Riya Patel

Loudon, TN, USA


Last updated September 15, 2020

One Sentence About Me  

A passionate individual who strives to accomplish her goals

Who I Am  

A Little About Me

I am a passionate, driven student who tries to seize any opportunity. Being a first generation college students, my parents have always encouraged me reach for the stars and put my all in my work. I love being a part of a team gaining as many skills as possible.

Interesting Factoid

I trained in Indian Classical dance for 10 years.


Languages

Gujrati
Spanish

Countries Visited

Map View

France
Spain
Portugal
United Kingdom
Mexico

What I Do  

Professional Experience

Embassy Suites

Food and Beverage Intern

- Plan, manage, and monitor reception daily while engaging with 10 to 50 guests - Assist servers and chefs during peak dinner hours by prepping dishes and completing administrative tasks - Help with tasks needed by the food and beverage manager around the kitchen and dining area

Gleeson Library at University of San Francisco

Student Assistant at University Library

- Assist over 15 patrons a day with library related activities, such as searching for books, checking in, checking out, and shelving according to the Library of Congress guidelines - Advertise library related events by mouth and displaying flyers and answering questions for students, faculty, and other patrons - Train new student workers and teach them the basic operations of the library
+1 more experience

Professional Interests

Organization Dynamics
Stock Market

Favorites  

Hobbies

Cooking
Baking
Traveling
Arts and Crafts

Music Genres, Groups & Artists

Rap
Pop

Khalid
Khalid
Adele
Sam Smith

Sports, Teams, Athletes

San Francisco 49ers
New York Yankees
San Francisco Giants

Movies, TV Shows, Actors & Actresses

Gilmore Girls
One Tree Hill
Grey's Anatomy

Education  

School

B.B.A. – Bachelor of Business Administration, Hospitality Management and Finance


Clubs and Communities

Muscat Scholars Program

Scholar

- Attended classes, events, and retreats with a cohort of other first-generation college students - Participated in community service and team building activities - Learned about all the campus resources from the directors and workers of each department

School of Management Honors Program

Scholar and Co-head of a committee

- Excel in challenging business core classes with 20 other students, engaging in collaborative group work - Collaborate with students to create mentor/mentee relationships through different organized events - Participated in mentoring programs to encourage networking

Extracurricular Activities

Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding (STAR)