Alexandr Lenk
Email: alexandr.lenk@studbocconi.it
Mentor: Salvatore Nunnari

2015-current Università Bocconi, MSc. in Economics and Social Sciences (ESS)
2011-2015 University of St. Andrews, Scotland
Undergraduate Joint-Honours Degree in Economics and Medieval History. Grade at Graduation: High First Class (St Andrews GPA: 18/20; US GPA equivalent: 4.0+) 
2013-2014 University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
EAP (Exchange) Programme, selected by the Study Abroad and Cooperation Office of the University of St Andrews based on academic merit
2008-2011 Lycée Carnot, Dijon, France
Economics and Sociology, French Baccalaureat, Mention Très Bien avec Félicitations du Jury (18.91/20)

Awards and Scholarships 
2015 Bocconi Merit Award
2011-2015 St Andrews Dean’s List, Awarded for High Academic Achievement
2014,2015 International Undergraduate Awards Competition, Top 10% Highly-    Commended entry in the History Category
2014 New Economic Talent Competition, Top 15% entry 
2008-2011 Scholarship for study at Lycee Carnot, Dijon, Awarded by the Czech Ministry of Education the Regional Council of Burgundy

Work Experience 
2015 Research Assistant for Prof. Paola Manzini, University of St Andrews 
Research and preparation of literature reviews on the topic ‘Poverty and Aspiration Failure‘
Summer 2015 Intern at PwC Financial Advisory, Prague, Czech Republic
Translation and review of team presentations (from English to Czech),, design of a new tool on optimizing project budgeting 
2013-2015 Intern at BLUENOMICS.com, Prague, Czech Republic
Verification of the accuracy of on-line databases of economic data, advice on the website lay-out and data content, preparation of newsletters with analysis of recent economic data, gathering of customer feedback and promotion of the product to new customers
2013-2015 Hermes Language School, Prague Czech Republic
Language tutor of General, Business English and French, individual and group lessons, preparation for language exams, translations in the fields of education and economics

Czech, Bulgarian : Native
English, French: close to native (C2)
German, Italian: excellent (C1)
Spanish, Russian: very good (B2)

Computer Skills
Microsoft Office Package (Word, Excel, Powerpoint): Intermediate
Stata, Eviews: Intermediate
R, Matlab: Basic
JAVA: Basic

Extra Curricular Activities
2011-2015 University of St Andrews Model United Nations (SaintMUN)
SaintMUN Vice-President for Administration, 2014/2015, Under-Secretary General External Affairs of St Andrews Model United Nations Conference 2013 (SaintMUN 2013), SaintMUN Conference Coordinator, 2012/2013
2015 Friendly Econ Tutoring Scheme, St Andrews CAPOD (Centre for Academic, Professional and Organisational Development)
Provision of support to students in understanding concepts in introductory statistics and intermediate micro- and macro-economic courses
2013-2014 Global Intern at the University of California, Santa Barbara UCSB
Regular presentations on study abroad opportunities for students, presentation at the UCSB Annual Study Abroad Fair in November 2013
2011-2013 Student Ambassador at the University of St Andrews
Provision of information to prospective students about university curriculum, extra-curricular activities, accommodation during university visiting days, guided tours of campus for visitors
Aug. 2011 XXII International Congress of Byzantine Studies in Sofia, Bulgaria
Registration of conference participants, assistance at the conference information desk

Other Skills and Interests
Sports: Competitive Ballroom and Latin American Dancing
Hobbies: Travelling, Reading


Last updated February 8, 2017