Nicole received a BA in English from Oberlin College in Ohio and spent a semester in Macerata, Italy. She was a pre-program intern at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. and the Cantor Center. Nicole also interned in San Francisco at the DeYoung Museum and the Textile Museum of Oaxaca in Mexico. Over the past two summers, she interned at the Kaymakci Archaeological Project in Tekelioglu, Turkey and the Pitt-Rivers Museum in Oxford, England. Nicole is completing her third year in objects conservation at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.