Jesse Peterson

  • Vienna US-VA
Jesse Peterson

Interests

Cooking, Entrepreneurship, Health and Fitness, Public Speaking, Economics, Biking, Hiking, Fashion, Interior Design.

Summary

Dedicated, hard-working and personable student studying economics at the University of Virginia. Strong skills in public speaking, selling, and problem solving. Proven track record of academic excellence and of exceptional customer service in sales. I would like to use these skills to obtain a position in consulting, where I can combine my logic and creativity to develop innovative solutions to problems within businesses.

Work History

Work History
Nov 2010 - Present

Sales Associate

American Eagle Outfitters

Increased sales and helped store to reach goal of 50,000 pairs of jeans sold during back-to-school 2011. Was named employee of the month July 2011. I have built skills in personal selling, store management and replenishment, cashier and monetary procedures, and putting together outfits. I have also developed a strong sense of the importance of teamwork and coordination in running a business.

Jun 2009 - Present

Founder/Owner

Jesse's Jungle Pet Care

Created and managed a company that cares for homes and pets of Vienna residents while they are unable to. Runs operations by marketing the company and its services, tracking finances, and caring for the animals.

Nov 2011 - Jan 2012

Campus Founder

Coursekit

Marketed a newly-launched website to students and faculty in the UVA community. Used various marketing strategies, such as guerrilla marketing, direct mail, and personal sales, to get the word out. Helped grow Coursekit user base to over 1,000 courses since launch in November 2011.

Education

Education
Aug 2011 - Present

University of Virginia

In the first year of attaining an undergraduate Bachelor of Arts in Financial Economics.

GPA: 3.89

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Office

Can efficiently use Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Excel in professional, academic, and social situations.

Conversational French

Organizations