401 Academy Street
Newark, DE 19716
University of Delaware
, Newark, DE
Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology
Study Abroad: New Zealand
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
, Washington, DC June 2013 – August 2013
Researched potential exhibitors and vendors for annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival, resulting
in organized document of over 300 prospects.
Planned multiple educational outreach programs relating to specific cultural topics, such as
“American Indian Music: Navajo Culture” and “The Blues – a Gateway into Improvisation.”
Collaborated with Center's professional staff and other interns on multiple projects, including
creation of “Smithsonian Folklife and Oral History Interviewing Guide.”
Communicated effectively and developed relationships with many different Smithsonian
constituents, while striving to exceed expectations for each assigned project.
Wilmington, DE September 2013 – Present
Manage all aspects of customers’ dining experiences including greeting patrons, taking and
fulfilling orders, and responding to customer requests in a timely manner.
Generate positive feedback from customers, resulting in favorable review by management.
Diffuse stressful situations by prioritizing customer needs in a fast-paced work environment.
Deerfield Country Club,
Newark, DE June 2012 – May 2013
Collaborated with team of servers for catered events involving up to 500 guests.
Contributed to success of special events, from equipment set-up to menu details.
National Society of Collegiate Scholars February 2013 – Present
Anthropology Club September 2013 – Present
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Creative Suite, and various
social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Storify).
Conversational in Spanish.