Resume

EDUCATION

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

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

GPA 4.0/4.0

Honors: Dean’s List (one semester), School of Public Affairs Leadership Program

 

Libertyville High School, Libertyville, IL

High School Diploma

Cumulative GPA 4.21/4.0, with Honors 

 

EXPERIENCE

Intern, Mary Edly-Allen for Illinois IL 51st District

  • Spoke with more than 200 registered voters regarding the candidate’s policies and legislative goals
  • Canvassed more than 30 neighborhoods in Illinois’s 51st District to speak to voters about local issues/concerns

 

Participant, New York Times Global Student Journeys Israel, Palestine, Jordan              

  • Selected to research the cultural implications of formal vs. informal borders in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
  • Interviewed locals, discussed their personal experiences of living in conflict regions
  • Visited conflict zones in the West Bank and Jordinian-Syrian border

 

Researcher, Butler Lake Study Libertyville, IL              

  • Formed a research proposal for the local lake’s water quality to better understand the reason approx. 800 fish died  
  • Collected a wide range of data such as Nitrogen and Phosphorous levels using professional equipment, twice weekly for two months
  • Presented the research to the city’s mayor and aided in local environmental legislation

 

Florist, Buss Flower Shop Libertyville, IL          

  • Crafted and delivered high quality floral arrangements for various events in North Chicago region
  • Worked directly with a range of customers/vendors, such as weddings, corporate events, funerals, and local artists
  • Managed owner’s daily schedule, as well as appointment scheduling and floral inventory 

 

Member, School of Public Affairs Leadership Program American University August 2019-Present

  • Selected to study and practice leadership skills through training and studying DC community-based issues
  • Collected research on the homelessness crisis in the DMV region

 

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

Member, American University International Relations Society American University

  • Taught more than 50 high school students specific procedures for Model United Nations’ conference simulations 
  • Worked with various members to research and organize detailed guides for American University’s annual Model United Nations conference

 

SKILLS

 

  • Language: French (intermediate verbal; fluent reading, writing and listening)
  • Photography: Comfortable with variety of professional cameras, particularly Nikon and Canon equipment

 

  • Computer: Microsoft Word, Excel, WordPress, Adobe InDesign, and Powerpoint

 

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