Ambitious student with excellent research, time management and problem solving skills. Seeks to utilize my prior experience with marginalized populations, data analysis and presentation, research, and project management gained from several internships and hands-on projects.
Three years of highly involved positions within the human rights field
Extensive experience in sub-fields of urban poverty, international human rights, and drug addiction
Skilled in mental health/drug addiction counseling, casework, and clinical patient analysis
Capability in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, confidential clinical patient records, Access Database
Determined, self-motivated problem-solver with the ability to provide insight into individual clients and global issues
Campaign planning, research, and event organizing
Special Needs Nanny08/2012 to 08/2013 In-Home Child-Care for Autistic Teen – Colesville, MD
Communicated non-verbally with child to provide them with comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
Redirected child using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
Led activities that developed the physical, emotional and social growth of child.
Created strategies to meet the unique needs of her disabilities.
Nanny03/2012 In-Home Child Care for Family – Reservoir rd., NW Washington D.C.
Engaged with children on an individual basis to build positive relationships with them.
Identified warning signs of emotional and developmental problems in children.
Encouraged children to be understanding of and patient with others.
Helped children complete homework assignments and school projects.
Communicated with parents about daily activities and behaviors.
Made healthy snacks and meals for children.
Organized activities that enhanced children's physical, emotional and social well-being.
Worked with parents to develop and implement discipline programs to promote positive behavior.
Individuals at Risk Campaign Intern08/2011 to 12/2011 Amnesty International U.S.A. Mid-Atlantic – 600 Pennsylvania Ave. SE 5th Floor Washington, D.C. 20003 • Assisted with long-term casework on behalf of individuals around the world. • Assisted with rapid response work through the Campaign's Urgent Action Network. • Wrote sample letters to government officials and web actions. • Answered phone and email inquiries regarding Urgent Actions and long-term cases. • Assisted in the planning of events and rallies. • Conducted research on emerging and current human rights abuses. • Indexed government replies to member appeals. • Maintained databases and help distribute Urgent Actions to the public.
Server08/2011 to 08/2012 Cornerstone Grill and Loft – 7325 Baltimore Ave College Park, MD 20740
Assigned patrons to tables suitable for their needs and according to rotation.
Cleaned and organized eating, service, and kitchen areas
Spoke with patrons to ensure satisfaction with food and service
Trained new employees
Routinely supported other areas of the restaurant as requested, including answering telephones and completing financial transactions for other staff members.
Developed and maintained positive working relationships with others to reach business goals.
Bhutanese Empowerment Program Intern06/2011 to 08/2011 SEWA International DC – Beltsville, MD
• Organized volunteer events to benefit various causes. • Maintained web page and Facebook page of the D.C. chapter. • Researched and created spreadsheet of the nonprofit incorporation process by state. • Assisted the D.C. chapter supervisor in general administrative and support work when necessary.
Gathered, analyzed, and developed a volunteer/client handbook of cultural, educational, social, demographic data of Bhutanese refugees, federal/state policies, refugee services by state, client testimonies, and initiatives of the BRE in order to guide local program development.
Intern06/2010 to 01/2011 So Others Might Eat – 71 O Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning.
Presented case history material to review and discuss with other staff members.
Offered and documented treatment consent forms in patient health records.
Connected clients with community service and resource agencies.
Conducted sensitive, thorough, and individualized intakes and evaluations of client needs, goals, safety risk to self and others.
Obtained and supplied information to SOME to provide best possible guidance to clients.
Connected clients to housing, medical care and employment services by working with SOME and other social service providers.
Supervised the residential and day services participants in daily program schedule as well as on community outings.
Consulted with other staff members regarding treatment plans as deemed appropriate by the team leader.
Promotions and Sales Assistant 06/2009 to 07/2011 McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon – 2401 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC 20037
Effectively ensured intended guest experience in high-energy, high-volume environment while maintaining safety of patrons and staff
Demonstrated genuine hospitality and established rapport with patrons to ensure satisfaction
Implemented positive changes to reach/maintain business goals through careful observation and assessment of customer feedback
Assertively up sold alcoholic items and promoted specials
Bachelor of Science: GeographyCurrentUniversity of Maryland--College Park-