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Vincent de Melo Brandolt

Date: 06.16.2021

Professional Category: Other

Summary

Vincent de Melo Brandolt (786) 602-6247 | vincentbrandoltml@gmail.com | LinkedIn: Vincent Brandolt QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY • Trilingual (Portuguese, English, Spanish) International Relations and Political Science student with conversational skills in French • Internship experience with office environment familiarity and proficiency in the use of digital technologies. • Op-Ed writing experience • Analytical research experience in English and Spanish • Experienced tutor in Mathematics, including in Statistics • International background including education and volunteering abroad EDUCATION Florida International University (FIU), Honors College Miami, FL Bachelor of Arts, Double Major in International Relations and Political Science Jul. 2021 Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies GPA: 3.96/4.0 FIU Study Abroad Program Buenos Aires, Argentina Selected Participant Jun. 2019 – Jul. 2019 • Recipient of the FIU’s Latin American and Caribbean Center Merit Scholarship • Studied the areas of Argentine History, and Argentine and Latin American International Relations while visiting political institutions and living in Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND EXPERIENCE Americas Society/Council of the Americas Miami, FL Intern May 2021 – Present • Assist with corporate relations and event-planning, including the BRAVO Leadership Forums and the CFO Series • Engage in outreach with member companies and prospects in Spanish, Portuguese, and English, ensuring their invitation, registration and participation in the events • Compile Excel spreadsheets and Word documents to keep track of events participants organized by AS/COA • Create summaries of programs executed by AS/COA to provide website visitors a written perspective of the events available in video FIU MathLab Miami, FL Learning Assistant Feb. 2019 – Dec. 2020 • Tutored students in Finite Math, Social Choice Math, and Statistics for Behavioral & Social Sciences • Held weekly and pre-exams review sessions to provide a different and interactive approach to the classroom • Completed the Learning Assistant Seminar on engaging in group work designed to comprehend the human learning process Diplomacy Lab, Department of State and Florida International University Miami, FL Project Researcher Aug. 2019 – May 2020 • Developed analytical research projects on the Impacts of the Extractive Industry in Latin America (Spring 2020) and Chinese and Russian Influence in African Media (Fall 2019) with the Department of State and FIU’s Jack D. Gordon Institute • Examined Spanish language media on the relation between the Veladero Mine in Argentina and the local population, constructing a timeline focusing on chemical spills, protests, and legal disputes • Analyzed social media accounts focused on African affairs, including Russian and Chinese outlets, to better understand how the narrative of Russia and China was introduced to the African population • Regularly submitted findings to State Department officials responsible for overseeing the projects • Presented the analysis of the Veladero Mine to the State Department as well as to U.S. embassies and agencies abroad • Formulated a report with policy recommendations to the State Department and the rest of the class FIU Alternative Breaks Paramaribo, Suriname Selected Participant Sep. 2018 – Mar. 2019 • Volunteered with FIU Honors College students in Suriname • Donated and helped rebuild sections of the Stichting Betheljada Orphanage • Helped construct a natural barrier against floods at the Mangrove Shore Project • Contributed to $13K of fundraising for trip expenses Domani Consultoria Internacional Brasília, Brazil Commercial Assistant Jun. 2018 – Aug. 2018 • Engaged in active and passive client prospection, getting in contact with businesses that reached out to the company as well as researching and identifying businesses that could benefit from the internationalization of their activities • Created Proposals of Internationalization whose aim was to encourage businesses to move forward with their partnership with the company Consultant May 2018 – Jun. 2018 • Developed internationalization projects for businesses who partnered with the company Trainee Apr. 2018 – May 2018 • Completed the company’s Trainee Program, consisting of training about international trade rules, how to engage clients, the history of the company, and the history of the Junior Enterprise Movement PUBLICATIONS Brandolt, Vincent. 2021. “The Brazilian Sneeze that Might Put Argentina in the ICU.” Diplomatic Courier. Available at: https://www.diplomaticourier.com/posts/the-brazilian-sneeze-that-might-put-argentina-in-the-icu ORGANIZATIONS Beta Theta Pi – Eta Gamma Miami, FL Member of Scholarship, Risk Management, and Ritual Committees Aug. 2019 – Mar. 2021 • Monitored the chapter’s academic standing with the Interfraternity Council’s standards by tracking the academic progress of all members • Raised awareness about responsible alcohol consumption for Greek Life and the university community in general • Planned and organized chapter events, including finding venues, setting up dates, and coordinating times • Enforced penalties for members not present in ritual events or who did not follow attire guidelines AWARDS • FIU Presidential Merit Scholarship, 2018-2021: Full-tuition scholarship during all the undergraduate period awarded for high school GPA and SAT scores • FIU’s School of International and Public Affairs and Honors College Dean’s List, every semester between Fall 2018 and Spring 2021 • FIU’s Latin American and Caribbean Center Merit Scholarship, Summer 2019: $4K scholarship awarded for the Argentina Study Abroad Program • FIU Completion Grant, Fall 2020: $1K scholarship awarded to selected seniors

Professional experience

Americas Society/Council of the Americas - 05.2021 until now - 5 months

Intern May 2021 – Present • Assist with corporate relations and event-planning, including the BRAVO Leadership Forums and the CFO Series • Engage in outreach with member companies and prospects in Spanish, Portuguese, and English, ensuring their invitation, registration and participation in the events • Compile Excel spreadsheets and Word documents to keep track of events participants organized by AS/COA • Create summaries of programs executed by AS/COA to provide website visitors a written perspective of the events available in vide

Domani Consultoria Internacional - 06.2018 until 08.2018 - 2 months

Commercial Assistant Jun. 2018 – Aug. 2018 • Engaged in active and passive client prospection, getting in contact with businesses that reached out to the company as well as researching and identifying businesses that could benefit from the internationalization of their activities • Created Proposals of Internationalization whose aim was to encourage businesses to move forward with their partnership with the company Consultant May 2018 – Jun. 2018 • Developed internationalization projects for businesses who partnered with the company Trainee Apr. 2018 – May 2018 • Completed the company’s Trainee Program, consisting of training about international trade rules, how to engage clients, the history of the company, and the history of the Junior Enterprise Movement

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