Robert Burton


Professional, resourceful and detail-driven team player with proven customer service experience providing assistance on complex technical issues to meet challenging goals.  Expert oral and written communication skills, along with analytical and critical thinking.  Working knowledge of environmental and political issues targeting solutions.  Skilled at working well in a diverse team environment.

Summary of Key Strengths

Conversational in Mandarin Chinese - Highly Energetic - Inspirational - Certified TESOL Instructor – Solid Problem Solving – Proactive in International Business and Global/Cultural awareness – Committed to the Environment – Efficient – Resourceful – Entrepreneurial Mindset – Goal-Focused – Self-Motivated


Web International English      July 2013-present

English Teacher (U.S. Citizen):  Employed as a trained professional with highly sought academic credentials and professional licensure at an English learning center in Shanghai, China. 

Shanghai Pinghe International Bilingual School     June 2012-June 2013

English TeacherTaught English at an IB school in Shanghai, China. Instructed over 200 Chinese students in English writing while employing various techniques, methods, and theories explored through Master’s degree Practicum course work.  

Peter Paul Development Center       November 2011-June 2012

Program Assistant: Worked with other teachers to provide supplemental educational resources to inner city youth. I provided mentoring and a positive role model image to youth from underprivileged communities.

Global Youth Leadership Conference    June 2010-August 2010

Faculty Advisor: Provided leadership skills training for high-achieving American and international scholars, and education on the World Bank, the United Nations, diplomacy, the American political system, and intricacies of the three branches of government


Concordia University at Irvine 2012- 2014 M.A.  International Studies.  Balanced living and teaching overseas with earning a Master’s Degree. Concentrated in International Business.  

 Irvine, CA/Shanghai, China 

Morehouse College 2005-2009 B.A History.  Matriculated through a rigorous curriculum as well as studied abroad twice at Beijing Language and Culture University in Beijing, China. 

Atlanta, GA.