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Education

Aug 2008Present

BA

American University

  • University Honors Program
  • School of Public Affairs - Political Science major with a focus in Public Policy
  • School of Communications - Communications minor

Work experience

Jun 2010Present

Communications Intern

Forest Trends

  • Organized and managed contact database
  • Researched current and potential donor and sponsor organizations
Sep 2009Present

Swim Instructor

Curl-Burke Swim School
Jun 2010Aug 2010

Visitors Services Volunteer

Newseum
May 2009Aug 2009

Regional Office Intern

U.S. Senator Carl Levin

  • Wrote letters of grant support to government departments and correspondence to constituents
  • Researched state and local news to keep staff informed and submitted news clip to DC Press Office
  • Sorted constituent mail, email, and phone inquiries for database entry
Apr 2007Aug 2009

Bohn Pool Lifeguard

City of Adrian Parks and Recreation Department
Aug 2007Oct 2007

Skate Park Supervisor

City of Adrian Parks and Recreation Department
Jun 2006Aug 2006

Communications Intern

Lenawee Chamber for Economic Development

  • Updated and maintained the organization website
  • Edited and published local press releases
  • Reorganized client database
  • Started a research project on alternative energy that led to the creation of a local ethanol plant
  • Started a research project that led to the creation of a technology park funded by the federal government

Skills

Website Management
Dreamweaver
Database Management
Video Editing
iMovie
Social Networking
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Blogger, etc
Mac Software
Microsoft Office
Word, Powerpoint, Excel

College Activities

  • University Honors Program
  • On a Sensual Note - Business Manager/Historian (a cappella group)
  • WVAU Radio Show
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon - Vice President of Recruitment, Balanced Man Scholarship Chair
  • American University Symphony Orchestra
  • Student Union Board - Volunteer
  • AU Methodist Men
  • Career Center NYC Site Visits (Communications/Business)

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