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Objective

To obtain a position or internship within the field of public history in event planning, program development or museum management.

Summary

Graduated May 18, 2012 with Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in communication with magna cum laude honors. Plan to pursue Paralegal Graduate Certificate in Fall 2012 at Webster University.  Experienced in research, writing, event planning, public speaking, and interpersonal communication.

Work experience

Aug 2010Present

Peer Advisor

Missouri State Career Center
  • Mentor current students and alumni in improving resumes, cover letters, and reference pages.
  • Communicate with traditional, nontraditional, and international students to further their educational and professional goals.
  • Edit resumes for formatting, grammatical errors, and accuracy in 15 minutes.
  • Attend group meetings with fellow advisors to increase efficiency and improve services offered. 
  • Create material for office boards to increase awareness and publicity for Career Center sponsored and organized events.

References

Chandra Johnson

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Education

Aug 2008Present

Bachelor of Arts

Missouri State University

Communication minor

Graduated with Magna cum laude.

Graduated from Missouri State University Honors College

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Skills

Small Group Communication
Familiar with techniques utilized to improve small group communication, reduce/resolve conflict, increase group participation and use different leadership styles.
Resume Writing
Trained in writing, editing, and teaching resume and cover letter writing. This includes the multiple formats and styles.
Public Speaking
Can speak in front of audiences of varying sizes and in different styles  (persuasive, informational, special occasions, etc.). Familiar using various visual aids within presentation including PowerPoints, video, Prezis, handouts, outlines, etc.
Writing
Most experience in prose and historical writing, especially researched based. Experienced with persuasive and essay writing, as well. Trained in resume and cover letter writing.
Researching
Specifically in historical writings, primary documents, academic journals, etc.