Work experience

Work experience
Dec 2009 - Present

Hawk Squad Member

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
One of the highest student positions on campus, involved with the admissions office and First Year Experience office; a leader amongst a team of nine other members to lead all freshman and transfer orientations for the University of Wisconsin Whitewater all summer, as well as complete business in the admissions office; role to establish a connection with incoming freshmen and transfer students to help them connect with others, achieve and succeed; role to provide campus information to students and parents; role referred to as a "face of Whitewater"
Jul 2006 - Present

Sales Associate

The Bon Ton Stores Inc.

Working in the fast-past environment of retail, Britta provides customer service while managing department tasks, completing register transactions, cleaning fitting rooms and recovering the floor, and providing resourceful information and opinion to help the everyday customer's satisfaction. Skills learned include time management, communication, working alone or with a team, and persuasion.

Aug 2010 - Present

Entertainment Intern

Student Entertainment Awareness League

The Student Entertainment Awareness League (SEAL) provides educational and social programming on a campus wide basis, creating a vibrant social hangout that enhances student engagement as well as a non-alcoholic alternative to Thursday nights and weekends.  As an Entertainment Intern, Britta books performers with agents and upholds contracts to execute events.  She plans events such as comedians, bands, poets, etc.  and promotes them using a variety of marketing methods to gain interest among students.

Jun 2009 - Dec 2009

Peer Mentor

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
A mentor, reference, and friend for freshmen; role that establishes connections for freshmen throughout their first semester at the university


Aug 2008 - Present

University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Programmer for Leadership Involvement Team, Information Coordinator for Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Regionals 2010 for UW-Whitewater, Professional Development Chair and PR Insight Assistant Editor for the PRSSA Whitewater Chapter, Co-Chair of Public Relations for the UW-Whitewater Honors Program, active member in the Honors Student Association, Welcome Team Member for 2009 schoolyear, Charter Member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, Homecoming Event Leader in my Residence Hall's Complex in 2008 for Display Board and Time Capsule Contests (3rd place for Display Board and 1st place for Time Capsule), Make A Difference Day Volunteer 2008, inducted member of the National Residence Hall Honorary (top 1% of student leaders in the residence halls), Peer Mentor, Hawksquad (orientation leader)

2008 - 2012

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater




Organization; time management; minor training in InDesign and Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel; customer service