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International Trade Specialist/ Compliance Analysts

Norcross, Georgia, United States
September 28, 2018

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Juan I. Hernandez

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Education: The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia Master of International Policy August 2016-May 2018 Bachelor of Arts in History & Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness May 2010-December 2014 Goethe-Institut, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

B-1 level German language certificate June 2017-July 2017 Work Experience:

Center for International Trade and Security Graduate Research Assistant July 2017-Present The University of Georgia: Athens, Georgia

• Assist staff in conducting academic research on strategic trade controls and nuclear non-proliferation policy issues

• Translate presentations into Spanish and help review/edit staff’s academic materials

• Help carry out training sessions for foreign officials on Strategic Trade Controls at the bi-annual Security and Strategic Trade Management Academy

Export Control and Related Border Security Program Fellow (EXBS) January 2018- July 2018 United States Department of State: Panama City, Panama

• Assisted Panama’s Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MICI) in the implementation of Panama’s strategic trade control legislation (i.e. Licensing, Compliance, and Industry Outreach regulations for dual-use items)

• Facilitated and help prepare workshops, meetings, and trainings for Panama’s interagency groups and the Panamanian National Council on Secure Trade

• Facilitated communication between EXBS/ US Embassy implementing partners and MICI to ensure that trainings and outreach regarding strategic trade controls and non-proliferation were effectively targeted University of Georgia Office of Online Learning Student Assistant September 2016-June 2017 The University of Georgia: Athens, Georgia

• Responded to inquiries from prospective students interested in online courses

• Edited the Office of Online Learning Website and assisted the management of the Office’s social media accounts

• Supported staff with logistical matters and related office tasks Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP. Law Clerk December 2014-May 2016 SunTrust Building: Atlanta, Georgia

• Collaborated in organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files for over 150 client cases

• Assisted attorneys and paralegals with trial preparation procedures

• Corresponded daily with clients, conducted legal research and prepared deposition summaries Accomplishments and Awards:

• HOPE Scholarship

• Hispanic Scholarship Fund University Alliance Scholarship

• ONE Foundation University of Georgia Scholarship, Academic Scholar

• United States Department of Agriculture Multicultural Scholar Program Scholarship Publication:

• “Facilitating Trade in the Republic of Panama”, Strategic Trade Review, Vol. 4, Issue. 6, 2018, 91-101 Skills

• Research: Research design and data instrument development; descriptive and inferential statistical analysis; multivariate data analysis; qualitative & quantitative research methods experience; policy memo writing

• Computer: Proficient in Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Works. Some proficiency in software coding

• Language: Fluent in Spanish and English (native languages), German (intermediate proficiency)

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