Carrie Cougar - Career Center



Carrie Cougar - Career Center
Carrie Cougar
66 George Street│Charleston, SC 29401
843-953-5692 │[email protected]
Profile: Enthusiastic self-starter seeking paid marketing internship to gain experience.
Marketing knowledge, and effective communication skills with keen desire to learn.
B.S. The College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
Major: Business Administration
Concentration: Marketing
GPA: 3.2
Expected May 2016
Related Coursework
Business Finance, Marketing Concepts, Consumer Behavior, Negotiations
Project Experience
Marketing Concepts Class
 Gained broad exposure to business marketing concepts with particular focus on branding and
channel distributions
 Created a marketing strategy for tweezies, the “easy, go everywhere tweezers”
 Marketed product through various channels including a website, social networking, and email
Work Experience
Magnolias, Charleston, SC
May 2013 – Present
Server/Banquet Server/Bartender
 Gained knowledge of an extensive wine and cocktail menu
 Execute near flawless customer services in banquet and bartending to ensure high volume
events are enjoyed and repeat business is guaranteed
 Used listening and team work skills daily to meet sales goals
 Trained new employees in bussing, serving, banquet service, and closing of restaurant
Mad River Bar and Grille, Charleston, SC
Bartender/Thursday Marketing Coordinator
 Tended a high volume bar and restaurant with a maximum capacity of 320 patrons and
average of 250 guests nightly
 Managed and maintained the outside bar patio on weekends
 Promoted VIP events for Thursday evenings; efforts increased revenue 25% and helped build
the company’s contact database
Marketing, Customer Service, Problem Solving, Teamwork, Interpersonal, Mac, and MS Office
Art Nelson
66 George Street │Charleston, SC 29403│843-555-1212
[email protected] │
Arts management graduate with passion for music industry ready to make contributions in
entry-level position in the music industry with particular interest in administration.
Bachelor of Arts in Arts Management, May 2016
College of Charleston, Charleston SC
Major GPA 3.2/4.0
Overall GPA 3.1/4.0
Coursework Includes: Venue & Events Management, Intro to the Music Industry, Getting Music to the
Marketplace, Promotion and Marking in the Music Industry, Fundraising and Events Creation for the Arts
Awards: SC Life Scholarship, 2012 - 2016
Spoleto Festival USA, Charleston SC
Production Administration Intern, January 2014-June 2016
 Book and coordinate travel for incoming performers of Spoleto, USA, an internationally recognized
premier performing arts festival with an annual attendance of ~70,000
 Create production lists and schedules using Microsoft Excel
 Assist in managing the Memminger Auditorium, a venue used for performances and events
 Perform walk through of facility with potential clients
 Manage all incoming contracts
Fundraising and Events Creation for the Arts, College of Charleston
Fundraiser/Volunteer, Spring 2015
 Organized album release benefit concert in honor of a local music industry professional at the Music
Farm; raised $1,500
 Created various media to promote event including: press releases, social media, and flyers using
Microsoft Office and Photoshop
 Managed logistics: created a timeline and monitored schedule on a daily basis
 Communicated timeline and plan to team
Eye Level Art, Charleston SC
Intern, November 2012 – May 2013
 Researched and assisted with booking bands and artists
 Assisted with marketing and social media: Facebook and Twitter
 Managed ticket sales, visitor relations, and set up of events, including art shows and musical
Boone’s Bar & Restaurant, Charleston, SC
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company, Charleston, SC
Server/ Trainer
May 2014 - Present
March 2014 – March 2015
66 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 220-2000│[email protected]
OBJECTIVE: Public Health Administration graduate experienced in research and health
education seeking Prevention Specialist position. Intermediate Spanish.
