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  1. 1. Brittney J Merritt Curriculum Vitae e-mail:brittismerri@mail.com1443 West 46thStreet | Los Angeles | CA | 90062 | cell: 213.321.0361EDUCATION:UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA LINCOLN, Lincoln, NEMasters of Art, enrollment August 2013Major: Educational Administration | Concentration: Student AffairsHUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY, Arcata, CABachelors of Art, May 2013Major: Anthropology | Concentration: Cultural and Social | Minor: Business AdministrationSelected Courses: Cultural Anthropology Student Assistant Ethnography Sex, Gender, & GlobalizationAustralian Cultures German Literature Acts to End Sexualized ViolencePHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, PA (relocated)Special Course: Technology: Materials and Methods- Completed a set of official construction drawings for a woodframe houseACCOMPLISHMENTS & AWARDS:Campus Activities Board, Superb New Member 2009 - 2010Delta Phi Epsilon, Outstanding Coordinator Award 2011 - 2012Humboldt State University’s First Bicentennial Graduating Class May 2013Humboldt State Student Profile 2012-2013Outstanding Tour Guide Award Fall 2011LEADER EXPIERENCE:Campus Activities Board, Internal Operations Chair, Member 2009 - 2011Delta Phi Epsilon, Vice President of Academics, Greek Council Delegate, Senior Programmer, Member 2009-presentEducation Outreach Program, Peer Mentor Candidate Fall 2011Emerging Leaders Program, Graduate Fall 2009Greek Council, Administrative Chair April 2012 - May 2013Humboldt Student Ambassador Spring 2011 - presentNational Association for Campus Activities, Member 2010 - 2011Philadelphia University Tour Guide, 2009 - 2011Tour Guide, Golden Grad Tour guide Fall 2012Tour Guide, Top 3 for most tours given with over 150 tours Fall 2012Tour Guide, Top 3 for most tours given with over 200 tours Spring 2012STUDENT AFFAIRS EXPERIENCE:Student Involvement – Night Life Coordinator Graduate Assistant Start: August 2013East Campus, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE• Provide free entertainment, activities, and food for students on both campuses. Events include concerts,competitions, comedy shows, football watch parties, movie nights, and much more• In charge of the night life team of undergraduate students who work on the programming• Model and create inclusive environments where students find opportunities for a personal and professionaldevelopment. Integrating in-class and out-of-class learning to provide positive experiencesStudent Affairs Intern, Office of Student Affairs and Enrollment December 2012 - May 2013Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA• Researched various authors who are well known in the field of Student AffairsSummer Resident Advisor, Residence Life Seasonal| June 2012 - August 2012Foreign Language School (FLS), Northridge, CA• Assisted students from 15+ different countries with their English language comprehension• Led small groups (20) and large groups (150) of international students throughout the greater LA area andother tourist locations of Southern California• Facilitated programs; the responsibilities of a teacher, camp counselor, resident advisor, and academicmentorOrientation Counselor, Humboldt Orientation Programs December 2011 - May 2013
  2. 2. Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA• Welcomed the freshmen class, introduced and acclimated them to College• Oriented my small group (35) of students through the 4-day orientation programAdmissions Receptionist, Office of Admissions January 2012 - May 2013Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA• Informed students and guests on knowledgeable information regarding school admission policies• Answered all questions related to admissions, or any other questions that guests may have• Processed applications, mailed information packets to students, teachers, counselors as well as lettersAcademic Mentor, Residence Life February 2012 - August 2012Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA• Helped first-time-freshmen students with their academic success• Directed students to the various resources of campus, that directly related to their academic success• Responsible for a small group (30) students’ academic beginningsTour Guide, Office of Admissions December 2011 - May 2013Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA• Welcomed potential new faculty, staff, students and their families though 2-hour tours of the campus• Explored various departments through in-depth tours of well-known or little-known departmentsStudent Assistant, Department of Anthropology December 2012 - May 2013Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA• Graded students work for the introductory level course of Cultural Anthropology• Ran several workshops for students to prepare themCUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCE:Shift Leader, Parking May 2011 - August 2011AmeriPark, Los Angeles, CA• Acclimated guests and employees to a new controlled-pay to park parking system• Promoted from Parking Ambassador to shift leader• Worked in the office doing several clerical duties; answering phones, alphabetizing, filing, and other clericalresponsibilitiesGames Attendant, Games Department May 2010 - August 2010Pacific Park, Santa Monica, CA• Interacted with parents and children with interactive midway games• Started as a singular game attendant, mastered twenty-two games and became a certified climbing coachFloor Staff, Theater Crew July 2008 - August 2009Landmark Theaters, Los Angeles, CA• Maintained an efficient movie theater• Started as a greeter, and became presenter as well as a concession member• Received a perfect checker report, it was the only checker report with one hundred percent in each targetareaJr. Staff, Club Member June 2007 - August 2007Challengers Boys and Girls Club, Los Angeles, CA• Worked with children aged 7-14 at this non-profit organization• Conflict Manager- the role was to end conflict among children in a positive and meaningful manner• Helped develop children social skills and interactions in a variety of areasSCHOLARSHIP:Big, Boisterous, Mysterious Hair | Ethnography January 2013- May 2013Cultural Anthropology, Department of Anthropology• 16 weeks of guided research occurred. The project was on how African Americans in a small town utilizeYouTube how-to hair tutorials. This project needed to be approved by the Institutional Review Board.Utilized a variety of methods of observation from participant observation, and other methods of research,conducted 3-hours of transcribed interviews also presented a 20-minute research finding presentation
  3. 3. Financial Statements | Principles of Finance January 2013- May 2013Finance, Department of Business Administration• Completed full financial statements and a 3- year growth-rate projection for PepsiCo Incorporated. Thisincludes Balance Sheet, Income Statement, CAPM, WACC, and other projection modules including weeklyand monthly regression, for the past 10 years. Compute all data for all above documents in addition toseveral others.Internship| Student Affairs Intern December 2012 - May 2013Vice President of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs, Office of Enrollment & Student Affairs• Worked with the Associate Dean of Student Involvement and Engagement, the special projects Manager aswell as the Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs. The purpose of the internshipwas to find new ways and eliminate ways that do not benefit the retention rates. Ultimately came up withthree suggestions for improvement though the semester long internship which implored both practicum andresearch though a variety of articles on Student Involvement, engagement, and retention.African-American Leadership Alliance (AALA) March 2013 - May 2013Dean of Leadership and Engagement, Office of Enrollment & Student Affairs• The African American Leadership Alliance is comprised of members of student clubs and organizationswho primarily provide programming and support for students who identify as African American and Black.AALA will focus on community building through intentional, comprehensive, and inclusive programs.TECHNOLOGY:Social Media |Blogger, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Twitter, YouTubeGoogle| Applications- Calendar, Drive, Gmail, ScholarMicrosoft Suite| Access, Excel, PowerPoint, WordSchool Software |Hopsons, PeopleSoft