Graduate Teaching Assistant
||Mount Pleasant, MI
||Central Michigan University
Summary â€¢ Substantial interpersonal, public, and written communication experience
â€¢ High energy and independently motivated
â€¢ Thorough and organized
â€¢ Strong background with social media, Adobe Photoshop, and Microsoft Office
â€¢ Outgoing and friendly personality
â€¢ Maintains a balance of high level of both professionalism and approachability
Education M.A. Degree in Communication
Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI
B.A. Degree in Communication
Concentration in Communication with a Writing Minor
Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI
Career History & Experience:
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Central Michigan University, 2011- Present
â€¢ Instructed students in basic public speaking courses.
â€¢ Oversaw two education students as an intern supervisor.
â€¢ Trained as instructor as well as researcher.
â€¢ Worked with a team of graduate assistants on projects.
â€¢ Instructed independently, creating lesson plans and organizing assignments as well as grades.
Student Assistant, School of Education, Aquinas College, 2008-2011
â€¢ Worked directly with students, staff, and faculty to schedule appointments and complete office related tasks.
â€¢ Created memos, documents, and flyers via Microsoft Office.
â€¢ Achieved success with special projects and new programs along with the Associate Provost.
â€¢ Assisted with the operations of workshops along with other faculty and staff members.
Promotion Intern, Regent Broadcasting, 2010
â€¢ Collaborated directly with listeners, clients, and the promotions team to facilitate events through each of five stations.
â€¢ Managed events alone and in groups.
â€¢ Organized office and prizes for most efficiency.
â€¢ Cooperated with venues to organize details for station events.
Seminar Leader & Customer Service/In-Store Marketing Representative, Babies R Us, 2007-2008
â€¢ Facilitated purchasing of childrenâ€™s furniture for expecting parents and other guests.
â€¢ Hosted and spoke at in-store seminars for expecting parents and child birth educators.
â€¢ Worked with significant amounts of money as a cashier.
â€¢ Participated in monthly conference calls with Marketing Assistants from all Babies R Us Corporation stores in the region.
Crew Leader, Pine Border Farms, Inc., 2002-2011 (Summers)
â€¢ Managed a group of ten to twelve peers.
â€¢ Walked through fields of corn to dig up and remove unwanted plants.
â€¢ Drove tractors to help with removal of all tassels from corn plants.
Memberships, Affiliations, & Accomplishments:
â€¢ Aquatic Therapy Volunteer, Marywood Health Center, Grand Rapids, MI
â€¢ Presenter, SIFE Regional and National Competitions, 2009
â€¢ Advertising Director, AQ Sound, 2010- 2011
â€¢ Team Leader/Project Manager, Aquinas College Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), 2008- 2010
â€¢ Kent County Habitat for Humanity
â€¢ Deanâ€™s List, Aquinas College
â€¢ Member, Lambda Pi Eta, Communication Honor Society