Basic Info

First Name

Merwa

Last Name

Koyash

Username

merwakoyash

Progressive Profile

Tagline

I am a goal-oriented, highly organized, and adaptive recent graduate with an M.A. in political science from the University of Virginia with a research background in identities and elections in American politics, and I am interested in working with progressive political organizations.

Work History

Employer

University of Virginia

Occupation

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Start Date

August 14, 2023

End Date

December 16, 2023

Employer

University of Virginia

Occupation

Graduate Transfer Program Assistant

Start Date

June 9, 2023

End Date

August 13, 2023

Employer

Starbucks

Occupation

Barista

Start Date

October 20, 2019

End Date

December 7, 2023

Employer

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Occupation

Intern

Start Date

September 1, 2020

End Date

June 30, 2021

Education

School

University of Virginia

Degree

Master of Arts in Political Science – Government

Graduation Date

December 16, 2023

School

University of Virginia

Degree

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science – Government

Honors and Achievements

Graduated with distinction.

Served as Chapter Vice President of Sigma Alpha Lambda (UVa chapter), a service and leadership organization.

Graduation Date

May 21, 2022