Alumni
Interior Architecture and Design
Location: Orland Park, IL, United States
University: Mercyhurst University
Major: Interior Architecture and Design

Alumni

CUONG NGUYEN

EDUCATION
Mercyhurst University, Erie, PA
Bachelor of Science in Interior Design
Anticipated Graduation: 2016 HONORS & AWARDS
Egan Scholarship – 2012-2016
International Scholarship – 2012-2016


WORK EXPERIENCE
Mercyhurst University Hammer Mill Library – Student Worker – 2012-2016
_ Office assistant: Researched articles and journals, ordered books from other libraries
_ Organized books, journals, and magazines
_ Reception desk assistant: Questions and Answer (on phone and in person), library tour guide

Mercyhurst University Lakers Dining Hall – Food Bar Server – 2012-2014
_ Served and handled customers communications,
_ Ensured dining satisfaction for customers,
_ Completed opening and nightly closing duties,
_ Individually trained new employees.

BMB Space Creator, Seoul, South Korea – Internship – Summer 2015
_ Proposed ideas and design solutions
_ Designed and Rendered floor plan on AutoCAD and Photoshop
_ Researched information, materials and finishes, and precedent design projects
_ Selected furniture and finishes
_ Designed presentation boards and PowerPoints

QUALIFICATIONS

Design Skills
Hand and Computer Rendering
Space Planning and Analysis
Model Building and 3-D Designing
Manual Drafting and Computer Sketching
Material Specification and Selection Computer Capabilities
Autodesk: Revit, AutoCAD, 3Ds-Max.
Adobe CS6: Photoshop, In-Design, Illustrator, Lightroom.
Microsoft: Word, PowerPoint, Excel
SketchUp, Lumion

Personal Abilities
Speaking Vietnamese and English – fluently
Speaking Chinese and Japanese – basic level
Understanding the Eastern Feng Shui
Analyzing and Solving problems
Leadership, Assisting, and Organizing skills
Photographing and Retouching
Social Media PR and Marketing Volunteering
Packages for School – 2012
Sunrise Senior Living – 2012
House that Hurst Builds – 2012
House of Mercy – 2013
Orientation Leader – 2014
Beach Clean-up – 2014


Involvements
IIDA Student Member – 2014-Present
Mercyhurst Interior Architecture and Design Annual Competition - 2016
Mercyhurst Interior Architecture and Design Club – 2012-2016
Mercyhurst Modern Cinema Club – 2014-2016
Lakers Leader Orientation Group – 2014
Mercyhurst Service Learning Program – 2013-2014

Interior Architecture and Design, Internship