Shalaka Laxman

  • Charlottesville US-VA
Shalaka Laxman

Work History

Work History
Jun 2010 - Jul 2010

Intern in the Treasury Department

Commercial Bank of Dubai
  • Interacted with front office and back office managers from the department.
  • Worked on Excel Spreadsheets dealing with customers' deposits.
Dec 2008 - Nov 2008

Hospitality Intern

Dubai International Film Festival
  • Handled customer service during various events.
  • Assisted the Hospitality manager by coordinating other interns.

Education

Education
Aug 2010 - Present

University of Virginia
  • GPA: 3.88
  • Dean's List of Distinguished Students, Fall 2010
Apr 1998 - Mar 2010

Dubai Modern High School

Aggregate: 96%

Summary

I'm a first year at the University of Virginia. I plan to graduate with a degree in Commerce from the McIntire School of Commerce with concentrations in Management and Information Technology. I'm also interested in Middle Eastern Studies. I plan on getting a job after college and attending graduate school after a few years. I would like to attend University of Pennsylvania and enroll in the M.B.A program.

Skills

Languages

  • Proficient in English and Hindi.
  • Can read and write Arabic.

Software

  • Proficient in Sony Vegas Pro 9.0

Current Projects

International Residential College Entertainment Committee, Charlottesville, VA    September 2010 - PresentChair of the committee

  • Co-founded the IRC Open Mic night and encouraged residents to confidentlyshowcase their talents.
  • Organized musicians for the Valentine’s Day Rotunda Dinner.
  • Managed various other events such as the Christmas Movie Night and Assassins.

Madison House, Charlottesville, VA                                                                          September 2010 - Present

Tutor at Jackson-Via Elementary School

  • Tutor children on a one on one basis in Mathematics.
  • Volunteer for 1 hour per week.

Ektaal, South Asian A Cappella Group, Charlottesville, VA                                      September 2010 - PresentMember and Soloist

  • Rehearse for 4 hours every week.
  • Performed at Lighting of the Lawn, UNICEF Trick-or-Treat event, Gandhi Benefit Dinner and at the Pakistan Flood Relief Concert.

Student Entrepreneurs for Economics Development, Charlottesville, VA

January 2011 - Present

Member of a Marketing Initiative to assist Chaka Marketbridge

  • Worked with our client on improving brand recognition by making him a two minute video marketing his organization.

Interests

My interests include singing, photography and meeting new people.