Resume

Contact Information

Name: Molly Gormley
Email: mg2505a@student.american.edu
Phone: 610.547.2790
Website: edspace.american.edu/mg2505a


Education

B.A. International Studies, American University (in progress)
     Washington, DC 20016
HS Diploma, Upper Darby High School
      Drexel Hill, PA 19026


Employment Experience

Student Staff Assistant, Honors Office, American University (September, 2014-present)

  • Answer phone calls and emails
  • Schedule appointments
  • Assist honors staff in any project necessary

Assistant Lacrosse Coach, Upper Darby Department of Recreation, Drexel Hill, PA  (July, 2012-July, 2014)

  • Led warm-ups and taught basic sports techniques to elementary and middle school girls at annual weeklong camp

Service

Volunteer, Manoa Presbyterian VBS, Havertown, PA (July, 2008-July, 2014)

  • Led a group of children through various activities at an annual church-hosted day camp

Peer Tutor, ELL Department, Upper Darby High School (January, 2014-June, 2014)

  • Taught daily English lessons to a Vietnamese immigrant who had just arrived in the United States
  • Planned daily lessons, administered tests, graded homework

Volunteer, Manoa Presbyterian City Team, North Philadelphia, PA (July, 2013)

  • Helped set up games & organize lessons at a street Bible camp in a low-income section of Philadelphia

Volunteer, Jamaica Link Ministries, Montego Bay, Jamaica (July, 2013)

  • Spent a week-long mission trip in Jamaica for humanitarian services
  • Visited hospitals, volunteered at orphanages

Volunteer, Cherokee Indian Reservation, Cherokee, NC (July, 2012)

  • Helped organize a weeklong children’s camp for local Native Americans
  • Completed construction work on two natives’ homes

Volunteer, Center for Short Term Missions, Kermit, WV (July, 2011)

  • Helped run a rural children’s camp

Leadership Experience

Co-editor-in-chief, The Acorn, Upper Darby High School (September, 2014-June, 2014)

  • Co-led monthly meetings regarding expected deadlines and story ideas
  • Was responsible for laying out the school’s newspaper
  • Advised section editors on best techniques for a successful newspaper

Homeroom Representative, Executive Committee, Upper Darby High School (September, 2010-June, 2014)

  • Elected by the members of my homeroom to represent them in regular executive committee meetings
  • Discussed allocation of class funds, planned school dances and events

President, National Honor Society, Upper Darby High School (May, 2013-May, 2014)

  • Led monthly meetings for 80+ members of the organization; making announcements, mediating discussions, etc.
  • Attended weekly meetings to make important decisions on funds, charity donations, and scholarships
  • Checked all members in at each event in an organized manner

Section Leader, Indoor Percussion Ensemble, Upper Darby High School (November, 2014-April, 2014)

  • Led cymbals sectionals fully independently to help my section better grasp the show material
  • Provided regular cymbal lessons for new players until they reached the proficient level

Drum Major, Upper Darby Marching Royals, Upper Darby High School (May, 2013-November, 2014)

  • Relayed all directions to band members and at times led rehearsals
  • Had the chief responsibility of communicating the tempo between the drumline and the rest of the band
  • Essentially the student leader of the entire organization