Full Name

Sophie Wright

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Current City

Grinnell, IA


["Sophie","Wright","u962eu8fb0u83f2","Student at Grinnell College","Grinnell, IA","Education","United States"]


["CET Academic Programs","CET Academic Programs","CET Academic Programs","Associated Colleges in China The Beijing Center (ACC)"]


["Germantown Friends School "]


["Grinnell College","CET Academic Programs","CET Academic Programs","Associated Colleges in China at Hamilton College"]


["Shanghai","Shanghai","Beijing","Philadelphia, PA","Grinnell, IA","Kunming, Yunnan","Beijing"]


["Fudan University","Intern Teacher","As part of my Junior Project at Germantown Friends School, I served as an English teacher at Fudan University from December 2010 to January 2011. I was responsible for teaching English classes to 20 philosophy undergraduates for 6 hours daily. Our texts ranged from the Great Gatsby to American short stories from the Scribner Anthology. During this time I also edited the English version of the Marxism Brochure for Fudan Universityu2019s Philosophy Department","The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra","Intern Office Assistant","My internship with the Shanghai Symphony orchestra consisted in assisting the Chamber Music Department with various tasks, which included organizing weekly chamber music concerts (conducted surveys, page-turning for visiting artists, hand out programs, etc.), recording the English version of concert etiquette that plays before concerts, editing the English version of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra's website, creating a Facebook page for the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, and writing a research paper on American chamber music festivals.","BEAM (Bridging Education and Mobility)","Student Volunteer","While I was studying abroad in Beijing with CET Academic Programs, I volunteered as a "big sister" every week at BEAM's "Big Brother, Big Sister Project." I was paired with a "little" in order to help her improve her English and be there as a role model. All of our "littles" were children of migrant workers who had come to Beijing for work. Here is their website:","Quantum Inc.","Intern Assistant to Director and Manager","For this internship I assisted the Manager and DIrector of Quantum Inc., which is a language interpretation and translation company that is based in Philadelphia. My duties included filing and organizing papers for the office, researching, using Microsoft Excel, and contacting clients.","CET Academic Programs","Campus Ambassador","As Campus Ambassador of CET Academic Programs at Grinnell College for the 2013-2014 Academic year, I was responsible for organizing meetings regarding study abroad opportunities in China on campus, hosting a CET representative on campus, and creating other individual projects which included getting photos of my time in China published into postcards, writing for the website about my experience abroad in Beijing, and contacting other Grinnell "China alum" in order to facilitate discussion about study abroad in China.","Grinnell College","Chinese House Coordinator","For the 2014-2015 Academic Year I am serving as the Chinese House Coordinator at Grinnell College's Chinese Language House. Responsibilities include organizing Chinese cultural events at the house, serving as the RA to other students, and helping to build relationships between Chinese international students and American students who are learning Chinese.","Education","Project Pengyou","Leadership Fellow","Accepted to attend Project Pengyou's leadership training summit at Harvard University. This intensive leadership program for Chinese study abroad alumni trained us to be bridge builders in our college communities between the U.S and China as part of a national grassroots movement. We learned how to mobilize and how to lead our communities in fostering positive relationships for people with Chinese connections in order to provide platforms for personal and professional exchange. I was funded by both Grinnell College's Wilson Program and Project Pengyou to attend the summit."]

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