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To obtain a position in a working environment where I can push myself to the limits of my abilities whilst gaining much desired experience in the practice of architectural design.


Successfully completing my secondary school studies in 2009, I was accepted into the UQ School of Architecture and began tertiary studies in 2010. Progressing through the three year Bachelor of Architecture, I have come to enjoy both the practical and theoretical elements within the course, demonstrating work of a high standard across each subject. Since 2005, my passion for architecture and design has grown and one day I hope to be recognised for my own unique architectural style.


Thomson Adsett South Brisbane, Queensland. Architecture Work Experience — 2009 Began a seven-week (9:00am – 5:00pm) internship with ThomsonAdsett Architects after being awarded the 2009 ThomsonAdsett Student award for design in Secondary School. Worked amongst architects and architectural graduates on several projects and became a valued member of the team. It is here that I gained much knowledge and understanding of how a firm operates and engaged in activities such as: ● Site documentation ● Furniture layouts and design ● Modelling roof flashings and downpipes ● Door and Window Scheduling ● Room elevations and sections ● Providing different façade design options

Brookfield PCYC School Aged Care Brookfield, Queensland. Supervisor — 2009-Current Began work at Brookfield Outside School Hours care as a casual employee assistant supervisor in 2009. Since 2009, and after receiving Blue Card and various first aid certificates, progressed to Supervisor and Team Leader. Have become competent in: ● Producing staff rosters ● Filing Incident reports ● Applying First Aid ● Managing weekly run sheets ● Engaging positively with staff, children and parents.

Lilyfields Restaurant Kenmore, Queensland. Kitchenhand & Waiter— 2008-2009 Worked as a Kitchen Staff member in 2009 at a Brisbane restaurant titled Lilyfields. Began as a dishwasher and progressed to Waiter and Bar Staff. I developed several skills whilst at Lilyfields: ● Served meals ● Prepared coffees, milkshakes and fruit juices ● Washed dishes


University of Queensland St. Lucia, Queensland. Bachelor of Architecture — 2010-2012 Began a Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Queensland in 2010 after graduating from Secondary School in 2009. Completed the required courses at a high standard and is due to finish the Degree by November 2012. Grade Point Average: 5.5.

Brisbane State High School South Brisbane, Queensland. Queensland High School Certificate — 2005-2009 Graduated from Brisbane State High School in 2009, successfully attaining a Queensland High School Certificate and an Overall Position of 3. Subject Awards were achieved for four of six subjects: ● Senior Graphics ● Senior Engineering Technology ● Senior Art ● Senior Technology Studies


Proficient in ● Revit Architecture ● Autocad ● Sketchup ● Adobe InDesign and Illustrator ● Microsoft Office Suite Accomplished in: ● Model Making ● Architectural Design ● Technical Drawing And have attained: ● QLD Construction Induction White Card ● QLD Blue Card ● Certificate in First Aid ● Certificate in Anaphylaxis and Asthma Treatment ● CPR Certified ● Working with Children; Roles and Responsibilities Course ● Responsible Service of Alcohol


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2009 ThomsonAdsett Student Award for Design 2009 Peter and Julie Bellas Art Busary Award 2012 National Architecture Conference Volunteer team 2012 Australian Institute of Architects SONA Member 2012 APESMA Member


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Member of Moggill Football Club 2000 – 2012 Key goal scorer for ‘The Ronaldingos’ Seven-a-side Football team Play Guitar in multiple Brisbane-based bands: ‘Moonfleet’ & ‘Kate and Max’ Member of the World Wildlife Fund Interested in travelling the world

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Resume 2012  

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