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Business Development Recruitment Intern

Arlington, Virginia, United States
May 27, 2018

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Fatima Khould

757-***-**** Arlington, VA

As an expecting 2018 recipient of a BA in Economics, I am enthusiastic to find a position in which I can grow my skills and make a positive impact. My goal is to work for an organization that exposes me to organizations, policies, and practices necessary for finding solutions to the most pressing economic problems we face today. I am passionate about research and analysis in the fields of education, poverty, and economic development. Looking to leverage my critical thinking and problem-solving skills in a dynamic environment.

Related Coursework & Education

Economics of Developing Areas

Economic Problems and Public Policies

Environmental Economics

Economics of Energy

Public Choice

International Economics

Financial Economics

Money and Banking


Information Technology



George Mason University

BA, Economics; Expected 2018

Professional Experience

Social Impact, Arlington, VA

March 2018 – Present

Business Development Recruitment Intern

Review Request for Proposal (RFP) and identify key and non-key personnel.

Assist in drafting and posting job advertisements for proposal positions.

Assist in sourcing candidates for proposal positions using Taleo and other external sites including LinkedIn, Devex, and DevelopmentAid.

Review resumes and applications, screen candidates to assess potential fit for proposals, and present top candidates to senior recruitment managers.

Developed Microsoft Word and Excel skills through formatting and editing candidate resumes to corporate standards. As a result, many of the resumes were included as key personnel in proposals to USAID.

Update consultant performance tracker.

Participate in improvement of SI-wide recruitment processes and procedures.

Respond to candidate inquiries in the Recruitment Inbox.

International Rescue Committee, Silver Spring, MD

June 2017 – Aug 2017

Economic Empowerment Consultant (Intern)

Assisted refugees and asylees with assimilating into local DC and Northern Virginia communities by helping them create resumes, search for jobs, create monthly budgets, prepare for interviews, and develop personal and professional plans for being successful. As a result, 100% of clients successfully applied for governmental financial assistance and 40% of clients found a job within one month.

Reconciled data between multiple sources by using MS Excel templates to capture client financial and personal information in an accurate and timely manner. This data was used by other departments to support various processes such as food stamp applications and immigration applications.

Performed quality control activities on client files to ensure that the organization was compliant with policies and guidelines. As a result, the organization successfully passed an independent government audit.

Grand Cru Wine Bar and Bistro, Arlington, VA

Aug 2016 – Present


Met guests’ needs in a timely and professional manner by assisting with menu choices, monitoring the dining room, and informing the kitchen staff about dietary and allergy requirements, and food preparation preferences.

Increased restaurant sales and customer experience by appropriately suggesting additional items to customers. Regularly reviewed wine inventory and descriptions to be able to provide informed recommendations.

Promoted a culture of teamwork and collaboration by assisting colleagues during rush periods, training new hires, and creating solutions to customer complaints.

Skills and interests

Fluent in English, Arabic, and French. Conversational in Spanish.

Excellent verbal and communication skills (Emails, reports, and proposals).

Exceptional presentation and organizational skills.

Proficient in SharePoint and MS Office applications including Excel (Pivot Table,VLOOKUP, and other Excel functions), Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Proficient in Minitab, StatCrunch, and JMP.

Interested in learning about data modeling and visualization using statistical software such as Tableau, STATA, SPSS, and R.

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