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Nicole Makwinski

43 Hemenway Street, #1 Boston, MA 02115 EDUCATION Northeastern University Candidate for Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology; Minor: International Affairs Honors: Honors Program, Deans List Activities: Honors Mentor, Husky Ambassador, Honors Ambassador, Service-Learning Teaching Assistant Boston, MA May 2015 GPA: 3.58 makwinski.n@husky.neu.edu (860) 878-0666

EXPERIENCE Northeastern University Center of Community Service Boston, MA Service-Learning Program Assistant January 2013 June 2013 Implemented successful events such as Partnership Orientation and Service-Learning EXPO; created and managed RSVP and attendance lists; communicated important information and deadlines to presenters and attendees; created and prepared name tags, table signs, and other necessary event materials Demonstrated professional communication with faculty members, Service-Learning Teaching Assistants, and community partners as needed to collect information and field questions Prepared course resources (community partnership selection packets and forms, timesheets, and PowerPoint presentations) for more than 20 courses Created and distributed three monthly Service-Learning e-newsletters each to more than 300 recipients Assisted with service-learning classes evaluation process; checked on completion and distribution; completed data entry; proofread documents; tracked results Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center Greenfield, NH Paraeducator (Teachers Assistant) January 2012 July 2012 Provided assistance and care for multiple youth, aged 7 to 11, with developmental and mental disabilities at residential school; remained updated on individual education and behavior plans; encouraged independence with activities (ADLs) Supervised and taught full day curriculums to individual students; facilitated lessons and activities; ensured appropriate and safe social and academic behavior; learned to adapt teaching tactics and styles to best meet students needs Kept detailed records of injuries, behaviors, and student progress or regression Ensured students were present at scheduled therapies and activities; provided support to specialists Legrand North America Customer Service Representative Entered up to 100 electrical supply orders daily into Wintegrate order entry system Met multiple order cut-off time deadlines daily; ensured timely product delivery Resolved any issues or questions about orders with customers, factories or warehouses West Hartford, CT May 2011 August 2011

Loraine L. Caruso, P.C., C.P.A. Cromwell, CT Administrative Assistant September 2008-August 2010 Prepared and collated tax returns for two busy tax seasons; offered excellent attention to detail and strict confidentiality Picked up and dropped off important materials to clients in timely manner Communicated essential appointment times, information, and customer service to clients Managed accurate bookkeeping and confidential records for multiple companies Cromwell Youth Services Bureau (Volunteer) Cromwell, CT Secretary, Member September 2004 June 2010 Recorded and submitted official meeting minutes monthly; provided essential feedback from peers about community wants/needs; earned promotion from member to secretary after three years The Stork Club, Inc. Rocky Hill, CT Day Care Provider September 2008-April 2009 Cared for and supervised activities for up to 8 children, ages 18 -24 months; helped children develop speaking, reading and communicating skills; observed and reported all significant daily care details to parents at end of each day Computer: Trainings: SKILLS AND TRAININGS Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, SurveyMonkey; familiar with LotusNotes, DataWorks, Wintegrate, and Quickbooks CPR, First Aid, Mandt (restraint systems); exposure to Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) strategies