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Objective

Earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations and Strategic Communication and a minor in Marketing from American University intending to start an internship, ambassador, or job within my field of study in the Washington, DC or New York City areas.

Work History

Public Relations and Business Development Associate 

MKB Coverage 
Jun 2015Aug 2015
Assisted with press placement in local and national press outlets with The Bucks County Playhouse as the main client. Helped with web design and brand development for Vignette by mkb, a jewelry and homeware line.

Public Relations Intern and Campus Ambassador 

Altruette 
Jun 2014Feb 2015
  • Helped create the Campus Ambassador program, which will be implemented at different colleges across the country.
  • Recruited other interns at American University as a Campus Ambassadors.
  • Planned events such as the partnership between Altruette and Her Campus for a holiday gift-giving event in December. 
  • Researched and contacted women and children’s boutiques to see if they wanted to carry Altruette’s products.

Summer Associate to the  Senior Manager of Marketing and Communication    

Bucks County Playhouse 
May 2013Dec 2013
  • Created 15 press packets per each show for local news reporters for their articles and reviews of the twelve Bucks County Playhouse shows and events for the summer season.
  • Posted the theater’s events in New Jersey, Pennsylvania newspaper’s online community calendars.
  • Assisted the Senior Manager with drafting press releases, planning promotional events, creating promotional media.

Public Relations and Web Design Intern 

Lambertville Music Hall 
Jun 2013Aug 2013
  • Designed a starter website for brand new music venue located in Lambertville, NJ.
  • Helped write a press release, about a Fall Concert series, that was sent to different regional newspapers and television programs in the local area.
  • Researched different musical and community calendars in the local area to place upcoming performances in.

Education

B.A. Public Relations/Strategic Communication, Minor in Marketing 

American University 
Sep 2013Present
Taken the following classes thus far in her academic career: 

Fall 2013
COMM 100- Understanding Media
LIT 100- College Writing Seminar 
SPAN 252- Intermediate I 
PSYCH 105- Understanding Human Behavior 


Spring 2014
COMM 105- Visual Literacy 
MKTG 250- Marketing for Communication 
LIT 100- College Writing Seminar 
PERF 110- Prinicples, Plays, and Performance

Summer 2014
SOCY 110- Views from the Global South
MATH 150- Finite Mathematics 

Fall 2014
COMM 200- Writing for Communication
HIST 140- Modern European History 1780-present 
HIST 215- Social Forces That Shaped America
CHEM 105- Chemistry of Cooking
EDU 252- Education for International Development  


Spring 2015
COMM 300- Public Relations
COMM 209- Communication and Society 
MKTG 301- Consumer Behavior 
HIST 220- Women in America Since 1850
BIO 200- Human Anatomy and Physiology 

Skills & Facts

Spanish 
Near native speaking, reading , and writing skills in the language. 
Study Abroad Experience
Madrid, Spain- Fall 2015
  • Attended college in Spain through an American University program. 
  • Lived in a homestay with complete Spanish emersion.
Social Media 
Know how to operate: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Hootsuite, Prezi, Square Space, Blogger, and WordPress.

Extra Curricular Activities 

Bj Atschul Chapter at American University 

Public Relations Student Society of America 
Jan 2014Present
  • Attend bi-weekly meeting about a variety of topics to help students network and gain skills in the Public Relations industry. 
  • Member of the Event Planning Committee.
  • Assisted with events such as NYC at AU in Spring and Fall 2014 and House of PR in Spring 2015 by entertaining the panelists, setting up decorations, and live Tweeting.

American University’s Chapter

Student’s Helping Honduras
Jan 2014Present
Volunteer and active member of this organization that helps build schools for elementary and middle school in Honduras.