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Easy going, conscientious and customer focused doctoral student with an experience in customer care and sales, familiar with handling payments and operating cash registers. Detail-oriented with great observation and communication skills. Currently looking for a position in which I can benefit from my hands on experience with female and male personal products, open mindless and sex positive attitude. 


Communication skills

Verbal and written communication skills

Administrative and organisational skills

Book keeping, operating cash registers and familiarity with card payment procedures

Relevant work history



Waiting experience gained during summer months between 2008-2011 in busy restaurant environment in Spain and the United States 

Responsible for looking after guests and attending to their needs during their visit.Welcoming them to the restaurant, escorting them to their table and also informing them of any special offers or meals

06/2010- 10/2010 Taste of Texas, Cala d’Or, Mallorca, Spain 

06/2009- 10/2009 The Pirates, Cala d’Or, Mallorca, Spain

06/2008- 09/2008 Golf Club, Pensylvania, USA


Customer Care Agent 

Ryanair Airline, CCS Slovakia, Bratislava

Responsible for direct and indirect communication with costumers in relation to reservations, refunds and sales


Public Relations Officer

Centre of Nations-Slovakia

Manifested excellent communication and presentation skills, computer literacy and ability to produce in-house materials for diverse audience

Additional work history 



CSID, University of the Witwatersrand

Research Associate 

7 Pillars Institute for Global Finance and Ethics

Research Analyst 

Fundacion Vicente Ferrer, International Division


Jan 2013Present

PhD Candidate

University of the Witwatersrand

Development Studies Programme

Dissertation topic: 'The Chinese investment in South Africa and transformation of capital-labour relations, the case of chrome mining sector'


Master of Arts in Development Studies

Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University, Netherlands

Major: International Political Economy

Dissertation topic: 'Rethinking neoliberal processes in China: Are There ‘Chinese Characteristics’?'

Awarded distinction on the Master’s thesis (92/100) and the overall distinction

Master’s thesis short-listed for the Best Research Award 2012


Diploma in Mandarin Chinese

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Chinese language certificate (New HSK 4 in preparation to HSK 5)


Bachelor of Arts in International Relations

Matej Bel University, Slovakia

Major: International Relations and Diplomacy 

Extra-curricular achievements, skills and interests

  • Awardee of several prestigious scholarships including DST- Innovations and Skills Doctoral Scholarship (2015-2017), Postgraduate Merit Scholarship, University of Witwatersrand (2014), Huygens Scholarship (2011-2012), Chinese Government Scholarship-EU Window (2010)
  • Editing skills strengthened through a membership in the Editorial Committee. Participated in publishing of a collection of best M.A. students essays at the Institute of Social Studies
  • Having spent extensive time abroad, I have developed flexibility and adaptability to different cultural environments
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office tools, word processing, file management, statistical package- R, spreadsheets and database management