Shailey Vora

Education

Education
Sep 2006 - Present

B.A.

University of California San Diego

Relevant Coursework: Econometrics, Microeconomics

Sep 2006 - Present

B.S.

University of California San Diego

Relevant Coursework: Intro to Programming, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, and Behavioral Psychology

Jun 2009 - Aug 2009

University of Sussex

Courses:

Psychology and Social Issues

Corporate Scandal and Business Greed: Corporate Social Responsibility

Skills

Skills

Skills

Exceptional management and organizational skills to balance workload with challenging deadlines. Extensive experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Quick learner, fast adapter to new environments, and a talented, hard working, motivated individual. Linguistic Skills - basic understanding of Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi.  

Work History

Work History
Mar 2008 - Present

Conversation Leader

UCSD Extension Center
  • Conversed in English with a diverse set of students in a classroom from many parts of the world.
  • Enhanced my communication skills through facilitating conversations between the students.
  • Learned how to interact with different types of people to understand their mentalities or beliefs.
Jun 2008 - Dec 2008

Office Assistant

Technology Litigation Corporation
  • Provided administrative duties which resulted in an increase in organization efforts within the company.
  • Became proficient with Microsoft Word when typing documents, creating labels, or event planning.
  • Verified files and aided customers, resulting in an increased knowledge of the importance of confidentiality.
Feb 2007 - Oct 2007

Team Member

Jamba Juice
  • Collaborated with other team members to satisfy our customers’ nutritional needs.
  • Interacted with customers to assure their desired order and developed strong communication skills.
  • Understood the importance of teamwork to achieve a desirable outcome for our customers.

Awards

  • EAP Study Abroad Scholarship Award
  • Toastmasters Youth Leadership Program Award
  • Bank of America Chemistry Award

Other Experience

Philanthropy Committee Chair, Alpha Kappa Psi Co-Ed Business Fraternity (March 09 – current)

  • Developed a business plan to organize Relay for Life for 70 team members and raised over $600.
  • Arranged a Blood Drive through which over 35 pints of blood was donated.
  • Presented weekly presentations using Microsoft Powerpoint on upcoming events and the importance of philanthropy in front of over 65 members.

Brotherhood Committee, Alpha Kappa Psi Co-Ed Business Fraternity

(Sep 08 – Dec 08)

  • Managed the budgeting of our committee through the use of Microsoft Excel.
  • Collaborated with 17 other members to raise $5.5 thousand for various projects.
  • Raised over $200 alone from bowl-a-thon and recruited over 50 members for a company called Skybuy.

Captain/Choreographer, UCSD Raas Ruckus Dance Team

(April 08 – May 09)

  • Presided a group of 20 people when forming a competitive team; developed tenacity in my performance.
  • Cooperated with other team officers when making important decisions regarding the team.
  • Utilized Microsoft Excel for creating a budget sheet to monitor the expenses.

Vice Chair for Programming, Student Committee on Residential Enhancement UCSD

(Sep 07 – June 08)

  • Developed strong decision making and management skills through planning student events/programs.
  • Created a conservation promotion program through advertisement and events for over 200 students.
  • Improvised on my public speaking and leadership skills through weekly club meetings.

Tutor, Preuss School UCSD

(Jan 08 – June 08)

  • Worked with a second grade teacher to tutor her students in the field of science.
  • Developed patience when trying to teach the students the different material presented to them.
  • Learned the importance of giving back to the community with the little children I worked with.