Interest

Running:

  • Completed 2 marathons (Columbus Marathon - 2005, Disney Marathon - 2011)
  • Completed 6 half marathons (Cincinnati Flying Pig - 2008-2010, Columbus - 2008-2009, Charleston - 2011)

Theater:

  • Performed a starring role (Lucy) in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, 2005
  • Performed a starring role (Robin) in Godspell, 2004
  • Performed multiple roles in William Shakespeare's The Tempest, 2003

Summary

Career Services experience at three colleges and universities.Previous college recruiting experience.Expertise in creating and delivering career planning and development presentations, seminar facilitation, and college teaching.Passionate about assessment and continuous improvement.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2010 - Present

Career Center Training Coordinator

The Citadel
  • Designed and facilitated over 100 presentations to undergraduate and graduate students about a wide variety of career-related topics.
  • Served as a guest presenter to numerous classes and student organizations to increase student awareness about career preparation.
  • Led the implementation of career planning elements into the campus-wide eLeadership Portfolio.
  • Managed the implementation of Interview Stream, an online interview software package, available to all students and alumni.
  • Created a series of career planning seminars available to all undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Started a series of Career Coach messages about a variety of career and post-college transition topics, which are sent to students' via email and posted on Facebook.
Sep 2008 - Jun 2010

Undergraduate Career Consultant

Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University
  • Conducted hour-long mock interviews providing feedback to over 360 undergraduate business students.
  • Created Business Administration 589, a one-credit course designed to prepare students to intern overseas.
  • Selected 11 undergraduate students to participate in the College's first internship program to London, England.
  • Co-instructed a job preparation course to 59 undergraduate business students.
  • Initiated bi-weekly conversations about how student development theory can aid professional practice.
  • Analyzed student and recruiter feedback data assessing the effectiveness of a mock interview program, which will be published in an undergraduate student transition monograph.
Jan 2010 - Mar 2010

Career Counselor

Denison University
  • Assisted students with their resumes, cover letters, and internship search.
  • Provided critical feedback to students on internship stipend application essays.
  • Answered full-time job and graduate school search inquiries.
  • Suggested the creation of and participated in a mock career fair pretending to be a prospective employer.
Feb 2007 - Aug 2008

Human Resources Generalist

Nestle USA
  • Responsible for technical training and professional development for over 1,000 hourly and salaried employees.
  • Faciliated a variety of courses on topics such as safety, food quality, harassment awareness, interviewing skills, etc. to hourly and salaried employees.
  • Coached and indirectly supervised ten hourly associates in full-time technical training duties.
  • Managed a training budget that exceeded $900,000 per year.
  • Designed systems to track all training courses to ensure updated training was provided at regular intervals.
Jul 2006 - Feb 2007

Human Resources Management Trainee

Nestle USA
  • Spent over three months rotating through the plant's various departments while learning about job responsibilities for the factory's 1,500 employees.
  • Updated job descriptions and the employee handbook, and created manufacturing training videos

Education

Education
Sep 2008 - Jun 2010

Master of Arts

The Ohio State University
  • Completed requirements for a specialization in College and University Teaching
  • Taught two sections of an Honors Organizational Behavior course and received critical feedback from an award-winning management professor
  • Received the 2009 Porterfield-Dickens Award, a $500 research scholarship (awarded on an annual basis to one master's candidate)

Research Experience:

  • Master's Thesis: Efficacy of a College Access Program Targeting Parents of Elementary-Aged Children
  • Research Internship: Lancaster University College Dean Orientation
Sep 2002 - Jun 2006

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

The Ohio State University

Research Experience:

  • Undergraduate Honors Thesis: Correlation Between Facutly and Student Satisfaction in Higher Education
    • Presented research results at Ohio State University's 2006 Denman Undergraduate Research Forum
    • Received over $1,900 from the Fisher College of Business to fund this research
  • Market Research Project: The Official Class Ring of The Ohio State University: A Tradition in the Making
    • Developed a survey assessing students' attitudes and marketing strategies about The Ohio State University class ring.
    • Presented research results at college ring manufacturer Balfour's annual conference in Austin, Texas, the first student to ever be asked to present at this conference

Honors and Awards:

  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Graduated  with Honors in Business Administration
  • Graduated with Distinction in Human Resources by completing a research thesis
  • Named to Dean's List every quarter of enrollment
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Order of Omega
  • Fisher College of Business Pace Setter (2005)
  • Received Outstanding Senior designation for student involvement
  • Recognized as a Sorority Woman of the Year for student and Greek involvement

Selected Activities and Societies:

  • Honors Business Cohort Program
  • Delta Delta Delta
  • Student-Alumni Council
  • Honors Ambassadors
  • LeaderShape (2004)

Skills

Skills

MS Excel

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MS PowerPoint

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