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Marissa K.

Lorberau - Resume
37338 19th Pl S.
Federal Way, WA 98003
(253) 250-3327 (Mobile)
Marissalorberau@gmail.com

I have loved books and the art of words for as long as I can remember and I would love the
opportunity to begin developing a career within the book-making industry. I am eager to learn
more about the literary field and will make a reliable and enthusiastic member of any team. I
would love the opportunity to work with an agency so well-regarded within the literary
community.

Education: Currently Enrolled at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA (Class of 2018)


Programs/Involvement: UW Interdisciplinary Honors, UW Department of English Studies
GPA: 3.95

Work/Volunteer Experience:

Youth Volunteer Guide, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, Tacoma WA (Summer 2013-14)
-Responsible for communicating a large variety of information in different ways to suit the
varied interests of park visitors. The position also involved a lot of team building skills and
cooperation amongst staff members. The Youth Volunteer Team was held to a high standard of
dress, punctuality and conduct which I met without fail during my time at PDZA.
Additional Honor: Named the 2013 Outstanding Camp Counselor for diligence,
helpfulness and intuitiveness while assisting with the zoo-run summer camps.

Resident Advisor, University of Washington (Autumn 2016 Present)


-Responsible for both administrative and community building tasks including filling out
paperwork, creating appealing promotional material for events and interacting regularly with
residents. I have been tasked with keeping track of deadlines and often have multiple projects
going at the same time, which has helped me form strong time-management skills and to become
a self-motivator. I am regularly called upon to work both independently and as part of a staff
community. In order to best serve residents, RAs must be approachable, knowledgeable and
reliable. I am also responsible for routine event planning and mass-communications informing
residents about upcoming events, opportunities and resources in engaging and creative ways.

Additional Skills & Accolades

Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.).
General internet usage and research skills.
5+ years of public speaking and peer mentoring experience (Todd Beamer High School
Speech and Debate Team [Team Captain 2013-2015], University of Washington Debate
Society).
As an English major, I have developed strong editing, proofreading and writing skills.
UW 2016 and 2017 Annual Deans List.

*References available upon request*