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Catherine Darden

700 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15219



T: (443) 975-4075
E: dardenc@duq.edu
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Objective
To obtain an internship through the Washington Internship Institute, whereby I
may use the skills I have already developed through my other internships and
gain new skills that will benefit my career in the future.
Summary
Energetic and ambitious undergraduate looking to begin a career working to
further a cause Im passionate about. Experienced in community outreach,
program development, research, and social media management and marketing.
Experience
Community Organizing Intern, American Civil Liberties Union of
Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, PA January 2014 - Present
Am currently helping to organize an event with the Pittsburgh Chapter of
CAIR-PA.
Assist the Community Organizer with everyday tasks.
Create presentations on a variety of topics including students rights and
human rights.
Create educational materials about the ACLU of Pennsylvania, ACLU
National, and specific legal cases.

Public Programs Intern, Global Solutions Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA August 2013 - December 2013
Assisted in organizing the Global Challenges & Local Impacts:
Immigration panel discussion for October, 2013.
Wrote numerous blog posts which focused on womens rights issues both
in the United States and worldwide.
Regularly posted status updates and news on the Facebook and Twitter
pages for both GSP and the Pittsburgh Human Rights Network.


Summer Legal Intern, Cumberland & Erly LLC
Prince Frederick, MD May 2013 - August 2013
Completed a variety of office tasks including writing discoveries,
preparing evidence for court, assisting with legal research, and creating
spreadsheets.
Provided administrative support for both lawyers and paralegals at the
firm.

Education
Duquesne University
BA in International Relations and Political Science Expected 2015
Gamma Sigma Sigma National Service Sorority
Delegate to the Professional Fraternity Council
Students for Human Rights
International Relations Club
Skills
Knowledge of both Spanish and Mandarin Chinese.
Very experienced with blogging programs such as Wordpress and legal
research systems such as LexisNexis and WestLaw.
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel ,Publisher,
and Access.

References
Available upon request.