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Miriam Striks
79-06 150th St., Flushing NY 11367
(310) 773-2371 | [email protected]
Queens College, The City University of New York
Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science
 Cumulative GPA: 3.98 Major GPA: 3.96
 Honors: Dean’s List: Spring 2012, Spring 2014
Flushing, NY
Expected July 2015
Bnos Chava Seminary, Neve Yerushalayim
Jerusalem, Israel
Study Abroad & Teachers Training Program
September 2010 – June 2011
 Cumulative GPA: 3.86
 Curriculum: Advanced Biblical analysis, modern Israeli history, Jewish laws and ethics,
pedagogical methodology, extensive touring, and community volunteer work.
 Java and C++ (proficient), JavaScript (familiar)
 Currently learning SQL
Queens College, The City University of New York
Flushing, NY
Undergraduate Research Assistant
January 2015 – present
 Develop computer programs to aid combinatorics research, specifically the number of ways to place
an arbitrary number of chess pieces with an arbitrary move set on a given convex polygonal board.
 Provide regular project updates to research leader and collaborate with team members to optimize
and debug code.
 Present final paper detailing research problem and findings.
Tax Credit Co.
Los Angeles, CA
Finance Assistant, Tax Group
August 2011 – August 2014
 Assisted the tax department in tracking and maximizing clients’ tax credit usage, identifying refund
opportunities, amending tax returns, responding to government audits, and invoicing.
 Created internal tracking template for Fortune 500 clients; resulted in more effective and systemized
credit management for complex accounts.
 Developed a streamlined method to reconcile fees paid by Tax Credit Co. on behalf of client;
resulted in transparent internal reporting and accurate accounting, especially for large accounts.
Rabbinical Seminary of America (RSA) Sisterhood
Member & Volunteer
 Regularly attend and volunteer for speaker events and social events.
 Host RSA students and community members for weekend and holiday meals.
Flushing, NY
May 2013 – present
 Do-It-Yourself home decorating; for example, building coffee tables from scratch using recycled
pallet wood.