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Sep 2009Present

Project Manager

Loyola University Chicago GSB Strategic Consulting Group
  • Directed team of five MBA students in an economic feasibility study to determine the market and potential demand for a new café venture by the Instituto del Progreso Latino (a 30-year-old Chicago non-profit)
  • Developed two online surveys to quantitatively appraise faculty/staff and student customer interest, demand for specific menu items, and preferred atmosphere
  • Conducted cost/benefit analysis of 10 cold-food venders for menu development and profit maximization
Aug 2010Present

Program Analyst

Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Work with the Budget Office, the Accounting Office, BAE Project Managers, and COTRs to help in the development and administration of technology contracts by participating in monthly contractor invoice audits
  • Help Office reach its Combined Federal Campaign funding goal by helping 12 volunteers raise over $60,000
  • Coordinate interviews with 12 managers and over 30 IT Specialist candidates, resulting in 9 successful new hires
Apr 2010Aug 2010

Human Resources Intern

Marketing Werks
  • Conducted online research and drafted reports on the following topics: Adoption of E-Verify (verification of employment eligibility using I-9 forms), Compliance with EEOC, and Assessment of ERP Capabilities
  • Automated recruiting database to include the use of screening knockout questions and the automatic sending of letters based on candidate stage in the staffing process 
  • Sourced, interviewed, and hired 27 candidates for a nationwide marketing campaign for Blackberry Bold
Nov 2009Feb 2010

Organization Effectiveness Intern

Towers Watson
  • Statistically analyzed current data, longitudinal data, and best-in-practice norms to review 200+ reports measuring the departmental and organizational employee engagement survey results of numerous Fortune 100 organizations

  • Checked data and made cosmetic changes to an employee engagement presentation that was later delivered to the management team of a top United States food producer

  • Established and maintained good working relationships with team of Senior and Association Consultants

Nov 2006Sep 2009

Senior Research Fellow

Kravis Leadership Institute
  • Researched, designed, and executed a Claremont College Consortium-focused Global Mindset longitudinal study that statistically measures the impact of international study experiences on over 700 undergraduates using pre-test and post-test surveys
  • Collaboratively worked with a professional organizational behavior consultant in conducting an empirical evaluation that included designing methodologies, administering surveys, analyzing data, and presenting the results of the impact Los Angeles Team Mentoring had on over 1,200 “at-risk” youth
  • Researched over 40 peer-reviewed journals to compose a 24 page literature review and theoretical model on global leadership that was presented to the International Leadership Association Conference in November 2008
Apr 2007Mar 2009

Team Leader

  • Independently hired, trained, and managed five undergraduates in a pro-bono empirical evaluation of the Claremont After School Programs (CLASP) impact on 100 youth
  • Incorporated research from online academic journals into two multilingual surveys used to statistically measure longitudinal changes in the personality and performance of 40 students
  • Prepared and led team in data collection (administering surveys to students, tutors, and teachers; conducting focus groups), data input and analysis (using statistics to determine significance), and data presentation (spreadsheets, charts, and tables) to Claremont City Hall and CLASP Board Members




Claremont McKenna College

Wrote 40-page empirical senior thesis titled: "Understanding Global Mindset: The Effect of International Experiences on Undergraduates," 2008. The study used pre- and post-test data to measure the psychological differences between undergraduates that participated in international experiences (internships, study abroad, etc.) and domestic experiences (internships, university exchanges). Psychological constructs included: cultural intelligence, cultural self efficacy, cultural flexibility, ethnocentrism, and cultural psychological capital.


Abroad Study

Arcadia Center for Hellenic, Mediterranean and Balkan Studies

Conducted qualitative study focusing on the intersection of religion and government in Greece while also volunteering 2 hours a week at a local Greek bakery. Courses covered topics including: Religious Life in Greece, Greece and the European Union, Athens on Site (field study), and Modern Greek Language.


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  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint)
  • SPSS
  • Online academic journals (PsycINFO, Business Source Premier, Hoovers, LexisNexis Academic, JSTOR, etc.)
  • Adobe Photoshop