Army Veteran who finished Army service in 2012. Graduated from High School, served in Iraq, worked in Soldier Family Care Center Clinic, El Paso, TX for 9 months while in the service. A brief exploration of the financial services industry in PFS (Primerica Financial Services) as a representative brought a wealth of knowledge in financial services, finance management, retirement planning, and a general awareness of how to live one's life smart, financially-speaking. Hobbies include writing and staying up with world news, particularly news on technology, business, and video games. Upon leaving the service, enrolled in El Paso Community College working towards an Associate in Teaching Degree. Currently an editor of EPCC's Chrysalis book publication and a writer of the Tejano Tribune newspaper. Graduated from International TEFL Academy's online class in September 2013 and earned a TEFL certificate to become officially certified to teach English as a Second Language.
Microsoft Word, Open Office, and Google Docs
*Knowledge of proofreading skills, editing, revision, and journalism
January 2010 to January 2013Medic, U.S. Army － El Paso, Texas
Medic in U.S.
Served in Fort Bliss, El Paso from 2010-2013.
Typical job requirements included treating soldiers on battlefield and clinical setting, working in stressful situations while maintaining bearing, and interacting with soldiers, patients, and families on a daily basis.
I worked under a physician and developed high levels of trust under the physicians I worked for.
During my time in the clinic setting, I saw, on average 35 children per day (and their parents) which amounted to more than 150+ a week.
Accomplishments Assisted in providing flu vaccines and during end 2011 and mid 2012 Stand-out performance in Soldier Family Care Clinic Deployment in 2012 to Iraq for Operation New Dawn Assisted in leading soldiers back to United States during drawdown.
Financial Advisor January 2012 to January 2013Primerica Financial Services － El Paso, Texas
Brief stint as a financial advisor in Primerica Financial Services Company.
Job requirements consisted of dealing with clients, approaching potential clients, closing sales, and educating on a wide variety of financial products.
Such products included legal protection, life insurance, securities, annuities, etc.
Public relations skills were required and extensive training on sales and dealing with clients were provided.
I turned out hating having to do sales for the rest of my life (as with most salespeople) but the skills and knowledge gained from this are applied to my life every single day.
Accomplishments Life Insurance License Obtained Completion of training and access to Continuing Education obtained Educated clients on many financial services Sold financial products to clients.
Senior Editor January 2013 to CurrentChrysalis Literary Book El Paso Community College － El Paso, TX
Senior Editor of Chrysalis publication for Chrysalis book published by El Paso Community College.
Tasks include answering and checking emails either daily or at least several times a week, reading material submitted by applicants, and selecting material to be published in Chrysalis.
Publications include, but are not limited to, prose, poetry, fiction, nonfiction, plays, photography, drama, and excerpts.
Material chosen is then to be proofread, edited, proofread again, and ultimately placed in Chrysalis for publication.
The Chrysalis is a yearly or quarterly publication made by El Paso Community College.
Journalist for Tejano Tribune.
January 2013 to CurrentEl Paso Community College － El Paso, TX
El Paso Tejano Tribune can be viewed at www.tejanotribune.com.
Volunteer publication which posts 12 issues each semester (1 for each week).
Volunteer job includes writing at a minimum one story per week and even pitching stories for future publications, learning photography to take pictures (as journalists double as photographers as well), and learning journalistic basics, such as note-taking, cold-calling people, and writing on set deadlines.
High School Diploma : 2009Nova High School － Davie, FloridaReceived high marks as well as college credit for
AP (Advanced Placement) English in 11th and 12th grade and AP European History in 12th grade. A total of four AP classes were taken including AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature, AP European History, and AP Psychology.
Associate : PresentEl Paso Community CollegeWith the assistance of the GI Bill, enrolled in
Associate Degree : TeachingTeaching Currently almost done with first year and is an editor of the El Paso Chrysalis Magazine and writer for El Paso's Tejano Tribune. Estimated date of graduation: August 2014.
High School Diploma : 2009 AP (Advanced Placement) English in 11th and 12th grade and AP European History in 12th grade. A total of four AP classes were taken including AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature, AP European History, and AP Psychology. Associate : Present Associate Degree : Teaching
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