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President; Longwood Student Veterans

-Held meetings

-Recruited several new members

-Orchestrated Veterans' Day Memorial event

-Invited distinguished guests to speak, including retired Army Brigadier General

-Publicized events in school and area newspapers and radio stations

-Made publications to be posted around campus to advertise event

Vice President of Programming; Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity

-Planned fundraising events

-Coordinated with other organizations to hold events

-Reserved space to hold events

-Ordered sufficient amount of food/materials for events

-100% attendance of my fraternity to all events I planned

-Posted fliers to advertise events

Team Leader; Communication Audit

-Held weekly meetings with five other team members

-Conducted internal communication audit for the Longwood University Academic and Career Advising Center as a class project

-Negotiated confidentiality agreement with client representative

-Gathered data through 6 client interviews and a survey which received a 86% response rate

-Analyzed data to determine organizational strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for improvement

-Compiled and presented an official audit report to the client

Army Basic Training Honor Graduate

-Graduated with honors from Army Basic Combat Training

-Held position of squad leader

-Ensured squad of 13 soldiers, including their equipment, were ready for missions

Summary

I am a current student seeking a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies with a Organizational Communication and Public Relations concentration at Longwood University. My expected graduation date is May 2013. I am seeking summertime employment, preferbaly an internship, at a company I could continue to work at upon graduation. I have experiece leading small teams, planning and coordinating events, recruiting, and in professional writing.

References

John Miller

Faculty adviser and member of the Longwood Student Veterans and Longwood University. Also a senior non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Coast Guard.

Jeff Halliday

Susan Stinson

Susan has been my faculty adviser for the Longwood Student Veterans since I became president in 2010.

Portfolio

Education

Jan 2010Present

Bachelors of Arts

Longwood University

-Minor in Business Administration

-Member of the National Society of Leadership and Success

Work experience

Jun 2007Present

Mechanic

U.S. Army Reserve
May 2010Aug 2010

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Beachcomber Resturant

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U.S. Army