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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

I am a dedicated student at Fordham University currently finishing my diploma in Communication and Culture and Irish Studies.

I am highly organized, responsible and well-versed in Irish history.

I have taken coursework in Philosophy, Theology, History, Science, English, Communications, Digital Technology, Political Communication and more

I have experience studying Irish music, archaeology, history, language and politics.

  • Organizational skills
  • Business correspondence
  • Microsoft Office
  • Social Media expertise
  • Communication skills
  • Time management
  • Working under pressure
  • Team collaboration
Work History
06/2019 to Current Sailing Coach Edgartown Yacht Club | City, STATE,

Currently, my responsibilities at work include:

  • Instructing two 3 hour classes a day of 21 youth sailors with ability levels ranging from beginner to advanced
  • Managing a team of six junior instructors assigned to my class
  • Encouraging participation and motivating sailors to a high level of commitment to the sport
  • Developing daily lesson plans making full and productive use of scheduled program times, combining classroom talks and on-the-water lessons
  • Physically assisting sailors in launching, rigging and storing boats
  • Facilitating minor repairs and day to day maintenance as needed
  • Performing seamanship tasks to include keeping boats, equipment, and storage facility clean and organized
  • Enforcing rules and social distancing requirements
  • Evaluating and documenting progress/improvement in sailing skills of my students
  • Speaking publicly about my students at awards ceremonies
  • Maintaining ongoing communication with students, parents, staff and supervisor, communicating frequently with both parents and staff via email and phone
  • Acting as an appropriate role model and encouraging the highest levels of sportsmanlike behavior
  • Taking responsibility for ensuring a safe, organized, and educational environment
06/2019 to 08/2019 Sailing Coach Newport Harbor Yacht Club | City, STATE,
  • Served as a role model for students and fellow instructors
  • Supervised all Jr. Instructors assigned to my class
  • Wrote lesson plans and implemented those plans during class
  • Provided instruction on and off the water
  • Prepared students for competitions
  • Maintained sailboats for my classes and reported equipment in need of repair
  • Supervised students during parent pickup
06/2015 to 08/2018 Sailing Coach Duxbury Bay Maritime School | City, STATE,
  • I served as a Volunteer Instructor during summer 2014. I was hired as a full time Junior Instructor for the summers of 2015 and 2016 and upon completion of the U.S. Sailing Level 1 Instructor Training Course, I was promoted to Senior Instructor for the summers of 2017 and 2018
  • My role at DBMS included all of the same duties I was responsible for at Newport Harbor Yacht Club
Expected in 05/2021 Bachelor of Arts | Communication And Culture Fordham University, The Bronx, NY, GPA:
  • I am a member of the Fordham University Sailing Team, which is one of the top ranked sailing teams in the country
  • I am a member of Fordham's informal "Irish Club" which meets once a week to learn the basics of the Irish language
Expected in | Minor: Irish Studies National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway, Ireland, GPA:

I studied abroad at NUI Galway in the Fall of 2019

  • During my time at NUI Galway, I was a member of the Sailing team, Baking Society, and Archaeology Society
  • I enjoyed my time in Galway very much, and I am planning to return to Ireland to pursue my postgraduate education in 2021

In Spring of 2020, I was invited to be a Study abroad ambassador for Fordham University.

  • In this role, I write articles about my experience studying abroad in Ireland, as well as serve as a mentor for other Fordham students considering studying abroad.

In Spring of 2019, I presented at a paper about ritualized violence in the American Southwest at the Fordham Undergraduate Research Symposium.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, I was a member of an Integrated Learning Community on campus, called West Wing.

  • West Wing’s main goal is to connect topics as government policy-making, public service, social justice, and effective leadership in the Jesuit tradition, in order to inspire exemplary and well-rounded scholars confident in their abilities to effect change both at Fordham University and in the world.

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School Attended

  • Fordham University
  • National University of Ireland, Galway

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  • Sailing Coach
  • Sailing Coach
  • Sailing Coach


  • Bachelor of Arts

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