International Labour Organization
Combating Forced Labour and Trafficking of Indonesian Migrant Workers – Intern
Jakarta, Indonesia (08.2011 – Present)
Providing research and technical support to the Chief Technical Officer on issues related to protections of Indonesian migrant workers. Current tasks include review of statistical estimates of Indonesian domestic workers, and a background paper on the integration of the new ILO Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers into Indonesian legislation.

Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada
Capacity Building and Project Planning – Consultant & Intern
Vancouver, Canada (02.2011 – 07.2011)
Contracted to provide a research paper on the international law obligations of states to provide human rights education and training, as part of a LRWC project funded by the BC Law Society. Additionally provided volunteer management and communications assistance to the executive director, including writing of the annual general report, plus development and maintenance of monthly newsletters, website, and social media content.

International Labour Organization
Geneva, Switzerland (01.2011 – 02.2011)
Worked as a researcher on a joint project between the ILO and the European Commission: Knowledge sharing in early identification of skills needs. As part of a small team, contributed research and writing to five reports on occupations in the green building sector for a series of countries in Europe and Asia (Japan, Australia, Singapore, Romania, Malta, Slovakia, Latvia, and Greece).

International Service for Human Rights
United Nations Monitoring Team – Intern
Geneva, Switzerland (01.2010 – 07.2010)
Researched, planned, and produced reports for publication in both ISHR’s Human Rights Quarterly and the ISHR website on topics including the Universal Periodic Review and the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Published works were authored either individually or as part of a small team. Additionally, provided communications assistance in the form of editing and website maintenance.

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NOVAsia: Yonsei University International Studies Magazine
Layout and Design Editor & Staff Writer
Seoul, Korea (09.2009 – 12.2010)
Designed six full issues of NOVAsia, an internationally-distributed magazine at Yonsei University. Produced and procured licensed graphics and images, collaborated with authors and editors on theme and design coherence, and managed a small team of writers and designers. Additionally, worked as a staff writer producing a series of feature-length and short opinion pieces on the subjects of human rights and international development.

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Seodaemun Wonderland English Academy
Head Foreign English Instructor
Seoul, Korea (06.2005 – 06.2008)
Developed and implemented new curriculum for a kindergarten and after-school English program, including a joint project with the director on the planning, building, and management of a school library. Additionally taught up to 30 class hours per week to Korean children aged 5-14, while recruiting, training, and managing foreign staff. Received two awards for training presentations at regional workshops.

Canadian Institutes for Health Research
Project Officer
Ottawa, Canada (06.2003 – 04.2005)
Provided administrative, technical, and communications support to the project manager of the CommonCV, an online tool for researchers to easily submit their CVs to granting organizations. Responsibilities included providing support to CommonCV users, designing and documenting new functionality, conducting telephone and internet research, and liaising with project partners in federal and provincial governments, as well as non-governmental organizations.