Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia                                   Washington, DC

Trade Intern for the Attaché of Commerce                     January 2017-Present

· Translate documents from English to Bahasa Indonesia to promote the transparency of U.S. financial discourse

· Develop detailed market specific reports for the top 20 most exported goods from Indonesia to the United States

· Assemble import and export data of Indonesian commodities to present to potential Indonesian corporate officials

· Perform in-depth due diligence on current United States trade regulations and trends to underscore the necessary channels that Indonesian businesses need to undergo amidst the U.S.’s recent political transition

Greenpeace Inc.                                                                         Washington, DC

Research Intern                                                          January 2016-April 2016

·  Operated a Bloomberg Terminal to perform market research in evaluating and tracking corporate financial data

·  Compiled data from Fortune 500 companies to examine sustainable corporate social responsibility commitments

· Employed OpenSecrets, Congressional Reports, and U.S. Senate databases to analyze corporate lobbying practices

·  Interpreted campaign finance records of presidential candidates to support Greenpeace’s Democracy Initiative

·  Coordinated with U.S. campaigners to formulate research ranging from energy and climate to deforestation

Grassroots Administration Intern             September 2015-December 2015

· Offered secretarial support for 30+ grassroots organizers to assist in logistics for national and regional trainings

·  Updated Wikipedia and Google sites to accommodate recent departmental transitions and organizational structures

·  Collaborated with organizing managers to track team data on a weekly basis while supporting activist recruitment

· Facilitated and organized a panel discussion with AU professors and Greenpeace experts regarding overfishing


Global Environmental Politics (GEP) Program, School of International Service                                                                                        Washington, DC

Program Assistant                                                          August 2014-May 2016

·  Brainstormed and implemented new methods to expand the GEP Program and improve recruitment prospects

·  Utilized google excel to launch an internal online library of all GEP faculty publications and academic writing 

·  Maintained digital communications and managed social media websites on Facebook, Twitter, blog, and AU.edu

· Designed alumni and faculty profiles and GEP’s Monthly Newsletter for faculty and students within the program

·  Orchestrated with staff to plan the Annual GEP/Natural Resources and Sustainable Development Alumni Conference

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Annisah Smith 


American University, School of International Service            Washington, DC

M.A. Global Environmental Policy                                                        May 2018

B.A. International Studies; focus in Environmental Sustainability/International Development                                           May 2017

Universitas Negeri Malang                                                   Malang, Indonesia

Intensive Indonesian Study Abroad, Critical Language Scholarship Program                                                                          Summer 2015 and Summer 2016


·   U.S. Department of Defense, National Security Education Program, 2016 David L. Boren Fellowship Alternate

·  U.S. Department of State, Critical Language Scholarship for Bahasa Indonesia (Summer 2015 and Summer 2016)

· U.S. Department of State, Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Recipient, Fall 2016 (Declined)

· Sigma Iota Rho Honor Society for International Studies

· American University Dean’s List

Master of Arts in International Relations (MAIR) Online Program, SIS   

Program Assistant                                                           August 2013-May 2014

· Formulated research by examining 100 + employers to determine top qualities and requirements that companies and organizations seek in potential employees in IR field and compare it to the skills that SIS provides

·  Investigated faculty skills by analyzing data of MAIR professor evaluations prior to online learning, during, and after

·  Identified and shared events and conferences in the DC area - including live-streamed events - to MAIR students

·  Evaluated and composed documents, calendars, syllabi supporting MAIR program staff, faculty, and SIS Grad Office

Delta Phi Epsilon Professional Foreign Service Sorority                               

Active Member                                                                   August 2015-Present

·          Engages in the empowerment of women interested in pursuing a career in international relations through mentorship, community service, and the encouragement of academic excellence

·          Served on the Alumni Relations Committee to mobilize and facilitate alumni outreach and correspondence, and the Professional Development Committee to enhance membership professionalism and career development

Persatuan Mahasiswa Indonesia di Seluruh Amerika Serikat (PERMIAS)                                                        Active Member           

·  Communicate with Indonesian students and the Indonesian diaspora to promote cultural events in the DMV area

Empower AU                                                                              Washington, DC

Facilitator                                                                        August 2015-May 2016

· Led 11 workshops to 2,400 Freshman and transfer students regarding sexual violence, assault prevention, and methods of establishing boundaries with respect to American University's zero-tolerance sexual assault policy

Peer Health Exchange                                                              Washington, DC

Educator                                                        September 2014-December 2015

· Taught health workshops at least once a week to approximately 1,100 teens in the DC area, empowering them with knowledge about substance abuse, decision-making and communication skills

U.S. Chamber of Commerce                                                    Washington, DC

Volunteer                                                                                       October 2015

·  Employed Bahasa Indonesia language skills to register and advise corporate and government officials at the U.S.-Indonesia Investment Summit held in Washington, DC on October 26, 2015

· Following the U.S.-Indonesia Investment Summit, the U.S. Chamber hosted Indonesian President Joko Widodo for a gala dinner with Chamber members

U.S. - Indonesia Society                                                          Washington, DC

Volunteer                                                                                  September 2015

· Ushered USINDO attendees using Bahasa Indonesia at the 2015 Gala Washington D.C. Dinner, which was attended by USINDO’s Guest of Honor and Featured Speaker, Foreign Minister H.E. Retno L.P. Marsudi