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.
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?
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
Esri GIS, SPSS, Microsoft Office Suite, Apple iWork Suite , Adobe Photoshop / Lightroom
Texas Children’s Cancer Center, The Buffalo Bayou Partnership, The Beacon
Available upon request