David Shachar-Hill

Job Interests
Government, Public Administration

20 hours per week

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Seeking a three credit internship through the summer of 2019 in order to fulfill my education requirements and graduate from Michigan State University.


Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Social Studies

Work/Volunteer History

Job Shadow with the Downtown Management Board - Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives, Lansing, MI, January 23, 2019
Exposed to how the team uses data and conducts analysis to support projects for the state of Michigan's private and public entities.
Scott Powell, the lead on the job shadow rated the job shadow a 9 out of 10 and said:
"I thought David did a great job during the job shadow, providing insightful comments and asking meaningful questions. Please don't hesitate to contact me by email or phone."

Job Shadow at Michigan Optometric Association, Lansing, MI, December 19, 2018
Followed Jeff Towns, Executive Director for MOA, as he met up with their lobbyist firm for a series of informal meetings with legislators over at the state capital. Then returned to his office and discussed the ins and outs of public policy and how data helps with running an association and serving their constituents.
Jeff Towns, the lead on the job shadow rated the job shadow a 9 out of 10 and said:
"Really enjoyed the job shadow with David. He was engaging, passionate and professional. I wish him all the success as he reaches for his goals."

Job Shadow at MSU Federal Credit Union, East Lansing, MI, November 5, 2018
Learned how the Business Intelligence team helps create new products for their other business units and enhance services for the credit union customers through data collection and analysis.
Tyler Kendle, the lead on the job shadow rated the job shadow a 9 out of 10 and said:
"We enjoyed having David job shadow us here at MSUFCU. I thought David was very prepared, came with lots of questions and we very active in our group discussions."

Job Shadow at Capital Insurance, Lansing, MI, October 17, 2018
Learned about the insurance industry from the perspective of an independent insurance agency. Adam Gilroy, Vice President of Capital Insurance, explained how they use statistics and data to manage a variety of products and services offered through their personal and commercial lines of business.
Adam Gilroy, the lead on the job shadow rated the job shadow a 9 out of 10 and said:
"David was a pleasure to meet with, and job shadow with me. We talked about the insurance industry as a whole, and also what we do at Capital Insurance."

Communication and Public Speaking
Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Presented speeches in 2015 and 2016 for the MSU Tower Guard Honorary Society inductions
Provided feedback on the services provided by Tower Guard and the difference their volunteerism makes for students with disabilities
Gave speech remarking on how specific MSU professor especially went out of her way to accommodate me in class while nominating her for Outstanding Professor Award

Origami Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center, Mason, MI, January 2010-May 2010
Monitored, organized and served marathon participants at water station
Encouraged and cheered for the participating runners
Joined other volunteers in clean-up after the event
Offered companionship to Origami residents while visiting the rehabilitation center

Ele’s Place, Lansing, MI, June 2010
Prepped building areas for wall construction
Ensured that construction area was easily-accessible for workers

Education/Training History

Michigan State University – Class of 2019
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science
Minor: Economics
Remaining current with developments in relevant areas and technologies
Enhancing my skills and knowledge in data analysis, research techniques, documentation preparation and reporting
Effectively working with a diverse population while demonstrating ethical and professional behavior

Specific Accommodations

Screen reading technology, voice to text

For help with accommodations visit https://askjan.org/

Transportation Needs

Use of Spectran

Explanation of Disability

Multiple physical disabilities as well as visual, mobility and fine motor disabilities.


Travel Experience
Birthright Israel Foundation, June 2015
Abroad I expanded my social networking with young Israeli’s
Researched and toured various parts of Israel and learned about the changes in Jewish culture and history

Personal Travel: England, Canada, Israel, Mexico, Scotland, France
Cultivated verbal and non-verbal language and communication skills to minimize communication barriers and become more adapted
Developed budgeting and planning tracking-systems to ensure that my finances and travel needs were well organized


Adam Gilroy

Jeff Towns

Scott Powell

Tyler Kendle