My Skills & Experience
I am a Criminal Justice student with experience working as an intern at law firms. I am confidential and professional with communications skills for office and law firm settings as well as casual open space establishments. My experience has given me a strong understanding of customer relations importance and office organization.
Who I Am
I look forward to graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. My goal is to produce quality work and thrive independently as well as in a team environment. Recently I have become well versed in online presentations as well as remote teamwork through Zoom. I look forward to expressing my creativity and excel in my career.
What I’ve Done
November 2018 - March 2019
Sales Associate, Zumiez
Regular tasks included being a cashier, handling security deposits, finalizing online orders, and constant organization of incoming shipments. Exemplary communication and knowledge about products were needed to keep customers well informed. Creating a casual and relaxed environment for customers was necessary.
August 2017 – May 2018
Internship, Michael A. Smith Law Firm
Regular tasks included answering calls from clients, providing information about the services offered, handling, or filing imperative cases while providing confidentiality and organizing or importing media data for cases. A high level of professionalism and hospitality expected.
September 2016 – May 2017
Cashier, Yummilicious Frozen Yogurt
Regular tasks included working the register, providing a welcoming environment for customers and night shift closing preparations, as well as operating commercial-grade yogurt machines. It was a great opportunity to learn how to balance a professional, yet casual, environment and develop different communication skills.
Learning and Living
August 2018 – Present
Criminal Justice, University of North Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX
At the University of North Texas at Dallas, I am studying Criminal Justice with a Minor in Criminology.
2014 – 2018 GRADUATED
Criminal Justice, Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet, Dallas, TX
At Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet I explored many different career opportunities within Criminal Justice. I focused on fields that related to Forensic Science.
Knowledge & Expertise
I am well versed in computer technology. I know how to create PowerPoint and spreadsheets. This skill is currently useful as many businesses are moving online. Online meetings and making presentations have become common.
I am fluent in Spanish which helps me communicate with a greater audience. Being bilingual allows me to translate and help others. Being bilingual has let me answer customer questions or relay information in Spanish to clients.
Having strong organizational skills is useful when it comes to case files. Being able to carefully organize files is important in office spaces. Organizational skills allow employees to find files for clients when needed.
"There are no facts, only interpretations"