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Allie Bahcall

"When we're connected to others, we become better people." --Randy Pausch


Aug 2011Present

Bachelors of Science in Recreation, Sport and Tourism

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Concentrations in Recreation and Tourism
  • James Scholar Honors Program, Fall 2012-Spring 2015
  • Dean's List, Fall 2011
Jan 2014Apr 2014

Study Abroad

IES London: Study London
  • Enrolled in art and business elective courses in a diverse classroom setting

Employment History

Jan 2015Present

Hospitality Intern (Urbana, Illinois)

Jay Goldberg Events & Entertainment
  • Enhance performer experience at The Canopy Club by accommodating hospitality needs
  • Fulfill customer service needs through ticket operations and phone reception
  • Boost the organization and development of the Promotional Team at The Canopy Club by serving as a liaison for the team members and The Canopy Club employees
Jun 2014Aug 2014

Sales Intern (Champaign, Illinois)

Hilton Garden Inn
  • Assisted the hotel's wedding coordinator with the set-up and implementation of 20 weddings and special events
  • Redesigned and managed the hotel's Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest pages to create a follower base of over 500 people
Apr 2014May 2014

Marketing Intern (Skokie, Illinois)

Chicago's North Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Promoted Chicago's North Shore by distributing 200 visitor guides to prospective tour organizers from around the world
  • Facilitated registration at a two-day Familiarization Event of 80 attendees and annual National Tourism Week event of 125 attendees
Jun 2009Aug 2013

Activities Instructor and Cabin Counselor (Decatur, Michigan)

Lake of the Woods Family of Camps
  • Mentored a diverse group of 10-15 year-old campers in a cabin of twenty girls
  • Instructed water-skiing and sailing to campers aged 8-15 with various skill levels
  • Coordinated and executed unique evening programs for the campers to increase cabin and camp unity


Microsoft Office
Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Social Networking
Proficient in Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and Pinterest
Event Planning
Serves on planning committee for American Cancer Society Relay For Life
Fundraises for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life
Volunteer Management
Director of Team Recruitment on the Colleges Against Cancer Leadership Team