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Victoria Seiden 
7 Smoke Ridge Drive 
Sherman, CT, 06784 
(860) 488-0856 

Anticipated graduation May 2021 
University of Rhode Island (URI)​ - Kingston, Rhode Island 

● Bachelor of Arts in Psychology 

● Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice 
● Minor in Leadership Studies 

Leadership Experience 
September 2017  
University of Rhode Island Leadership Institute ​- Participant  

● Worked alongside a select group of 100 first year students to build upon leadership skills 
● Participated in team building activities that promoted growth through trust development, 
problem solving, and in depth analysis 
● Engaged in guided debriefs with a focus on team building, strengths, community 
engagement, and self leadership  

Spring 2018  
Leadership Ambassador  

● Attended Welcome Days to speak to potential incoming students about the Leadership 
program and encouraged applying to the Leadership Institute 
● Promoted the university and the Center for Student Leadership Development 

Volunteer Experience 
Spring 2018  
University of Rhode Island Alternative Spring Break ​- Guatemala 

● Served alongside a select group of 12 students with Habitat for Humanity Global Village 
● Assisted in building a home for a family as well as well as many smokeless stoves 
throughout the community of Chimaltenango 
● Gained experiential education about Guatemalan culture through developing interpersonal 
relationships with members of the community 


Summer 2016  
Habitat for Humanity ​- Learn and Build Experience 

● Refurbished homes and cleaned the community of Des Moines, Iowa with a select group of 
150 young adults ages 16-18  
● Gained knowledge about poverty through group initiatives and guided debriefs that 
reflected service missions 
● Increased awareness for Habitat for Humanity through various methods of fundraising  

April 2018 
Multicultural Overnight Program - ​Day Host 

● Assisted in a program for perspective URI students that identify as multicultural 

● Facilitated group activities and engaged in ice breakers in order to create a safe and 
inclusive environment for potential students 
● Provided information about the university and answered questions 

Work Experience 
2016 - Present  
New Milford Youth Agency ​- After school counselor 

● Worked with children ages 6-13 

○ Assisted with homework by engaging students in self discipline and personal 
○ Identified and responded to student behavioral issues and reported concerns to 
camp officials  

2017 - Present 
New Milford Youth Agency ​- Summer camp counselor 

● Worked with children ages 9-13 

○ Responsible for groups of 5-10 students on various field trips to busy locations 
○ Organized and lead small and large group activities such as crafts, games, and 
theme days to provide students outlets for creativity and opportunities to release 

Awards and Scholarships 

Veterans Scholarship ​- for leadership and volunteering 
Character Trait Award ​- for perseverance