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Work experience

Jan 2012Present

Nival Salon & Spa
Aug 2011Dec 2011

PR Intern

Spectrum Science Communications
  • Utilized Cision to compile media lists for various clients
  • Performed daily media monitoring reports 
  • Research client studies and potential outreach opportunities
  • Wrote pitches to various print, broadcast, and online outlets
  • Secured placements and interviews with print and online media platforms for campaign
  • Drafted press releases to announce progress within the company
May 2011Aug 2011

Fashion Intern

5W Public Relations

  • Wrote fashion pitches to various national magazines, blogs, and broadcast networks
  • Trained in research tools such as Cision and Compete to compile media lists for various projects
  • Performed daily media sweeps
  • Drafted event proposal for fashion cocktail event
  • Managed client clipbook and media placements
  • Won internal company competition for constructing a thorough PR campaign
Aug 2009May 2011

Gallery Supervisor

American University Katzen Arts Museum

Oversaw museum operations including: 

  • Opening and closing procedures
  • Supervising gallery employees throughout the work day
  • Serving as patron relations representative by catering to the needs of visitors, artists, and curators
  • Drafting weekly supervisor reports

Education

Aug 2009Present

BA

American University

Honors

  • Dean's List
  • Fredrick Douglass Scholar
  • Exemplary Art Merit of Philadelphia Art Museum

Relevant Courses

  • Understanding Media
  • Visual Literacy
  • Writing for Mass Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Communication and Society
  • Public Relations
  • Public Relations Research
  • Media Relations
  • Visual Strategies of Public Relations
  • 19th and 20th Century Art
  • The Art Historical Experience
  • Contemporary Visual Art

Cumulative GPA: 3.52

Skills

Cision
Formally trained in Cision as a media research tool
Language
Proficient in spoken and written korean

Art Portfolio

Summary

I am currently a Junior at American University pursuing a B.A. in Public Communication with a minor in Art History. My career interests, although not entirely refined, are in the fields of  healthcare, hospitality, or fashion PR specializing in event management. 

Interest

  • International relief efforts in Southeast Asia
  • Leading American University's Korean Student Association as President
  • Staying engaged in Fashion, Music, and the Arts