• Job Field: Government Administration
  • Years of Experience: 0 Years
  • I am interested In: Part Time
  • I’m currently: Looking for work
  • Willing to Relocate: Depends
  • Willing to Travel: Few times a year
  • Highest Education: Masters
  • Current Career Level: Entry Level
  • Work Authorization: US Citizen

 

Profile Summary

Goal oriented, recent graduate, looking for a full-time position in the non-profit sector geared toward helping underserved communities. Key skills include: advanced qualitative and quantitative research analysis, creative problem solving and effectively collaborating in a team environment.

Education

Master in Liberal Arts, University of St. Thomas 5/2011

Concentration: Political Science, GPA: 3.85

Related Course Work :

  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems . Poster: “Dry” counties v. “wet” counties in Texas - instances of family violence in relation to alcohol availability.

  • Advanced Topics in Geographic Information Systems . Poster: Comparison of Dallas DART to Houston MetroRail proposed east line – using demographic data to predict urban revitalization.

  • Geographic Information Systems and Redistricting . Project: Created a legal redistricting plan for DFW area and then applied gerrymandering techniques (cracking, stacking, packing and incumbent gerrymander) to benefit a particular party / potential candidate.

  • Capstone Paper: Trust, but verify? : The Failure of the IRS and FEC to Safeguard American Elections.

Bachelor of Arts, University of St. Thomas 5/2009

Major: Political Science, Cum Laude

Related Course Work :

  • Senior Thesis / Presentation: Remote Internet Voting: Is the American Electorate Ready?

Work Experience

Univ. of St. Thomas, Dept. of political science 08/2009 - 05/2011

Volunteer Student Worker

  • Planned and executed departmental events

  • Planned and executed departmental fundraisers benefiting student enrichment

UnGowa Films - camera operator 01/2007 – 05/2010

  • Pre-production and post production work, still photography

UBS – student intern 05/2007 – 07/2007

  • Market Research, excel database management

ExxonMobil – Internal Audit, student intern 08/2003 – 06/2004

  • Expense report file clerk, pulled expense reports for auditors in the field

  • Assembled audit process manuals, Iron Mountain liaison

CTH Communications – office manager 05/2001 – 07/2001

  • Accounts payable / receivable

  • Updated network layout projects through AutoCAD

  • Developed manual on Cat5 termination

  • Conducted group training on termination processes

Technical Skills

Esri GIS, SPSS, Microsoft Office Suite, Apple iWork Suite , Adobe Photoshop / Lightroom

Volunteer work

Texas Children’s Cancer Center, The Buffalo Bayou Partnership, The Beacon

References

Available upon request