Olivia Bergman

Summary

Seeking gainful employment that allows me to utilize the technical research, writing and editing skills in addition to bilingual communication skills obtained throughout my educational experience in a professional atmosphere. Looking to build upon experience using my bilingual, interpersonal, analytical, and comprehensive communication skills, while demonstrating the ability to execute multiple projects at the same time. I anticipate performing such tasks for the benefit of the company, in addition to continuing personal growth.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - Present

Non-legal Intern

Ohio Attorney General's Office, Charitable Law Section

Assigned to research, write and edit various documents published within the office in order to improve effectiveness. Performed assorted secretarial tasks such as answering multi-line phones, FAXing documents, entering data, filing, copying and sorting mail to assure timely responses and to meet deadlines.

  • Performed extensive research to update and improve brochurces.
  • Standardized and branded PowerPoint templates.
  • Teamed with supervisor and attorney to reconstruct and improve the usability of the section's webpage.
  • Wrote articles published to the section's webpage in a monthly newsletter.
Aug 2008 - Present

Writing Consultant

Capital University

Referred by professor to work in the university's Writing Center due to advanced knowledge and grasp of writing and grammar. Hired onto staff to help students achieve optimal writing skills.

  • Assisted students in the improvement of college papers in various subjects.
  • Trained in MLA format to critique thesis and topic development, content, punctuation, grammar and sentence structure.
  • Connected with students outside of the Writing Center to provide additional help.
  • Attended monthly training to refresh writing and tutoring skills.
May 2010 - Aug 2010

Intern

Melissa Lipchak Attorney at Law

Learned the skills of a practicing attorney. Observed many areas of law.

  • Performed case research daily. 
  • Created and edited office documents.
  • Wrote letters and verbally communicated with clients.
  • Organized and reviewed files. 
May 2008 - Jul 2009

Server

New Albany Country Club

 Trained in food and customer service. Assembled set-ups for various celebrations.

  • Demonstrated communication and personable skills to establish working relationships with co-workers and members of the club.
  • Formulated professional networks with members of the club.
  • Helped the Club to recieve top ratings and outstanding statistics from administration and members.
Jun 2007 - Aug 2007

Office Support

Dershaw & Co. Inc.

Performed assorted secretarial tasks, including answering multi-line phones, FAXing documents, entering data, filing, copying and serving costumers.

  • Developed and executed plans for sales and marketing.

Education

Education
Sep 2009 - Dec 2010

None

Bowling Green State University

A Year Abroad Program in Spain.

  • Studied one semester in Alcalá de Henares, Spain.
  • Obtained fluency in reading, writing, and speaking the Spanish Language.
Aug 2007 - May 2010

B.A.

Capital University

Recent Training in:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Reader
  • Windows Movie Maker
Aug 2005 - May 2007

None

Edison State Community College

Attended Post Secondary Enrollment Options Program offered through high school.

  • Completed 32 credit hours of college level English, Math and Science during junior and senior years of high school.
  • Named to Dean's list every semester.

Skills

Skills

Computer Skills

60 WPM typing Microsoft Office Adobe InDesign Adobe Reader Adobe Photoshop Webpage Usability testing

Communication (Verbal)

Ability to effectively communicate information in various circumstances, including one-on-one, small group, large pubic, international. Conducted and participated in interview process Lead small group projects Public speaking Bi-lingual presentations (Spanish)

Communication (Written)

Strong ability to simplify complex and sophisticated language and issues into clear, concise, and engaging written products across a variety of media and audiences.   Media: Wikipedia PBWiki YouTube Delicious E-newsletter Other: Statutory Language Non-Profit Language Human Resource Terminology

Technical Writing Portfolio (Mic