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6 December 2002 at 12:12 pm
Paldi, Camille, S
1777 Ala Moana Blvd. # 911
Honolulu, HI, 96815
808 441 6772
STRENGTHS: International organization, international and intercultural communications, international cooperation, government, Ngo.
OVERSEAS EXPERIENCE: Studied in five countries including Japan, China, England, Australia, and the U.S. Studied at three universities, lived with four host families, and completed an international business exchange fellowship in Japan. Selected to take United Nations Competitive Recruitment Exam in Bangkok, Thailand in Feb. 2002. Drove through seven states of Mexico and Guatemala by car, toured Ryukyu Islands of Japan by Cargo ship, explored Western and Eastern Europe by train, visited Puerto Rico and Caribbean.
2002 University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.
MA: International Law. Topics covered include Islamic law, International humanitarian law, Public international law, and Indigenous peoples & international law. Certified by the East China University of Politics & Law in Shanghai, China in Chinese Legal Systems.
2002 United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan, (May-June, 2002).
Selected as the sole American participant to be trained and certified by the UNU in Human Rights in highly competitive program. Topics covered included refugees/stateless persons, women, developing world, & cross-cultural human rights.
2000-01 London School of Economics, London, England.
Graduate Diploma: World Politics. Topics covered include World Politics, Politics of international economic relations, Strategic aspects of international relations, and Revolutions in international system.
1998-99 Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA, USA.
MA Coursework: International organizations, Women in development, Politics of non-proliferation, Advanced Japanese and certified in Advanced Spanish. Received Presidential Award Scholarship and was Staff photographer for school newspaper.
1994-1997 Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, USA.
BA with Honors: Asian Studies; Minor: Political Science Coursework: International Relations, Economics, Religion, Computers, Biology, Humanities, History, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, French.
Certified by Kyoto International Center and Kansai University of Foreign Languages in Advanced Japanese/Asian Studies. Received Kansai University Merit Scholarship and Colgate University Dean’s List awards.
SUMMARY OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:
2002 Volunteer, Globalization Research Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Helped successfully organize conference on globalization, human rights, and the trafficking in women.
2001 Personal Assistant, Enterprise London School of Economics, London,
England. Gateway for business and government to the LSE.
Helped chief editor organize conferences and presentations and create,
maintain, and update databases using Access and Dreamweaver UltraDev.
2000-01 Web Assistant, Organic Ltd., London, England. Professional Internet Services Company.
Assisted in the quality production of web pages using Dreamweaver, Flash, Photoshop, Fireworks, and Illustrator. Successfully performed project management duties for engineering department and effectively conducted client research for client services. Efficiently completed general office duties for media and human resources department. Trained in European inter-communication skills as well as the European work ethic.
1999 International Student Relations Coordinator, Intrax English Institute,
San Francisco, CA, USA.
Responsible for successfully aiding international students with visa applications, personal needs, housing, and entertainment activities. Ensured student satisfaction and provided needed support in new foreign environment. Facilitated inter-cultural communication between students coming from all parts of the world. Responsible for textbook sales, daily close of cash drawer, and ensuring accounts balanced.
1998 Staff Assistant, Office of Senator Akaka, U.S. Senate, Washington
Enthusiastically conducted congressional research and report writing upon request. Trained in U.S. lawmaking and legislative process, lobbying, and politics of U.S. Congress. Effectively dealt with inquiries concerning Senator Akaka’s voting record and ensured that each constituent concern was met with a response letter from Senator Akaka.
1997 International Reporting Intern, NHK-Japan Broadcasting Corporation,
Washington D.C., USA.
Flown to Washington D.C. by NHK after being selected for highly competitive internship program. Trained in fundamentals of reporting and video-editing techniques. Learned how to arrange interviews with government officials and businessmen and how to arrange for interpreters. Trained in how to monitor Reuters newswire and how to write daily summaries of headlines for NHK staff. Wrote weekly non-proliferation report.