Sofia Schmidt

4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016   281-979-5594


American University, School of International Service                                                                                   Washington, DC                                                                                                                                            

BA International Service/MA U.S Foreign Policy & National Security                                                                 08/2014-05/2018


American University of Madrid                                                                                                                                      Madrid, Spain



American University, University College Honors Program                                                                                    Washington, DC                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           08/2014-12/2014


 The Truman Foundation

Program Assistant                                                                                                                                                        Washington, DC

  • Responsible for coordinating annual Truman Leadership Week Graduate Fair.    01/2018 – Present
  • Maintained foundation database. 27 hours/week
  • Assisted with the coordination of various office support activities.
  • Provided analytical support for office policies and procedures.


Executive Office of the President                                                                                                                               Washington, DC

E-Discovery and Forensics Intern                                                                                                                              08/2017- 12/2017

  • Responsible for original research on cyber security issues. 18 hours/week
  • Obtained strong computer forensics skills.
  • Attended and reported on staff meetings and Office of Administration meetings.
  • Evaluated various programs and policies in support of office staff.


Center for a Free Cuba                                                                                                                                                  Washington, DC

Intern                                                                                                                                                                             08/2016- 12/2016

  • Conducted original research on human rights issues in Cuba.                                                              20 hours/week
  • Maintained organization website.
  • Wrote original pieces to be published by Center for a Free Cuba.


United States House of Representatives                                                                                                                  Washington, DC

Congressman Ted Poe’s office, Texas 2nd District                                                                                                   01/2016- 05/2016

  • Attended and reported on public policy briefings.                                                      18 hours/week
  • Wrote memos for staff on various legislative and foreign affairs issues.
  • Maintained office database.


 The Tribune Newspaper                                                                                                                                                      Humble, Tx

Intern Reporter                                                                                                                                                             06/2014- 09/2014

  • Conducted confidential field interviews.                                                                                       30 hours/week
  • Wrote original articles published in The Tribune.
  • Responsible for editing both my own work and that of colleagues.


Phi Mu Fraternity, Executive Committee Secretary, 01/2016-12/2016                                                                Washington, DC           

Phi Mu Fraternity, Lead Reporter and Editor, 08/2015-12/2015                                                                          Washington, DC

Network of Enlightened Women, 08/2015-present                                                                                                Washington, DC



  • Computer: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Office; Social Media
  • Experience with multi-cultural interactions
  • Experience with event organization and planning
  • Proficient oral and written Spanish skills


  • Italiano’s Restaurant. Server, 05/2017-08/2017 Humble, Tx
  • Lia’s Restaurant, Server/Host, 08/2017-12/2017                                                                                Chevy Chase, MD