An entry-level position on a newspaper editorial staff.
Bachelor of Arts in English
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
Expected June 2014
Independent Research Project: Wrote a 40 page report on Latino influences on mainstreampopular American culture. Researched current periodicals covering cultural, educational,economic and social issues.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Web Design, and Blogging.
Bilingual Spanish/English (oral and written translation); Conversational Japanese.
2010 - 2013
Authored articles targeting Asian American issues for special interest newspaper.
Researched community issues and interviewed prominent community leaders.
ASIAN EDUCATION PROJECT
2009 - 2011
Compiled and edited a 20 page training manual for volunteers.
Expanded program to include five additional elementary schools.
Recruited and trained volunteers to work with at-risk elementary school children.
Santa Monica, California
2011 - Present
Created ad copy and developed other promotional materials.
Composed a wide variety of business correspondence.
Joined firm as sales associate; rapidly promoted to assistant manager.
THOMAS TEMPORARIES, INC.
Sherman Oaks, California
2008 - 2010
Enhanced administrative skills and became proficient in the use of computers.
Received four offers for permanent employment based on excellent performance.