• Los Angeles CA

Amir Hashemian

OBJECTIVE

Highly professional and driven individual that is seeking opportunities in public relations and communications.

ACHIEVEMENTS 

  • Academic essay published in the 2014 UCLA Political Science Student Organization
  • Presented the "Employee of the Month" award at Whole Foods Market 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Work History

Professor's Assistant

Aug 2014 - Present
University of Southern California
  •  Critiqued and graded student's exams, essays, and projects
  •  Assisted professor with lecture and group activities 
  •  Managed and updated grades on USC's grading system 

Junior Associate

Jun 2015 - Present
Geoskope
  • Analyzed and reported national security issues in Mexico weekly to management
  • Collaborated with advisors and former officials on improving Mexico's security
  • Drafted reports on Mexico's security 

Researcher

Jun 2015 - Sep 2015
Hollywood Health Society
  • Conducted content analysis for the entertainment industry 
  • Maintained regular communication with project managers on a weekly basis
  • Managed projects with staff and research assistants 

Staff Intern

Jun 2014 - Sep 2014
Senator Diane Feinstein's Office
  •  Drafted letters and memorandums to constituents  
  • Spoke with constituents concerning political issues
  • Assisted constituents with receiving federal and state aid  
  • Researched and wrote memorandums for Senator Feinstein and her staff 

Research Intern

Jan 2014 - Mar 2014
Woodrow Wilson Center
  •  Analyzed, and reported news on women's issues in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) under international scholar and Pakistani Politician, Farahnaz Ispahani
  • Created presentations highlighting women's plight in the MENA region
  • Provided written reports on religious minority persecution in Egypt and Iran

Customer Service Team Member

Apr 2010 - Dec 2013
Whole Foods Market
  • Interacted with customers daily and provided customer satisfaction
  • Tracked and reported inventory to management
  • Mentored and trained new team members 

Jamba Juice Team Trainer

Apr 2008 - Apr 2010
Los Gatos High School
  •  Managed cash drawers and pickups Trained and mentored new employees
  •  Held local Jamba Juice fundraising events
  • Recognized for providing excellent customer service by Jamba Juice's District Management 

English Tutor

Oct 2009 - Mar 2010
Los Gatos High School Los Gatos High School
  • Assimilated foreign students into Los Gatos High through sports, clubs, and social events. 
  • Improved their reading and language skills.

EDUCATION

Education

Master's Degree in Public Diplomacy (Expected 2015)

Aug 2014 - Dec 2015
University of Southern California

Bachelor's Degree in Political Science

Jun 2012 - Jun 2014
University of California Los Angeles

ORGANIZATION

Kahrizak Foundation (Nonprofit Organization (2001-2010) 

Volunteer Sales Person