I strive to obtain a career as a communications professional within the greater global communication, public relations and/or social media fields, allowing me to use and further develop my media communication, mass media writing, public relations and social media skills.I aim to utilize my skills on projects which call into play my creative writing capabilities, ability to pay critical attention to detail, and consistently complete projects and achieve goals under pressure and time constraints..TRAVEL EXPERIENCE:BelgiumCanadaDenmarkFranceIcelandIrelandLuxembourgMonacoPolandSpainThe NetherlandsUnited KingdomUnited States


PR Quick Start tutorial, analytical and mass media writing skills, Internet-based research, proficient with full Microsoft Office suite- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, social media, social networking, blogging, typing 45WP, High-quality customer service, reliable cash handling, DSLR photography, ESL Tutor training. LANGUAGES:French: fluent Polish: fluent speaking, basic reading and writing


I strive to obtain a career as a communications professional within the field public relations or social media, allowing me to use and further develop my skills in writing, public relations, social media and media communication.


  • Communication
  • Public relations
  • Social media
  • Social media marketing
  • Community development
  • Education
  • International travel
  • Domestic travel
  • World cultures
  • Recycling
  • Environmental awareness

Work History

Work History
Nov 2009 - Present

Actively seeking new opportunities in the greater Communications field


• Monika is working diligently to obtain a position that advances a career as a communications professional enabling her to use and further develop her writing, teaching, language, and analytical and social media communication skills. • Interning at a local leader in the public relations world would be an ideal way for her to gain the knowledge necessary to become a fervid force in the communications and public relations world, while also allowing her to utilize her sterling media writing and interpersonal communication skills. • She has been commended on her sense of humor and successful use of humor in the workplace, as she always manages to sprinkle in some humor to everyday tasks to liven things up.

Mar 2010 - Present

Alumni Relations Program volunteer

Tacoma Community House

• Research collegiate alumni relations programs for adaptation and use in social services setting with Tacoma Community House

• Goal: Create new alumni relations program connecting all TCH media communications

Aug 2009 - Nov 2010

Production Specialist IV (seasonal)

Lifetouch National School Studios

• Managed development and editing of hundreds of detailed school files in Excel and Word • Verified accuracy of hundreds of mock student identification cards • Maintained accurate data and ensured compatibility across multiple databases • Ran Electronic Data Transfer program with meticulous attention to detail

Feb 2009 - May 2009

Private English Tutor

El Yousouffi and Malhiere Families

• Assessed and evaluated student language levels • Created specialized learning plans and materials according to the student's level and goals • Explained and taught English grammatical issues using French and English examples

Oct 2008 - Apr 2009

English Language Teaching Assistant

French Embassy

• Taught conversational English to 120+ diverse high school students in Montpellier, France • Prepared lessons that reinforced students’ reading, oral expression, and presentation skills • Conducted lessons using traditional methodology and incorporating techniques including music, video, games, and interactive activities

Mar 2008 - Aug 2008

Photographer, Sales Associate

Space Needle

• Photographed observation deck and restaurant guests using digital SLR camera • Edited and displayed guest photos using TepsX for Macintosh • Sold photos and related merchandise to guests; conducted cash and credit transactions • Counted in cash drawer at start of shift; counted out daily transactions at end of shift, totaling thousands of dollars • Commended on customer service skills by manager

Aug 2007 - Jun 2008

Production Specialist I

Lifetouch National School Studios

• Ran Electronic Data Transfer program and accurately printed 2,000+ name cards • Created, edited, organized and tracked detailed school files in Excel, Word and Adobe programs • Spell- and grammar-checked, and printed hundreds of mock identification cards

Mar 2005 - Aug 2007

Locker Room Attendant

University of Washington Recreational Sports Programs

• Responsible for opening and evening closing of men's and women's locker rooms • Issued, renewed, and vacated quarterly patron basket rentals • Coordinated daily laundry pick up and drop off with main campus pool facility • Provided quality service in answering sport program questions • Managed the change over of lockers on a quarterly basis in master books • Called for maintenance when mechanical problems arose

Sep 2004 - Dec 2005

Dawg Daze Leader, FIG Leader (instructor)

University of Washington First Year Programs

• Created weekly lessons on the UW community, Seattle, UW Portfolio Project for 25-student class

• Organized and led three city or university excursions for students

• Promoted various student groups and events on campus during welcome week activities

• Led campus tours for new students during welcome week activities


Sep 2003 - Jun 2007

Bachelor of Arts

University of Washington

  • Dean's List Scholar for academic achievement: six quarters
  • 3.5 GPA in both major areas of study
  • Student employee: UW Recreational Sports Programs at Hutchinson Pool.  March, 2005 - August, 2007
Sep 2006 - Dec 2006

French as a foreign language

Universite de Nantes

  • Level 5 placement (of 6) in I.R.F.F.L.E. (Institut pour la Recherche et Formation de Francais comme Langue Etrangere) -- French as a foreign language study program. GPA: 3.7/4.0
  • Courses included: French writing, French oral expression, French phonology, French theatre, French history & culture.
  • Travel throughout France and to Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, and England during the program



Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

I have been using all of these Microsoft Office tools for various amounts of time.  Ordered from greatest amount of use and familiarity to least amount of use is as follows: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook.

Social Media

  I have been using and engaging in various social media tools such as: Facebook, LinkedIn, Myspace, LiveJournal, Twitter, Posterous, Blogger, WordPress, for spans of many months to many years.  

Polish Language

I am trilingual in Polish (and French). I have basic reading and writing abilities in Polish. 

French Language

I have a Bachelor's degree in Communication and French I have studied abroad for four months in Nantes, France in the fall of 2006 I have taught English at a high school in Montpellier, France on a teaching contract for the 2008-2009 school year