Jessica Carlson

Jessica Carlson


Aug 2004 - May 2008


Penn State Erie, the Behrend College
  • GPA: 3.72
  • Deans List from Spring '06-Spring '08

Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Production Assistant


o  Support television broadcast through the operation of technical equipment.  

oCamera operator for both live and taped productions.

oClosed captioner for various programs using CaptionMic, a voice recognition software.

oTrain new employees and interns responsible for closed captioning.

May 2008 - Sep 2008

Candidate Coordinator

o   Responsible for scheduling job applicants into predetermined time slots,        utilizing a web based software package, and processing applicant        information/inquiries.o   Working in a fast paced, customer service environment.o   Achieving project deadlines and metrics (customer satisfaction, quality,        productivity, etc.)o   Assisting in project related administrative activities (e.g., quality checks, data        entry, material management, faxing, e-mail, copying).

Honors and Awards

    Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society (2007 - Present)o    National leadership honor society for college students.  Inducted for being in top 35 percent and showing leadership in areas such as athletics, campus and community service, campus government, journalism and the mass media.      Lambda Pi Eta Communications Society (2007 - Present)o    Official communication studies honor society of the National Communication Association.  Inducted for maintaining a 3.25 or higher in communication studies, as well as a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.      Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges 2008o    Selected by Penn State Erie, the Behrend College out of 4,000 students to represent the school for excelling in academics, athletics, and campus organizations.    Deans List: Spring 2006, 2007, Fall 2007, Spring 2008o    Received for maintaining a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher.    AMCC Academic All-Conference Award, 2008o    Received for maintaining a GPA higher than a 3.2 while participating in athletics.

Writing Samples


"Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity."  ~ Charles Mingus


    Student Government Association (SGA) Public Relations Directoro   Served as a liaison between the SGA and the student body at Behrend.  Reached out to students by

          advertising SGA through events, decisions, and many organizations that it represents.o   Used Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop extensively.   The Behrend Beacon: A Penn State Behrend Publication Sports Editor/Writero   Wrote sports stories weekly, as well as layout full page of articles and ads.o   Received 2008 Editors Choice Award for being top editor of the year.o   Used QuarkXpress and Adobe Photoshop extensively.  Penn State Behrend Women's Soccer Team (Captain)o   As captain, lead 18 women to two AMCC Championships and two trips to the DIII NCAA Tournament.   Special Olympics Volunteero   Served both campus and community service while helping younger children and adults participate in the

          Special Olympics.     TOPS Soccer Volunteer at Penn State Behrend-The Outreach Program for Soccer o   Worked with the same child for four years at the request of his parents.     Thomas Jefferson High School Lady Jaguars Soccer Team Assistant Coacho   Assisted in both Varsity and Junior Varsity squads.




Adobe Photoshop

Microsoft Office

Photoshop Samples