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American University, School of Public Affairs (SPA), Washington, DC May 2021

Field of Study: Political Science, Sociology, Women’s and Gender Studies

Rutherford High School, Rutherford, New Jersey June 2017

Honors: Graduated top 10% of class, National Honors Society officer (treasurer), Board of Education Gold Award (GPA of at least 3.7 or higher for 4 consecutive years)

Professional Experience

Teacher and Mentor, Promise Summer Camp, Leonia, New Jersey June-August 2017

  • Gained leadership skills through teaching a 5th grade class with 20 students
  • Directed and guided students to weekly field trips and pool days
  • Wrote progress reports and taught 5th grade level english and math

Intern, Parano & Associates, Hackensack, New Jersey June 2017 – Present

  • Promoted voter registration by going to various events in New Jersey and engaging with strangers
  • Encouraged Phil Murphy Campaign (Democratic Party nominee for Governor of New Jersey) through phone calls with registered democrats
  • Canvassed and worked with other interns through physically going door to door with voter registration
  • Learned how to use SmartVan (voter database)

Other Work Experience

Newspaper Editor, RHI, Rutherford High School, Rutherford, NJ September 2013-June 2017

  • Wrote over 30 articles: primarily on the fashion column, sports features, and editorials
  • Collaborated with a team of 9th-12th graders to help set up the newspapers setup and design
  • Interviewed students from all grades/took pictures for each issue  
  • Discussed new editorial topics and spotlights for each issue (fall, spring, senior send off)


Computer: Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Word, Imovie, Excel, PowerPoint, SmartVan (database)

Language: conversational Korean (verbal, reading, writing)

Miscellaneous: improv acting, guitar, theatre,  basic film editing


Member, SPA Leadership Program, American University Present

  • Selected to work with other peers and strengthen leadership skills
  • Spreading awareness about the importance of contraceptive usage (Gender and Sexuality focus)  


Volunteer, Multicultural Festival, Rutherford, New Jersey May 2016- May 2017

  • Managed the check in booth with a team while marking attendance for incoming  performers
  • Distribute information packets and participation certificates to performers
  • Communicated frequently with the Rutherford Civil Rights Council (coordinators of the festival)


Volunteer, Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey, Paramus, NJ October 2014-May 2015

  • Jewish/Korean Coalition Leadership Program
    • The Jewish and Korean youth working together to find similarities within the two communities
  • Gained a knowledge of the importance of solidarity and teamwork
  • Assisted in various volunteer activities (painting homes, luncheons)