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Carley Foster

Carley Foster

Peer Career Assistant

UNC Charlotte

Charlotte, Other

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"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars, to change the world." -Harriet Tubman
Interests

Women's Rights Reproductive Justice Advocacy Education Leadership

UNC Charlotte

Peer Career Assistant

• Coordinate on-campus outreach to promote Career Center services and events to the student body
• Connect student body with potential employment opportunities by researching the job market on social media
• Provide individual assistance to students interested in improving professional resumes and cover letters in order to demonstrate appropriate formatting and the articulation of transferable skills.

Career medium 02
Career
Career medium 04

Promising Pages

Events Coordinator

• Correspond via phone and email with organizations serving at-risk youth to provide resources promoting early literacy
• Organize and collaborate programs with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, YMCA, and Crisis Assistance Ministry to redistribute gently-used reading materials to youth in the community
• Attend community events , conferences, and meetings with partner organizations as an energetic representative in order to publicize services and generate community support

Career

UNC Charlotte Center for Leadership Development

LEAD Team Facilitator

• Facilitate hour-long workshops to on-campus student organizations and Programs in Leadership and Organizational Training (PiLOT)
• Develop comprehensive, dynamic workshops by investigating topics related to leadership skill-building

Career medium 03
Career
Career medium 04

University Plato's Closet

Key Holder

• Managed an employee team of 5-10 sales associates in the absence of a general manager to delegate tasks and maintain workplace efficiency
• Evaluated consignment merchandise for purchase and assign price points to increase profitability
• Communicated with customers to identify needs and provide solutions to issues such as returned merchandise, explanation of workplace policies, and extenuating circumstances

Career

Campus Barnes and Noble, Inc

Sales Associate

• Communicated by phone and face-to-face with customers to identify needs and provide solutions for issues such as the textbook rental process, returning merchandise, and completing online orders
• Responsible for balancing cash drawer at the beginning and end of shift to maintain transaction efficiency

Career medium 04
Career
Career medium 03

Trust General Store and Cafe

Hostess/Server

• Communicate with customers to identify individual needs and provide prompt, courteous service
• Assist kitchen staff with food preparation work and cleanup to increase efficiency for the morning staff

Career

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Psychology (minors in Women's and Gender Studies, Child and Family Development)

Kingston University

Cross-Cultural Psychology