Resume


EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts

  • B.A., cum laude, Global & International Studies with a focus in Anthropology, French
  • Minor: International Business
  • Thesis: La vrai Mushrat French de Monroe, Michigan

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI  April 2016
Cumulative GPA: 3.5/4.0

Semester Study Abroad, Besançon, France                                            January 2014-May 2014
Centre for Applied Linguistics (CLA), L’Université de Franche-Comté

  • Intensive French Language program and Language Culture and Society Program with core classes in grammar, oral and written comprehension
  • Diplôme level B2
  • President’s Grant for Study Abroad Scholarship

EXPERIENCE

English Teaching Assistant, TAPIF Program, French Ministry of Education             September 2016-Present

  • Independently teaching lessons in English for 11 classes per week with approximately 15 students per class at the high school level. Groups alternate by week for a total of 22 groups of students with approximately 400 students total.
  • Preparing lessons and materials that help the student’s listening comprehension and confidence to speak English. Activities relevant to subjects on the Baccalaureate test as well as American culture.

Outreach Facilitator, Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan
April 2016-August 2016

  • Providing lunch time and after school programming for schools in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
  • Managing groups of Girl Scouts- taking attendance, organizing activities, teaching activities and games in agreement of curriculum that represent the values of the Girl Scouts
  • Assisting Outreach Coordinator with tasks, event planning and management

Study Abroad Peer Advisor, Haenicke Institute for Global Education, Western Michigan University
August 2014-April 2016

  • Outreach and public speaking including tabling and various classroom presentations
  • Advising students and helping them through every stage of the application process
  • Filing and processing student applications, exchange applications and scholarships for acting director’s programs creating spreadsheets with high attention to detail
  • Website content editor and contributor, marketing and managing social media accounts
  • Organizer of pre-departure orientation meeting for students going abroad
  • Frequent use of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Drupal, Banner, and Terra Dotta

Teaching Assistant, Western Michigan University
Fall semester 2015

  • Assistant instructor for INTL 2000- Introduction to Global Studies, intro course for Global studies major as well as a general education option
  • This course explores is an interdisciplinary introduction to global studies as an academic field of inquiry with emphasis on development of the global system through economics, history, anthropology, sociology and technological response formats for global issues and intellectual and creative life
  • Aided professor in grading papers and exams for a class of 65 students
  • Lead two classroom lessons and discussions independently

International Student Orientation Specialist, Haenicke Institute for Global Education
August-September 2015

  • Facilitated and lead group activities that help international students acclimate to campus life with a week-long training with a group of leaders from all over the world and week-long orientation managing groups of students
  • Served as a liaison between the community at large and the campus community
  • Worked with WMU departments to assist new students with class registration
  • Served as a role model for incoming international students and peers
  • Facilitated and lead group discussions that help students acclimate to campus life
  • Guided tours of the Western Michigan Campus and Downtown Kalamazoo as well as extra activities during the week within the campus community

Student Office Assistant, Interdisciplinary Health Department, Western Michigan University
December 2012-December 2013

  • Professional communication skills and customer service, answering multiple phone lines for the 4 departments within Interdisciplinary Health Services
  • Assist professors and office associate with various tasks filing and spreadsheets with attention to detail

Student Front Desk Receptionist, Residence Life, Western Michigan University
August 2012-December 2012

  • Answer phone calls and assist Resident Assistants, Grad Assistants and Hall Director
  • Check in Residents after 6pm and sign-in their guests
  • Log-in mail and packages for residents

LANGUAGES

French (Professional working proficiency), Spanish (Basic proficiency)
Résumé available in French upon request / Curriculum Vitae disponible en français


HONORS

  • Sigma Iota Rho, International Honor Society for International Studies- March 2016-Present
  • Michigan Association of International Educators, Student Conference Grant, March 2016
  • Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Award, College of Arts & Sciences 2016
  • Gary L. Belleville Student Employee of the Year Award- Nominee, February 2016
  • Diplôme de français professionnel affaires B2- Business French Certification Exam Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry – December 2015
  • Prix d’Alliance Française, World Languages & Literatures Award Ceremony- May 2015- Awarded for dedication and enthusiasm for the French language
  • Pi Delta Phi, National French Honor Society- January 2014-Present

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  • WMU Model United Nations- January 2015-January 2016- Delegate
  • WMU French Club- Secretary, 2013-2014; President, 2015, Vice-President, 2015-2016. Planning activities from workshops, movie nights and bake sales, managing social media and working with and recruiting E-Board members
  • WMU Bronco Marching Band- August 2012-December 2013- Member, piccolo Participating in two seasons with 20 hours of music and marching rehearsal and performances during the Fall semester