ncNatalie Canham
T: 647-802-6843 E: natalierosecanham@gmail.com
224 Lyon Street North Suite 603, Ottawa, ON K1R 0C1
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Natalie Canham Resume

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  • 1. ncNatalie Canham T: 647-802-6843 E: natalierosecanham@gmail.com 224 Lyon Street North Suite 603, Ottawa, ON K1R 0C1 Education Bachelor of Arts Honours Major in Communication Studies, Co-Op Option with Minor in Japanese Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario Second year standing, CGPA 11.30/12 (A) Annual Entrance Scholarship Recipient Anticipated graduation: 2018 Availability Available 4 months beginning May 2016 Skills Communication Skills • Fully bilingual in English and French (reading, writing and oral) with basic conversational Japanese • Drafted formal correspondence with school executives on behalf of students to advocate change in various school policies using open letters, organizing petitions, and direct emails and letters • Developed and promoted material for sexual orientation, gender discrimination and diversity inclusion workshops for students and service providers pertaining to a variety of age groups. Applied intuition and understanding in these settings of emotionally and politically charged conversation Organizational Skills • Selected to develop, organize and oversee special events involving store management and customers at the Canadian Tire flagship store in downtown Toronto. I was given this opportunity based on merits of my sales success and organizational skills while holding an entry-level position • Organized schedules and facilitated meetings between a number of school officials and student groups at times of disagreement over school policies • Balanced demanding International Baccalaureate program with part-time employment for several years, achieving recognition for outstanding performance in both areas Research Skills • Routinely verifies credibility of sources in academic research and writing pursuits, such as in research projects, argumentative essays, and reports. Experienced with integrating non-academic and new media sources credibly and effectively into academic and official work • Possesses a working background of Canadian and international communications law and is capable of applying this knowledge to produce
  • 2. 2 work that is lawful and has integrity • Researched laws and statistics concerning LGBT+ rights in Canada in order to formulate concise, presentable arguments for lifting the ban to school executives Work Experience Cashier May 2015 – August 2015 Canadian Tire, Toronto, Ontario • Mediated between customers and floor staff, warehouse staff and/or managers in order to resolve conflicts and issues relating to stock, pricing, and misplaced items • Achieved highest donations among cashiers storewide by promoting the Jumpstart foundation to customers at the cash register and info booth Barista July 2013 – March 2014 Starbucks, Toronto, Ontario • Exercised Starbucks company values by placing great emphasis on the efficiency of systematic work and delivering a high quality of customer service to large volumes of customers daily Sales Associate October 2012 – July 2013 Teavana Corporation, Toronto, Ontario • Acknowledged on a regional level for outstanding sales by implementing key selling and promotional communication strategies in a retail setting Extracurricular Projects Founder, coordinator, correspondence head (2013 – 2014) #RaiseTheFlag Movement • Recipient of Toronto French School’s 2014 Jocelyn Clare Award for Social Engagement • Lead a formal request process and appeal to school board and academic executives (to challenge the school’s ban on flying the LGBT+ flag) o Implemented social media hashtag #RaiseTheFlag which effectively raised awareness of resistance efforts towards the policy among the student body through the use of new media o Researched laws and statistics concerning LGBT+ rights and health in Canada in order to formulate concise, presentable arguments for lifting the ban to school executives o Created promotional material such as graphics, posters and newsletters to promote the advocacy efforts via social media and within the school o Presented information and arguments to school administrative board alone and in groups with other students involved with the movement

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