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Jessica Troutman

12716 Shadowcrest Court, Riverview, Florida 33569

Phone: (813) 546-0363

Email: jtroutma@mail.usf.edu

OBJECTIVE

To gain experience in the field of marketing with emphasis on cultural and social sensitivity

SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES

  • Create and update website content and blogs
  • Analytically place myself in other cultural view points
  • Manage group communication

AWARDS

2006-2007: National English Merit Award

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2006-2007: Media Center and Student Affairs aide (Riverview High School)

WORK EXPERIENCE

2007-2008: Secretary for Brandon sector of Hillsborough Community College Student Government Association

  • Main responsibility:  record minutes for Monday meetings
  • Helped to coordinate campus activities

EDUCATION

2006-2008: Hillsborough Community College (Brandon, Florida)

  • Total of 30 credits earned
  • GPA before transfer: 4.0

2008-Present: University of South Florida (Tampa, Florida)

  • Major: Anthropology
  • Total of 42 credits earned
  • Current GPA: 3.49
  • Anticipated Graduation Date: 2012

RELEVANT EDUCATION HISTORY

Fall 2007: Public Speaking

  • Grade received:  A
  • Class  objective:  To effectively learn public communication skills
  • Skills learned:  Effective techniques for public speaking

Fall 2008: Cultural Anthropology

  • Grade received: B+
  • Class objective:  To gain an anthropologic perspective of culture using case studies as tools
  • Skills learned:  Development of analytical thought focused on placing myself in another culture’s point of view

Spring 2008: Folk and Traditional Music World Cultures

  • Grade received:  A
  • Class objectives:
    • To gain some understanding of the cultures throughout the world that have produced various types of music
    • To become acquainted with the diverse roles of music within these cultures
    • To recognize the differences in musical style between music from various parts of the world
    • Skills learned:  Development of analytical thought focused on placing myself in another culture’s point of view with emphasis on the importance of cultural aesthetic taste

Fall 2009:  Anthropological Linguistics

  • Grade received:  B
  • Class objective:   To learn about the various ways in which language is conceptualized by anthropologists and about the relevance of the study of language to the anthropological discipline
  • Skills learned:  Development of analytical thought focused on placing myself in another culture’s point of view with emphasis on how language shapes a culture, an individual, and time and space

Fall 2009:  Human Geography

  • Grade received:  A
  • Class objective:  To understand the human-environmental prospective in relation to geographic history
  • Skills learned:  Development of analytical thought focused on placing myself outside of western culture, as though I were an alien viewing the history of the earth with emphasis on western verses none-western thought

Fall 2009:  Religion and Violence

  • Grade received:  A
  • Class objective:  To understand different religious views, emphasizing the construction of religious ideals
  • Skills learned:  Development of analytical thought focused on placing myself in another’s religion with emphasis on group work

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