Resume

Connor Rothschild


99 Sunset Blvd, Houston, TX 77005 | (417) 569-8406 | clr6@rice.edu | www.connorrothschild.com

EDUCATION

Rice University, Houston, TX
Bachelor of Arts in Social Policy Analysis and Sociology Expected May 2021
Minor: Business | GPA: 3.81/4.000

EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant August 2017 – Present
Office of Mark Jones, Rice University

  • Assisted Professor Mark Jones for his Texas Legislative History Project
  • Using Excel, harvested historical information and inferred trends over time among members of the Texas Legislature
  • Coded 2 years worth of roll call votes into Excel, categorizing and sorting votes with great attention to detail

Intern June 2015 – July 2015
Office of U.S. Congressman David Jolly, Washington D.C.

  • Drafted relevant policy letters for voters in FL-District 13
  • Interacted closely with constituents, leading tours of U.S. Capitol and categorizing constituent concerns communicated via phone calls
  • Represented Congressman at various fundraising events

RELEVANT AWARDS

First Place, Baker Institute’s Undergraduate Public Policy Competition April 2018

 

  • Award given in recognition of a 6000-word research paper and 20-minute presentation proposing a new approach to Haitian food assistance
  • Judged by Dr. Luis Duno-Gottberg, Dr. Francisco J. Monaldi, H. Richard Sindelar, & Oscar Arredondo

First Place, Houston-Centered Policy Design Competition February 2018

  • Proposed an innovative multi-home buyout system for the Meyerland community in the wake of Hurricane Harvey
  • First place; judged by Houston Mayor Pro Tem Ellen Cohen; former president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston, Lee Wunsch; City Council at-large 2 representative, David Robinson; director of Rice’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research, Bill Fulton; and “flood czar” Stephen Costello

International Extemporaneous Speaking National Champion June 2017

  • National Champion in International Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Hosted by the National Speech and Debate Association
  • Sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations and EF Hutton

SKILLS

Expertise in Microsoft Excel | Expertise in Microsoft Word | Proficiency in R | Proficiency in Tableau

Portfolio

BISF Public Policy Competition

BISF Public Policy Competition

April 2018

Awarded first place in the Baker Institute Student Forum's fifth annual undergraduate public policy competition. 
Award given in recognition of a 6000-word research paper and 20-minute presentation proposing a new approach to Haitian food assistance.

HCP Design Competition

HCP Design Competition

February 2018

Awarded first place at Rice University's inaugural Houston Centered Policy Design Competition. Proposed an innovative, multi-home buyout system for the Meyerland community in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Access Rice

Access Rice

August - December 2017

In this project, I worked with a group of undergraduates in Rice’s chapter of Design For America to maximize accessibility on Rice University’s campus via the human-centered design process.

Blog

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Trump’s Troubling War on Leaks

The availability of evidence is crucial when investigating something as secretive as the Trump-Russia relationship, which is why the president is so hostile towards leaks—and why they are so important.

Get in Touch

Mail

Connor Rothschild
99 Sunset Blvd
Houston, TX 77005

Online

Rice: clr6@rice.edu
Personal: connor@connorrothschild.com

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