Andrew Linford

Cell phone: (415) 375-0379


Stanford University

Stanford, CA
September 2008 - June 2011
  • B.A. International Relations 2011, minor in U.S. History, certificate in African studies
  • Centered studies around geography, culminating in a Geography of Economic Inequality module
  • Studied Abroad in Cape Town: studied the history of Cape Town including participating in community service teaching English in a local township enabling 6th graders to document their lives in a written booklet
  • Studied Abroad at Oxford: cultural learning and one-on-one tutorials with Oxford professors in two subjects: Economics of Globalisation and also Music Composition
  • Studied composition with Mark Applebaum and Giancarlo Aquilanti
  • Studied Abroad in Paris: cultural immersion and classes ranging from Economic Integration of the European Union to French Cinema
  • Took several courses related to education, including the History of U.S. Education
  • Took economics courses, including multi-variable calculus micro-economics
  • Studied Beginning Java

Previous Experience

International Teaching Associate, Ministry of Education

Singapore, Singapore
September 2011 - December 2012
  • Taught at St. Andrew's Secondary School, an all-boys government school
  • Taught English, Music, History, and Maths
  • Taught service-learning workshops while co-leading a service-learning trip to Indonesia
  • Developed music composition curriculum to prepare O-Level Music students for their exams

Curriculum Development Intern, Strive for College

Atherton, CA
June 2010 - September 2010
  • Developed an original college introduction workshop for high schoolers and materials for new Strive Chapters, an organization which mentors underprivileged students to help them attend college

Coro Fellow in Public Affairs, Coro Northern California

San Francisco
August 2013 - June 2014
  • 9 month graduate-level training program that prepares diverse and talented individuals for effective and ethical leadership focused in public affairs, primarily using varied short-term consulting engagements
  • San Francisco Conservation Corps: Analyzed financials for business plan and developed pricing mechanism for the expansion of a zero-waste event business enterprise
  • Bechtel: Utilized QlikView to visualize the data showing bank relationships with the Treasury
  • United Educators of San Francisco: Initiated membership survey for upcoming contract negotiations
  • Courage Campaign: Researched vulnerable CA House Republicans to target in 2014 election

School Experience

Director of International Fellowships, Stanford in Government

Stanford, CA
June 2010 - June 2011
  • Oversaw administration of over $200,000 for 15 international summer fellowships
  • Guided the selection of students to receive fellowships
  • Directed a committee of 5 students to assist in duties

Head & Co-Head Coordinator, Melody & John Gill Elementary

Redwood City, CA
March 2009 - June 2011
  • Taught disadvantaged elementary school students music theory and beginning piano
  • Created and presented piano tutoring workshops for 12 people
  • Chaired 5 person committee creating new music theory curriculum

Consultant, City of East Palo Alto Planning Department

East Palo Alto, CA
March 2011 - June 2011
  • Reviewed City General Plan with the Head of the Department of Planning
  • Researched, including interviews, and analyzed data to access economic development policy goals regarding small businesses


  • Sophomore Fellow: taught classes comparing and contrasting the national anthems of the world, 2009
  • Composed musical postlude for opera production of Der Jasager that placed 3rd in Division 1 of the 2012 National Opera Association Competition
  • Certificate of Honor, Proclamation: City and County of San Francisco for achievement in musical composition, 2005


  • Solid knowledge of Ruby, Rails, HTML, CSS, and SASS. Workable knowledge of Java, Javascript, and VBA.
  • Solid knowledge of QlikView and Excel. Workable knowledge of Salesforce, Quickbooks, and VBA.
  • Excellent knowledge of Sibelius, proficient with Finale and Logic Pro
  • Proficient at French, can speak phrases in: Chinese(Mandarin), Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Spanish, and Xhosa