Olivia Harwood

4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016 8137740235 ·


American University, School of Public Affairs (SPA), Washington, DC                   May 2022                                                                                        

Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies

Minor: Political Science

Honors: GPA: 3.78/4.0, Dean’s List (Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Summer 2020), SPA Leadership Program 

Relevant Courses and Projects:  

  • Politics, Policy, and Law Program: Selected to complete my Bachelor of Arts degree in the Politics, Policy, and Law Accelerated Scholars Program to complete my degree in the 3 years
  • SPA Leadership Program: Selected to enroll in the School of Public Affairs Leadership Program to research and conduct my own research project 


Tampa Preparatory School, Tampa, FL                                                                                                                                                                     

Honors:  GPA: 4.0/4.0, National Honor Society Certification



Student Fundraiser, AU Phonathon, American University              January 2021-present                                                                                              

  • Creating lasting relationships with alumni using exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Working with alumni to raise funds for campus organizations and financial aid programs
  • Supporting campus operational needs and campus life 

Social Media Volunteer, Dysautonomia Information Network                                                December 2020-present                                              

  • Increased interaction with content on social media 

     platform by 25% since January 1st

  • Summarize key articles relating to health, support,

    and resources to make the information accessible  

  • Create graphics twice a week in order to boost interaction and engagement

External Director, EagleTHON, American University            March 2020-present                                                                                                             

  • Increasing organizations virtual reach through gaining more following on media platforms 
  • Creating new relationships between other THON organizations across the country
  • Manage social media, recruitment and outreach, and advertisement for the organization


Logistics Intern, Law Office of Darlene Barror, Tampa, FL                                      April 2019-May 2019                                                          

  • Assisted in organization and management during court appearances and travel days
  • Deliberated various cases with the attorney and associate attorney
  • Observed questioning of key witnesses involved in immigration cases 




Staff Writer, Juris Mentem, American University            January 2021-present                                                                                                     

  • Selected to write for the Constitutional Law Column  
  • Collaborate to create an undergraduate pre-law law review 



  • Computer: Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Adobe Photoshop; Lexis-Nexis; InDesign
  • Language: French (intermediate verbal, reading and writing) 

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