Elizabeth Smith


Current Address

1016 Campus Drive, room 312

College Town, LS 41112

453- 555- 5555

Smith@ LS. edu


Permanent Address

1510 Park Street

Hamlet, LS 41112

454- 555- 5555

Smith@ somewhere.com




To obtain a position in public relations using my communication and promotional skills




University of Large State, Bachelor of Arts, English, expected 2000

Minor: Business, G. P. A.: 3.5/ 4.0, English Honors Society

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Related Courses

Public Relations


Consumer Behavior     

The Language of Advertising

Writing for Mass Media

Writing for Business

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Program Coordinator - Campus Activities Council, Large State University, 1998 - present.


?      Initiated and organized the Campus Run for Charity

?      Promoted event with fliers, e- mail, newspaper ads, and campus radio station announcements

?      1,000 students participated (Show results)


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Campus Tour Guide, Office of Recruiting, Large State University, 97- 98.


    * Led weekly tours for prospective students and parents

    * Answered questions and addressed concerns

    * Wrote information sheet explaining campus- housing policy

    * Selected to train new guides


Administrative Assistant, ABC Business, Harristown, Large State, Summers, 96 and 97.


?      Drafted correspondence

?      Used Microsoft Word and Excel to type and edit reports

?      Complimented for accuracy and attention to detail


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Foreign Language Skills


Fluent in Spanish


References available on request

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