Lara Koppel Resume
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Location: Austin, TX, USA
School: University of Texas at Austin
Major: International Relations and Global Affairs

Lara Koppel Resume

LARA KOPPEL
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800 W 26th St. Apt 306 • Austin, Texas 78705 • ------------
EDUCATION

The University of Texas at Austin International Relations and Global Affairs
Minor: McCombs Foundations Program
GPA: 3.61 May 2021

American Jewish University - August 2018
Attended classes in Tel Aviv, Israel
GPA: 3.84

EXPERIENCE

International Security Defense Systems LLC – Operations Intern; Austin, Texas July 2019–Present

•Coordinate all incoming intelligence reports, edit, and disseminate information to the company’s international stations on four continents
•Intelligence reports pertained to security, terrorist, and narco-terrorist threats around the world
•Assist in the development of training modules to incorporate up to date intelligence data

Anthropologie – Sales Associate; Austin, Texas May 2019–September 2019
•Worked as a sales representative for the retail store assisting an average of 70 customers per day on styling, clothing preferences, and excellent customer service
•Worked along with management on handling cash registers, organizing inventory, cleaning up, and unloading merchandise
•Provided outstanding customer service, receiving 97% in customer service feedback surveys and increasing repeat and loyal customers
•Conducted customer needs assessments to identify preferences, driving store profitability

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE AND ACTIVITIES

Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority – Vice President II, New Member Educator; Austin, Texas September 2019–Present
•Served on the Recruitment Board of the Kappa Chapter as the designated Austin Recruitment Chair
•Elected onto the Executive Council in charge of New Members and overseeing 70+ girls and aiding their immersion into both the chapter and into the University
•Directly coordinated with over 10 companies on logistics for events with over 140 participants.
•Effectively organized out of city recruitment events during the school year and the summer

Israeli Defense Forces Marva – Volunteer Soldier; Israel October–December 2017
•Served as a Israeli Defense Soldier for two months in the Negev desert through an immersive program run by the Israeli Government and Defense System
•Participated in volunteering opportunities, army ceremonies, leadership lectures and lessons while partaking in real-life training exercises and living in realistic army conditions
•Awarded Best Soldier from the entire base of 200+ soldiers by the Commanders of the IDF

StandWithUs Organization – Peer Educator and Intern; Los Angeles, CA August 2016–May 2017
•Attended conferences and conventions around the United States for Israel Advocacy
•Planned and executed multiple programs for my peers in high school and youth groups to promote a higher awareness and understanding of the Middle Eastern political and cultural climate
•Completed 50+ hours of research and lectures as Head Assistant of Texas interns to gain a fuller understanding of
Middle Eastern history and aid other interns with their programming
•Arrange speakers to present seminars on leadership and historical advocacy during annual conference

HONORS
•Society of Collegiate Leadership and Achievement -2019
•Alpha Cum Laude Deans Honor List- 2018–2019
•National Honors Society- 2013–2017

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Computer Skills: MS Office, Excel, Photoshop, Lightroom
Nationalities: American, Brazilian, Israeli
Interests: Global Affairs, Environment, Foreign Policy, Religious Studies, Middle Eastern History, Art
Work Eligibility: Eligible to work in the U.S. with no restrictions

International Security Defense Systems Operation Intern, StandWithUS Intern