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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary
Experienced young professional with a background in Middle Eastern studies, Arabic language, and community development. Seeks a position in a non-governmental organization that offers opportunities for growth and professional challenges.
Skills
  • Native English speaker
  • High Intermediate proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic, Levantine Colloquial Arabic, and Egyptian Colloquial Arabic
  • Intermediate proficiency in Spanish
  • Familiar with monitoring and evaluation standards
  • Experienced in report writing
  • Knowledgeable about refugee issues
  • Confident public speaker
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Background in volunteer management
  • Mastery of all MS Office programs
Education
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI Expected in May 2013 Bachelor of Arts : Arabic, Armenian, Persian, Turkish, and Islamic Studies (AAPTIS) - GPA :
  • 3.67 GPA
  • Enrolled in the LSA Honors College
  • Relevant coursework includes: Human Rights in the U.N., Politics of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Intensive Arabic Language, Islam in Africa, Arab Culture, Arabic Literature in Translation, Comparative International Politics.
American University in Cairo - Arabic Language Institute Cairo, Egypt Expected in December 2012 : Intensive Arabic Language - GPA :
  • Enrolled in 15 credits of High Intermediate level Arabic at the Arabic Language Institute
  • Coursework included: Written and Aural Media Arabic, Spoken Modern Standard Arabic, Reading and Writing in Modern Standard Arabic
American University in Cairo Cairo, Egypt Expected in May 2013 : Middle Eastern Studies - GPA :
  • Enrolled in courses related to Middle Eastern Studies and Arabic Language
Work History
A.M. Best - Women's Empowerment and Youth Development Intern
Oldwick, NJ, 04/2013 - 06/2013
  • Created unique educational programs for Palestinian refugee children, women, and university students.
  • Monitored the psychosocial development of refugee children and witnessed significant improvement based on pre and post-assessment results.
  • Managed a group of 5 local volunteers who assisted in implementing lesson plans.
  • Drafted weekly reports evaluating the success of individual activities within the curriculum.
St. Andrew's Refugee Center - Children's Education Program Instructor - Math
City, STATE, 2013 - 03/2013
  • Taught 5th grade mathematics to 25 refugee students.
  • Strengthened the Children's Education Program by adding new material to the mathematics curriculum.
St. Andrew's Refugee Center - Adult Education Program Instructor - Advanced English
City, STATE, 2013 - 03/2013
  • Taught Advanced English to adult refugee students.
  • Developed new materials, such as oral exams and written assessments, to evaluate student progress throughout the semester.
  • Expanded upon the standard curriculum by adding a cross-cultural component to the English lessons.
University Of Michigan Political Science Department - Research Assistant for Professor Mark Tessler
City, STATE, 08/2011 - 04/2012
  • Assisted University of Michigan Professor Mark Tessler by conducting background research for the Arab Barometer Survey project.
  • Identified different variables that may impact how Arab citizens feel about democratic transitions and political Islam.
  • Wrote summaries based on pre-existing literature and current news sources.
Michigan Journal Of Political Science - Associate Editor
City, STATE, 08/2011 - 04/2012
  • Collaborated with the editing team to determine the quality of undergraduate article submissions.
  • Offered recommendations based on a holistic knowledge of the Middle East.
  • Edited five 30-page submissions per week and evaluated each submission based on content, accuracy, and mechanics.

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School Attended
  • University of Michigan
  • American University in Cairo - Arabic Language Institute
  • American University in Cairo
Job Titles Held:
  • Women's Empowerment and Youth Development Intern
  • Children's Education Program Instructor - Math
  • Adult Education Program Instructor - Advanced English
  • Research Assistant for Professor Mark Tessler
  • Associate Editor
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Arts