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katlyn lindstrom.

education.

BA in English, Creative Writing Concentration
Second Major in Professional Writing, Communities and Cultures Specialization
Graduation with High Honor, May 2016
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, East Lansing, MI

  • Minor in Philosophy
  • The Phi Beta Kappa Honor 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.

  • “Reconnect with the Credit Union Spirit in Michigan’s Cherry Capital.” Contact Magazine. May 2018. Print.
  • “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.” MSU 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.

Web and Social Media Specialist, Dec 2017–present
MICHIGAN CREDIT UNION LEAGUE AND AFFILIATES, Lansing, MI

  • Manage digital identity for MCUL and CU Link through development and curation of web and social media content, digital content strategy, and distribution of weekly enewsletter to ~8,000 credit union professionals throughout Michigan.

Web Design and Content Creation Consultant, Dec 2014–present
SELF-EMPLOYED, Lansing, MI

  • Consult with clients to determine their needs and assist in the creation of an effective web presence, from concept to completion.

Marketing and Communication Specialist, Aug 2016–Dec 2017
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 through print publications, web content, and social media.

Welcome Team Member, Feb 2013–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.

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 to implement and assist in managing inaugural peer mentor program, including managing student employees and crafting all recruitment and training materials.

Summer Admissions Facilitator, May 2013–Aug 2013, July 2014–Aug 2014
MSU OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS, East Lansing, MI

  • Designed and prepared materials to engage over 3,000 individuals through walking tours of campus, questions regarding academic interests and campus life, and personalized email and phone calls.

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.

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, 2016–2018
  • Ensemble Member, Plymouth Congregational Church Bell Choir, 2013–2017
  • VIP Tent Attendant, Old Town Festival of the Sun and Moon, 2015
© 2018 Katlyn Lindstrom. All rights reserved. Photos courtesy of Cole Knight.