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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

Aug 2014Present

Professor's Assistant

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 
Jun 2015Present

Junior Associate

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 
Jun 2015Sep 2015

Researcher

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 
Jun 2014Sep 2014

Staff Intern

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 
Jan 2014Mar 2014

Research Intern

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
Apr 2010Dec 2013

Customer Service Team Member

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

Apr 2008Apr 2010

Jamba Juice Team Trainer

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 
Oct 2009Mar 2010

English Tutor

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

Aug 2014Dec 2015

Master's Degree in Public Diplomacy (Expected 2015)

University of Southern California
Jun 2012Jun 2014

Bachelor's Degree in Political Science

University of California Los Angeles

ORGANIZATION

Kahrizak Foundation (Nonprofit Organization (2001-2010) 

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