College grad seeking job in film/tv/media
||University of Pittsburgh
As a recent college graduate, I am eager to begin a career that will provide me with opportunities to learn and be successful. I hope to be part of a company that has a positive and energetic working environment with supportive and helpful colleagues. I am ready to learn new things and work hard to better myself every day.
â€¢ Very personable, friendly, and outgoing â€¢ Smart, hard-working, and a fast learner â€¢ Patient and comfortable leading, as well as working on a team
EDUCATION AND INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA Graduated May 2011
â€¢ Major: Communication Rhetoric
â€¢ Minor: Theater Arts (Performance Track)
â€¢ Studied abroad in Florence, Italy fall semester of 2010 through Academics Programs International and was a Student Mentor for the Pitt Study Abroad Office
Brandywine High School Wilmington, DE Sep 2003 â€“ June 2007
WDEL (AM news radio station) Wilmington, DE May 2009 â€“ Aug 2009
â€¢ Worked with Lee St. John, the videographer at the station
â€¢ Filmed with Canon XL2 video cameras
â€¢ Learned how to set up lighting and sound for in-house shows
â€¢ Filmed news assignments and conducted some on-camera interviews
â€¢ Put together final products of videos by editing them using New Tek VideoToaster and transferred files online using Filezilla
Catherine Rooneyâ€™s Irish Restaurant Wilmington, DE October 2011 â€“ present
â€¢ Working at Catherine Rooneyâ€™s has been very fun and rewarding so far. It is a very popular and busy place on the weekends. I sometimes work very long shifts, so I always make sure to keep my energy up and my attitude positive while at work.
Blue Water Coastal Cuisine Bethany Beach, DE May 2011 â€“ Sep 2011
â€¢ There was a very intimate and friendly atmosphere at Blue Water. We had a lot of regular customers that I enjoyed getting to know while also doing my job successfully. This was my first time bartending so I had to learn how to make various drinks and be attentive and talkative with the customers at the bar. Sometimes I would have to be both a server and the bartender, so I had to learn to effectively multitask.
Hillman Library Pittsburgh, PA Jan 2011 â€“ May 2011
Sep 2009 â€“ April 2010
Sep 2008 â€“ April 2009
â€¢ At the largest library at the University of Pittsburgh, my responsibilities included organizing books, assisting patrons with finding books, working on the computer program Voyager as well as pittcat.pitt.edu, and checking books in and out through the library computer system. I also organized the office and schedule as stacks manager.
Iron Hill Brewery Wilmington, DE May 2010 â€“ Aug 2010
â€¢ Iron Hill was the first place I worked as a server and it ended up being a very challenging but rewarding place to learn. Working in a brewery, the servers must have an extensive knowledge of all the different beers and what sets them apart from each other, as well as know a lot about the food menu.
Bertucciâ€™s Wilmington, DE May 2009 â€“ Aug 2009
May 2008 â€“ Aug 2008
â€¢ My job mainly involved being friendly and personable while greeting and seating customers, setting tables, running food, and assisting the servers and bussers. I also occasionally assisted the managers with creating the hostess schedule and creating the server layout.
American Eagle Outfitters Wilmington, DE June 2007 â€“ Jan 2008
â€¢ This retail job required me to be friendly as well as knowledgeable about the clothes and accessories we sold. I greeted and assisted customers, stocked and folded clothes, maintained the dressing rooms, and worked as a cashier.
Michaelâ€™s Arts & Crafts Wilmington, DE June 2005 â€“ June 2007
â€¢ At my first job, my tasks included assisting customers, cleaning the store, stocking shelves, and working as a cashier. I also had to be very knowledgeable about the arts and crafts products we carried.