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Work experience

Aug 2010Present

Project Controls Coordinator

Envision Solar International, Inc.

  • Managed all initial and follow-up contact with potential clients while handling all customer-service related inquiries

  • Researched and analyzed potentiality of clients—tracking them into a project opportunities database to present at bi-monthly business development team meetings

  • Handled all purchase orders, initial procurement processes, and shipments between company and outsourced vendors for all active projects

Sep 2010Jul 2011

Marketing Communications Design Intern

Advanced BioHealing, Inc.

  • Utilized Adobe Creative Suite CS4 and CS5.5 programs daily: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Responsible for the creation of all marketing materials including case studies, mailers, sell sheets, and presentations presented directly to medical practitioners and healthcare providers; and designed displays used at national healthcare conferences
  • Interned in a fast-growing bio sciences company, often collaborating with international marketing and market research and analytics team
Jan 2010Sep 2010

Public Relations & Marketing Intern

Scripps Institute of Oceanography, Birch Aquarium
  • Managed community outreach by being the direct liaison with various non-profit organizations, local businesses, and schools
  • Responsible for all requests for Birch Aquarium donations and sponsorships
  • Assisted Director of Marketing and Communications team in the development of new marketing campaigns and website development
  • Edited, organized, and distributed Birch Aquarium press releases to media groups
  • Organized and analyzed Birch Aquarium Membership requests, e-Newsletters subscriber data, and visitor statistics
Jul 2009Jul 2010

Marketing Assistant

Orchestra Nova San Diego
  • Worked directly with the Director of Marketing for this non-profit in creating marketing strategies and plans to promote events
  • Researched and contacted various organizations across the San Diego County to negotiate and promote group sales
  • Assisted with website maintenance, post-concert surveys, e-Notes (newsletter) sign-ups, and PowerPoint presentations for concerts
Oct 2009Mar 2010

Central Administration Assistant

UCSD School of Medicine-Division of Medical Education
  • Assisted the Central Administration staff of Vice Dean of Medical Education
  • Attended to clerical responsibilities of overseeing phone calls, patient paperwork, and maintaining file organization
  • Created budgeting and travel documents on excel, in addition to working on seasonal staff projects
Jul 2009Sep 2009

Summer Marketing Intern

gWave Consulting
  • Worked with clients-in particular non-profit organizations-in order to launch marketing strategies to promote organization's brand via social media
  • Researched and analyzed online marketing techniques, drafting documents and reports for gWave Consulting clients to review
  •  Constructed matrixes illustrating and measuring performance variations amongst websites
  • Generated Invitation flyers and customized backgrounds via Adobe Photoshop CS3
Sep 2008Jun 2009

Customer Service Assistant

UCSD Imprints
  • Managed cash register and incoming calls, and assisted all the needs of customers, fellow  employees, and managers
  • Extensively used copy, fax, lamination, digital scanning, and binding machines, as well as other technical equipment
  • Worked with image processing technologies and software
  • Drove efficiency through the management of large job orders, facilitating its preparation and deliveries


Beverly Lambert

Justin Gardner

Jessica Crawford


Skills and Interests

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to create and maintain relationships while expanding networks
  • Proven ability to work effectively within a team as well as independently with minimal supervision
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and FrontPage, Adobe Photoshop CS4, Illustrator CS4 and InDesign CS4
  • Skilled in project management, event coordination, and public speaking
  • Fluent in English and Vietnamese; literate in Spanish


Alpha Kappa Psi (Professional Co-ed Business Fraternity) - La Jolla, CA

Director of Public Relations and Marketing (May 2008 - June 2011)

  • Increased visibility through the planning and implementation of various distribution methods

  • Designing flyers, posters, and brochures using Adobe Photoshop CS4

  • Led, designed, and executed three week marketing campaign involving a 20 person team

  • Produced and presented statistical analysis to measure effectiveness of marketing initiatives

St. Bernard Project - New Orleans, Louisiana

Volunteer, House Builder (August 2010)            

  • Worked in a teambuilding environment to help rebuild a trailer for a victim of Hurricane Katrina
  • Relied heavily on strong communication within the team in order to raise the efficiency of building

Global Business Brigades - Niadup, Panama

Brigade Team Leader (Jan 2010 - March 2010)

  • With a team of 10, provided business consulting to support under-resourced microenterprises in Panama while maintaining local culture and improving the environment

  • Implemented sustainable business model and education program for the indigenous people of Kuna Yala

Urban Ministries – UCSD InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

Homeless Ministry Leader (Sep 2008 - Jun 2009)

  • Led 15-20 students every Tuesday night into Downtown San Diego to improve the community’s welfare through serving the homeless’ dietary needs and distributing collected donations
  • Educated new volunteers on understanding the issue of homelessness and how to approach this sensitive issue during service