155 Thurman St.
Bluffton, OH 45817
SUMMARY: Areas of expertise include Spanish, international relations and affairs as well as a deep understanding of Latin American and peninsular Spanish culture. I am by nature a self-motivated, organized and creative thinker and I am driven by my dedication to high-quality work. I am certified by the United States Institute of Peace in Conflict Analysis and Negotiation.
to Present Foreign Language Learning Center (Springfield, OH)
I have worked as a Spanish tutor at the Foreign Language Learning Center at Wittenberg University for four years. My duties included providing aid to students who needed help completing homework assignments and general tutoring in Spanish.
June 2010 to
July 2010 Premier Sports Camps (Wooster, OH)
On the College of Wooster campus, I worked for 5 weeks in the summer as a tennis instructor for the All-American Tennis Camp for junior high and high school players. I was responsible for running 3 sessions a day of drills and games as well as overseeing daily challenge matches. When not on the court, I acted as a regular camp counselor helping watch the students in the dormitory as well as in the cafeteria.
July 2009 to
August 2009 Concordia Language Villages (Savannah, GA)
Concordia Language Villages are camps where children come to learn a language in a complete immersion setting. Using only Spanish conversation, the concept is that the children simultaneously learn and use their language skills. As a counselor, I taught two modules in a classroom setting a day as well as leading various activities around camp including the organization of the daily evening program.
October 2005 to
August 2008 Community Market (Bluffton, OH)
As a cashier at this supermarket, I was responsible for scanning the customers’ groceries and running the cash register. During periods of few customers, I was also responsible for stocking shelves and doing routine cleaning.
Bachelor’s in Spanish and International Studies GPA: 3.7
At Wittenberg University, I majored in Spanish and International Studies as well as a minor in Sociology.
Universidad de Alicante
During the fall semester of 2009, I studied abroad in Alicante, Spain and attended the university full-time.
War, Justice and Identity, Wittenberg University, 2011
Race and Ethnicity, Wittenberg University, 2010
East Asian Anthropology, Wittenberg University, 2011
Russian and Central Eurasian Geography, Wittenberg University, 2010
3 year Varsity letter winner in Men’s Tennis, active member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, member of P.O.W.E.R. Environmental club, freshman Phi Eta Sigma honorary society.