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Something I have had nearly all my life is a passion for people. In my education and work experience, I have learned how to translate that passion into a skill set that I can use to benefit my employer and community. 

I am experienced in writing, graphic design, photography and social media. Through my internships, classroom and work experience, I have gained the skills it takes to be successful. I look forward to using those skills to benefit my post-graduation employer.

Work experience

Aug 2010Dec 2010

Intern & Volunteer Coordinator

Stillwater Area United Way

Designed and wrote content for newsletters; wrote and submitted news releases, feature stories and PSA; took photos for website and Facebook page; coordinated volunteer center, placing new volunteers and communicating with volunteers and agencies to ensure mutuallybeneficial volunteer relationships

May 2010Aug 2010

Service Coordinator


Worked as part of a team to facilitate student missions; coordinated groups of 50-70 youth volunteers and adult leaders with 14 partner agencies; communicated with service partners to ensure mutually beneficial volunteer relationships

Aug 2009May 2010

Account Member

STATEments (student-run PR firm)

Worked as part of a communications team to plan promotional strategies for clients; assisted in executing social media campaigns; wrote article and designed logo for client

Jan 2010Apr 2010

PR Intern

OSU Service-Learning Volunteer Center

Designed and wrote content for newsletters, brochure and mass e-mail; wrote feature stories; consulted promotional strategy for awareness, fundraiser, events and volunteer recruitment; promoted the American Cancer Society’s Daffodil Days fundraiser on campus

Aug 2009Dec 2009

Photo Assistant

MK's Photography

Designed and wrote content for brochure and fliers; designed DVD covers and photo composites in Photoshop; edited photos



Joyce Montgomery

Mark Dummann

Sheri Carter

Laurie Taylor

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Communication Skills
Advanced at serving as a communication liason between the organization I represent and its target audiences.
Microsoft Office
Proficient in Word, Excel and Power Point
Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop
Proficient in using Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop to create promotional materials and edit photos.
AP Style
Skilled in using proper AP style for all forms of writing, and copyediting for appropriate AP use.
Experienced in writing all forms of public relations materials, including news releases, public service announcements, feature stories and content for newsletters, brochures and websites.