Mina Shiratsuchi from Sparrows

Mina Shiratsuchi

Intern at Sparrows

Riverside, CA, USA


Last updated February 24, 2021

One Sentence About Me  

"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity." (Albert Einstein)

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Who I Am  

A Little About Me

I am currently a third-year undergraduate student majoring in Economics/Administrative studies; concentration in Finance at the University of California, Riverside. I am also a marketing and UX/product design intern at Sparrows.

Interesting Factoid

I can chug a water bottle in less than 5 seconds.


Languages

Japanese
English

Countries Visited

Map View

Japan
United States of America
Mexico

What I Do  


Professional Experience

Sparrows

Marketing and UX/Product Design intern

Jun 2020 - Present
•Publishing educational articles weekly on the company blog page by researching and interviewing guests which increased views by 20% •Leading marketing content on various social media platforms such as TikTok and Instagram, driving high engagement •Designing and illustrating marketing material for 10+ social media campaigns and blog articles by using Procreate and Canva •Assisting the lead UX Designer in UX writing, wireframing and visual design for 10+ website screens created on Figma and Adobe XD for the homepage •Collaborating with a cross-functional team to conduct user research and design an internship portal website to support internship seekers

CHASS Marketing and Communications

Student Writer

Sep 2020 - Present
•Producing articles bi-weekly on the CHASS newsletter sent to 14,000 students by writing and reviewing topics relevant to university students •Facilitating interviews with professors, students, and staff members at UCR
+2 more experiences

Professional Interests

Management
UX/UI
Finance
Product Design
Product Management
Graphic Design
Marketing

What I Stand For  

Social Causes

Gender Equality
Ocean Conservation
Human Rights
Black Lives Matter
Climate Change


Volunteer Experience

Riverside, CA

Jun 2019 - Aug 2019
Interacted with hospice patients at homes/facilities to provide entertainment and comfort
Irvine, California

Jul 2015 - Jul 2016
Assisted in the care of a 15-year-old child with muscular dystrophy at an overnight summer camp

Favorites  

Hobbies

Pilates
Bingewatching Netflix
Traveling
Graphic Design
Running
Drawing

Food & Drinks

Udon
Risotto
Boba
Pineapple
Japanese Curry
Sprite
Sushi
Fried Chicken
Cheesecake

Games

PUBG
League of Legends: TFT

Music Genres, Groups & Artists

EDM
Rap
K-pop
J-pop
Pop

Martin Garrix
Gryffin
Shawn Mendes
ZICO
5 Seconds of Summer
Post Malone
BLACKPINK

Sports, Teams, Athletes

Track and Field
Basketball
Soccer
Hockey
Baseball

Los Angeles Angels
Los Angeles Kings
Los Angeles Lakers
Real Madrid CF

Shohei Ohtani
Cristiano Ronaldo
Kanoa Igarashi
Chloe Kim
Kobe Bryant

Movies, TV Shows, Actors & Actresses

Parasite
Marvel
Sinister
Howl's Moving Castle
Your Name
Harry Potter
The Dark Knight

Bones
Riverdale
Criminal Minds
Castle
My Hero Academia
Attack on Titan
The Walking Dead

Liam Hemsworth
Anne Hathaway
Margot Robbie
Ryan Reynolds
Tom Holland
Jennifer Lawrence

Brands

All Saints
Muji
3CE
Google
Amazon
Spotify
Nike
Adidas
Apple
YouTube

Bucket List  

2021 Bucket List: Travel

I want to spend my 2021 Summer traveling around Asia - unless pandemic... lol

Education  

School

B.A., Economics

Oct 2017 - Present

Clubs and Communities

Nikkei Student Union

Secretary

Jun 2019 - Jun 2020
I obtained the locations for all general meetings and special events; serving as a point person for coordinating all events with the UCR administration. I also provided administrative support such as coordinating the calendar, creating PowerPoints for bi-weekly general meetings, and creating reports of member attendance.

Nikkei Student Union

Culture Chair

Jun 2018 - Jun 2019
I organized awareness events such as Day of Remembrance by developing marketing strategies and delegating tasks to interns which resulted in 50+ attendees. I also presented cultural awareness slides at bi-weekly general meetings by researching Japanese American cultural events’ relevancy to modern-day which increased student awareness.

Academic Interests

Environmental Science
Stock Market
Economics
Finance
Biology