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Hope Ucciardi

Undergraduate Student at James Madison University

Work experience

May 2015Aug 2015


Beyond Organic Growers

I was in charge of the sales and PR for this new company based out of Freehold New Jersey.  I met with local and regional food stores and restaurants and pitched business plans for the distribution of our organic products.  This internship was the entire summer of 2015. 

Oct 2013May 2017

Committee Head

Sigma Sigma Sigma National Sorority

Received awards for "Best New Member education" and "best philanthropy awareness program".  Chosen by the leadership team to act as a mentor to a new member of the organization-acknowledged by current leadership as a future leader and was asked to run for executive office.  Created a vehicle by which my sorority can more effectively and efficiently communicate via social media. Collaboratively created a video to recruit new members in the largest pledge class for the past two years.  Exercised managerial courage in the decision making process regarding new membership;.

Sep 2014May 2015

Waitress and Hostess

Buffalo Wild Wings

Exceed management expectations for work ethic, team work and for maintaining an efficient and organized work environment (promoted within my first month).  Welcome and greet new clients; accountable for successful client transactions.  Collaborate with the entire restaurant team to ensure efficient and effective operation during peak hours. Effectively engage in crucial conversations with clients who are under age or unhappy with their experience.

Apr 2014Oct 2014

Party Caterer

Metropolitan Cafe

Comprehensive coordination of each catering engagement to ensure flawless execution of more than 20 events.  Excelled in a high pace, high pressure environment- recognized for efforts by employer and clients regularly.


Aug 2013May 2017

Major: Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical communications

James Madison University

I am pursuing a bachelors degree in writing, rhetoric, and technical communications with a management sciences minor at JMU.

Search Plan Profile:

My goal is to pursue a career in communications, public relations, and broadcasting.


I am eager to enhance my experience through internship this summer between my sophomore and junior year of college.

I am applying to be apart of the JMU in LA program for the summer of 2016 in order to get my foot in the door of the entertainment industry. 

I have always strived to gain as much experience as possible in the field of entertainment marketing, PR, and broadcasting but I also would like to pursue entertainment law. 

My dream job would be to work for Cosmopolitan magazine, E! Entertainment Network, Bravo Network, or an entertainment law firm in New York City.

At-A-Glance Highlights

Proficient in French, studied this language for six years and continue to do so.  Awarded a leadership role as "Arc Degree Leader" for sorority, responsible for new members and their assimilation into the organization. Exceed management expectations for work ethic, team work, and for maintaining an efficient and organized work environment.