Navy Veteran and Communications Graduate

Last Updated: 2nd April 2018 (over 4 years ago)

United States


Phone Number


Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level

English, French, Spanish


I am a young professional with a B.A. in Communications from Pennsylvania State University with a minor in linguistics and served eight years of active duty military service. (US Navy) I have worked with myriad people of different cultures and ethnicities and have a thorough understanding of communicating with supervisors and peers by establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships.
With excellent organizational and communication skills I prioritize work developing specific goals and plans. I am here to succeed and assess the value, importance and quality of my work within the company. Thank you for your consideration.

Patricia E. Nelson


Pennsylvania State University
Bachelor of Arts

   May 2014
— May 2017


US Navy
Operations Specialist 2nd class.

   Nov 2008
— Feb 2017

Summary of Qualifications:

Process oriented data analyst with 5 years of experience. Experienced in interpreting and analyzing data to drive growth for US Navy. Furnish insights, analytics, and business intelligence needed to guide decisions.

Tests and optimizes the functionality of application systems and data. Identifies and defines business or technical requirements applied to the design, development, implementation, and support of application system.
Ensures rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of network services..

Education and Technical Training:
Bachelor of Arts Advertising/Public Relations- Strategic Communication
Penn State University (World Campus)

High School Diploma
Orange Park High School (Orange Park, FL)

Enhanced Military College, School or Unit,
Multi-Tadil Advanced Joint Interoperability Course (Majic)
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
(May 2013)

Technical College,
New Horizons Computer Learning Center
Jacksonville, FL

Professional, Technical, Academic Skills List:
• Secret Clearance
• Inventory Control
• Logistics and Planning
• Security Policies and Implementation Issues
• Customer Service
• Fluent in Spanish and French
• Interpreter
• Working knowledge of Italian and Portuguese
• Delegation
• Writing

Professional Experience/Work History:

• Officer Processor/Recruiter Jul 24 2014 / Feb 25 2017
United States Naval Recruiting District San Diego: San Diego, CA
Recruiter: Responsible for recruiting highly qualified officer and enlisted applicants into the United States Navy and United States Navy Reserve.
Administrative Processor: Responsible for correcting, editing, reviewing, and selecting the best possible candidates to join the United States Navy and Navy Reserve.
Training Team: Responsible for evaluating instructor performance and the effectiveness of training programs, providing recommendations for improvement. Analyze training needs to develop new training programs or modify and improve existing programs. Conduct or arrange for ongoing technical training and personal development classes for staff members. Plan, develop, and provide training and staff development programs, using knowledge of the effectiveness of methods such as classroom training, demonstrations, on-the-job training, meetings, conferences, and workshops.

Operations Specialist Nov 3 2008/ May 15 2014
US Navy: Norfolk, VA DDG-84 Bulkeley
Data Coordinator: Responsible for maintaining a comprehensive tactical picture by detecting, identifying, and reporting surface and air contacts.
Air Traffic Controller: Responsible for controlling all organic and non-organic aircraft for tactical air control and mission tasking.
Supervisor: Responsible for maintaining order and safety regulations. Confer with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments. Inspect materials, products, or equipment to detect defects or malfunctions.
Interpreter: Responsible for translating messages simultaneously or consecutively into specified languages, orally or by using hand signs, maintaining message content, context, and style as much as possible. Listen to speakers' statements to determine meanings and to prepare translations, using electronic listening systems as necessary. Compile terminology and information to be used in translations, including technical terms such as those for legal or medical material. Read written materials, such as legal documents, scientific works, or news reports, and rewrite material into specified languages.

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