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Alejandro Cardenas

300 N College St., Northfield, MN 55057 |



Carleton College, Northfield, MN                                                                            Expected Graduation: June 2020

  • BA Degree Psychology


Work Experience

DataSquad, Carleton College                                                                                                                2019 - Present

Data Analyst

  • Receive and analyze data for professors and present it in a visually understandable way.

  • Teach other students and professors how to navigate Tableau Desktop® and Prep®


Carletonian Newspaper, Carleton College                                                                                           2019 - Present

Photo Editor

  • Plan and coordinate events that photographers need to cover

  • Photograph events for the Carletonian Newspaper


Academic Technology, Carleton College                                                                                                  2016 - 2018

Support Assistant

  • Resolved customer’s technical issues within the college’s partner software

  • Headed special projects for companying departments

Lead Graphic Designer

  • Design all relevant flyers, signages, and posters

  • Created a Style Guide for the department to follow


National Student Leadership Conference: Law & Advocacy, Georgetown University                    Summer 2018

Team Advisor

  • Led a group of 10-15 high school students to learn about Leadership and Law & Advocacy


Judicial Externship with Judge McCollum, Dakota County, MN                                                         Winter 2017


  • Shadowed Judge McCollum in Dakota County, MN. 

  • Observed various cases and discussed with judges about the case and specific rulings.

  • Researched case law and drafted responses to attorneys’ motions for Judge McCollum to review.


Carleton Undergraduate Bridge Experience, Carlton College                                  Summer 2017, Summer 2018

Student Coach

  • Co-composed a specialized course for incoming freshman and guided students throughout the summer

Project Organizer

  • Organized and managed the structure of the course and kept all staff up-to-date on the progress of the course


City of Los Angeles Councilwoman, 6th District, Van Nuys, CA                                                                Fall 2015


  • Performed clerical office duties for councilwoman Nury Martinez
  • Communicated through emails and conducted research on local Government


Service and Leadership

Mock Trial, James Monroe High School - Carleton College                                                                 2014 - Present


  • Portrayed defendant at High School and College levels, as well as lay and expert witnesses at both levels


  • Acted as an attorney trying a mock criminal case against other Los Angeles County schools



Technical - Microsoft Office; Final Cut Pro X; Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, & Premiere Pro

Coding Languages - Python

Data Analyzing - Tableau

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