Trilingual College Senior
Location: Smithtown, New York, USA
School: Fordham University
Field of study: French & Spanish Literature

Trilingual College Senior

Christian J. Minicozzi

214 Bow Drive East, Smithtown, NY 11787


Fordham University
2016 - 2020 | New York, NY
*Bachelor of Arts; 3.93 Cumulative GPA
*Major I: French Language & Literature
*Major II: Spanish Language & Literature


*Inducted senior year into Sigma Iota Rho
*Inducted junior year into Phi Beta Kappa


Minicozzi, Christian J. �Boys Do Play with Dolls.� EP 13.0: Fordham University Magazine of Exemplary Freshman Writing (2017): 57-68.


*Native proficiency in English
*Full professional proficiency in French and Spanish
*Professional working proficiency in Italian
*Ability to read Portuguese and Catalan


Syracuse University Study Abroad Program: Strasbourg
January 2019 - May 2019 | Strasbourg, France
*Achieved fluency in French while living with an Alsatian family
*Studied French literature with professors from the University of Strasbourg
*Assisted my host brothers with their university-level English courses

Fordham University Spanish Immersion Program
May 2018 - July 2018 | Granada, Spain
*Enhanced my Spanish proficiency while living with a host family
*Studied Spanish literature and grammar at the University of Granada

Aliore Volunteer Teaching Organization
May 2017 - June 2017 | Brittany, France
*Served as a private English teacher for a French family
*Acquired language pedagogy skills
*Provided individual grammar lessons for each family member
*Reinforced my French while explaining concepts in the family�s native tongue


French Tutor: Fordham University
September 2018 - Present | New York, NY
*Provide comprehensive grammar review for undergraduates enrolled in French courses
*Improve students� phonetics and conversational fluency
*Assist with test corrections
*Edit essays and provide feedback
*Prepare students for examinations

Driver: Fordham University Intercampus Transportation
August 2017 - September 2019 | New York, NY
*Taught new drivers defensive driving strategies and efficient routes
*Ensured safety while driving a fourteen-passenger vehicle

Dental Assistant: Dr. Sheri B. Glazer, D.D.S.
June 2015 - July 2016 | Smithtown, NY
*Organized workshops and taught children proper oral healthcare techniques
*Performed dental radiography and formed plaster casts

Camp Counselor: Hidden Pond Day Camp
June 2014 - August 2014 | Smithtown, NY
*Led campers during recreational activities
*Enforced camp policy and resolved conflicts between children
*Ensured the safety of all campers
*Communicated with parents regarding children�s behavior and progress


Health Educator: Peer Health Exchange
September 2017 - December 2017 | New York, NY
*Provided a skills-based health curriculum in low-income public schools
*Educated students about sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancy
*Taught workshops in both English and Spanish
*Created lesson plans in accordance with PHE curriculum guidelines

Volunteer: Fordham University Campus Ministry Outreach Programs
August 2016 - May 2018 | New York, NY
*Constructed affordable apartments for the Habitat for Humanity Dean Street Project
*Volunteered for Xavier Mission�s soup kitchen & homeless shelter
*Assembled and distributed nutritious meals for Hunger Free America
*Served as a community coordinator for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program


President: Cultural Italian American Organization
September 2017 - May 2018 | New York, NY
*Taught Italian language and culture through film screenings and cultural outings
*Recruited and trained an executive board
*Directed events and coordinated guest speaker appearances

Freshman Representative: Rainbow Alliance
August 2016 - May 2017 | New York, NY
*Educated students about the LGBTQIA+ community through organized discussion
*Recruited members at promotional events such as club fairs

Operations Board Member: Model United Nations
August 2016 - May 2017 | New York, NY
*Informed fellow members of global crises and international affairs
*Assisted in organizing Fordham University�s first Model United Nations Conference