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Communication and people skills

Louisville, Kentucky, United States
August 24, 2018

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Ashkan Rezai

**** ***** ***** ***** #***

Louisville, KY 40206


Education and Awards

• Political Science B.A. University of Louisville, Graduated with magna cum laude, 2018 GPA 3.94

• U of L, Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society

• Dean’s List, Highest Academic Achievement 2017-18

• Omid Behbahani Scholarship 2016

• University of Louisville Transfer Scholarship 2016-18

• Jefferson Community and Technical College, Phi Theta Kappa, Dean’s List 2015-16

Summary of Skills

• Keen Communications • Critical Thinking

• Productive Client Relations • Develop Projects

• Supervising & Coordinating • Research & Strategy

• Effective Presentation • Inspire and Motivate

• Analyzing & Synthesizing • Pleasant Manner

• Empathy & Compassion • Problem Solver

• Professional Public Service • Team Player

• Decision Making

• Learns Quickly

Language Proficiency

• Speaks, writes, and reads Farsi and Russian

University Internships

Intern at Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Inc.

KRM Legal Team – Louisville, KY 2018

• Efficiently helped lawyers meet client deadline


• Interpreted clients’ conversations for our attorneys

• Precisely entered clients’ application information

• Accurately filed and sent Citizenship and Permanent Residency forms to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Metro Council Intern

Louisville Metro Government – Louisville, KY 2017

• Successfully represented our office at the 22nd District Neighborhood Association

• Efficiently presented neighborhood problems to public officials and our 22nd District Office

• Using diplomatic skills to effectively communicate with residents and public officials having different political agendas

• Categorized and summarized residents’ concerns in a report for our Metro Safety Survey

• Researched and pragmatically discussed the pros and cons of a Louisville Soccer Stadium proposal

Job Experiences

Office Assistant

Political Science Department, U of L – Louisville, KY 2016-18

• Effectively communicated with faculty and staff, regarding the Department’s goals and actions

• Supervised new office assistants to properly complete responsibilities

• Successfully assisted faculty with academic research and class handouts

• Directed students to faculty advisors who helped resolve students’ concerns and problems

Orientation Assistant

Admission, JCTC – Louisville, KY 2015-16

• As a team-player, helped plan, coordinate, and implement successful student orientations

• Carefully supervised new students in setting-up their email and blackboard accounts and helped them to avoid errors

• Encouraged students to excel in their classes by using available tutoring resources

• Provided useful resource information to students and parents during campus tours


Avesta Agency – Kiev, Ukraine 2008-2010

• Developed quick understanding of clients’ needs

• Actively investigated policies that affected Real Estate

• Sold and rented commercial and residential properties

• Effectively advertised sells and leases via internet, newspapers, and flyers at public sites

• Cooperated with other realtors in leasing properties

• Recommended better alternatives and modifications to clients, using my knowledge of property valuations and price fluctuations

Online Business

Marketing at JUOX Studio

Etsy Company – Louisville, KY 2016-present

• Manage prices, and sell water-color clip art

• Provide customer support

Community Services

• Tutored immigrants at Louisville Public Library 2016-18

• Tutored and translated for refugees at the United Nation Development Program in Kiev, Ukraine, 2008-9

• Distributed clothing to the poor at Embassy of God Church in Kiev, Ukraine 2008

Ashkan Rezai

1500 River Shore Drive #436

Louisville, KY 40206



Dr. Laura Moyer

Associate Professor

Department of Political Science

University of Louisville

Ford Hall 404

2301 South 3rd Street

Louisville, KY 40292


Sarah Mills

Immigration Attorney

Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Inc.

1911 Bardstown Road

Louisville, KY 40205

502-***-**** ext. 539

Dr. Susan M. Matarese

Professor, Honors Advisor

Department of Political Science

University of Louisville

Ford Hall 210

2301 South 3rd Street

Louisville, KY 40292


Michael Fowler


Department of Political Science

University of Louisville

Ford Hall 301

2301 South 3rd Street

Louisville, KY 40292


Taylor McGovern U’Sellis

Assistant Director of Admissions

Office of Transfer & Adult Services

University of Louisville

Houchens Building

2211 S. Brook Street

Louisville, KY 40208


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