To whom it may concern:
"Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO)" is Summer Mentored Internships for minority students. Their website is www.seo-usa.org.
The following is the info I received from the organization:
We are looking for the very best students to be SEO interns. We want highly motivated individuals, who:
? Are hungry to succeed
? Possess voracious appetite to learn
? Have demonstrated academic achievement
? Demonstrated leadership and initiative
? Show interest in the industry of their choice (The industry of my choice is Investment Banking
? Are mitted to munity service
? Do their homework, that is, e prepared
? Are ready to work extremely hard to reach their goals
Other characteristics an applicant should possess are:
? Analytical and quantitative skills
? Interpersonal and munication skills
? A minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (I currently have 3.3 GPA)
How does the program area you?ve applied to link to your professional goals?
(75 ? 100 Words).
(Again, my choice is Investment Banking
?in the Research Department?).
? Give an example of a time you had to operate outside your fort zone.
Briefly describe the situation and your actions.
? What is your definition of success?
Give an example of a part success and describe the steps you took to achieve it.
(250 ? 400 Words).
In addition to this info, I will attach my resume to this message to give you an idea of who I am and what I am looking for.
I am looking forward to hearing from you soon.
625 Main Street, #342 ~ Roosevelt Island, New York 10044
Home: (212) 758-3290 Cell: (917) 655-9525
Innovative, results-oriented Professional with track record of acplishment and demonstrated leadership abilities. Seeking position in global investment banking
/financial services industry to gain career experience while pursuing bachelor?s degree. Background includes problem solving, marketing, business development, and customer relations. Unique ability to municate with ethnically diverse customer base. Strategic thinking, ethical, and personable with strong ability to lead by example. Excellent interpersonal, multi-tasking, and organizational skills. Strong team-member with entrepreneurial drive. Fluent in French and several African languages including Fulani, Soussou, and Wolof. Inspires excellence in others. Technically proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
WELLCARE OF NEW YORK, New York, New York 2001 - Present
? Lead professional staff of 15 marketing representatives with annual sales of $25 million.
? Prepare and present information to educate members regarding eligibility criteria.
? Evaluate and enroll qualified members into health plan.
? Draft weekly and monthly productivity reports and municate progress at regularly scheduled meetings.
✓ Recognized as top salesman in 2001, 2002 and 2003.
DRAM? IMPORT/EXPORT, Manhattan, New York 1997 - 2001
President & CEO
? Created, designed and developed business plan and marketing strategy for entrepreneurial business.
? Managed all aspects of pany including human resources, financing, and purchasing.
? Employed team of 15 professional and support staff.
EARLY BIRD MESSENGERS, Manhattan, New York 1995 - 1997
? Managed team of 30 messengers.
? Ensured timely delivery of client documents.
RIDLEY DISTRIBUTION, Bronx, New York 1992 - 1995
? Managed day-to-day operations services for newspaper distribution pany.
? Supervised and trained employees; coordinated staff schedules.
? Maintained detailed records of distribution systems to ensure customer satisfaction.
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EDUCATION & HONORS
FORDHAM UNIVERSITY, Bronx, New York September 2002 - Present
Major in International Political Economy (Global Concentration)
Minor in Business Administration
~ Recipient, Leadership Scholarship ? Awarded $10,000 in recognition of exemplary work and dedication to the Student World Assembly (SWA).
~ Recipient, Fordham University SWA Chapter Award ? One of five recipients selected from 5,000 students to represent Chapter at International Convention in California.
STUDENT WORLD ASSEMBLY, Bronx, New York
Founding Member, President, Chairman - Issues Committee
? Spearheaded creation of local SWA Chapter at Fordham University.
? Coordinated drafting of SWA constitution.
? Preside over chapter meetings; announce agenda, respond to all Parliamentary inquiries and enforce rules relating to order and decorum within the assembly.
FORDHAM UNIVERSITY ADULT STUDENT GOVERNMENT (FUASG), Bronx, New York
Founding Member, Vice President
? Assist President in administering FUASG business.
? Coordinate member recruitment efforts.
FORDHAM UNIVERSITY LANGUAGE EXCHANGE, Bronx, New York
CLUB UNESCO KANOH, Senegal, West Africa
? Contacted foreign NGOs, such as UNESCO and American Jewish World Service for funding munity-based projects.
? Arranged trips for UNESCO members to visit the organization; attended overseas conferences.
? Reviewed and approved budget reports.
✓ Elected President three times.
~ Member, French Club, Fordham University
~ Member, The Economics Society, Fordham University
~ Member, Amnesty International, Fordham University
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