RESUME

EDUCATION


CSU Dominguez Hills, Carson

Master of Arts in English: Literature

September 2016 - June 2018


UC, Los Angeles, Downtown Los Angeles

Certificate in Paralegal Studies

September 2015 - December 2015


UC Santa Barbara, Goleta

Bachelor of Arts in English

September 2009 - September 2012


SAUSD Regional Occupational Program, OC

Certificate in Banking Financial Occupations

September 2008 - January 2009

EXPERIENCE


Long Beach City College, Long Beach

Instructional Specialist

September 2017 - March 2019

    • Provided supervision for academic workshops and oversight of writing center.
    • Managed follow ups for composition course materials and directed learning activities.
    • Provided academic support to students with writing, editing, and grammar related issues.


Santa Monica College, Santa Monica

Instructional Assistant

September 2018 - March 2019

    • Assisted students with developing their writing skills to meet English department requirements.
    • Demonstrated ability to act as supplemental instructor for English college credit courses.
    • Managed student questions related to writing, editing, grammar, and department procedures.


Los Angeles Southwest College, Inglewood

Supplemental Instructor

June 2016 - March 2019

    • Served as support to staff and students within the English Department Writing Center.
    • Guided students’ development of writing skills for English, ESL, and other academic work.
    • Tasked with oversight of student English module work on Canvas online software.


CSU Dominguez Hills, Carson

Supplemental Instructor

June 2017 - December 2017

    • Managed English course workshops and student documents on Blackboard online software.
    • Excelled at developing, researching, and implementing effective academic lesson plans.
    • Demonstrated ability to apply solid organization, administration, and collaborative skills.


Yagoubzadeh Law Firm, Los Angeles

Legal Assistant / Case Manager

July 2015 - July 2016

    • Provided clerical and administrative support to resolve personal injury claims and court cases.
    • Tasked with resolving issues related to case calendaring, scheduling, and financial management.
    • Required me to serve as point of contact between clients, attorneys, and affiliated third parties.
    • Facilitated communication as needed for Spanish speakers; edited legal content as necessary.


The Reeves Law Group, Orange County

Legal Assistant / Case Manager

July 2013 - July 2015

    • Provided administrative and logistical support to resolve personal injury case related issues.
    • Executed effective case management, customer service, correspondence and call screening.
    • Maintained high level of discretion and confidentiality; anticipated client and attorney needs.
    • Applied sound judgement regarding legal resources and sensitive accounting information.


Natural History Museum, London, UK

Editorial Intern

September 2011 - December 2011

    • Developed ability to support online editorial team for the museum’s social media and website.
    • Screened and organized data, images, and information under the supervision of IT staff.


UC Santa Barbara, Goleta

Student Assistant, California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives

September 2009 - September 2012

    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task within the department under direct supervision.
    • Collaborated with Special Collections on miscellaneous department operations.
    • Assisted with the drafting and editing of written content for the Online Archive of California.


PROJECTS / CONFERENCES


English Language Conference

CSUDH English Graduate Association (2018)


Enjambed Magazine

CSUDH English Department (2017-2018)

    • Served as a content editor for the creative writing magazine.


English Graduate Association

CSUDH English Department (2017-2018)

    • Acted as President of the organization and coordinated the ELC.


Graduate Conference for the Humanities

CSU San Marcos (2017)

    • Presented academic research on Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale.


SKILLS

Bilingual in Spanish, Microsoft, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, WPM 64