Beatriz Marques

  • U.K.
Beatriz Marques

International Politics undergraduate

Education

Education
2011 - 2015

BSc (Hons) International Politics 

University of Surrey

Level 3: American Foreign Policy, Case Study in Globalisation, States and Markets Negotiating Politics and Critical Terrorism Studies

Level 2: Politics of the European Union, International Relations Theories, International Political Economy, Approaches to Research Methods, Security Studies, Foreign Policy Analysis, International Organisations and Research Methods

Level 1: Introduction to Politics, Introduction to International Relations, Introduction to Social & Political Theory, Introduction to Study & Research Skills, British Politics & Elections, Introduction to European Integration, Contemporary International History

2004 - 2011

Secondary School & sixth Form

St Peter’s Catholic Comprehensive School

A levels: History (A), Government and Politics (B), Religious Ethics (B)

AS level: English Literature (B)

GCSE: 12 grades at A* - B including English and Mathematics

Work Experience  

Work History
Oct 2012 - Present

Barista

Starbucks, U.K
  • Prepare espresso orders for customers and catering using standard measures and recipes
  • Ensure proper presentation, portion control and maintenance of proper serving temperatures
Jan 2014 - Jul 2014

Intern for Advanced Engineering & Mining Sector

U.K. Trade & Investment, British Consulate, Brazil
  • Assisted sector with OMIS (Overseas Market Introduction Service)
  • Provided support to the organisation of events such as trade missions
  • Maintained CRM (Customer Relationship Management) databases updated
  • Conducted market research and identified business opportunities
  • Gave support to possible demands from UK partners about Brazil
  • Attended trade fairs and official events when necessary
  • Monitored the Internet and specialised magazines gathering information for the team
Sep 2013 - Dec 2013

Media Intern

G7 Communication Agency, Brazil
  • Assisted the company in forming new business partnerships
  • Attended formal meetings and took minutes
  • Ensured that staff were aware of customer needs by greeting and answering phone 
  • Helped in translation of work from Portuguese to English
Oct 2012 - May 2013

Campaigning Officer

Student Union, University of Surrey
  • Helped form a bridge between societies that were of Political and Campaigning nature and the Student Union
  • Used social platforms such as Facebook as a form of ensuring strong communication between all parties 
May 2012 - May 2013

President

Politics Society, Student Union, University of Surrey
  • Nominated and shortlisted for Departmental Society of the Year
  • Re-established a Model UN group, organised and co-hosted a MUN conference
  • Arranged for guest speakers to attend, including Jeremy Hunt and Ann Milton
  • Established an effective communication link between the Politics department and society
Dec 2011 - Jun 2012

Waitress

Gourmet Burger Kitchen, U.K 
  • Ensured high customer satisfaction by developing strong interpersonal skills 
  • Display good knowledge of the business in order to help increase sales
Oct 2011 - Jun 2012

International Politics Academic Representative 

Student Union, University of Surrey
  • Acted as a bridge between the Politics department and the students, ensuring that both voices were respectfully heard
Aug 2010 - Sep 2011

English Tutor

English Tutor 
Jul 2010 - Jul 2010

Researcher

Houses of Parliament 

Skills

Skills

Bilingual

  • Fluent (native) in Portuguese 
  • Fluent in English 

Computing

  • Highly competent user of Microsoft Office: Word & PowerPoint
  • Effective user of social media: Twitter, Facebook and Blogger
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Mac environments
  • Good understanding of SPSS

Administration and Management

  • Organising and scheduling events
  • Money handling
  • Minute-taking
  • Data entry
  • Mass emailing
  • Team work
  • Creative and analytical thinking
  • Time-management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, friendly and positive personality

Community Work

TRUSSEL TRUST FOOD BANK, Dec 2014 

Volunteer

 

STREETSCENE, Dec 2012 - Aug 2013

Support Volunteer

 

TIBET CULTURE TRUST,  June 2011 

Volunteer