Professional Profile: Taylor Casey 2017
Name: Taylor Casey - 2017
Title: Architecture Intern/Student
Company: JRS Architect P.C.
Location: Long Island, New York
Education: New York Institute of Technology
Association Awards: ACE Mentor Program Scholarship 2014; Professional Women in Construction Scholarship 2015 CT Chapter; Professional Women in Construction Scholarship 2016 CT Chapter; Professional Women in Construction Scholarship 2017 CT Chapter
CREW National: 2017 Scholarship, 1 of 12 undergraduate students in North America
What does your company do? JRS Architect, P.C. is a full-service architectural firm handling requirements of all types and scale, from interior renovations, consolidations and restacks to new ground-up construction of corporate offices, banks, retail stores, schools, healthcare facilities, restaurants, hotels, and multifamily units.
How long have you worked in the AEC Industry? I have held the position of an architectural intern for the past three years, starting as a senior in high school.
Is what you do now your original chosen profession? My interest was always focused on design. In high school I was involved in a mentorship program, which included producing a mock project that led to internships in the field.
What would you say to the you then? Don’t be afraid to ask questions.
Keys to success: Set goals and timelines, keep everything in focus, embrace your failures, and surround yourself with the right people
If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? An elementary school teacher
Hobbies: Cooking, spending time outdoors