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Location: Washington D.C., DC, USA
School: The Catholic University of America
Field of Study: Studio Art


Amanda McShane
Washington D.C. 20019
Phone number: ------------

Catholic University of America Washington D.C.
Rome School of Music, Drama and Art, Bachelor of Arts May 2021
Major: Studio Art
Minors: Anthropology
Overall GPA: 3.03/4.0
Activities: Best Buddies, Bethlehem House and The Tower Student Newspaper

Work Experience:

MCSHANE PC NW Washington D.C.
Part-time administrative assistant September 2020 - present
Assisting in filing in binders for organization
Helping to organize past cases into new files
Created graphic designs on the front of the binders for meeting

POWER IN PLACE Remote Internship
Graphic Designer Intern May 2020 - August 2020
Updated picture slideshow with graphics on Photoshop for the website
Designed logos on Canva for the website and emails
Created designs and email invitations on Canva for meetings with the politicians
Worked on the development and design on the website
Created graphic illustrations for women politicians’ quotes

GIRL TALK NE Washington D.C.
Graphic Designer Intern September 2019 - December 2019
Designed invitations and social media posts for instagram and events
Worked on the program Canva to create

Office Manager July 2019 - September 2020

Helped to manage the workflow for writers and to manage them.
Communicated with writers on due dates for their pieces
Organize previous interviews and pictures of artists and their work for inventory
Researched art museums in DC for the style guide.
Helped to create a style guide.

HINES & COMPANY NW Washington D.C.
Intern May 2019 - October 2019

Assisted in inventory by organizing samples of high end fabrics, trimmings and wallpaper.
Gave samples of high-end fabrics, trimmings and wallpaper to interior designers, decorators and architects.
Ticketed and updated the prices on curtains.

Intern October 2017 - October 2018

Assisted in preparation of extra canvases for exhibits and shows
Created various plant designs to facilitate plant sales

CAMP CONNECTIONS Gaithersburg, Maryland
Camp Counselor June 2016 - August 2017

Worked with children and teenagers on the Autism Spectrum
Responsible for camper engagement in various camp activities
Provided attention and assistance catered to each individual’s specific needs

KICKS KARATE North Potomac, Maryland
Junior Karate Instructor November 2015 - November 2016

Assisted head instructor in teaching classes at various levels for all ages from four year olds to teenagers
Provided hands on support to aid in student mastery of karate
Assisted in holding boards for children and teenagers to break for their belt tests
Taught children one on one or in groups during class when we were broken into groups
Played games at the end of the class with children

Volunteer Experience:

Cardinal Service Corps Leader August 2019 - May 2020

Co-lead once a week
Send emails every week to get students to come join us
Communicated and engaged with the residents and students
Cooked a meal once a month
Helped to transport students to the site
Have gone to Bethlehem House since freshman year

August 2018 - May 2019
Student Representative and former Co-Vice President of Events

Attended bi-weekly meetings
Went to one office hour per week to help with the Alumni Office
Helped to organize and create events for one semester as Co-Vice President of Events
Continued to help at major events for fundraisers during Alumni Weekend
Answered and contacted Alumni for donations

BEST BUDDIES: NE Washington D.C.
Buddy September 2018 - present

Communicating with my buddy, Lauren, every week
Attending Best Buddies events with Lauren
Painting with Lauren
Helped to fundraise for Best Buddies

Staff Writer May 2018 - present

Met weekly to take on a article, editing and drafting articles
Wrote articles in the Arts and Entertainment section and News Section
Interviewed the people who were involved in the story in person and by email
Edited drafts of my articles
Connected with other student organizations leaders, student athletes and school officials for interviews
Worked with other staff writers and editors on fundraising

SPECIAL OLYMPICS: Bethesda, Maryland
Special Olympics Basketball Volunteer January 2014 - February 2017

Helped to teach kids with special needs, intellectual and physical disabilities how to play basketball in the winter.
Assisted in helping them in games.

IT Experience
Photoshop, Powerpoint, Excel, Illustrator, Canva and Microsoft Word

McShane, Amanda