Tara Jean Kays 811 El Medio Ave Pacific Palisades CA, 90272 (310) 721-2471 [email protected]
Education Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TC) Bachelor of Arts in English Literature received July 2008. Minor in Psychology. GPA: 3.6 Semester at Sea (02/07-05/07): study abroad program with exposure to eleven dive rse countries and cultures. University Scholar (2004-2008): merit based scholarship awarded to incoming stud ents with strong academic backgrounds and well-rounded extra curricular profiles who maintain a GPA above 3.0 every semester. California Scholarship Federation (2004): Scholarship awarded to high school gra duate who showed high standards of scholarship and community service in Californ ia. University of California Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine Center for Prehospital Care (2010): Emergency Medical Technician Course Completion. Work Experience Childcare (Part-time care giver) (Pacific Palisades, CA) 12/08-09/10. Responsible for providing the basic needs for a nine-year-old and eleven-year-old child for three to four hours daily. Premiere Home Furnishings/ Real Estate Brokerage (Receptionist) (Pacific Palisades, CA) 05/07-08/07 & 07/09-12/09. Managed, summarized, and updated files. Coordinated with associates and searched for available properties. Various receptionist responsibilities (i.e. answering phones, scheduling meeting s, etc). Marquez Elementary Charter School (Teachers Assistant) (Pacific Palisades, CA) 08/08-06/09. Supervised a Kindergarten classroom and actively aided in the daily routine of the students educational program. STAR Education (After-school Enrichment Teacher) (Pacific Palisades, CA) 08/08-12/08. Independently taught classes ranging in subject matter from Math to Physical Education. Millennium Productions (Production Assistant) (Summer Work) (Hollywood, CA) 07/06-08/06. Worked on the movie set of Final Move. Supported the cast and crew in numerous divisions of the production process. McCartneys, University Spirit (Sales Associate) (Dallas, TX) 11/05-06/06. Helped with storeroom inventories, promotional displays, and provided excellent customer service to numerous members of the community. College Activities SPARC (Students Promoting Awareness, Responsibility, and Citizenship) (Dallas, TX) 2004-2008. Member of a community service organization aimed to get SMU
students involved in their communities. Feel Good World (Dallas, TX) 2006-2009) A youth movement and social enterprise to end world hunger one grilled cheese at a time. Skills Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, FrontPage, Adobe Photoshop, Qu icken, Internet Research, and On-Line Social Networks.