Vanessa Scott - Resume
Political Science, International Security
Location: Charlotte, NC, USA
School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Field of Study: Political Science, International Security

Vanessa Scott - Resume

VANESSA SCOTT
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EDUCATION
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC May 2020
BA in Peace, War, and Defense: Concentration in International Security and Intelligence
BA in Political Science
Minor in French and Francophone Studies
Dean’s List: 2016-2020
Covenant Scholar
Honors Carolina 2017-2020
Renwick Academic Award Recipient
GPA: 3.68
Relevant Coursework: Post-Conflict and Peacebuilding, Peace and Security Studies, Contemporary Latin American Politics, Brexit and the European Union, Global Issues, International Relations and World Politics, EU Politics
King’s College London Summer 2019
Coursework: Literature and Diplomacy, Profiling and Psychology of Terrorism
George Mason University-Arlington Summer 2018
Coursework: Economic Problems and Public Policy, Public Policy and International Affairs
Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po Paris) Spring 2018
Coursework: The International Community and the Troubled Middle East, Strategic Studies, A Primer on Guerrilla Warfare and Counterinsurgency, French Society
Language Skills: Spanish (Native), French (Proficient)

WORK EXPERIENCE
Office of International Students and Scholars, Chapel Hill, NC Fall 2017-Spring 2020
Office Assistant
• Interacted daily with international students and scholars in English, Spanish and at times French
• Provided assistance to international students and scholars with organization of immigration documents
• Coordinated meetings between students/scholars and immigration advisors
Royal United Services Institute, London, UK Summer 2019
Defense Management Intern
• Performed research on French defense policy for a Research Fellow resulting in a final, policy brief

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Washington, D.C.
Leadership Programs Intern
June-July 2018

• Facilitated logistics for arrival and departure of all Latino youth leadership scholars
• Scheduled speakers and panelists for Latino youth leadership seminars
• Guided Latino youth leadership scholars around Capitol Hill and coordinated meetings with their representatives
Embassy of Honduras in Paris, France
Communications, Event Management, and Administrative Intern Spring 2018
• Facilitated the planning and hosting of formal, embassy events
• Completed translations of publications related to the embassy from French to Spanish for the Foreign Relations Secretary
• Organized previous and incoming records of formal correspondences between the embassy and other diplomatic missions
• Tended to visa-related calls and inquiries in French, Spanish, and English

CAMPUS ENGAGEMENT
UNC-CH Latin American Student Organization (UNC-CH LASO) Fall 2019- May 2020
Co-Founder
• Developed a constitution for the organization
• Recruited and established new leaders for the organization
• Coordinated new member meetings and established future campus-engagement goals
Admissions Ambassador, Chapel Hill, NC Fall 2016-May 2020
Member, External Affairs and Selection Committee Member
• Lead weekly tours for prospective students and aid with panel discussions as a representative of the university
• Communicate with potential students via email responding to relevant questions and concerns
• Conduct tours in both English and in Spanish
Carolina Kickoff, Chapel Hill, NC Fall 2016- Fall 2019
Member, Programming Co-Chair, Co-Director
• Scheduled and supervised all events for Carolina Kickoff’s annual 3-day social justice and public service camp for Carolina First Years
• Coordinated counselor-wide meetings to organize community service events through UNC’s Campus YMCA
• Attended to any internal or external issues regarding the structure or management of the organization