Objective

To obtain an internship, part-time or full-time job upon graduation in May 2013. Learn hands on aspects of criminal justice and journalism to further my knowledge, gain experience, and prepare myself for a career in the criminal justice and/or journalism fields. 

Summary

RELATED COURSEWORK

Web Production                                                                   Teamwork and Communication

Electronic News Gathering                                                    Introduction to Communication

Media Law & Ethics                                                              Digital Imaging

Introduction to Public Relations                                              Introduction to Criminal Justice

Courts and Criminal Process                                                 Corrections

PROGRAM EXPERIENCE

Microsoft Word                                                                     Adobe Photoshop

Microsoft Excel                                                                    Adobe Dreamweaver

Microsoft PowerPoint

Work History

Work History
May 2012 - Present

Child Protective Services Intern

Culpeper County Human Services
  • Worked closely with CPS officials to help in the resolutions of cases.
  • Assisted in the completion of daily tasks upon need.
  • Gained useful abilities to work in a professional manor to help clients fulfill their needs.
  • Utilized computer skills to covert items into CD's.
Nov 2009 - Present

Customer Service Representative

Body Expressions Fitness Center
  • Perform verbal communication and customer satisfaction daily.
  • Utilize customer database software for customer payments, also by performing tasks in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Learned strong ability to assist customers with contractual agreement, answering phones, and running errands.
  • Maintaining a clean facility, as well as the sterilization of piercing utensils.
Jan 2012 - May 2012

Reporter

Whim

Whim is Radford University's student run online magazine.

  • Worked to achieve experience and expertise while using my reporting skills.
  • Utilizing experience from other courses to report efficiently , while also entering the publishing field. 
  • Learned strong discipline to submit written articles upon deadline in correct format.
Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Customer Service Representative

Roto-Rooter Plumbing
  • Demonstrated promptness and organization when answering calls, filing documents and assisting customers with their plumbing needs.
  • Exhibited computer skills when scheduling new appointments, re-scheduling, printing and sending out bills for payment.
Mar 2011 - Mar 2011

Reporter

The Tartan
  • Utilized course experience to submit an article upon deadline.
  • Assisted editors to ensure material is ready for publishing.
  • Learned strong ability to work with others and under deadline.
  • Gained experience interviewing individuals for articles.
May 2003 - Nov 2009

Sales Associate

Full Circle Thrift

·Worked efficiently to maintain a well organized/clean sales floor and to serve customers in order to ensure a      more than satisfactory experience.

·Assisted management in filing and completing important documents.

·Learned strong ability to work in groups with coworkers.

·Gained experience in organizing events such as; customer appreciation and parade themes.

Education

Education
Aug 2007 - May 2010

Transfer

Germanna Community College

Worked towards fulfilling my general education requirements in order to transfer to Radford University. 

Aug 2004 - Jun 2008

Advanced Diploma

Culpeper County Highschool

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Word

Adobe Dreamweaver

Adobe Photoshop

Microsoft Excel