Emma Schmidt
Politics and Government
Location: Boise, ID, USA
University: University of Puget Sound
Major: Politics and Government

Emma Schmidt

Recent graduate of University of Puget Sound, in search of a position which emphasizes strong writing skill and/or knowledge of politics. Versed in International Relations, Comparative Politics, Economics, and Political Theory.


EDUCATION & SCHOLARSHIP:
UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND, Tacoma, WA Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Government,
​ May 2018 Graduated cum laude with honors in Political Theory Senior thesis: “Veillance, Privacy, and Social Control: Creeping toward Foucault’s Political Dream”

HERTOG FOUNDATION, Washington, D.C. Fellow in 2018 summer course: “Great Debates” In-depth study of Aristotle and Niccolo Machiavelli

IES ABROAD EUROPEAN UNION, Freiburg im Breisgau, DE Fall semester, 2016: August-December Term Paper: “Anarchy in the UK: Brexit and the Future of the European Project”

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
COLLINS MEMORIAL LIBRARY​, Tacoma, WA Desk Assistant, September 2014 – May 2018
● Answered student questions about Library of Congress system, print source location, and research tools
● Communicated with supervisors about organizational issues in the stacks and with patron account systems

PROCUREMENT SERVICES​, Tacoma, WA Financial Office Assistant, summer 2016 and 2017
● Catalogued inventory and vendor records via Microsoft Excel
● Took initiative to organize vendor records more efficiently, developing new filing system
● Communicated with vendors and University recipients to update PeopleSoft database

DÉJÀ VU CONSIGNMENT​, Steamboat Springs, CO Retail Clerk, summer 2015; winter 2015-2016
● Utilized interpersonal skills and aesthetic organization to market merchandise to customers
● Worked with supervisor on inner-community advertising campaign

ADDITIONAL SKILLS:
● Proficient in Microsoft Office
● Four years of Spanish education, two of German
● Close reading and attention to detail
● Strong verbal and written communication skills; research experience

Boise, ID 83702 xxx-xxx-xxxx xxx-xxx-xxxx

politics, writing, political theory, administration