Position Desired: Administrative Assistant Location Desired: New York, New York Area of Expertise: Administrative Assistant
Compensation Desired: Salary Travel Desired: Some Travel
THOMAS A. PLAPINGER
185 E 3rd Street Apt 6A, New York, NY 10009 617-774-77422
CONTENT INTERN, LIBRARY FOR ALL; 2015 - PRESENT • Compiled content for Library resulting in a 20% increase of its content. Assisted in general office support, event management and
in search for advancing organizations project in Rwanda
TEMPORARY EMPLOYEE, EXECU-SEARCH GROUP 2014-PRESENT • Provided logistical, data and administrative support for Rockefeller University and Good Shepard Services. Assisted Success
Academy Charter Schools, KLS Consulting, and the Stevie Awards for Women in Business in office and event management.
VOLUNTEER HIV OUTREACH WORKER, PEACE CORPS; SOUTH AFRICA — 2014
Compiled a community needs assessment for three villages under the purview of the Enable Area Development Community HIV
Outreach Project (EADP) from local education, health, and cultural centers regarding issues facing the communities. Provided IT
and support for Lottery Board grant for EADP to continue providing crucial services to the community.
Completed 15-week pre-service training course, which included technical, language, culture, diversity, safety & security, personal
health/medical, site orientation, and supervisors’ workshops.
CHILD PROTECTION & HIV/AIDS DEPARTMENT VOLUNTEER, SAVE THE CHILDREN; D.C. — 2013
Provided program support for current operations and technical support for grant proposals to government agencies and not-for
profit organizations. Assisted with research, data analysis, and preparing documents for public release.
Assisted with department knowledge and business management, administrative and budget matters, preparation and
coordination of logistics for the International Congress on AIDS in Asia and Pacific and the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa.
LEGISLATIVE INTERN, U.S. SENATOR JOHN KERRY; WASHINGTON, D.C. — 2012 • Attended, and prepared memorandums on numerous congressional hearings and briefings. Researched legislation and assisted in the Senate surplus books program. Provided general office management support.
INTERN, U.S. REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAM KEATING; WASHINGTON, D.C. — 2012 • Managed constituent inquiries and correspondence, attended congressional hearings and briefings, researched legislation and assisted in submitting documents for The Congressional Record. Led constituent tours of the Capitol.
PUBLIC POLICY INTERN, THE AIDS INSTITUTE; WASHINGTON, D.C. — 2011 • Assisted with public policy research, reported on meetings and their relevance to the institute’s goals. Gained substantive knowledge from leaders in HIV/AIDS, Medicare and Medicaid regarding healthcare policies and issues.
WHEATON COLLEGE, NORTON, MA — BACHELORS OF ARTS, POLITICAL SCIENCE 2013
Relevant Coursework: Health Economics, Research Methods, Public Policy, and Statistics
Dean’s List, Wheaton College President’s Mentor Group, Wheaton College Club Soccer President, Wheaton College Chapter of
AMERICAN SCHOOL IN LONDON, LONDON, ENGLAND; K-12
GLOBAL VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
GLOBAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM, Pune, India 2008
GLOBAL WORKS, Southwestern France 2007
AMERICAN SCHOOL IN LONDON SOUTH AFRICA PROGRAM, South Africa 2006
• Dual citizen of United States and United Kingdom • Proficient Use of Office Suite and Apple Equivalent • Basic language skills in French and Sepedi • Basic Knowledge of SPSS, CRM, Blackbaud, and similar programs • Basic Use of Weekdone, Wordpress, and Asana