Vanessa Rojas Vargas
4209 Garden Homes Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90032
01/08-05/08 Student and Intern, Strategic Actions for a Just Economy (SAJE)/ CRALA
08/08-Present Interviewed local businesses and community members at the Town Hall meeting, provided
costumer service, researched policies, presented research findings, made recommendations to
University Park Campus Master Planners, data entry, power point presentation, and marketed
08/07-05/08 Substitute Associate Teacher, Para Los Niños SAYS/10TH Street Elementary
Tutored students, provided recreational activities, supervised playground, distributed snacks,
translated during parent meetings, and wrote age appropriate lesson plans.
08/07-01/08 Sales Associate/Cashier, Marciano by Guess
Ambitious seller, maintained a clean environment, reached sale’s goals, made/received calls, made
transactions, customer service, steamed clothe, counted items and recounted money.
07/07-08/07 Volunteer worker, Plaza De La Raza
Revised files, data entry, answered telephones, customer service and operated various types of
08/05-02/07 Sales Associate, Forever 21
Greeted customers, folded/organized clothes, counted items for customers when entered dressing
room, maintained a clean working environment, vacuumed, mopped and dusted.
08/99- 06/04 Volunteer worker, Johnnie L. Cochran Middle School
Translated for parents Spanish/English, assisted teachers, tutored students,
office work, ran errands, filed papers, answered calls, and made copies.
08/07-present University of Southern California
Major: Public Policy, Planning and Development
Emphasis: Urban Planning; GPA: 3.33
1 Bilingual: Spanish/English
2 Computer and internet literate
3 Team player
4 Eager to learn
5 Work well under pressure
6 Communication Skills
7 Office skills
8 Goal oriented
08/08-present Student, Chicano Progressive Education
Mentor students at Oscar De La Hoya Charter School to motivate them to go to college, discuss
social and political issues, attend social events and fundraise.