RECENT BOSTON UNIVERSITY GRADUATE, MAGNA CUM LAUDE
Redondo Beach, CA
Hello! I'm Sofia
This past May, I graduated from Boston University with a bachelor's degree in cultural anthropology and a minor in speech, language, and hearing sciences, and I am currently working toward a career path in A&R in the Los Angeles area.
I hope to work in a position that will allow me to connect my passions for music, language, and culture in a way that creates meaningful change in my own life and the lives of others around me.
SEP. 2018-MAY 2019
CAS WRITING CENTER
Serve as a tutor for students enrolled in undergraduate writing classes in the College of Arts &Sciences. Help fellow students with writing process including topics such as thesis development, essay organization and structure, evidence selection strategies, grammar, sentence-structure, and more. Train in English Second Language tutoring.
SEP. 2018-DEC. 2018
Track social media and press highlights for artists. Analyze reach and engagement metrics.Help write and format newsletters. Support management with administrative tasks.
FEB. 2017-DEC. 2018
Registration and Web Assistant
BOSTON UNIVERSITY, EVENTS & CONFERENCES
Coordinate housing for clients and guests in support of their professional event. Use Kinetic Software and Microsoft Excel. Solve guests’ issues with housing and event registration websites. Interface with clients and guests via e-mail, telephone, and in person at events. Update BU Commencement social media pages.
MAY 2018-AUG 2018
Sync Shop Intern
SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, SYNC SHOP
Provided administrative and creative assistance in support of the master use licensing of music by Sony Music artists. Formatted e-mail blasts. Tracked artist events and upcoming TV shows and films for potential syncs. Utilized systems including but not limited to AOMA, GOLD, MS Excel and Spotify.
JUN. 2016-AUG. 2016
Spa Pool Attendant
TERRANEA RESORT, PALOS VERDES PENINSULA, CA
Provided luxury customer service for guests at the spa pool area of a world-class resort. Anticipated the needs of guests, including proper shading, food selection, hydration, and comfort.
JAN. 2016-DEC. 2016
BOSTON UNIVERSITY DAILY FREE PRESS
Provided visual content to support articles, editorials, and campus activities announcements.
SUMMERS OF 2013 AND 2014
Arts Unlimited Counselor
CHADWICK SCHOOL, PALOS VERDES PENINSULA, CA
Embodied and implemented the mission, goals and core values of the Chadwick Summer Program. Supervised a group of 15-20 students during classroom activities, projects, mealtimes, and preparation for next day’s activities. Class curricula focused on various artistic media.
SEP. 2011-MAR. 2015
CHADWICK OUTREACH PROGRAM
Volunteered at a variety of locations including Willenburg School, Royalwood Convalescent Home, and Head Start Preschool.
SEP. 2015-MAY 2019
BOSTON UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, MAGNA CUM LAUDE (GPA 3.72)
Pursued degrees in Cultural Anthropology and Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. Recipient of 4-Year Presidential Scholarship. Recipient of Dean’s List all eight consecutive semesters.
SEP. 2017-JAN. 2018
UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN EXCHANGE, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
BOSTON UNIVERSITY, KILACHAND HONORS COLLEGE (GPA 3.78)
SEP. 2011-JUN. 2015
CHADWICK SCHOOL (GPA 4.23)
Served as All Student Body President (2014/15) and All Student Body Vice President (2013/2014)
Peer Mentor (2012 – 2015)
Strong Communication Skills
Digital and Film Photography
AOMA and GOLD Music Software
Classically Trained Vocalist
Google Drive Applications
Spotify and Apple Music for Artists
Music Notation Software
Next Big Sound
Praat Speech Analysis Software