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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
April 10, 2018

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Rocco J. Cimino

**** *********** ***. ** **********, D.C. 20008 • 978-***-**** • SUMMARY

Motivated student at American University pursuing a career in the legal field experienced in leadership, project and team management, data research, strategic communications, and stakeholder analysis. Highly professional and comfortable interacting with all levels within any organization and client group(s). KEY SKILL & KNOWLEDGE AREAS

• Leadership • Strategic Engagement & Communications

• Project & Team Management • Data Research & Analysis

• Stakeholder Analysis • Legislative Policy Analysis

• Strategy Formulation and Implementation • Ethical Analysis & Reasoning Software:

• Adobe Creative Suites (Photoshop, Illustrator)

• Microsoft Office Suites (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)

• Social Media (Tweetdeck, Hootsuite)

• Data Research (Nexis, iWave)


American University (AU) – Washington, DC BA Political Science, Philosophy December 2018 Relevant Coursework:

• Internship in Philosophy: Researched moral frameworks ranging from hedonism to extreme altruism and crafted 30-page paper exploring applications to internship in United States House of Representatives.

• Authoritarian Regimes: Performed role of president in class research-based simulation of authoritarian regime using CAMEO Codebook; Presented final project and findings in research symposium. Extra-Curricular Activities:

• Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity President January 2017 – August 2017 o Oversaw and ensured the proper execution of all chapter activities. o Set chapter goals and developed step-by-step plan to achieve them. o Utilized grassroots recruitment methods that resulted in 100% increase in membership under my leadership. o Operated as face of the organization and maintain(ed) external relations with university officials, outside organizations, over 400 chapter alumni, and national governing body. o Organized philanthropic events which have raised thousands for mental health causes. o Work as President has been featured in various news outlets, including the Washington Post. WORK EXPERIENCE

Oppenheim + Zebrak, LLC – Washington, D.C. May 2017 – August 2017 Legal & Operations Intern

• Contributed to major three-stage operation to combat copyright infringement on online marketplaces.

• Gathered and indexed evidence in storage warehouse.

• Researched copyright infringers and uncovered their real identities from their online aliases.

• Prepared takedown notices and other legal documents for attorneys. AU Office of Development and Alumni Relations. – Washington, D.C. November 2016 – Present Research and Prospect Management Department Student Assistant

• Develop and draft bi-weekly alumni newsletter, using information compiled using Nexis, which reaches 150+ employees and is used to solicit donations.

• Research AU alumni with Nexis, iWave, and other tools to compile contact and personal information.

• Create donor profiles of biographic data and areas of interest used by staff to solicit donations. United States House of Representatives – Washington, D.C. September – December 2016 Office of Congressman Seth Moulton Legislative Intern

• Developed a legislative dataset of every bill introduced by an outgoing member of the 114th Congress, yielding a greater efficiency and synchronization of efforts in Congressman Moulton's legislative team.

• Prepared talking points to brief Congressman Moulton before 6 live-TV appearances.

• Supported staff members with policy analysis to determine how Congressman Moulton should vote.

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