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MARIA BERGER 4290 Mountview Road, Columbus, OH 43220 | mkberger15@gmail.com | (614) 746-9519 https://issuu.com/mariaberger1

HIGHLIGHTED ACTIVITIES

EDUCATION

ROTARY YOUTH EXCHANGE, DISTRICT 6690 (2013-PRESENT)

CINCINNATI, OH 2017- PRESENT

THE UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI

COLUMBUS, OH 2015-2017

COLUMBUS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

MERIDA, MEXICO 2014-2015

CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS DE LAS AMERICAS (CELA)

UPPER ARLINGTON, OH 2011-2014

UPPER ARLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL

Selected for 1-year Rotary Youth Exchange Scholarship. Officially accepted and completed the Long-Term Exchange Program for the 2014-2015 school year. Comprising total language and culture immersion for 10-11 months in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico. Lived with 3 host families and attended local public high school, taking STEM classes. Currently training and working with the prospective outbounds and inbounds (ages 15-18). RESEARCH ASSISTANT AT THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (2014-2015) Performed biocompatibility studies of electronic biosensor materials surgically implanted into mice with Dr. Paul Berger and his research team. OHIO TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION “SITTING MACHINE” COMPETITION 1st Place in entire State of Ohio. Designed a cardboard chair using SketchUp with 3-D rendering, sensitive to forces and the direction of cardboard strengths and weaknesses. Built cardboard chair using 30 square feet of cardboard and wood glue only. Documented the design and design choices through technical writing.

Completed 57 credits toward an Associate of Science Cumulative GPA 3.67

http://www.cela.edu.mx/ Augmented Physics & Calculus classes (taken in Spanish) at local school

Completed high school in 3 years by eliminating home room study and taking English by correspondence course. Cumulative GPA 3.53

EXPERIENCE COLUMBUS, OH 2016-2017

STRADER’S GARDEN CENTER Office Assistant and Cashier Upheld office schedule, provided exceptional customer service and assisted with payroll preparation.

COLUMBUS, OH 2016-2017

GLOBAL DIVERSITY & INCLUSION CENTER Diversity Peer Educator Designed, organized, and ran the Women’s Connection program with over 100 female-identified participants.

SKILLS Fluent in English and Spanish, Microsoft Office, Photoshop, InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Sketchup, AutoCAD, and Rhinoceros

Bachelors of Science in Architecture , Class of 2021 Participant of RAPP 2017-2018 (Racial Awareness Program) LEAP (Leaders for Environmental Awareness and Protection) UC Sustainability Cumulative GPA 3.617

COLUMBUS, OH 2015-PRESENT

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY Volunteer Collaborated with a team of fellow volunteers in the development of neighborhoods of at risk families, by improving the homes and landscapes.

Maria Berger's Resume  
Maria Berger's Resume  
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