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Ashley Burke

Ashley Burke

Independent Researcher

Renee Crown University Honors Program

Teaching Assistant, Methods of Policy Analysis and Presentation at Syracuse University Department of Public Affairs

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Renee Crown University Honors Program

Independent Researcher

Conducting extensive research regarding alternatives to textbook use in undergraduate classes at Syracuse University

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Syracuse University Department of Public Affairs

Supervising Teaching Assistant, Methods of Policy Analysis and Presentation

Responsible for assisting Professor teach a course with 48 students a semester specifically managing a group of 15 students through extensive research projects
Developed and presented Excel trainings on a weekly basis to teach students Excel functionality in relation to their individual research projects
Collaborated with fellow Teaching Assistants and Professor to ensure quality course content and a positive classroom experience
Maintained positive relationships between clients and Public Affairs program to ensure future research opportunities

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Bloomberg Government

Client Support / Sales Operations Intern

Conducted research and analysis on sales data to gain insight in developing sales strategies
Compiled client requested reports on government spending and Multiple Award Contracts
Served as an integral member of the Client Support team collaborating with colleagues to provide platinum service to clients
Navigated the Bloomberg Terminal gaining exposure to practical use of the network

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Community Benchmarks Program

Research Consultant

Analyzed data on education within Onondaga County specifically researching school revenue, standardized test proficiency, demographics of students, and graduation and dropout rates
Collaborated with twelve fellow researchers to publish a 422 page Community Indicator report for CNY Community Foundation and cnyvitals.org website across nine categories

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Aftercare Nursing Services

Administrative Assistant

Developed an electronic database to efficiently organize over 2,000 company documents
Restructured agency documents to comply with changing New York State guidelines
Created and modified training documents in order to train Personal Care Assistants in New York State
Complied a resource of 128 Material Safety Data Sheets for easy reference by company personnel
Recreated methods for streamlining general clerical duties including photocopying, faxing, filing, and mailing to reduce the time spent on these activities

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Syracuse Department of Public Works

Research Consultant

Researched resident interactions with the Syracuse Department of Public Works in order to suggest improvements for higher resident satisfaction.
Conducted a study of resident satisfaction through a telephone survey of 531 Syracuse residents with service requests through the Department of Public Works resulting in a sample of 154 individuals.
Analyzed telephone survey data in Excel to compile a 28 page report evaluating the results of the survey.

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New York State Senator, Timothy Kennedy

Intern at Buffalo Office of Senator Timothy Kennedy

Engaged in constituent relations by developing response letters to community problems and concerns and answering phone calls to maintain high quality relationships within the community.
Developed insight on government office management by working alongside senate staffers, attending agency press conferences, and political fundraising events.
Researched regulation and policy on the New York State Corrections System to develop policy solutions.
Encouraged community members to participate in a special election by going door to door advertising the election date and voting locations.

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Syracuse University

Bachelor of Arts, B.A. Political Science and Policy Studies, minor in Strategic Management

University of New South Wales

Study Abroad