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Jul 2011Present


Blue Bricks Bar & Restaurant

  • Develop strong customer relations and communication skills, critical to repeat business
  • Demonstrate decision making by assessing customers intake of alcohol and when to discontinue it
  • Organize social events, event planning and schedule hours and parties times 
  • Observe food and beverage industry from a business perspective having been exposed to the cost operation aspect
  • Promote a positive attitude and stay motivated to develop lasting professional and personal relationships
May 2011Nov 2011

Beverage Cart/ Banquet Server

North Links Golf Course

  • Perform a variety of tasks and responsibilities working with tournaments, leagues, weddings and business functions
  • Demonstrate team work skills to make sure events were organized and ran smoothly
  • Serve customers food and beverages while having an energetic “can do” attitude
May 2010Apr 2011

Beverage Cart/Bartender/Wedding Coordinator

Mt. Frontenac Golf Course

  • Train in new employees by teaching them responsibilities and how to conduct them
  • Demonstrate flexibility because wedding and tournaments don’t always have specific ending times
  • Motivate coworkers with a friendly personality and by being dependable


Sep 2009Present

Mass Media

Minnesota State University, Mankato

As a student at MSU I have specialized my interest in Public Relations and Marketing.  Classes I have taken include:

  • Mass Media Law
  • Mass Media Ethics and Criticism 
  • Public Relations Principles
  • Writing for Online Media
  • Mass Media Research
  • Advanced Public Relations Writing
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Promotional Strategies 
  • Product and Pricing Strategies 

I am also currently taking classes in Community Health Promotions.  These classes allow me to use my knowledge of Marketing and Public Relations to promote healthy living.  

I am expecting to graduate May of 2013 with a Degree in Mass Media emphasize in Public Relations.  Minor in Marketing and Community Health.    


Google Maps
I have created a Google maps with pictures, descriptions and locations.  Which you can find posted on my blog titled Google Maps- Favorite Places to Eat in Mankato.  
Other Social Media Sites
I also know how to use many other social media sites including:   Skype Foursquare Pintrest Instagram Dipity LinkedIN Myspace
Adobe Photoshop
Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop as far as editing.  
Basic knowledge of how HTLM works.  
Word Press
Know how to write for online and create an effective blog post.  Knowledge of making blogs search engine optimized.  Knowledge on how to change the look of blogs. Know how to add in hyperlinks and tags.  
Know almost anything you would want to learn about Facebook:   How to make effective searches Add tabs Make invites Make new Facebook page Add video and pictures Make groups
Experience working with spreadsheets. 
Power Point
Know how to put together an effective power point with effective transitions.  
Knowledge of writing successful tweets.  Using to make URL's take up less space to make more effective tweets.  

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Extra Curricular/Campus Involvment

  • Member of PRSSA
  • Member of MSU's Marketing Club
  • Relay for Life Volunteer (2 years)
  • Member of National Honor Society
  • Member of the MSU track team
  • Dean’s list at Minnesota State University, Mankato (4 times)


College student completing junior year majoring in Mass Media-Public Relations desires opportunity to develop on the job skills and apply educational experience to an exciting internship program. 


Hi my name is Lisa Alitz and I am a Junior at Minnesota State University, Mankato.  I am finishing up my degree in Mass Media-Public Relations and ready to start the exciting search for and internship.