Kelsey M. McCarthy

2729 Dwight Way, Apt. 306 • Berkeley, CA 94704 • (562) 665-9785 • kmccarthy@berkeley.edu


University of California, Berkeley

College of Letters and Sciences

Candidate for Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Minor in Global Poverty and Practice, August 2011


ProWorld Cape Coast, Ghana

Health Education Internship (June 2011-July 2011)


Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority, Sigma Chapter, Berkeley, CA

Vice President of Administration (December 2009-December 2010)

Managed the Sigma Chapter’s by-laws. Facilitated the amending of by-laws. Organized and ran officer elections. Oversaw officer online reporting system. Represented Chapter at President Roundtable in President’s absence.

Internal Social Chair (December 2008-December 2009)

Created $4,000 to $6,000 budget. Researched venues for social events for 200 to 400 people. Drafted contracts with Professional Event Management groups for social events held in San Francisco.

University of California, Berkeley Dance Marathon, Berkeley, CA

Co-Chair (April 2010-Present)

Manage student-run organization that holds an annual dance-a-thon to raise awareness and money for pediatric AIDS. Oversee a staff of seven student directors, nine coordinators, and fifty general committee members. Work with campus personnel to acquire funding and resources on campus. Manage a budget of $18,000.

Deputy Director (August 2009-April 2010)

Drafted grant proposals to raise funds to run the event. Petitioned student government for venue fee wavers. Emailed reminders and announcements to group members, donors and university staff. Facilitated meetings. Assisted committee directors in solving problems. Secured venues for Committee meetings.

Berkeley FaceAIDS, Berkeley, CA

Founding Member (September 2008-May 2010)

Spoke to the student population about the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa. Created and managed events and fundraisers. Held educational events to campaign for the cause on campus. Attended national FaceAIDS conferences to learn advertising strategies.


Cal Student Store, Berkeley, CA

Textbook Associate (July 2009-Present)

Collect, package, and draft invoice statements for returning overstock inventory to publishers. Audit inventory to arrange books, check for condition, and monitor quality of packaging. Assist customers in finding books.

Splash Aquatic Center, La Mirada, CA

Aquatic Aide (Summers & Holidays, 2008-2009)

Assisted customers with questions and concerns. Served at front desk to check-in and welcome school groups to the water park. Managed scheduling and set-up of birthday parties. Assisted managers with customer service projects and facility maintenance.

John D. McCarthy, M.D., Hacienda Heights, CA

Front Office Assistant (Summers & Holidays, 2007-2009)

Organized, updated, and created new patient files. Drafted correspondence to insurance companies. Copied charts. Answered incoming office phone calls.


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