmental impact of LivingHomes designs on usage of electricity, water, and natural gas 
Sep 2009Jan 2010

Urban Design Intern

Urban Design Studio, City of Los Angeles

  • Analyzed streetscape designs and walkability of mixed use and infill projects in Los Angeles and identified viable design improvements
  • Created presentations about the City of Los Angeles’s Urban Design Principles to educate clients on contemporary design standards
Jun 2009Jan 2010

City Planning Intern

Department of City Planning, City of Los Angeles

  • Drafted specific plan updates and created supporting graphics and maps for the West Adams and West Los Angeles regions
  • Researched and analyzed statistical data (employment and housing) to support creation of transit-oriented development zones
  • Conducted urban land use surveys in West Los Angeles and Palms communities, compiling and organizing the data for public use
Sep 2008Jun 2009

Administrative Assistant

UCLA Institute of the Environment

  • Prepared press releases and updated the IoE webpage to announce department events, faculty meetings, and student functions

  • Maintained and reconciled the department’s general ledger for payroll, utilizing MS Excel, to ensure timely payment and transfer of funds

Education

Graphics Portfolio

Interest

  • LEED AP Certification
  • AICP Certification
  • Sustainable urban design and architecture
  • Green buildings
  • Energy efficiency
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Volleyball

Skills

  • Adobe Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop CS3
  • Microsoft Office Suite 2007
  • Google Documents, Sketchup (basic)