Amanda Powell

Amanda Powell

Work History

Work History
Sep 2007 - Dec 2007

Undergraduate Research Apprentice

University of California, Berkeley
Jun 2007 - Aug 2007

Art Teacher

Rolling Hills Country Day Camp

•    Developed original art projects each week to teach to children ages 4-14 in classrooms of 15 to 30 students•    Conceived, designed and managed weekly themed art and learning activities

Sep 2006 - Dec 2006

Undergraduate Research Apprentice

U.C. Berkeley War Crimes Center

•    Developed improved research techniques while studying the Nuremburg and Japanese war crimes trials•    Compiled extensive research data into an online database

May 2006 - Aug 2006

Summer Intern

Compton Courthouse

•    Handled general administrative duties relating to hundreds of civil court cases •    Updated and maintained the filing system

Aug 2005 - May 2006

SAT Verbal Teacher

People's Test Preparation Service

•    Created original lesson plans to instruct 20 Berkeley High students in SAT writing and verbal skills•    Helped students raise their SAT Verbal scores by an average of 30 points

Sep 2006 - May 2005

First Grade Tutor

Emerson Elementary School

•    Taught up to 30 students basic math and vocabulary skills•    Set up special projects and activities

Education

Education
Aug 2005 - May 2009

Bachelor of Arts

University of California, Berkeley