Education & Affiliation
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
B.A. Degree, Major: Linguistics, Minor: International/Global Studies w/ East Asia Regional Specialty, 2017
Coursework: Intro to Ling Theory, Phonology, Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics, Morphology, Phonetics, Comparative Syntax of French Dialects/Creoles, Languages in Peril, Intro to Communicative Sciences/Disorders, Anatomy/Physiology of Speech, Advanced Seminar: Questions, Intermed. Japanese II, Modern Japanese Novel & The West, Japan’s Rise To World Power, Elementary Filipino, Sociology of Women, Intro to International Relations
Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
Tau Sigma National Honor Society
Middlesex County College, Edison, NJ
A.A Degree in English, 2015
Coursework: English Composition I & II, World Literature I/II, Public Speaking, Computer Applications/Systems, Intro to Sociology, Italian I/II, Statistics, Writing in Movies, Survey of Great Directors, American Cinema, Precalculus, Principles of Physics
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Experience in Linguistics (Annotation &Research), International Relations and English Writing
Experience in Customer Service and Retail
Detail-Oriented & Organized
Strong Communication/Teambuilding Skills; Self-Manageable and Flexible In Teams
Adept at Stress/Time Management & Adapting to Challenges
Microsoft Office: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook
Google Drive, Google Docs
Wikipedia editing software
Brat Annotation Tool
Japanese: Intermediate-Fluent; 7 years (self-study, university study)
Korean : Intermediate; 6 years (self-study)
May 2019- Present: Taking personal time and searching for job more suited to academic skills.
Barista, May 2018-April 2019
Executed partner duties (food/drink-making, cash register, customer support) in organized, efficient fashion; enriched customer experiences.
Complied with standards/protocol, training/development; prompted queries with superiors to enable constant improvement.
Established flexibility in partnerships, time/stress management and unpredictable circumstances.
Team Member/Prospective Shift Leader, Sept. 2017-April 2018
Engaged work positions (soup-serving, sandwich-making, food prep, financial management) and optimized work environment; prompted staying late.
Initiated supervising store operations; encouraged coworkers/management morale.
Team player, even under stress.
Rutgers SALTS Lab (Study of Applied Language Technology and Society Lab) Argumentation Study
Annotator, June-July 2017
105 hours participation, annotated Reddit forum argumentation/anaphora.
Identified Targets/Call Outs and outlined anaphoric relationship, level of agreement.
Instilled independent semantic/pragmatic skills; shaped understanding of argumentation/anaphora.
Deployed Brat Annotation Tool to fortify argumentation technology predictive capabilities.
Advanced Undergraduate Seminar: Questions
Conducted and presented semester-long extensive group research on Questions in Creoles & Pidgins.
Composed research information on Haitian Creole question syntax and comparative Creole history/theory.
Exploited diverse research resources and Arresty templates to create seminar presentation.
Collaborated with peers with diverse experience to optimize/diversify work effort.
Languages in Peril
Designed and strengthened endangered language Wikipedia page (Yaeyama).
Revitalized topic credibility with exhaustive research/academic resources.
Synergized new knowledge with previous linguistic/language learning skills; garnered independent insight.
Published finalized, peer-edited draft to Wikipedia mainspace.
Volunteer Experience & Organizations
Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County, Somerset, NJ
County-Certified ESL Tutor & Volunteer, June 2015-July 2017
Administered lesson plans, diagnosed goals focused on reinforcing ESL skills.
Integrated resources (pictures, drawings, templates) with organic lessons to supplement learning.
Flexibly coordinated student meetings.
Upheld cordial environment to accommodate and adapt to student needs.
Asian Student Association, Edison, NJ
Member, 2013-2015 & Vice President, 2014-2015
Empowered ethnic/cultural diversity in academic environment; welcomed differing perspectives, opinions, and ideas.
Co-managed finances/accountability; supervised attendance, facilitated community Facebook page’s success, oversaw finance accounts.
Interacted with internal/external communities/organizations; fundraised, participated in/led goodwill outings and bake sales.