Zachary J. Hyvarinen

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016


American University (2016-Present)

School of Public Affairs: BS: Economics Minor: American Studies

  • School of Public Affairs: Certificate in Advanced Leadership Program
  • AU Rotaract Club Charter Member: sponsored by Rotary Club of Federal City
  • Leadership Living Learning Community

Fitchburg High School  (2012-2016)

AP Classes: Language and Composition, Literature and Composition, Psychology, U.S. History, Calculus A.B., Calculus B.C., Biology, Environmental Science, Physics. Leadership Positions: FHS Interact Club President and Standing Alumni Director, National Honor Society President, Class of 2016 Student Government Secretary, School Improvement Committee Member, and Golf Team Captain


Conference Assistant, AU Conferences and Guest Services  (May 2017-Present)

Assists guests and conference groups from over 140 countries staying in University residence halls. Emphasizes hospitality and courtesy to guests. Acts as liaison for guests and business operations staff. Included substantial clerical work

Teaching Assistant, SPA Leadership Program (May 2017-Present)

Selected to organize the programs events for first-year students. Guides students in creating and performing a social action project in the Washington area. Mentors students during college transition. Serves as confidential resource

Team Member, Whole Foods (October 2016-September 2017)

Works as supervisor in the grocery department. Performed typical retail leadership tasks such as delegating labor, stocking product, and recording shrinkage. Previously held full-time position as overnight store supervisor

Grocery Clerk, Market Basket/Demoulas (August 2011-Present)

Worked as head grocery clerk for both day and overnight shifts. Developed essential skills such as precision to detail, reading people and their needs, and how to lead a team in retail. Operated standing fork-lift

Clerk Assistant, Fitchburg District Court (June 2015-August 2015)

Organized the daily logs of the court under the Clerk’s office. Observed and performed daily clerical and courtroom procedure, including confidential work

HONORS AND AWARDS                                                                                                                  

Recipient, Rotary Youth Leadership Award  (June 2014/February 2017)

Nominated and selected for the award that included a weekend-long leadership training program conducted by the Rotary District 7910 at Worcester State University. Returning to DC Chapter as program leader in 2017

Delegate, MA Boys State (June 2015)

Nominated and selected to attend the week-long, annual elite-government program by the American Legion


Retail: customer service, POS system, shrinkage, labor delegation

Computer: Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

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