curriculum vitae pdf

EDUCATION

BA in English, Creative Writing

Second Major in Professional Writing, Communities and Cultures

Graduation with High Honor May 2016

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, East Lansing, MI

  • Minor in Philosophy
  • The Phi Beta Kappa Society, inducted 2016
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, inducted 2016
  • CAL Alumni Award for Undergraduate Excellence, 2016
  • Language, Literature and Culture in Florence, Italy Study Abroad, 2014

PUBLICATIONS

  • “A Penny for Your Thoughts to Make Lansing Vibrant.” Lansing 5:01. Mar 2017. Web.
  • “The Concert Experience.” Music Brackets, LLC. Aug 2015. Web.
  • “You Can’t Judge A Blind Date By Its Cover.” ing Magazine. Feb 2015. Print.

PRESENTATIONS

  • “#TweetItOut: Promoting Your Conference in the Digital Age.” Michigan State University Meeting Planners Association. East Lansing, MI. April 2017.
  • “You Won’t Even Be Able to Tell.” University of Wisconsin MUSE Literati Conference. Madison, WI. April 2016.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Marketing and Communication Specialist, Aug 2016 – present

CAPITAL REGION COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, Lansing, MI

  • Collaborate with the Executive Vice President and marketing committee to develop communication solutions for effective outreach in Ingham, Clinton, and Eaton counties
  • Develop, write, and design print publications and manage all relevant expenses
  • Develop and execute web and social media communication strategies

Web Design and Content Creation Consultant, Dec 2014 – present

FREELANCE

  • Consult with clients to determine their needs and assist in the creation of an effective web presence, from personal portfolios to university conference websites
  • Select hosting services, recommend design and content strategy, integrate social media and other digital identities as needed
  • Draft and edit sitemaps, navigation schemes, wireframes, and final Photoshop mockups

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Welcome Team Member, Feb 2013 – Oct 2014, Dec 2015 – Aug 2016

MSU OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS, East Lansing, MI

  • Provided high quality customer service for a world-class institution through various channels including phone, email, web chat, and SMS
  • Navigated Student Information System (SIS), Avaya, and ImageNow softwares
  • Managed database information, maintained university protocols and confidentiality, and represented the university brand to all clients

Peer Mentor Program Intern, Oct 2014 – May 2016

MSU COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS, East Lansing, MI

  • Researched, analyzed, and compared attributes of college-level peer mentor programs and assembled findings to initiate the program design process
  • Collaborated with a team of four to implement program design strategies
  • Envisioned and implemented inaugural peer mentor program in fall 2015
  • Crafted all recruitment and training materials such as PowerPoint presentations, training manuals, promotional flyers, and applications and led informational sessions

Poetry Reader and Copyeditor, May 2014 – May 2015

RED CEDAR REVIEW LITERARY MAGAZINE, East Lansing, MI

  • Collaborated in a team of seven to select poetry submissions for the magazine
  • Edited and proofread ten final poetry selections
  • Distributed and collected publication agreements from all authors

Summer Admissions Facilitator, May 2013 – Aug 2013, July 2014 – Aug 2014

MSU OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS, East Lansing, MI

  • Designed and prepared materials to create personalized campus visits for students
  • Engaged over 3,000 individuals through walking tours of campus, questions regarding academic interests and campus life, and personalized email and phone calls
  • Hired, trained, and supervised a staff of 20 students for Green and White Days, an on-campus recruiting event involving over 5,000 guests

Gift Shop Clerk/Administrative Assistant, May 2012 – Feb 2013

MSU MUSEUM, East Lansing, MI

  • Finalized all customer transactions, maintained upkeep of store and ensured regular rotation of merchandise, managed inventory, and assisted in efficient ordering
  • Regulated museum financial information through Peachtree Accounting Software
  • Assisted in organization of fundraising events such as the MSUFCU Dinosaur Dash and Mid-Michigan Folk Festival

ADDITIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND HONORS

  • Recipient, Outstanding Club Bulletin Editor Award, Michigan District, 2016
  • Student Representative, English Recruitment Task Force, 2014-2016
  • Co-Communication Chair, Mortar Board National Honor Society, 2015-2016
  • Bulletin Editor and Gala Committee Manager, Circle K International, 2014-2016
  • Recipient, Professional Writing Student Spotlight Feature, 2015
  • Recipient, CAL Alumni Endowed Student Book Scholarship, 2015
  • Recipient, Sirianni Award, 2014
  • Recipient, Carlisle-Pickering Award, 2013

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

  • Social Chair, Greater Lansing Young Professionals Kiwanis Club, 2016-present
  • Ensemble Member, Plymouth Congregational Church Bell Choir, 2013-2017
  • VIP Tent Attendant, Old Town Festival of the Sun and Moon, 2015
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