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MARGARET MARX (402) 515-7040

7027 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago, IL, 60626 mmarx@luc.edu

EDUCATION
Loyola University Chicago
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW), expected May 2017, GPA: 3.907

UNIVERSITY HONORS
Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society
Deans List, Loyola University School of Social Work
Loyola University Maroon and Gold Society
Interdisciplinary Honors Program

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES/INTERNSHIPS
Deborahs Place (Chicago, IL) Fall 2016-Present
Health Services Intern (Social Work Field Placement)
Provide health services, skills, information, and advocacy to women experiencing homelessness at a supportive
permanent housing organization
Create and facilitate health-related programming to inform tenants and foster an educational community
Assist with insurance information, provide referrals and over-the-counter medications to residents
Proficiently document daily activities in concise case notes
Douglas County Attorneys Office-Juvenile Division (Omaha, NE) Summer 2016
Intern
Completed data entry, phone calls, copies, filing and general office organization for the attorneys
Ran legal documents between the office and court side for attorneys, judges, and bailiffs
Observed court sessions daily, which implemented my classroom knowledge into real-world applications
Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility (Omaha, NE) Summer 2016
Intern
Shadowed all departments of the facility including the housing units, education, yard/recreation, central control,
and sanitation
Made copies, completed filing and general office organization for the administrative department
Misericordia (Chicago, IL) Fall 2015-Spring 2016
Department of Recreation and Leisure Intern
Interacted, cared for, and learned from the residential population of adults with developmental disabilities
Assisted with yoga, arts & crafts, bowling, dance, and athletics programs for residents
Internship placement in coordination with the Center for Experiential Learning Social Justice Internship Program
at Loyola University Chicagomet with a cohort of Loyola students regularly to discuss internship experiences
and how to promote systemic change
Interfaith Worker Justice (Chicago, IL) Fall 2013-Fall 2014
Administrative Assistant
Made phone calls, completed data entry and general office organization, and prepared mass mailings, primarily
for fundraising and advocacy purposes
Living Works Afterschool Program (Chicago, IL) Fall 2013-Spring 2014
Volunteer Tutor
Mentored, and acted as a role model and homework helper for kids in sixth and seventh grade in a volunteer
afterschool program at Kilmer Elementary
LEADERSHIP & UNIVERSITY INVOLVEMENT
Department of Psychology Research Lab Spring 2016-Present
Social Psychology Research Assistant; LUROP Provost Fellowship Recipient (2016-2017)
Project lead for a confrontation study on sexism, draft and design materials, program software, train and direct
research assistants, supervise data collection, and maintain necessary data logs and write reports
Run computer-based lab experiments, complete data collection and entry, pilot test experimental materials for
new studies, and attend weekly lab meetings to discuss experiments, research design and theory
Loyola Campus Ministry Retreats Program Fall 2015-Present
360 Freshman Retreat Leader, Senior Captain 2016
Lead activities, talks, and small-group discussions with first year students on Loyolas retreat campus
OSCCR (Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution) Student Community Board Fall 2016-Spring 2017
Act as a peer conduct facilitator for weekly conduct hearings as a part of Loyolas conduct process
Participate in monthly professional development sessions centered around leadership and conflict management
Alternate Break Immersion (LArche Clinton, Iowa) May 2016
Served and lived in an intentional living community for people living with disabilities
Completed every day tasks such as cleaning, sweeping, organizing, and making meals for and with the community
Loyola University National Resident Hall Honorary (NRHH) Fall 2014-Spring 2016
Executive Board President
Planned and orchestrated weekly executive board meetings, completed and delegated tasks in order to prepare for
biweekly general assembly meetings and community events
Represented the top 1% of leaders living on campus, specifically working with the recognition and service
committees to promote a service-oriented and supportive campus community

UNIVERSITY EMPLOYMENT
Loyola University Campus Recreation Spring 2014-Present
Pilates Instructor, Nationally Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Act as a instructor/leader for a variety of group fitness classes, including Pilates, Abs and Body Tone
Certified as Aerobics and Fitness Association of American (AFAA) National Group Fitness Certification
Loyola University Campus Ministry Fall 2016
Administrative AssistantRetreats Program
Created and organized data files, prepared spreadsheets and lists, made copies, prepared retreat materials, and
conducted miscellaneous tasks for the benefit of the retreats program and Campus Ministry department
Loyola University Department of Residence Life Fall 2014-Spring 2016
Resident Assistant
Created, organized and enacted programs that brought residents together, while connecting them to important
university values and resources, to facilitate a cohesive and positive community in a freshman residence hall
Communicated with supervisory staff through reports, forms, and vocal/online communication
Completed mental health training, practiced Crisis Intervention and mediation by addressing interpersonal and
intrapersonal floor conflicts and by completing nightly community walks
Loyola University Tutoring Center Spring 2015
Peer Tutor, College Reading and Learning Association (CLRA) certified
Engaged with Loyola students during two different MATH 131/132 open study halls, helped students with
homework and general study skills in preparation for exams

SKILLS
Proficient in SPSS statistics software and Inquisit
Experienced community organizer and peer mentor
CPR/AED Certified
Basic Spanish proficiency