My Resume

Megan V. VandeKerckhove


EDUCATION

University of Florida - Gainesville, FL (1997-2001)

B.A. with Honors, Political Science

  • Certificate: International Relations
  • Minor: French Language

University of Florida - Gainesville, FL (2002-2003)

M.A. in Mass Communications/International Communications

  • GPA: 4.0/4.0

WORK EXPERIENCE

May 2002-Present: Corporate Communications Intern, Gainesville Regional Utilities

  • Research Assistant for Annual Report 2002/2003
  • Managing Editor and writer for employee newsletter
  • Writer for web site updates and press releases
  • Responsible for the design and redesign of brochures
  • Promotion of GRU through volunteer and community intiatives

August-November 2001: Travel Agent, Crystal Travel

  • Worked with clientele to design and book vacations and business travel
  • Developed a base of returning clientele
  • Responsible for recording income and calculating profit for the office

January-May 2001: Intern, Alachua County Courthouse

  • Rotated through each division of the clerk's office
  • Aided in preparing dockets and organizing files
  • Assisted in trial and arraignment clerical procedures


ACTIVITIES

  • Officer: Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Honor Society. As Public Relations Director, was responsible for promotion, advertising, arranging community service activities (Rock the Vote, Straw Poll 2000, political speakers), membership recruitment, and social event planning.
  • Volunteer: Habitat for Humanity, Game Day with the Gators
  • Soccer Goalie: Intramural and City League Soccer


LANGUAGES

  • Proficient in reading, writing and speaking the French language
  • Study Abroad: Avignon, France, Summer 2000. Studied for six weeks in France while living with a French family. Courses taught entirely in French.


REMARKS

  • Computer Skills: MS Office, MS Works, Internet, PageMaker, PhotoShop, Basic HTML
  • Travel: Japan, Singapore, Mexico, Caribbean, Europe, Canada, Australia
  • Interests: Travel, reading, creative writing, sports, downhill skiing, movies, music, and the flute


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