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Hello! My name is Kaleigh Shank and I am a student at Ashland University. I am pursuing a degree in history and public relations and strategic communications with a minor in political science. I am looking to apply my classroom lessons to real world opportunities. I hope to find a job in public relations and event planning while being able to travel internationally.

Work History

May 2016July 2016

Public Relations and Event Management Intern

Zoom In-Dublin, Ireland office
  • Redesigned the company flyers and paperwork
  • Worked with databases and contacted people for events
  • Designed marketing and social media plan for events
  • Researched for events and to expand the databases
Aug 2015Present

Promotions Assistant

Athletics Department for Ashland University 
  • Work at sporting events to promote companies
  • Run the children's events during half time
Jan 2015Aug 2015

Manager of Catering of Bowling Green Store

The Oasis Restaurant and Delivery
  • Managed the catering in a factory
  • Planned, transported, and organized the food
  • Took inventory and was responsible for paperwork
Sep 2014Apr 2015

Secretary Assistant

Eastern Michigan University Dining Services
  • Organized the office
  • Reorganized the filing system
  • Answered phones and assisted with customer complaints
Apr 2014Jan 2015

Front Counter

The Oasis  Restaurant and Delivery  
  • Handled money
  • Created a positive environment for the customers
  • Created a more efficient step up of store
Jan 2014May 2014


Ashbrook Center
  • Filing, research, and answered phones
  • Handled customer service


Aug 2013May 2017

Ashland University

History and Public Relations and Strategic Communications
  • Minor: Political Science
Aug 2009Apr 2013

Saint Ursula Academy

High School Diploma 


Customer Service

I have the skills to deal with different situations that relate to customers and how to handle them.

Public Speaking

I have taken many classes and training opportunities on Public Speaking.

International Travel and Experience

England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland

Office Skills

My experiences have given me the skills to run and office and understand the workings of it.


I have been trained on Apple and Microsoft. I also have been trained on SPSS.



  • Delta Zeta
  • Vice President of Programming

Campus Involvement

  • Ashbrook Program

This program is for history and political science majors and minors. Through the program I will complete a thesis and have been given opportunities to meet any influential figures in politics today.

  • Tour Guide
  • Conversation Partner

During this program, I paired up with an international student and learned about their home country. Even though there was a language barrier, we were able to have amazing discussions about our cultures and way of life.

Areas of Interest

  • Event Planning and Promotions
  • Organization
  • Social Media
  • Client Relations
  • Fundraising
  • Traveling
  • Historical aspects
  • Tourism

Courses Taken

  • Theory in Research
  • Methods in Research
  • Public Relations
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • Organizational Communication