Joel Hensel

Joel Hensel


Aug 2010 - Present

Bachelors of Science

University of Southern California
Aug 2006 - Jun 2010

Glenbrook North High School



Leadership Skills

Advanced leadership skills from founding one student organization, serving as President of three student organizations, taking a formal course in leadership, and understanding personality theory in relationship to leadership.

Information Technology

Proficiency in Vuvox, Prezi, and Microsoft Word, Excel, & Powerpoint.

Mandarin Chinese

Intermediate writing, speaking, reading, and listening skills in Mandarin Chinese, and basic grasp of Chinese culture.

Work experience

Work experience
Jun 2009 - Aug 2010

Junior Cabin Counselor

Camp Nebagamon for Boys
Sep 2006 - May 2010

Teacher's Assistant

Temple Beth-El
Sep 2008 - May 2010


Kumon North America


A concerned citizen with fresh, idealistic perspectives on the way government should be run. An engineering major, with a passion for politics, thus a perfect fusion of skills and interests. A thorough history of working with, working for, and managing people. A trained and natural leader, with multiple experiences in organizational and event planning leadership. A unique ability to project a shared vision and motivate people to realize that vision.


To create a mainstream tool that Americans use to ground politics in the issues and to hold candidates and politicians accountable for their histories and records.


Politics, American History, China as a preeminent geopolitical power, how film portrays social and political issues, the role of the media in citizen perceptions of events, environmentalism, education policy, speech writing