Heather Ruffel

Heather Ruffel

Interest

  • Zeta Tau Alpha- Social Sorority

                Positions held- Ritual Chairman, Assistant New Member Coordinator,                                                                  Corresponding Secretary, Fraternal Education, and Music Chairman         

  • Hill United Presbyterian Church Mission trip
  • Butler Senior High School Varsity Soccer   
  • 3-Day Walk for Breast Cancer Participant
  • Interests in Wedding and Event Planning
  • Baking
  • Sewing
  • Hosted with my family 3 foreign exchange students during high school.
  • Photography

Summary

I am a senior at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. My area of study is Hospitality Managment. I will be graduating in May 2009. I have a deep passion for events and it has been my dream to become an event planner. I am very creative,  and hard-working. I love making people happy especially on someones special day.I am looking forward to finding a wedding planning position with a challenging, yet rewarding, event company.

Education

Education
Aug 2004 - Present

Bachelor of Science

http://www.iup.edu
      Related Courses:
  • HRIM 101 Introduction to Hospitality Management
  • HRIM 130 Sanitation and Security
  • HRIM 406 Catering and Banquet Management
  • HRIM 281 Professional Wedding Planning and Consulting
  • HRIM 281 Introduction to Professional Event Management
  • HRIM 281 Principles of Special Event Design
  • HRIM 256 Human Resources in the Hospitality Industry
  • HRIM 313 Food Production Service
  • HRIM 260 Hotel Rooms Division Managment
  • HRIM 310 Professional Development
  • HRIM 330 Application of Food Products and Service

Work History

Work History
Feb 2009 - Present

Event Manager Intern

The Atrium
  • Effectively communicates with vendors
  • Gave tours to prospective clients
  • Set up and tear down of events
  • Worked at bridal shows
  • Researched competitors on internet
  • Researched and purchased event materials and products
  • Coordinated The Atrium Bridal showcase (April 11,2009)
  • Created a bar package
Jul 2007 - Jan 2008

Waitress and Host

  • Effectively communicate with people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Operated cash registers
  • Motivated customers to select the item right for them
May 2005 - Aug 2005

Bridge Crew Student Intern

Penn Dot
  • First female bridge crew member
  • Assisted in the building of the Chicora Bridge
Nov 2003 - Aug 2004

Cashier

Sears and Roebuck
  • Operated cash registers
  • Effectively communicate with people of all ages and backgrounds.
Dec 2002 - Nov 2003

Counselor

Community Care Connections ( Formerly United Cerebral Palsy)
  • Assisted with activities for those with mental and physical disabilities
  • Effectively communicate with people of all ages and backgrounds

Skills

Skills

Internet

Comfortable with internet search engines

Macintosh software

Apple Works microsoft word, power point, and excel

Microsoft

word powerpoint excel

Photos Acheivements & Hobbies