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Patrick Mahoney

United States
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Native in: English Native in English
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Patrick J. Mahoney

OBJECTIVE
Seeking position in organization where Mandarin communication is vital.

EDUCATION
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bachelor of Arts, May 2012
Majors: East Asian Studies and Mandarin Chinese
Relevant Courses
Contemporary East Asian Societies Global Asian Popular Culture
East Asian Civilization Traditional Chinese Popular Culture

Certificate: Global Cultures from the International Studies Department
GPA: 3.25 overall & 3.7 within majors, Dean’s List

CROSS-CULTURAL EXPERIENCE

Taiwanese Ministry of Education Mandarin Enrichment Scholarship Recipient
August 2012-May 2013

• Nine months of classroom Mandarin at a post-graduate level
• Independently lived in Taipei, Taiwan
• Cross cultural exchange conducted exclusively in Mandarin

University of Wisconsin-Madison Language Intensive Summer Program, Tianjin, China
Student, May 2010-August 2010

• Four hours of classroom instruction per day
• Extensive one-on-one tutoring sessions
• Observed daily life in a rapidly growing city of fifteen million people

World Languages Day Panel Member
November 16, 2011

• Encouraged current High School students to pursue careers in foreign languages
• Presented alongside students of Russian, Arabic, Turkish, and Sámi

Greater University Tutoring Service
September 2011-June 2012

• Facilitated conversational English for Chinese and Korean graduate students
• Gained knowledge of mistakes made translating between Mandarin and English

Extensive Independent Travel
Sichuan Province, Shaanxi Province, Gansu Province, Shandong Province, May 2010- August 2010

• Week-long trip researching Sichuan province conducted entirely in Mandarin
• Accompanied an engineering student assessing damage post 2008 earthquake
Keywords: Mandarin, chinese, medical, technology, finance, localization


Profile last updated
Jun 2, 2016



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