Murat K. Alpa

4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20016 ● 732-682-5952 ●


American University, School of Public Affairs (SPA), Washington, D.C.                                May 2021

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies: Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics, & Government (CLEG)


Freehold Township High School, Freehold, NJ                                                                        June 2017

Honors: Contemporary Global Issues Graduate (took advanced courses in relation to foreign relations),  

Distinction in Speech and Debate, States qualifier for National History Day



Member, SPA Leadership Program, American University                                                       September 2017-present

  • Analyze the ongoing problem of human trafficking within the vicinity of Washington, D.C.  to better understand how to help
  • Study the skills required to lead in areas such as the private and public sector and to extend a helping hand to groups


Cleaner, Alpha Facility Services, Monmouth & Ocean Counties, NJ                                      November 2015-present

  • Listened and facilitated issues with offices to ensure customer satisfaction in the cleaning services provided
  • Enhanced the workplaces of medical and commercial offices to promote the wellbeing of the customer and/or patients


Intern,  Monmouth County Democrats, Hazlet, NJ                                                                 June 2016-December 2016

  • Troubleshot technical difficulties with hardware and software of devices such as cell phones and computers
  • Created turf, or areas in which canvassers would greet voters, in order to create a more efficient system for organizers
  • Guided civilians to register to vote as well as to get to their polling station safely on election day




Member, National Speech & Debate Association, Freehold, NJ                                      September 2013-June 2017

  • Presented current events, domestic and international,  in speeches prepared within a 30-minute limit
  • Reasoned with others over congressional bills in mock Congress

President/Secretary, National History Day, Freehold, NJ                                                   September 2014-June 2017

  • Served as a mentor for those that required assistance with creating and submitting their projects
  • Documented historical events and created a documentary based on analysis performed



  • Computer: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; social media; Microsoft Windows system
  • Language: Turkish (professional working proficiency  verbal, limited working proficiency reading and writing) & Spanish (limited working proficiency verbal, reading, and writing)



Murat’s Resume