University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and English
Overall GPA: 3.3/4.0
Balanced part-time work with full-time academics
International Sustainable Development Institute
August 2012 - February 2013
6 month experiential learning program including coursework and cultural immersion
Actively engaged with host families in rural and urban areas developing cross-cultural communication skills.
Conducted independent study on culture and sustainable foods sources.
Community Outreach Chair
Dance Marathon at the University of Michigan
September 2013 - Present
Raised over $500,000 through broad marketing campaign targeting businesses across thestate.
Planned and implemented over 15 community events to educate children and adultsabout our mission.
Worked with K-12 students throughout the state to foster studentleadership through the Mini Marathon program.
Increased publicity through local mediaoutlets ranging from community newsletters to radio stations.
Prison Creative Arts Project
September 2012 - Present
Collaborated one-on-one with an incarcerated youth to form a creative writing portfolio forpresentation to prison, school and community officials.
Facilitated a dance workshop andtheatre workshop to build self-efficacy through the arts.
Developed group facilitation andteam-building skills through coursework training.
Communicati ons and Donor Relations Intern
UM Development Summer Internship Program
May 2011 - August 2012
Created a set of educational tools for donors and gift officers to facilitate buildingrelationships and increasing financial gifts.
Collaborated with an advisory team ofdevelopment officers and used their input to draft text about university giving options.
Enhanced professional writing skills and public speaking by presenting project to entireU-M Development community.
The Criminal Law Internship Program /The Public Defender Service
May 2010 - 2011
Conducted pre-trial investigations by photographing crime scenes, interviewing witnesses,taking statements, and serving subpoenas.
Gained exposure to the criminal justice systemand the Superior Court system by observing court proceedings in juvenile and adult court.
Vice President Programming / Delta Gamma Fraternity
Active Member / Kappa Alpha Pi Pre-Law Fraternity
Selected Participant / Public Service Internship Programs