Dorien Baker


Location

Chicago, IL
Education
    Morehouse College
    August 2018 - May 2022
    expected degree
    Bachelor's
    major
    Economics
Work Experience
    City of Chicago
    INtern
    Chicago, IL, United States of America
    June 2018 - August 2018
    company
    City of Chicago
    title
    INtern
    overview
    Budget Office: researched how other municipalities define and tax items, how other municipalities identify floating costs of special projects and how they fund them, editing various documents made for public release, and fact-checking news articles that don’t reflect internal data. Department of Finance: researched various municipalities’ commercial loading zones and parking meters operations, developed relationships with other municipalities for the department to further improve city programs, completed city walkthroughs to recommend various parking related changes, and assisted in the modernization efforts of the city’s 311 program. Mayor’s Office: researched Chicago corporate data, directed bus routes and logistics for the Chicago Transit Authority during the 2018 Chicago Investor’s Conference, and helped author material the conference. Personal Projects: identified unclaimed city assets set up a way to reclaim them and worked on expanding the city's inclusion and diversity program. Gained exposure to City Council, Bloomberg platform, and Tax Increment Financing.
    ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO
    Teen Council Member
    Chicago, IL, United States of America
    August 2017 - August 2018
    Chicago Board of Election Commissioners
    High School Election Judge
    Chicago, IL, United States of America
    March 2018 - April 2018
    Loop Capital Markets
    Investment Banking - Public Finance Intern
    Chicago, IL, United States of America
    June 2017 - August 2017
    Exelon
    ComEd: Solar Spotlight Participant
    Chicago, IL, United States of America
    February 2016 - August 2017
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Volunteer
    Financial Services Pipeline Initiative
    July 2017 - present
    DuSable Museum of African American History
    November 2014 - present
    Morehouse College
    May 2019 - May 2019
Leadership
    Student Advisory Board
    Lead Advisor to the Vice President of Student Development
    August 2018 - present
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