Intensive Japanese Language Study
Marshall School of Business – Finalist - Most Outstanding Marketing Student
Paper: “Environment In Motion” - published
(Marietta College East Asia Symposium )
Deans List2004, 2005, 2006
Minnesota Advertising Federation Committee member:
Film, Television, Interactive Entertainment, Animation, Theatre, Computers, Technology, Travel
BDM is a startup advertising agency founded by seasoned professionals from Fallon and Saatchi & Saatchi. Their clients include United Airlines, Best Buy, and Sunset Marquis Hotels and Villas.
My role at the agency is as a research assistant, where I help do competitive and creative analysis of current and potential clientele.
As a USC extern I participated in a job shadowing program that is concentrated version of a regular internship. I was able to work closely with the staff at the marketing division at Warnaco swimwear in Los Angeles and learn about how they conduct their sales with Target Corp., one of their largest clients. My activities included working with various reports, participating in conference calls with suppliers at Target, and learning about what goes into the process of brand management.
My duties included working in the promotions department as well as working with the radio personalities while conducting the broadcasts.
As an E3 representative I gathered information and interacted with individuals of the electronics entertainment industry as they displayed their new products for the upcoming year. E3 is a highly prestigious event that is primarily restricted to industry personnel and is a rare opportunity for a student to interact in such a highly professional environment.
IPW is a film IP and production firm. They hold the rights to several intellectual properties and produce many of them into feature length films. My responsibilities included script coverage and critique, as well as clerical duties.
In this position I participated in the production of interactive electronic entertainment with cell phones. I facilitated the development team with bug reports and schedules, took hardware inventory and assisted with the interaction with client companies such as Disney, Sony, Dreamworks and Fox.