May Chung

  • Raleigh US-NC
May Chung

Interest

film, art, poltics, literature, religion, vintage shopping, backpacking, community service, DJing, ice skating, and Anderson Cooper (Silver Fox).

Objective

Her future plans are to become an educator and travel after graduation. She would love be involved in a program such as AmeriCorps, the Peace Corps, or Teach for America. She wants to teach English to a variety of students, particularly those whom are disadvantaged or from low-income backgrounds.

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Summary

May F. Chung is a Junior at NC State University majoring English Education and English as a Second Language. She is a die-hard feminist, student, and careerwoman.

Currently, she is the president of two organizations, The Society for Collegiate Journalists and Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society. Additionally, she dee-jays for the campus radio station, WKNC. In her three years at NC State, she has written for two publications on campus, the Technician and the Nubian Message. She has also taken part in such organizations such as Students Advocating for Youth, University Scholars, Alpha Omega Christian Fellowship; and for a brief time, served as the Director of Recruitment for Student Government's Community Service Commission. Last year, she was a Resident Adviser in Welch Residence Hall and led the all-female living and learning community Women of Welch. Additionally, she was voted CHASS Student of the Month (http://www.chass.ncsu.edu/students/sotm/index.php?func=archive?&id=27) , and this past summer, was a Small Group Leader for the Office of International Students. May is also a Global Perspectives Certificate candidate, a member of the Student Bridges program, a CHASS Ambassador, and the Stalking Month Coordinator of the Movement to End Interpersonal Violence (http://www.ncsu.edu/womens_center/groups/movement/movement_students.php) , a subset of the Women's Center, where now works as a Program Assistant (http://www.ncsu.edu/womens_center/about/staff.php) . She also works at LocoPops on Hillsborough Street, selling gourmet popsicles to young children and loving every minute.

This summer, she is studying English literature abroad at Oxford University in the United Kingdom.

Education

Education
Aug 2008 - Present

English Education, ESL

North Carolina State University

Work History

Work History
Aug 2010 - Present

The Movement Program Assistant

North Carolina State University Women's Center

Intern responsible for assisting with programming, volunteer coordination, and direct contact related to interpersonal violence and rape prevention education services for the North Carolina State University Women’s Center. Served The Movement to End Interpersonal Violence as the publicity coordinator and Stalking Awareness Month coordinator. Arranged for Dr. Tom Stafford, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, to speak on the seriousness of stalking as well as officially declare Stalking Awareness Month at NCSU. Presented workshops and sponsored events that actively addressed sexual and relationship violence on our campus. Created a display in the lobby of student union center to raise awareness of the crime, and designed and presented a workshop, “Look Who’s Stalking,” a showcase on stalking behaviors in the media.

Jun 2010 - Present

Popsicle Vendor

Locopops Gourmet Popsicles

Assisted in customer service skills in selling locally-owned and -manufactured popsicles.

May 2010 - Aug 2010

Summer Conference Assistant

University Housing

Providing customer service for summer conferences on campus during the 2010 summer session.

Aug 2008 - Aug 2010

Writer, Section Editor for Mind Body and Soul

The Nubian Message

The voice for African-American and minority students at N.C. State University.

Aug 2009 - May 2010

Resident Advisor

University Housing

Leader and resource for Triad residence halls, Women of Welch leadership village initiative.

2004 - Aug 2008

Waitress, Cashier

Hong Kong Cafe

Waitress and cashier for family-owned restaurant.

Skills

Skills

Languages

Spanish, Chinese.   Working knowledge of the Spanish language, beginner communication skills in Cantonese Chinese.

Social Media Relations

LinkedIn, Blogger, Twitter, WordPress, Facebook, Prezi.   Serve as the Creative Consultant for the NCSU Women's Center.

Microsoft Office Software

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher   High-quality organizational skills and visual management.

Adobe Software

Photoshop CS5, Dreamweaver CS5, Illustrator® CS5, Flash Professional CS5, Fireworks® CS5   Excellent skills to design flyers, pamphlets, publicity materials, etc.

NCSU Women's Center Publicity

The Society of Collegiate Journa

References

References

Martha Collins

Adviser for the Society of Collegiate Journalists. Mentor for Student Media.

Kristin Marley

Overseer of East Campus during Summer Conferences. Direct contact to providing excellent customer service.

Summer Bicknell

Ms. Bicknell supervised trained me for my position as a vendor at Locopops.

Carolina Alzuru

Carolina Alzuru is the Rape Prevention Educator at the Women’s Center and faculty mentor to The Movement. Prior to coming to the Women’s Center, she worked at the Orange County Rape Crisis Center as the Latina/o Services Coordinator. She also worked previously in a shelter for victims of domestic and sexual violence. Additionally, she serves as the Chair of the North Carolina Reproductive Justice Coalition.

Ms. Alzuru supervised my work as The Movement Program Assistant and The Stalking Awareness Month Chair.