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Résumé for an Internship in a Law Firm

Marie J. Hoffman


1414 Frankenmuth St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
15432 Shaker Blvd. #2
Shaker Heights, OH 44124 216.676.0321


To obtain an internship through which I can gain practical legal experience and apply and develop my writing, communication, and research skills.


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Fall 1998-present
BA in Political Science and History (double major), expected May 2002

• GPA: 3.3/4.00
• accepted to Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)

West Lafayette Senior High School, West Lafayette, IN, graduated May 1998, National Honor Society

Selected Work Experience

Intern, Leno, Winfrey & Letterman Law Firm, Summer 2000

• filed court proceedings
• updated firm brochure
• worked one-on-one with clients and assisted at interviews and hearings
• compiled valuations of estates
• extensive computer work, including Internet research and use of legal programs (Abacus and Timeslips)

Library Information Assistant, Stockwell Cross Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Fall 1998-present

• develop and organize individual projects for library and dorm patrons
• make decisions regarding addition and removal of library materials
• work extensively with FileMaker Pro to track circulation
• catalogue and process books, videos, and CDs

Research Assistant, Correlates of War Project, Department of Political Science, University of Michigan—Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, Fall 1999-Spring 2000

• using Internet and library resources, researched war atrocities for professor's work on war and conflicts
• edited manuscripts for journal articles and conference presentations
• provided feedback and wrote a report recommending updates for professor's book, International War: An Anthology


Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, Fall 1998-present
Vice President of Intellectual Development (2000)

• served as liaison between members and local and national advisors
• developed scholarship programs for benefit of members
• as member of Executive Board, participated in making decisions, setting sorority policy, and handling problems

University of Michigan College Republicans, Fall 1998-present
Vice President-External (1999)

• helped secure speakers for meetings
• worked on member recruitment, Project Serve

Alternative Spring Break, Winter 2001

• selected to participate in program as a volunteer at Aunt Martha's Youth Service Center, Chicago, IL
• assisting in fundraising projects for trip


Available on request

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