Paula de Carvalho
(804) 828-2320
decarvalhopm@vcu.edu

Education
Virginia Commonwealth University—Richmond, VA—2014
Majors: English, Religious Studies
Minor: Judaic Studies
Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Outstanding Student in Judaic Studies Award
Fairfax High School—Fairfax, VA—2010
AP Courses: Calculus AB, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Psychology, US Government & Politics, US History

Employment
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Media Specialist (May 2015-Present)
Media Assistant (October 2012-May 2015)

• Assist students and faculty with technical issues and instruct them in use of computer programs
• Update and maintain VCU'S School of World Studies website
• Record and edit promotional videos as well as videos of lectures and special events

Pie Lombardy, Richmond, VA
Bartender (May 2015-Present)
• Provide service to a range of customers in an efficient, courteous, and professional manner, displaying a high standard of customer service
• Operate in a fast-paced environment which requires much multi-tasking
• Engaging customers in conversation

Cook (April 2015-Present)
• Manage time and multi-task in a one-person kitchen
• Prepare a variety of foods in a consistent and hygienic manner
• Notify manager in advance of likely shortages

Gibson's Grill, Richmond, VA
Server (December 2013-March 2014)
• Operate as a team by coordinating with other servers
• Ensure the accuracy and quantity of every order
• Greet, converse, and check-in with guests to ensure their satisfaction

Skills
• Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing
• Computer-literate performer with extensive software proficiency covering wide a variety of applications, including: Microsoft Office; Apple iWork; Wasp Barcode; WordPress; and Adobe Dreamworks, Fireworks, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro
• Personable professional whose strengths include cultural and religious sensitivity, and an ability to build rapport with a diverse workforce in a multicultural settings
• Results-driven achiever with exemplary planning and organizational skills, along with a high degree of detail orientation
• Resourceful team player who excels at building trusting relationships with customers and colleagues
• Good conversational Portuguese

Activities and Interests
• Book clubs and creative-writing workshops
• Cooking
• Traveling