Highly-motivated student looking for hands on experience in generating content to help an organization tell its story to the public. I thrive in high-energy situations and enjoy a challenge.
Related Work Experience
Public Relations Intern | AARP Iowa | Des Moines, Iowa | June 2017-August 2017 | Managed all social media platforms (Twitter and Facebook); wrote press releases; wrote blogs; prepared and worked events.
Times-Delphic Social Media Content Manager | Drake University |Fall 2016- Spring 2017 |Managed all social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) for Drake University’s newspaper.
Public Relations Intern | Stuhr Museum | Grand Island, Nebraska | June 2016
Managed all social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest); researched historical documents and wrote scripts for radio PSAs and promotional videos; prepared press releases and flyers for events; photographed activities at the museum.
Job Shadow Experiences | Storm Lake, Iowa | June 2015-May 2016
Exposed to the workflow of a communications office environment through a two-day experience with the University Marketing Communications Department at Buena Vista University. Conducted in-person interviews, wrote articles and press releases, and photographed events for school website as part of a nine-week internship with Storm Lake Community Education. Created cover art for company’s Facebook page as part of a nine-week internship with graphic design company, Color-ize.
Drake University | Des Moines, Iowa | Expected Graduation Date: May 2019
Majors: Public Relations and History
Cumulative GPA: 3.82 Dean’s List three semesters. President’s List one semester. Presidential Scholar Recipient.
Storm Lake High School | Storm Lake, Iowa | Graduation Date: May 2015
Cumulative GPA: 4.0 National Honor Society.
Extracurricular activities: dance squad, All Iowa Honor Dance Squad, tennis, band, jazz band, and the Talented and Gifted program.
Drake University Extracurricular Activities:
Kappa Alpha Theta (former Awards Director, current Chief Administrative Officer), PRSSA.
Library Service Worker | Drake University | Fall 2015-Fall 2016
Assisted students, repaired books, and restocked shelves.
Grand Central Coffee Station | Storm Lake, Iowa | Spring 2013-present
- Disciplined and self-motivated to work in both independent and collaborative environments
- Curious and willing to embrace challenges, learn new skills, and think creatively
- Prepared, organized, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
- Proficient in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premier, and with DSLR cameras; experienced with Firespring and WordPress content management systems