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Personal Summary

I am a motivated, energetic young professional looking to use my interpersonal skills in a stimulating communications environment. Having studied public relations at Humber College, I have developed a keen interest in this discipline. I am a strong writer and speaker in both English and French, and would love the opportunity to further develop these abilities in a corporate setting. 

Interest

The Ottawa International Fringe Festival performer                                        Jan 2009- June 2009

Loose Threads Theatre Co., Ottawa, Ont.

Sock N’ Buskin theatre performer                                                                    Sept 2004- Jan 2009

Carleton University, Ottawa, Ont.

Three-time squash club champion                                                                      1999, 2000, 2001

Glenway Country Club, Newmarket, Ont.

Summary of Objectives

  • To practice public relations and communications in a stimulating, forward-thinking environment
  • To develop effective social media strategies for clients
  • To help fellow team members better understand the added value of social media 
  • To build relationships and connections with clients and other communications professionals

Volunteer Experience

Senior Citizen Meal Delivery Volunteer                                                              May 2007- Sept 2009

Meals on Wheels, Ottawa, Ont.

Mental Health Researcher                                                                                  Sept 2007 - Jan 2008

Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, Ottawa, Ont.

Education Assistant                                                                                               Nov 2006-April 2007

Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ont.

Researcher                                                                                                              Oct 2006 - April 2007 

Carleton University, Ottawa, Ont.

Portfolio

Work experience

Mar 2010Oct 2010

Patient Flow Student

Runnymede Healthcare Centre

Education

Jan 2011Present

Ontario Graduate Certificate

Humber College
Sep 2009Mar 2010

Juris Doctor

Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University
  • Pro bono volunteer
  • Member of the Dalhousie Association of Women and the Law (DAWL)
Sep 2004May 2008

Bachelor of Arts, Honours

Carleton University

  • 2008 Graduate Senate Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement 
  • Graduated with Highest Honours, in the top percentile of class
  • Maintained status on the Dean’s list over four consecutive years

Skills

Theatre Performance
Adobe Applications
Acrobat Photoshop InDesign
Microsoft Office
Excel Word  
Apple applications
Event Planning & Management
Public Speaking
Statistical Research
French Fluency
Journalism
Social Media

Certifications

Apr 2006Present

Ontario Driver's License

Government of Ontario
Jul 2003Present

Ontario Boaters License

Government of Ontario
Apr 2008Present

Smart Serve

Government of Ontario
Aug 2000Present

Bronze Medallion

Government of Ontario