Laura Tran

Laura Tran

Work History

Work History

Feb 2008 - Jun 2008

Student Services

UCSD Career Services
  • Updated information database for professional and graduate studies applicants
  • Prioritized handling of confidential and time-sensitive material
  • Responsible for assisting overflow walk-ins at front desk
Jun 2007 - Jun 2008

Vice President of Membership

Alpha Kappa Psi
  • Managed membership branch in the top chapter of the nation’s oldest co-ed business fraternity, including two committees and 9 executive board members working together to promote and develop internal and external relations
  • Coordinated multiple projects throughout the quarter for 80 active body members and 13-25 pledges
  • Recruited and held members to high standards in the pursuit of excellence in real-world professional development via conflict mediation, goal-setting, and procedural knowledge
Jul 2006 - Aug 2007

Junior Client Service Associate/ Financial Advisor Intern

Morgan Stanley, Inc
  • Participated in securing several new multi-million dollar accounts and handle accounts with total assets worth over $30,000,000
  • Expanded and developed customer base via communication and marketing strategies, including publications and cold calls 
  • Improved efficiency of office administrative procedures and troubleshoot administrative errors
Apr 2006 - Jun 2007


Alpha Kappa Psi
  • Assisted in recruiting 2,000 new users for a corporate sponsor through various marketing mediums
  • Responsible for communicating with all 86 members, increased new member turnout by 33%
  • Researched, established and maintained corporate sponsorships
  • Participated in fundraising ~$7000 in one quarter
Oct 2005 - Jun 2006


TRIO Outreach Program
  • Prepared students for chemistry and literature exams and monitor progress, resulting in exam scores at least 80% above averag
  • Provided advice to students regarding college, career pathways, financial aid, time management and study skills
  • Led student group activities consisting of up to 10 students and ensure task deadlines are met
Mar 2004 - Jun 2004

Personal Assistant/ Volunteer

Haas, CPA
  • Handled confidential data in a two person team to complete income tax forms for multiple client
  • Researched and compiled balance sheets for clients
  • Experienced in utilizing federal documents for bookkeeping and tax reporting





UNIX, XHTML, PHP, and Photoshop

Microsoft Office


Looking for an entry-level HR position that offers growth opportunities, including but not limited to; human resources assistant, and/or positions related to HR generalist or recruiting.


  • Learning new skills
  • Swimming
  • Hiking
  • Reading