Tuesday, January 31, 2017


Grace Gealy
335 Waugh Avenue New Wilmington, PA 16142
Phone: (724)856-2882                        Email: grace.gealy@gmail.com
University of Pittsburgh                                 August 2013 - Expected Graduation April 2017
·       Major: Political Science, Minor: History, Certificate: Non-Profit Management

Work Experience
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia: Event Intern
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania                                                                August 2016 - present

  •  Team Member for annual Pittsburgh Light the Night Walk (LTN)
o   Helped coordinate logistics for over 700 participants
o   Contacted local businesses to inquire about corporate sponsorship opportunities
o   Arranged for college mascots to attend event
o   Distributed thank you letters and walk shirts to participants after the walk
o   Assisted in transition of new LTN Team
o   Assisted in creation of event materials (signs, posters, etc.)
Walkabout Foundation: Intern
London, United Kingdom                                                              January 2016 - April 2016
  •  Conducted Research for current scientific methods to end paralysis
  • Worked closely with board members to disseminate research information to colleagues
  • Assisted in office management tasks, such as documentation of bank records and design of fundraising materials

Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak: Intern       
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania                                                                August 2015 - December 2015
  • Wrote proclamations to honor district residents in front of City Council
  • Created database of district properties with complaints of property blight
  • Wrote brief articles for a monthly newsletter

Levi Straus and Company: Stylist     
Grove City, Pennsylvania                                                               July 2015 - Present - Seasonal
  • Helped customers find the jeans best suited for their body and personal style
  • Communicated effectively with many international customers

Dunkin’ Donuts: Crew Member        
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania                                                                September 2014 - April 2015
  • Prepared food and provided efficient and friendly customer service

Toys R’ Us: Sales Associate
Grove City, Pennsylvania                                                               May 2014 - August 2014
  • Ensured that even the youngest customer had a great experience in the store

Emerging Leaders
University of Pittsburgh                                                                 November 2013    
  • Learned leadership skills: valuing others, integrity, self-knowledge, accountability, and change

Panthers Educating and Advocating for Children in Homeless Situations: Political Advocacy Chair
University of Pittsburgh                                                                 September 2014 - December 2015
  • Developed a weekly presentation to keep members up to date on current events surrounding the issue of homelessness
  • Helped plan and execute a homeless simulation, attended by roughly 200 people

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