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Summary

I am a senior at Purdue University studying Public Relations and Rhetorical Advocacy aspiring to become an event planner.  I have had many experiences over the past four years that have lent to my love for events.

One day I hope to be located in Washington D.C. as the event planner for the White House.  In the mean time, I hope to be planning weddings and events for a well-established events company.

| Dependable

| Organized

| Imaginative

Event Design

Work experience

Aug 2011Present

Customer Service Representative

Mudathlon
Aug 2011Dec 2011

Promotions Intern

Purdue Athletics
May 2010Aug 2010

Corporate Sponsorship Intern

Pacer's Sports and Entertainment

References

Joshua Dexter-Weins

Academic Adviser & Advanced Public Speaking Professor

Jeff Graves

Internship Supervisor

April Foster

Internship Coordinator

Emily Faggetti

Alpha Chi Omega President during Panhellenic term

Stacey Connaughton

Association for Women in Communication Adviser

Anna Ryan

Marketing coordinator for Mudahtlon

Chad Antcliff

Internship Coordinator

Sarah Baird

Internship Coordinator 

Education

Aug 2009Present

Public Relations and Rhetorical Advocacy

Purdue University

Writing Samples

Welcome Video!

Resume

Skills

Social Media
I was able to put my personal social media skills to use for Mudathlon during my summer internship.  I was head of the social media marketing campaign and ran many contests using Facebook and Twitter.  I managed to generate 2,000 new likes for the company Facebook page.
Customer Service
Through my work as the customer service representative for the Mudathlon race, I have learned how to respond to customer questions and comments through email and phone.  I have also learned how to answer customer service questions on the day of the race.
Public Speaking
I have taken many speech classes at Purdue that have advanced my skills, as well as participated in many presentations.  I received the highest grade in both of my public speaking classes.
Event Planning
Through my internships with Vision Event Management and April Foster Events, I have experienced many types of events and the planning that goes along with each (ex: wedding planning, sporting event planning)

Presentation Sample

Certifications

Dec 2012Present

Entrepreneurship Certificate

Krannert School of Management