Ivan Pernev

  • Bulgaria, BG

Work History

Work History
Sep 2014 - Oct 2014


Administration of the president of Republic of Bulgaria

As an Intern in the Administration of the President I helped the staff with administrative work, found out valuable information on the internet and did whatever other work was exacted from me.

Mar 2014 - Jun 2014


Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

As an intern in tthe Bulgarian Academy of Sciences I did historical research writing academic papers for the Academy. I mainly focused on the history of Eurasia in the 19th Century.

Mar 2013 - Apr 2014



As an AEIESEC member I participated in projects like World Playground. I took part in OgX IcX and ER. I actively promoted the organization making info desks and interviewed EPs from Bulgaria and abroad. I also negotiated 2 contracts with TNs - private kindergadens for the WP project. I also extremely enjoyed meeting foreign interns and helping them around the city.

Jan 2011 - Jun 2011


National Alliance for Voluntary Work

As a volunteer in NAVW I visited schools for children with disabilities and made presentations for them. I actively participated in their education. I also took part in many projects organized by NAVW.


2012 - 2016

Bachelor's degree in International Relations

Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski

As an International Relations Student in Sofia University I gained a lot of useful skills - I achieved fluency in English and significantly improved the other foreign languages I've learnt. I also gained significant knowledge in international history, world politics, law, economics etc. I developed an urge to understand all the people  and cultures around me and resolve any conflicts that may arise.

Sep 2008 - May 2012

High School Degree

Plovdiv English language school 

The Plvodiv English language school is one of the most prestigious in Bulgaria and regularly ranks in top 5 on the state exams.




PC User Skill

I believe that through my many years as a PC User I have gained all the skills one needs for a regular job that requires a computer.

Internet User Skill

I believe that through my many years as an internet user I have acquired significant skill in finding information on the internet quickly and efficiently

Language Teaching

I have had some experience teaching English language to my younger cousin.  I have also read some books on teaching theory and popular psychology.

Russian Language 

I studied Russian Language for one semester in University last year but since both Russian and Bulgarian are Slavic languages I have never met any difficulties understanding Russian. I have watched a lot of Russian language TV programmes and also read a few books in Russian.

Chinese Language 

I take active interest in the History of the Far East and especially in the History of China. Thus I began a Chinese language Course in University and I also practiced a lot with language learning software. I intend to take HSK 3 or 4 certificate next schoolyear.

Persian Language 

I am very interested in the history and culture of Iran especially the ancient one. Thus I took courses in Persian language outside University in the Iranian Cultural Institute. I also visited some of the Persian studies classes in University

German Language 

I have studied German language in school though not very intensively. I visited a mock exam last year and was rated B1 with chances to take a B2 certificate.

English Language

I achieved proficiency in English in my schoolyears as a student in the Plovdiv English language school . I have taken CAE certificate and I have also taken CPE mock exams.

Presentation Skill

I have made several presentations in my life and I believe have sufficient experience in public speaking. I have never met  great difficulties communicating with a big audience. 

Intercultural Communication

I have always been interested in other people's point of view which is very much determined by their culture. Thus I take active interest in communicating with people from different cultures. I have travelled abroad and I have met a few international friends especially  throuh my experience with AIESEC.

Team Management

In AIESEC I significantly improved my team management abilities by taking part in the WP project.

Leadership Skills

I have been put in many situations in my life in which I have had to make responsible decission for other people, organize and lead them. I have been the leader of several projects in school and univeristy and I have always been willing to take responsibility. I have also read a few books on leadership theory.


Other Extracurricular Achievements

 I have also achieved several extracurricular success. I have participated in National Olympiads in Geography, Philosophy and History and ranked  1 on the National History Olympiad. I was also ranked first on an International Relations contest with my presentation on the role of the PRC in Africa. Some of my articles have been published in online journals. I have also read quite a lot of extracurricular books connected to World Politics and International Relations.