Global Green USA Sustainable Cities
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: New York University
Major: Sustainable Development and Political Ecology

Global Green USA Sustainable Cities

SKILLS
Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro
Foreign Language (Conversational): French, Fuzhou Dialect, Mandarin Chinese
Microsoft Office, Google Suite

WORK EXPERIENCE

THE YOUTH FARM, SUMMER FARM INTERN; BROOKLYN, NY JUN-AUG 2019
• Acquired a variety of agricultural skills and knowledge in seed sowing, bed preparation, irrigation, pest
and crop management, composting, and harvesting at an educational production farm
• Assisted in facilitating volunteer days to educate visitors and promote the farm’s core values of
supporting sustainable urban agriculture and local food systems
• Combatted local food insecurity and engaged with the community through weekly market stands and
the distribution of community-supported agriculture shares

IRVING FARM NEW YORK, BARISTA; NEW YORK, NY DEC 2018-AUG 2019

• Prepared and served specialty coffee beverages, delivering exceptional customer service
• Enhanced customer experience and contributed to productive workplace environment by working
closely with store team members and demonstrating effective communication skills
• Developed and implemented store recycling initiative to support company sustainability goals

PACKAGE FREE, PHOTO INTERN; BROOKLYN, NY DEC 2017-AUG 2018
• Conceptualized and creatively executed visual content for blog (trashisfortossers.com) and social
media platforms to help promote sustainable zero-waste lifestyle choices
• Carried out professional product photography for online store

PROJECT EXPERIENCE

THE FRINGES OF COMPOSTING, RESEARCH PAPER; NEW YORK, NY APR-MAY 2019
• Conducted research on the efficiency of New York City composting initiatives and waste infrastructure
• Interviewed project manager specializing in compost at the Lower East Side Ecology Center, a
nonprofit focused on urban sustainability and environmental stewardship
• Contributed to a final group paper written for a public audience and submitted for online publication

CONCERNING ECOLOGICAL VIOLENCE, VIDEO PROJECT; NEW YORK, NY APR-MAY 2019

• Conducted research on climate mitigation policy and coastal resiliency in the Lower East Side
• Interviewed members of the East River Alliance, a community-based group organizing against a
climate mitigation project and advocating for a new plan that includes the protection of a local park
• Produced short documentary covering efforts of Alliance activists and community members

sustainability, environmental politics, environmental policy, climate change, ecology