Work experience

Work experience
Aug 2011 - Present

Public Relations/ Event Planning Intern

Children's Discovery Museum

•­Successfully planned and executed events: Teacher Appreciation Event, Volunteer Thank You Party, and a Member Only Muppet Monday discussing importance of play, leading to significant improvements in community involvement.

•Designed informational handout promoting museum events and "Power of Play Campaign."

•Assisted in publications and promotion of museum to target audiences, plus special projects including implementation of "Power of Play Campaign."

•Performed market research on current customers by gathering, recording, and analyzing data by zip code.

Aug 2009 - May 2010

Public Relations Chairman

Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority

•­Served as a liaison between sorority members and the National Headquarters.

•Placed notifications in periodicals concerning newly initiated members and Chapter events.

•Promoted the chapter and its events throughout the year.

•Created posters and flyers that were placed around campus.

Community Service: National Kidney Foundation, Volunteer/Donor;

•  "Kicks for Kidneys" Fundraiser; served as coach for a team that participated in large Kickball Tournament

•  "Rock-a-Thon" Fundraiser; helped organize 24-hour event held on the Campus quad; raised over $1,000

•  “Princess for a Day” Fundraiser; taught 50 attendees a dance that was performed at the conclusion of the event for parents and friends; raised over $500


Aug 2007 - May 2011

Bachelor of Arts

Illinois State University

Dean’s List:  Fall 2010/Spring 2011

Related Coursework:

­­Magazine Production and Design

Small Group Processes

­Visual Journalism

Feature Writing

­Public Relations Management

Organizational Communication

Jan 2010 - Jun 2010

University of Hong Kong

•Accepted into Number “1” Ranked University in Asia as an exchange student for Spring 2010

•­Gained time management, interpersonal and intercultural communication skills.

•Awareness of global economic, political issues and realities.






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