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Aug 2011May 2015

Bachelor of Arts in English with Minor in Political Science - GPA 3.5 


May 2014Aug 2014

THE FUND FOR AMERICAN STUDIES, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

The Institute for Philanthropy and Voluntary Services 

  • Combined learning in the classroom with practical internship experience studying American traditions of philanthropy and individual responsibility to encourage private efforts in response to those in need.
  • Underwent extensive selection process and attended on scholarship through “The Fund for American Studies.”

Work experience

May 2013May 2015

Special Projects Assistant


Assist attorney in qualifying, securing and collaborating with BP Oil Spill clients.

  • Pre-fill and mail intake packets to prospective clients, and assist clients with completion as needed.
  • Develop communication and rapport with clients, and gather information from clients, utilizing traditional and electronic communication. Manage caseload of 2,000 clients.
  • File and calculate claims utilizing internally designed formula, and upload final calculations to portal for review by clients and BP.
Jan 2015Apr 2015

Intern-Editor Assistant

  • Work closely with editor, researching and publishing this monthly magazine, including content, fact checking, proofreading, presentation, punctuation, etc..
  • Researched, conducted interviews, and wrote two articles: “Perspective Piece on Rabbi Ritter” (March 2015 ) and “The Giving Tree” (April 2015).
  • Author of “Around Town” features (March and April 2015) and the book review section (March 2015).
May 2014Aug 2014

Summer Intern


Matched with this non-profit organization through The Fund for American Studies to obtain hands-on experience working on local and national issues. Organization focused on providing mentoring support to at risk public and charter high school students in Washington, D.C. to improve graduation rates and students’ outlook for the future

  • Worked closely with Program Manager developing organizational partnerships and supporters. Charged with engaging and working with key individuals and organizations to build quality mentoring relationships.
  • Developed mentoring orientation program and marketing tools for “Our Brother’s Keeper Initiative” through the Department of Justice which was formed to mentor boys and young men of color to improve life outcomes and overcome barriers to success.
  • Revised and updated mentor orientation and training programs for 2014-2015 which included a two-day orientation educating mentors on commitments, goals, scenarios to develop effective mentoring partnerships, and academic programs to verify grades and encourage academic achievement.
  • Developed efficient online database to track and advance intake process for matching students and mentors.
  • Scheduled personal interviews and collected data from mentors and students to assure accuracy of information to aid in qualifying and matching mentoring teams. Assisted in pairing mentors and students.
  • Organized and planned special events to engage mentors and students and develop relationships among participants.
May 2012May 2013

Administrative Assistant

  • Provided administrative support to CFO, COO and CEO. Gained understanding of hospital and internal operations.
  • Entrusted with confidential information (patient information, billing, payment, etc.) and adhered to all HIPPA rules and regulations.
  • Received patient payments (checks, money orders, insurance payments, credit card, etc.), posted payments into database and made deposits to hospital account.
  • Assisted CFO in creating financial presentations via PowerPoint and Excel.
Aug 2012May 2013

English Department Student Assistant


Office Assistant, Pediatric Dentistry


Accomplishments & Awards

  • “Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities”
  • President's Scholar- 2014, 2015
  • President (2015), Executive Council and VP of Community Service (2013), Girl Scout Chair (2012) - Kappa Delta Sorority (60 members). Accomplishment: Planned and organized silent auction, raising over $22,000 for Prevent Child Abuse Mississippi
  • Representative and Recruiter, Summer 2014 Student - The Fund for American Studies
  • Service and Leadership Honorary and Scholarship Recipient - Order of Omega (2014 - 2015)
  • Member - Pre-Law Society (2013 - 2015)
  • First recipient, Prevent Child Abuse Annual Spirit Award for commitment to philanthropy, community service and support to vulnerable children of Mississippi
  • Member, Omicron Delta Kappa (National Leadership Honor Society) for academic achievement and campus leadership



Effective interacting with team and customers/individuals of all socioeconomic backgrounds.


Recognized leader in college: Selected to intern in Washington, DC, served as president of sorority and directed community events and fundraisers. 


Creative, analytical and technical writing skills. Knowledgable of MLA, APA, Chicago, and AP citation styles

Computer Skills

Basic HTML & JavaScript, WordPress & other Weblog software. Adobe: InDesign, Photoshop. Windows: Microsoft Suite; Apple: Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Textedit. 

Program Development

"Big picture" mentality; Coordinating information from multiple sources, handling project-oriented tasks, formulating plans of action and methods to produce successful outcomes. 

Public Speaking


Works published in PORTICO Jackson Magazine