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Summary

Hi! My name is Kiersten Baumgartner and I am currently a senior at Purdue University. I will be graduating in May of 2012 with a degree in Political Science as well as minors in Psychology and Organizational Leadership and Supervision. I am a perceptive, confident, and determined individual and am currently looking to expand upon these traits, as well as use the knowledge and experience I have acquired through my academics and various work experiences to advance in the corporate world.

Work experience

Aug 2010Present

Food Preparer/ Cahier

The Oasis Cafe

·Help to integrate and motivate new employees to adapt and advance in a fast paced, demanding work environment

·Effectively address customer needs and desires in a timely manner by using customer service skills while preparing gourmet food and beverages

·Motivate my peers to maintain a positive work environment for one another and customers

May 2011Aug 2011

Intern

The Richard G. Lugar Community Service Center

·Planned and organized events within the community to inspire involvement in community service projects

·Facilitated communication between Senator Lugar and his constituency by interacting with the Fort Wayne community and directing their feedback to Washington

·Developed and maintained relationships with local businesses in order to create partnerships between businesses and the Fort Wayne community

May 2011Aug 2011

Intern

Marion County Republican Party

·Organized phone banks, door-to-door walks, and fundraisers for various city-county council candidates and managed teamwork in order to reach campaign goals

·Evaluated candidate progress weekly and strategized on how to improve quality and performance

·Used leadership skills in to train incoming interns and communicate job responsibilities and expectations

May 2009May 2010

CSR/Teller

First Bank Richmond

·Relied heavily on communication skills in order to effectively address customers’ needs

·Addressed inquires and provided problem resolution

·Showed adaptability by rotating bank branches weekly

Education

Aug 2008Present

Bachelor of Arts

Purdue University

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Skills

Social Networking
Knowledge of various social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and, Linkedin
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Spanish