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Trade, Chinese, Research, Analysis, Writing

Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
April 29, 2019

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Lara Jolicoeur


Campus Address:

Hampshire College Box 642

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Amherst, MA 01002

Home Address:

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Redondo Beach, CA 90278


Hampshire College, Amherst, MA Bachelor of Arts expected May 2019

Interdisciplinary Concentration: Chinese Studies and International Relations


Advanced Speaker, Writer, and Reader in Mandarin Chinese

Excellent writing, research, time management, organizational, and communication skills

Independent thinker possessing intellectual curiosity and a willingness to learn

Strong ability to pay attention to detail and willingness to work extended hours

Proficient in Microsoft Office

Possesses willingness to work in a fast-paced work environment, multi-task, and be comfortable with tight delivery deadlines

Ability to develop specific expertise, discern patterns of complex threat actor behavior, and communicate an understanding of current and developing cyber threats


Conducted research on Uyghur American identity and wrote a 90 paged thesis on Uyghur identity in China and the United States.

Semester abroad in Kunming, China studying anthropology at Yunnan Minzu University, Spring 2018

Two-month Mandarin Chinese language program in Hefei, China, Summer 2016

Gap Year Abroad in Shanghai, China studying Mandarin Chinese at East China Normal University, Fall 2014 - Spring 2015


Foreign Commercial Service Intern, U.S. Consulate in Shenyang, China, Summer 2018

Drafted speeches, assisted with various commercial events, edited reports, conducted research on and drafted a twenty-page report on the Northeast China Revitalization Plan, summarized updated company fees/services, and created a Power Point to update consular employees about fees and services to businesses through the internship program run by the Foreign Commercial Service

Virtual Student Foreign Service Intern, U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China, Fall 2017 – Spring 2018

Assisted with the development of the U.S. Department of State’s Diplopedia pages where I provided information on various Chinese cities’ economy, government members, companies, as well as other useful information for all Mission China and the State Department to use through the Virtual Student Foreign Service program

Volunteer Farmer, WWOOF China in Kunming, China, Winter 2018

Assisted with preparing soil, planting crops, taking care of livestock, and cleaning

Language Tutor, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, Fall 2016

Tutored Chinese 2 student

Volunteer Teacher, I Fen, Shanghai, China, Spring 2015

Taught English to adults

Volunteer Teacher, Hands on Shanghai, Shanghai, China, Fall 2014

Taught English to elementary school children

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