Professional Resume/ List of Experiences

EDUCATION

American University, School of Public Affairs, Washington, DC – May 2018

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science – Cumulative GPA: 4.0/4.0

Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program

American University Honors Program

Kolbe Cathedral High School, Bridgeport, CT – June 2014

2014 Maximilian Kolbe Award WInner (Highest Award offered by School)

National Honor Society

Spanish National Honor Society

GPA: 3.89/4.0

EXPERIENCE

Commercial Learning and Development Intern, People’s United Bank, Bridgeport, CT

June- August 2014

  • Aided the development of the finance industry’s next analysts, and legal and compliance professionals.
  • Managed the review process of all comprehensive coursework and overviews about policies and affiliates
  • Corresponded with current professionals about their learning progress in the industry

Summer Camp Counselor and Senior Staff Member, Cardinal Shehan Center, Bridgeport, CT         2013-2014

  • Led group of thirty students through daily off-site, educational, and recreational activities
  • Taught fundamental swimming skills including freestyle, breathing exercises, and safety instructions
  • Empowered youth by leading and facilitating discussions about empathy, conflict resolution, and goals

2013 Bank of America Student Leader

  • Selected by a national board to represent region at Annual Student Leaders Summit in Washington, DC
  • Participated in leadership development conferences with professionals from public and private sectors

Connecticut State Director and Chief Financial Officer, Youth for National Change, Bridgeport, CT 2013-2014

  • Organized a statewide team of youth dedicated to increasing youth political education and participation
  • Planned several fundraisers and managed the budget and finances of the national organization

 

CAMPUS ACTIVITIES AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Volunteer, Muriel Bowser for Mayor, Washington, DC

September 2014- November 2014

  • Reached out to constituents in all wards of DC and served as a poll watcher to track support for campaign

VP of Recognition, American University Residence Hall Association, Washington, DC             October 2014-Present

  • Works with representatives from the campus to recognize achievements and build residential community

Note-taker, Academic Support and Access Center, Washington, DC                                          September 2014- Present

  • Provides note-taking services to students at American University who need academic accommodations

President, Kolbe Cathedral buildOn Chapter, Bridgeport, CT                                                               2011-2014

  • Organized and promoted ongoing community service projects and planned weekly chapter meetings
  • Represented chapter abroad on 2012 Trek for Knowledge to Malawi to help build a school

Intern/ Volunteer, Norma P. Pfriem Urban Outreach Initiatives, Bridgeport, CT                             2012-2014

  • Aided United Congregational Church in opening a weekly food pantry, clothing closet, community suppers
  • Trained and worked collaboratively with volunteers to find innovative ways to streamline services offered

 HONORS AND AWARDS

The President’s Volunteer Service Award- Silver and Gold Medals

2014 Connecticut Youth of the Year (African-American Affairs Commission)

King of the 2013 Barnum Festival

2013 Future Global Leaders Award (World Affairs Forum)

SKILLS

Computer: Microsoft Office programs, SharePoint, Google Drive, Social Media (Facebook, Twitter)

Language: Intermediate Spanish (writing, speaking, listening)