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Amanda McCartney

Amanda McCartney

Assistant Language Teacher

Japan Exchange and Teaching Program(me) (JET)

Tokyo, Other

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Japan Exchange and Teaching Program(me) (JET)

Assistant Language Teacher

o Selected to participate as the only non-Japanese English teacher at 3 public elementary schools and 1 junior high school as a member of an exchange program run by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Designed and implemented original English lesson plans and activities for inclusion in a newly developed elementary school English curriculum book; Interviewed and assessed the English oral competency of approximately 500 students biannually; Hosted welcome orientation and provided support for 25 American exchange program participants; Provided teacher training and presented at education seminars for Japanese English teachers; Coached 1st and 2nd place students in Yamanashi City’s Junior High School Speech Contest; Excelled in and adapted to a foreign work and cultural environment

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Arnold & Porter

Paralegal

Coordinated the gathering of information, materials, documents, reports, journal articles, and evidence for purposes of discovery; Requested and reviewed medical records on a daily basis in order to document medical histories and verify damage claims; Prepared and proofread reports, correspondence, and court motions for trial and discovery; Responsible for the case file management of more than 100 plaintiffs; Acted as volunteer coordinator for both an established and newly created community legal night ; Received above average annual evaluation marks for exceeding productivity goals and expectations

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Finishing Touch Day Spa and Salon

Receptionist

Answered phones and managed a reception desk in a fast pace, professional environment; Organized the daily and monthly schedules of over 20 service providers; Managed client information database of over 500 clients; Provided scheduling software training for all new receptionists and service providers

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Career medium 01

Judgment, Emotion, Decision, and Intuition (JEDI) Lab; Dr. Leaf VanBoven

Head Research Assistant/ Lab Manager

Ran, designed and coded data for over 20 judgment and decision making experiments; Designed the lab website and maintained the lab filling system and office equipment; Provided guidance, training, and assistance for a group of 4 research assistants

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University of Colorado Boulder

BA, Economics, Psychology