Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - Aug 2009

Development Intern

NDN
  • Event planning for breakfasts, dinners and parties. Solicited patrons and companies about upcoming events.
  • Responsible for preparing banquet room for social events.
  • Organized the NDN members in the company database. Performed background research for the NDN president.

NDN is a political think tank in Washington, D.C. formerly known as the New Democrat Network

Aug 2008 - Dec 2008

Development Intern

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oklahoma

  • Organized contact information on corporations and all high schools in Oklahoma for future fundraisers.
  • Developed invitation materials, distributed email invites and organized contact lists of previous donors.
  • Responsible for finalizing the guest lists and seating arrangements for events.
  • Requested to present at career fairs to help recruit volunteers, invited “Wish” families to events that were benefiting the foundation and wrote press releases about upcoming events.

Education

Education

Objective

Smart, reliable and creative person seeking a job in public relations for May 2009.

Summary

- Degree in challenging major and minor -- consistent record of academic achievement.

- Strong written and verbal communication skills, demonstrated constantly in both school and intership postitions.

- Repeatedly selected by superiors and professors to help/assist with organizing events, meetings and functions

Skills

Skills

Organizational Skills

As a detail-oriented person, my organizational skills are excellent. Whether it's organizing someone's email, rearranging a seating chart or scheduling meetings for my superiors, I always execute my tasks promptly with attention to detail.

Interpersonal Communication Skills

Writing, Editing and Research

Throughout my college career, I have strengthened my writing, editing and research skills. My internships sharpened these skills even further. 

NGP - a polical software package

Computer Skills

I have learned and developed advanced skills in the following programs: Microsoft Word Excel PowerPoint Publisher Outlook Adobe InDesign PhotoShop