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Leveraging my comprehensive woodworking, and metal skill set I want to learn how to build and maintain exhibitions and expand my knowledge base of tool maintenance.  Taking into consideration my love of working with my hands and my desire to give back to the community I believe I would be an excellent candidate for shop assistant and/or teaching positions.


May 2015Aug 2015

Content Creation Intern 

Maker Media 

Set up machinery and build infrastructure within shop , fabricate video series film sets, resolve maker and author projects, create, write and publish original content for blog, and participate in community events : Maker Faire, and Magazine launch events, . 

Sep 2015Dec 2015

Teaching Assistant (Chair Techniques) 

California College of the Arts  

Assist students in building chairs, advise students about complex joinery, ensure the safe and proper use of tools. 

Sep 2013Present

Welding Shop and Woodshop Monitor 

California College of the Arts 

Ensure proper use of tools, ensure safety of students, teach basic welding technique and woodworking technique.

Jan 2015May 2015

Teaching Assistant (Introduction to Furniture)

California College of the Arts 

Teach novice wood workers the appropriate tools needed too design, prototype,  and build wood table safely. 

Jun 2014Aug 2014

Shop Employee  (part- time)

Anzfer Farms 

General shop help.                                  

Jun 2013Aug 2013

Shop Employee

Fricano Construction Company 

Assistant in a wide range of kitchen cabinet production processes.


Camp Counselor 

Skokie Park District 

Teach campers ages 9-16 how to unicycle, lead and entertain groups of 10-15 campers, resolve camper conflicts, and communicate to parents.


Sep 2012May 2016

BFA (Furniture Design)

California College of the Arts

Courses of interest:  Intro to Furniture, Drawing Technology, Design Drawing, Drawing For Furniture, Chair, Cabinet, Metal Techniques, Conceptual Object, Model Making, Introduction to Industrial Design, Senior Thesis


Perspective drawing, model making, properties of how materials react in varying environments, finishing techniques, knowledge of furniture fabrication: joinery, sculpting organic surfaces, basic upholstery skills, mig welding,  Knowledge of fabrication tools: router, table saw, belt sander, drill-press, horizontal slot mortise, jump shear, english wheel, hossfeld bender, mig welder, oxy-acetylene,  and tig welder.