July 1990 – August 1993 EUROPEAN TRADE REVIEW – Washington, DC Trade Analyst Wrote regular series on current issues affecting US- European Community (EC) trade. Attended relevant congressional hearings and summarized proceedings for regular column on U.S.-E.C. trade regulation. Conducted research and wrote occasional reports on EC. member states progress towards economic and monetary union. May 1989 – July 1990 GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY – Washington, DC Department of Political Science, Research Assistant Researched political and economic implications of European Union. Gathered data for research project on political instability and economic restricting in Latin America during the s. HONORS: University of Illinois Alumni Association Fellowship Rotary International Scholarship Phi Beta Kappa Honorary Society SKILLS: Experienced with the following computer applications MS Word, WordPerfect, Excel PowerPoint, FoxPro, Netscape. Driving License. LANGUAGES: Fluent in Spanish and English Proficient in French Elementary knowledge of German.