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    ELIZABETH CAVALIER etc@virginia.edu

    School: Permanent: 101 Cavalier Drive 200 Stadium Drive Charlottesville, VA 22903 Boston, MA 02154 434-555-1212 617-899-4546

    OBJECTIVE To obtain a job in engineering that utilizes experience in technology.


    UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE Charlottesville, VA B.S. Systems and Information Engineering May 2013 Cumulative GPA: 3.0; Major GPA: 3.78

    Related Coursework Data Communications Human Computer Interface Operations Research/Network Modeling and Design Business Software Development


    GENUITY, INC. (formerly GTE INTERNETWORKING) Columbia, MD Network Controller/Summer Intern, Network Operations Center Summer 2012

    Troubleshot data communication problems including fault isolation, equipment fault detection, and circuit outages.

    Developed network management/monitoring scripts using UNIX and PERL Performed remote monitoring of dial-up, routing, and other network equipment. Attended professional training classes in ATM, TCP/IP, Ascend Max, T1/T3 Technologies and UNIX.

    DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA Charlottesville, VA Web Assistant March-August 2011

    Designed and implemented a website for the Department of Computer Science using HTML, JavaScript, and Photoshop.

    HUGHES NETWORK SYSTEMS Germantown, MD Summer Intern, DirecPC Engineering Test Group Summer 2010

    Installed DirecPC hardware/software and various Operating Systems. Configured and installed the Portmaster and Cisco Switch. Performed ping tests to insure network connections. Revised and edited Oracle forms using the form builder and SQL.


    Operating Systems: Windows NT, MacOS, UNIX, SunOS

    Applications: Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, FrontPage, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word), SilverScreen, Photoshop, Visual Basic, Visual InterDev, Oracle

    Programming Languages: C++, HTML, SQL, UNIX scripting, PERL

    Languages: Written and reading proficiency in Chinese


    Society of Women Engineers (Co-Webmaster, Secretary, Treasurer) Fall 2009-present Engineering Student Council (Student Advisor) Fall 2011-present

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    Manorama Sorto email@virginia.edu

    School Address: Permanent Address:

    1500 Jefferson Park Avenue, Apt D 1420 Susan Lane

    Charlottesville, VA 22903 Chantilly, VA 20151 703-222-2222 703-444-4444

    Objective To obtain a summer finance internship with an international company.

    Education University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce, Charlottesville, VA

    Candidate for Bachelor of Science in Commerce GPA 3.4 May 2013

    Concentration in Finance

    Second Major in Foreign Affairs from the College of Arts and Sciences

    Internship ActiveMatter.com, Fairfax, VA Summer 2010

    Experience Researched sales, marketing, and competitors of the company. Identified potential new clients.

    Worked on specialized projects including sales proposals. Edited PowerPoint presentations for

    Vice President of Marketing.

    Senator Christopher Dodd, Washington, DC Spring 2009

    Provided tours of United States Capitol Building to constituents. Researched current issues and

    compiled information for Legislative Assistants. Attended committee meetings and presented

    summary reports to other interns.

    Employment Northern Virginia Temporaries, Fairfax, VA Summer 2011

    Experience Administrative Assistant. Responded to customer complaints. Scheduled appointments for

    technicians. Entered data into database. Organized files.

    Guess? Fairfax, VA Summer 2010

    Sales Associate. Marketed clothing to customers. Assisted customers with purchases. Maintained

    high sales quotas. Displayed merchandise.

    Leadership Asian Student Union 2010-present

    Experience Membership Chair. Organized activities to increase and maintain membership including ASU

    phonathon and five ASU receptions for perspective students.

    Finance Chair. Organized fundraising activities including ASU service auction. Obtained funding

    for events to promote Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

    Peer Advising Family Network 2011-present

    Peer Advisor. Increase cultural awareness in the UVA community. Serve as a mentor to first year

    students. Planned activities that help advisees adjust to university life.

    Indian Student Association 2011-present

    Social Chair. Plan and organize social activities to increase community awareness.

    Skills Proficient in Microsoft Office, Access, Visio, FrontPage, and Visual Basic.

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    JENNIFER ROSE jr@virginia.edu School Address: 534 Balz, Charlottesville, VA 22904 Cell: (751) 339-2385 Permanent Address: 4011 Terry Crest Lane, Richmond, VA 22033


    To gain hands-on experience through an internship in information technology or information systems utilizing my work and leadership experiences, strong communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills, and my interest in contributing to the success of an organization to make a difference.


    University of Virginia, School of Engineering and Applied Science Charlottesville, VA Candidate, B.S. Anticipated Major Systems Engineering May 2014 BRIDGE Program, School of Engineering and Applied Science Charlottesville, VA Calculus I, Science Technology & Society, Chemistry I Lab Summer 2011

    An intensive six-week summer program providing academic, personal and professional development


    ENGR 1620 Intro to Engineering, Robot Lab Designed and built a semi-autonomous, basketball shooting robot to for the robot games.


    Microsoft Office, experienced in Autodesk Inventor, C/C++, Java, MathCAD, Mathematica, and Eclipse WORK EXPERIENCE

    LYNNS HALLMARK Richmond, VA Sales Assistance Summers 2010, 2011 June, 2005-November, 2006 FEDEX KINKOS Richmond, VA Retail Consultant May -September 2009

    Assisted in consulting on special projects, and operating office equipment SCOTT & STRINGAFELLOW Richmond, VA General Assistant June 2007-December 2008

    Assisted in processing time sheets, at front desk as secretary, and IRA department in special projects


    National Society of Black Engineers, Member Fall 2010-present Society of Women Engineers, Member Fall 20010-present House Council Fall 20010-present

    Floor Representative, Suites 410s-420s Impact Christian Organization Fall 20010-present First Year Seminar, Facilitator Spring 2009 - Present Undergraduate Recruitment Committee, Engineering Student Council, Member Fall 2008 Present Club Cross Country, Member Fall 2008 Present Sinai Scholars Jewish Fellowship Society, Student Fall 2009 Day in the life program: Zion Union Baptist Church, Tutor Spring 2009

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    CHRIS PRATT cgp7u@virginia.edu Home: 8239 Toll Rd, Annandale, VA 22003 703-975-5562


    UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA Charlottesville, VA


    Master of Public Policy, GPA: 3.65

    Coursework: Policy Analysis, Economics, Research Methods & Data Analysis, Psychology

    UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA Charlottesville, VA


    B.A in German Literature, Minor in Middle Eastern Studies, GPA: 3.84

    Additional coursework: Statistics, Commerce, Economics, International Relations

    Intermediate Honors, Deans List 8/8 Semesters

    Golden Key International Honour Society; Sigma Alpha Lamda (National Leadership & Honors Organization)


    President - Batten Student Council Charlottesville, VA

    Ran effective council meetings, chaired committees and coordinated school events April 2011 - 2012

    Managed student-run operations, oversaw budget

    Served as student liaison to faculty and administration

    Political Affairs Intern U.S. Department of State; U.S. Embassy Berlin Berlin, Germany

    Compiled political briefings and drafted cables Summer 2011

    Provided research and logistical support to Foreign Service Officers

    Represented U.S. at policy lectures and German Foreign Ministry briefings

    Held Secret Security Clearance (DOS)

    Volunteer Firefighter - Charlottesville Volunteer Fire Department Charlottesville, VA

    Fighting fire to preserve life, protect the environment, and conser