Ashraf Heleka

Work History

Work History


Law Office of Lam, Thompson & Park
  • Utilized online media to find and communicate with potential staff
  • Reviewed résumés of potential staff
  • Participated in interviews of potential staff that resulted in the hiring of one lawyer and one paralegal
  • Composed and prepared a variety of legal documents
  • Answered incoming telephone calls and contacted clients, lawyers, and others when needed
  • Conducted legal research
Aug 2010 - Present

Junior Research Associate

Al Ahly Medical Projects
  • Collect data about acute coronary syndrome from four hospitals in Cairo and one hospital in Alexandria on a weekly basis
  • Communicate weekly with researchers from Yale University
  • Develop and design data collection methods including surveys, registry forms, and other methods
  • Investigate and interpret research results
  • Communicate on a daily basis with doctors and nurses at various hospitals to improve research methods
  • Conduct analysis and research for a variety of healthcare related topics
Apr 2006 - Jun 2007

Customer Service Representative

Union Bank of California
  • Communicated and interacted with bank clients to provide sufficient bank products for the clients’ specific financial needs
  • Explained and interpreted bank statements for clients
  • Processed monetary transactions
  • Responded to client telephone inquiries
Oct 2003 - Apr 2006

Assistant Administrator

Mega Dollars, Incorporated
  • Developed employee work schedules and calculated employee work hours
  • Completed bank transactions
  • Conducted filing of correspondence and invoices
  • Reviewed and computed vendor invoices
  • Addressed business correspondence


Sep 2005 - Jun 2010

Bachelor of Arts

University of California, Irvine

University of California, Irvine, June 2010

Bachelor of Arts in Criminology, Law, and Society

Bachelor of Arts in History

GPA: 3.489

Dean’s Honor List: Winter 2008, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, and Winter 2010.



SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences)

Basic working knowledge of  SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) in running various statistical tests.

Adobe CS5

Can develop simple, functional web sites using Adobe CS5. Also have working knowledge of basic web development programming languages HTML and CSS.

Microsoft Office Products

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint; also have basic knowledge of Microsoft Visio and Microsoft Access.


To utilize my knowledge of business administration and research practices to promote improvements in the health and education sectors.


  • Learning about various subjects and acquiring new skills.
  • Reading anything from the news to fitness magazines to do-it-yourself instructional texts.
  • Kickboxing.
  • Running and general fitness.


I have been a part-time volunteer English instructor in at the Better World Foundation in Cairo, Egypt since October 2010. I instruct basic conversational, written, and business English to underprivileged college students. In addition to teaching, I have helped create and improve the educational curriculum for English courses that I have taught at the Better World Foundation. Other highlights include:

  • Facilitate an environment that fosters growth and allows for open expression of opinions
  • Assign weekly tasks including homework, presentations, group projects, and other exercises
  • Evaluate assignments, quizzes, tests, and other projects on a weekly basis