Interns Seeking Internships

Carissa A. da Silva 

 (703)-505-5839

Carissa.daSilva14@Gmail.com

Work & Leadership Experience

Full-time student at Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design pursuing a BFA
in Sustainable Interior Design. As she enters her junior year at RMCAD,
Carissa is searching for an internship to further her education.

Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Lakewood, CO 2020- Current
Pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sustainable Interior Design
81 of 125 Credits Completed


Northern Virginia Community College, Sterling, VA August 2019
Associate of Science Degree in General Studies


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Unfinished Furniture Colorado, Broomfield, CO December 2019-Current

- Aide clients in finding the best furniture solutions based of their needs,
space, and desires
- Educate clients on furniture finishing procedures, techniques, and
products
- Building clientele relationships by working through decorating
dilemmas and finding solutions, sometimes working with the same
customer for multiple months
- Assist in store window displays, graphics, and gallery layout

  • Retail Merchandising Services, Westminster, CO December 2019-March

2021
- Provide efficient, quick, and correct merchandising services
- Set up and take down of retail displays, graphics, shelving, and more
- Travel to various retail store locations and create relationships with
store team members
- Update stock and inventory while working with store team to ensure
proper communication

  • Restoration Hardware March 2019-September 2019

- Enhanced and maintained “Preferred Client” list, working with
receiving team to acquire specific furnishings desired by clients
- Handled large cash, credit, and check purchasing transactions
- Advised clients based on their personal home needs
- Assisted with visuals and lifestyle displays

  • Leesburg Gourmet September 2019-December 2019

- Educated clients on gourmet Belgian chocolate, wine, and cheese for
gifts, pairings, and treats
- Assisted in store layout, decor, and window displays
- Maintained store while owner traveled
- Assisted in hosting events, musicians, and parties

  • Art Sweet Art September 2019-November 2019

- Worked alongside local artists to set-up exhibits in gallery
- Worked to ensure guest and artists were comfortable and taken care
of while visiting the gallery
- Formed relationships with local artists to create opportunities for the
gallery
- Took care of purchasing and wrapping paintings, prints, and sculptures
from gallery
References Available Upon Request