Travel

Austraila, China , Spain, France, England, St. Maarten, Mexico, and Canada

Interest

Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Rowing, Skiing, Reading, Community Service and Soccer

Languages

Mandarin and Latin

University Organizations

President of the Sigma Tau Gamma Chapter at the University of Missouri at Columbia

Objective

My objective is to secure a summer internship that will allow me to work in an organization where I can observe and participate in the business operations, strategic planning and the execution of goals by a team.  I am innovative, team oriented and I have the ability to execute tasks successfully  with minimal supervision.

Work History

Work History
May 2010 - Aug 2010

Marketing Intern

KORN/FERRY INTERNATIONAL

Since Korn/Ferry’s inception, clients have trusted Korn/Ferry to help them recruit world-class leadership talent. Building on this heritage, today it is a single source for a wide range of leadership and talent consulting services.

From nearly 80 offices in 40 countries, we assist organizations in attracting, engaging, developing, and retaining their people. Services range from executive recruitment to leadership development programs, enterprise learning, succession planning and recruitment outsourcing.

More organizations around the world trust Korn/Ferry to manage their talent, a responsibility we take seriously and work every day to meet with unsurpassed integrity and results.

 Responsibilities:

  • During this internship had the opportunity to interact with co-workers at all levels within the organization. Responsibilities included:
  • Evaluated and sourced potential partnership opportunities.
  • Assisted in the development of business cases for various enhancement initiatives for the current suite of products services and capabilities.
  • Worked with other departments to retrieve financial and product data necessary for report analysis and ensure consistency of data.
  • Assisted with all ad-hoc reporting and maintain data logic/calculation definition based on reporting guidelines defined by the reporting team.
  • Performed periodic review of the reporting data to ensure data integrity and report effectiveness.
  • Assisted in the development of procedures necessary to acquire information from other departments as necessary.
  • Performed analysis of various roles within the Marketing Department in order to develop process enhancements and increase operational efficiencies.
  • Participated in regularly scheduled meetings (e.g. Marketing Team Meetings, Monthly Business Challenge meetings)
Aug 2008 - Sep 2008

Volunteer

Chicago Cares

Mission:

The mission of Chicago Cares is to respond to the critical human service, educational and environmental needs of Chicago by creating, managing and leading effective and innovative volunteer service programs which foster the ethic of volunteerism, promote a sense of community and support our partnerships with community organizations.

Duties:

Cleaned city parks and conservatory exhibits to preserve the nature area throughout the City of Chicago.

Jun 2008 - Aug 2008

Business Operations Intern

Charlie Trotter's Restaurant

Charlie Trotters is an award winning upscale restaurant recognized as one of the top restaurants in the world. Charlie Trotter is also recognized for achieving this level of success to his commitment to excellence in all aspects of his business operations, organic ingredients, staff, service and operations.

Selected as a paid intern to be exposed to each segment of his business operations to understand the importance of excellence in business and life.Responsibilities were as follows:

Weeks 1-2

�Served as a Food Preparation Assistant responsible for the washing, cutting and preparation of all ingredients before they are handed to the Sous Chef. Prepped ingredients to specific requirements. Assigned reading of chapters of Lessons in Excellence to provide an analysis and Q&A of each chapter with Chef Trotter.

Weeks 3-4

�Held the position as a guest liaison that provided a segue until the Maitre D was ready to seat the guest.Assigned to administration providing support to the accounting, payroll, food and wine ordering and reservations.

Weeks 5-6

�Assigned to the retail division. Trotter’s To Go prepares upscale specialty foods. Served as a Food Prep Assistant.

�Served as a Retail Clerk stocking the shelves of food items. Assisted customers in their location of food items.

May 2008 - Jun 2008

SWAP Volunteer

SWAP Charitable Housing

Mission of SWAP: 

Using the efforts of volunteers, SWAP addresses sub-standard housing in eastern Kentucky and West Virginia.

Duties:

Provided the labor necessary for the repair and/or construction of dilapidated homes that improved the quality of life.

Jun 2007 - Aug 2007

Volunteer Food Distribution

Chicago Food Depository

Mission:

The Greater Chicago Food Depository, Chicago’s food bank, is a nonprofit food distribution and training center providing food for hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community.The Food Depository distributes donated and purchased food through a network of 650 pantries, soup kitchens and shelters to 678,000 adults and children in Cook County everywhere.

Duties:

Organize, sort and pack food items in baskets for pickup and distribution to individuals and families in need.

Education

Education
Aug 2005 - May 2009

High School Diploma

St. ignatius College Preparatory High School

Saint Ignatius College Prep, a Jesuit Catholic school in the heart of Chicago, is a diverse community dedicated to educating young men and women for lives of faith, love, service and leadership. Through outstanding teaching and personal formation, the school challenges its talented student body to intellectual excellence, integrity, and life-long learning and growth.

Skills

Skills

Apple

Microsoft Visio

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Word

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Excel