Work experience

Work experience
Aug 2010 - May 2011

Undergraduate Marketing Research Assistant

University of Northern Iowa
  • Created, edited, and published issues of the semi-annual marketing alumni e-newsletter that reached more than 4,000 alumni
  • Conducted secondary research, produced a literature review, developed primary research instruments, and executed primary research for academic research projects
Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

Marketing Food Analyst Intern

Kum & Go

  • Saved approximately $100,000 annually by analyzing store sales data and eliminating more than 1,000 products in the food service category

  • Constructed a comprehensive food service order guide, reducing order time by 5 minutes per bi-weekly order

  • Reconfigured the register key layout and reduced the number of keys by 26%
Aug 2008 - May 2010

Campbell Hall Desk Assistant

University of Northern Iowa

  • Communicated with students regarding locating services on campus, answered any questions from hall residents, maintained confidentiality of student files, answered telephones

  • Distributed mail, created bulletin boards, scheduled appointments
Jun 2009 - Aug 2009

Interactive Media Intern

Meredith Corporation

  • Uploaded videos, slideshows, and other media content to Meredith growth sites 

  • Transcribed videos for, streamlined and updated the spreadsheet records of interactive content on the web
Apr 2006 - Aug 2008


Z'Mariks Noodle Cafe
  • Provided customer service including, taking orders, operating cash register, serving food, and maintaining a pleasant environment 
  • Communicated with customers, cooks, managers, and other servers in a fast-paced environment and offered efficient, personalized service to guests
Jan 2007 - Aug 2007

Intern/Office Assistant

Burnett Realty
  • Created Excel spreadsheets, prepared mass mailings, assisted with the design of professional products for individual agents
  • Answered telephones, filed documents, operated copy machine, stocked forms, took inventory of agent give-away materials


Aug 2007 - May 2011

Bachelor of Arts

University of Northern Iowa

Cum Laude, University Honors with Distinction, public relations minor



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I recently graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts in marketing with an advertising emphasis and a minor in public relations. Currently, I am looking for entry-level positions in marketing or public relations where I can utilize the skills I developed through my coursework and internships to achieve company and/or client goals.


Marketing, Social Media, Writing, Event Planning