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Victoria Seiden 
7 Smoke Ridge Drive 
Sherman, CT, 06784 
(860) 488-0856 
victoria_seiden@my.uri.edu 

Education 
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 
growth 
○ 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 
energy 

Awards and Scholarships 


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