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Cindy Chen

Cindy Chen

Affiliate Associate (Americorps Vista)

Glow Foundation

San Francisco, Other

Affiliate Associate at Glow Foundation

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Something involving international relations, Asia, and education!

Glow Foundation

Affiliate Associate (Americorps Vista)

Shantou University

English Language Instructor (Intern)

• Teaching English language at Intermediate and Advanced levels in three classes with 20-25 students in each class. Responsible for lesson planning, weekly office hours, and leading weekly Book Club discussion.
• Teaching courses on intercultural communication between Westerners and Chinese people, academic writing and social sciences.
• Serving as an Adviser for English Lounge, a student run organization. Providing guidance to students in leadership positions and acting as a liaison between faculty and students.
• Working at University’s English Language Activity Center. Responsible for operation and maintenance of facility, facilitating extracurricular activities.

Speech Contest Coordinator
• Coordinating Speech Contest for Shantou University's (STU) Intercollegiate English Festival.
• Leading workshops for Masters of Ceremonies (MCs) and contestants on speech and presentation skills, proofreading speeches and lines for the MCs.
• Coaching and mentoring STU contestants and providing guidance for the international contestants from Korea and around China.

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Northwest Film Forum

Seattle Children's Film Festival Intern

• Researching and soliciting quality films from across the world for submissions.
• Organizing film submissions, screenings and serving as a member of selection committee for submissions.

Career

Penrose Library (Whitman College)

Circulation Assistant

• Assisting faculty and students with circulation of library materials. Skills learned include use of Summit/Interlibrary Loan system, library circulation and operation process and organization.

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Lan Peng Law Firm

Legal Intern

• Translating contract documents from English to Chinese.
• Assisting with research for legal cases, specifically regarding aviation law and contracts.

Camp Romaca

Camp Counselor/Piano and Voice Teacher

• Served as Bunk Counselor for 4th graders, in charge of their health and well-being for 8 weeks.
• Arranging, playing and teaching music to children ages 5-16 for various musicals
• Teaching piano and voice lessons, acting/theater classes, assisting with stage direction.

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Whitman College Pioneer

Senior Reporter

• Researching news materials, interviewing people on campus and in the community for news articles.
• Writing news/arts & entertainment articles for tight weekly deadlines.

Career

Whitman College

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Rhetoric and Media Studies