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Alumni Profile: Natalie Samarjian '06
Year Graduated from UCLA:
2006
Current Occupation/Field of Work:
Legal Aid Family Law Advocate, Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County
Work Experience:

Coro Center for Civic Leadership, Fellow in Public Affairs, San Francisco, CA
Deloitte Consulting LLP, Public Sector Human Capital Consultant, Sacramento, CA
Rutan & Tucker, LLP, Employment & Labor Associate, Costa Mesa, CA
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County, Dickran Tevrizian Fellow, Glendale, CA

Why did you choose Comm Studies as your major?

I was committed to developing excellent communication skills and a thorough knowledge of the theory of human communication, while leveraging on my existing communication skills.

Favorite UCLA memory and/or professor:

Professor Von Blum!

How has Comm Studies empowered you in your professional and personal life?

Yes, certainly. I am a trial attorney, and I utilize the public speaking, persuasive communication, interpersonal communication and group communication skills that I learned as a Communication Studies major daily.

What was the most valuable or applicable lesson you learned from a Comm Studies class?

Our ability to communicate is our most powerful tool.

What advice would you give to a current Comm Studies student?

Absorb it all! You are building a powerful toolbox that will help you throughout your professional and personal life.