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A. Mercedes Restucha

Education Experience Computer Skills Additional Skills

Chapel Hill, N.C. 27517

Education: top

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; School of Journalism & Mass Communication
• Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication, Public Relations Sequence
• Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
• Graduation: May 2004

Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
• COPA Study Abroad Program, Argentina – Summer 2002

Experience: top

District Scheduler/Caseworker
U.S. Representative Bob Etheridge; Second District; July 2004 – present

• Schedule and brief 4-term Congressman for appearances and meetings
• Act as a liaison between 25 constituents and various federal agencies, primarily the United States immigration and Naturalization Services and the Department of State

Information Technology Student Consultant

Academic Technology & Networks; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; August 2001-June 2004

• Offer information technology support for faculty, staff and students
• Troubleshoot software and networking problems

Event Planning / Creative Internship
Fusión Multicultural Marketing and Communications; Durham, N.C.; May 2003 – August 2003

• Coordinated all-day diversity training conference for 100 participants pursuing business relations with the Hispanic community
• Designed ads and page layouts, wrote article and took photographs for Fusión – Latin Life in North Carolina, North Carolina’s premier bilingual, glossy magazine

Administrative Internship

North Carolina Democratic Party; Raleigh, February 2003 – May 2003

• Collated 1000+ direct mail items for county and state events
• Registered over 300 county and state political leaders at State Executive Committee meeting

Marketing and Information Technology Consultant
Roberto Jewelers; Raleigh, N.C.

• Revise and edit business advertisements and publications; maintain website
• Troubleshoot software problems; set up wireless network

English as a Second Language Mentor/Tutor
Carolina Academic Literacy; Green Hope High School; Morrisville, N.C.; February 2002 – May 2002

• Mentored 10 Hispanic students, with English as their second language
• Tutored in various subjects, including sciences, mathematics, and history

Computer Skills: top

• Microsoft Windows 9x/Me/2000/XP
• Microsoft Office 9x/2000/XP/2003
• SPSS 11.0
• QuarkXPress
• QuarkCopyDesk
• Adobe Photoshop 7.0
• Macromedia Freehand 8.0,10.0
• Macromedia Dreamweaver MX
• System and Networking Utilities
• Internet Research, Communication, and Navigation
Additional Skills: top

• Fluent in Spanish, conversational and written

References Available Upon Request

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Last Updated:
Sunday, November 28, 2004 7:34 PM