Arun Raman

11310 Coral Gables Drive, North Potomac, MD, 20878 | (301)-424-3357 | arun.t.raman@gmail.com


American University, Kogod School of Business                                                                       Washington, DC

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration                                                                                        

May 2016

GPA: 3.29


Common Sense, Newspaper of Thomas S. Wootton High School                                               Rockville, MD

Commons Co- Editor                                                                                                      September 2009- May 2011

  • Interviewed students and staff and wrote articles about issues, activities, and organizations on campus.
  • Took photographs at athletic and social events.
  • Designed section layout during my last year on the team.
  • Mandatory for editors to stay back and work after school until the night during deadline week of each issue.
  • Developed responsibilities and group work abilities to work as a team and finish an assignment before a deadline.

D.C. Central Kitchen                                                                                                                  Washington D.C.

Volunteer                                                                                                                         November 2011- July 2012

  • Contributed to the 5,000 meals prepared each day for distribution to homeless or low-income people in the district.
  • Served breakfast to about 200 people each session at three different sites in the district.
  • Required to wake up early in the morning and be on time to feed people who are in need.
  • Interacted with communities full of deprived and underprivileged people.
  • Taught dedication and motivation by handing out meals on a weekly basis to people who cannot afford them easily.

Learning Ally                                                                                                                               Washington D.C.

Volunteer                                                                                                                         September 2011- July 2012

  • Helped to create and edit audio recordings of books or readings.
  • Listened by students with visual impairments and learning difficulties.
  • Provided students a voice to read along with to comprehend their material effectively.
  • Gave experience with audio editing software by experimenting with different audio tracks.
  • Presented a new perspective of people who benefit from recordings to interpret their readings better.


Toastmasters International                                                                            Gaithersburg and Potomac, MD.

Toastmaster                                                                                                                          February 2012- Present

  • Prepared and presented speeches to improve public speaking, communication and leadership skills.
  • Gave feedback to other Toastmaster’s speeches on how they can improve their work for the future.
  • Member of Gene Toasters Club #4818 and Business Oriented Toastmasters Club #2279.
  • Attended club meetings in Chennai and Bangalore during a visit to India in May, 2012.
  • Introduced management and communication skills to speak efficiently in a business setting.



Computer: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Audacity, Cyberlink PowerDirector, Final Cut Pro, and Microsoft Suite.

Language: English (Native).


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