Allie Billows

Freelance French Translator & Travel Writer

Location:Bloomington, Indiana, United States
2 Skills
Allison M. Billows

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN May 2012
Bachelor of Arts
Major: French and International Studies (focus on International Communications)
Minor: Political Science, West European Studies
GPA: 3.4/4.0
Dean’s List: Fall ‘09

Study Abroad Experience
Indiana University Study Abroad Program Aix-en-Provence, France: Spring 2011
• Completed a semester at the Université Aix-Marseille I attending university level courses taught only in French
• Integrated into the French culture by living and studying with peer French students
Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Languages St. Brieuc, France: Summer 2007
• Completed a 7 week language immersion program
• Attended classes daily in French grammar, literature, culture, and phonetics
Internship Experience
Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Language Bloomington, IN: October 2011-Present
• Data programming and organization
• Contacted over 6,000 alumni using e-mail and various social media networks as part of a database reconciliation project
Work Experience
Bloomington United Gymnastics School Bloomington, IN: January 2010-Present
Gymnastics Coach
• Coach all ages and levels of gymnastics
• Served as a liaison between parents and other coaches for continual program improvement
• Organization of lesson plans for recreational gymnasts
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Brickyard Restaurant Indianapolis, IN: May 2009-August 2009
• Completed secretarial work including tallying daily transactions, managing financial records
• Provided problem resolution for customer service
• Arranged and organized reservation book
USA Gymnastics Indianapolis, IN: January 2007-Present
Tumbling Judge
• Judge all ages and levels of gymnastics
• Supervise/train new judges
• Safety certified in risk management
Volunteer Experience
Windfall Dancers, Inc.
• Volunteered in community activities to help raise funds for a not-for-profit organization
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, OpenOffice and various social media networks