Bachelor of Science in Public Health Administration
Expected December 2015
College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
Related Coursework: Health Communication, Health Promotion and Epidemiology
Independent Study Internship, Water Missions International, Charleston, SC Sept – Dec. 2015
 Designed research project to measure indicators of healthy water consumption behavior
changes in communities in Uganda
 Survey designed and implemented using FrontlineSMS
Lowcountry Aids Services, Volunteer in HIV/AIDS Clinic, Charleston, SC
Jan - June 2015
Coordinated pre-screening practices for free testing event
Acted with care and tact when handling confidential materials
Volunteer, Haut Gap Middle School, Johns Island, SC
Jan – May 2015
 Addressed and educated sixth graders on important health issues, such as healthy diet
and staying active through presentations and interactions
 Taught and practice yoga positions to combine learning and physical activity
Volunteer, Charleston County Parks and Recreation
Nov 2013 – Jan 2014
Commission, Charleston, SC
 Provided activities for children at special events including making hand washing fun and
applying temporary tattoos
 Spotted children for safety and set up and broke down jump castles
Server, Jestine’s Kitchen, Charleston, SC.
Aug 2015- present
 Manage currency and balance transactions and provide comfortable dining experience
 Train new employees on server operations, restaurant policies and customer service
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Micros, Aloha and Squirrel
Intermediate level Spanish
Kevin M. Decker
110 Spring Street, Charleston, SC 29403
[email protected]
High-intensity and competitive individual seeking entry level sales position in a fastpaced, challenging environment.
College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, May 2016
 Member of College of Charleston Baseball 2012-2016
 College of Charleston Scholar-Athlete 2014
 2nd Team All Southern Conference Pitcher 2014
Senior Seminar
 Conducted an interview, analyzed and collected data of elite athletes; composed
research study of performance-enhancing drugs and effects
Additional Coursework/Certifications
 IBMM Statistics
 Public Speaking
 Advanced Level Spanish
Work Experience
Graduate Assistant Coach, College of Charleston Baseball, Charleston, SC
June 2016 - August 2016
 Assisted in supervision during practice of pitchers during daily routines
 Oversaw field maintenance and preparation prior to games
 Coordinated hotel room list on days of travel and dispersed meal money
 Assigned travel equipment duties to individual team members
Server, Coast Bar & Grille, Charleston, SC
April 2016 - Present
 Provide guests with superb hospitality and extensive knowledge of wine using
suggestive selling in high-end nationally recognized restaurant
 Communicate with guests in a courteous manner to enjoy their experience
 Selected to train new employees on policies and procedures
Professional Organization Memberships
Student Sports Medicine Association: 2013-Present
National Athletic Training Association: 2013-Present
Edie Cator
Current Address: 2500 East Coast Lane, Charleston, SC 29424; (843) 555-1212
Permanent Address: Route 2, Box 123, Florence, SC 29383; (803) 123-4999
E-mail: [email protected]
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, May 2016
College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
Overall GPA 3.2/4.0
Will be certified by the State of South Carolina to teach grades 1-8
Teaching Experience
Flowertown Elementary, Summerville, SC
Clinical Intern (Spring 2016)
 Assumed full planning and teaching responsibilities in all academic areas for a classroom of 20
third grade students
 Followed teacher manuals for math, science, social studies, spelling and reading, with other
activities created to make the materials more hands-on and meaningful
 Created and instructed mini-unit on "Safety and Accident Prevention"
 Developed individual learning packets for both remedial and accelerated students
 Actively participated in parent-teacher conferences
Field Experiences
Mount Zion Elementary, John's Island, SC, fifth grade (Fall 2015)
 Observed and taught two lessons in social studies
Oakland Elementary, Charleston, SC, first grade (Spring 2014)
 Observed and taught three guided reading lessons
Stiles Point Elementary, James Island, SC, third grade (Spring 2014)
 Observed and taught five science lessons on solids, liquids, and gases
Related Experiences
Roper Child Care Center, Charleston, SC
Teacher Assistant (Summer 2016)
 Conducted daily educational activities for groups of 5-7 pre-school aged children
 Established and enforced rules to maintain a safe and fun environment
 Collaborated with lead teacher in classroom management and parent/teacher communication
Private Homes, Charleston, SC and Florence, SC
Tutor (Summer 2015 and Spring 2016)
 Tutored first grader in all subjects and fourth grader in mathematics
Skills and Activities
 Zeta Tau Alpha National Sorority, 2014-2016
 Certified by Red Cross in Basic First Aid
Mary P. Smith
[email protected]
243 Park Street
Charleston, South Carolina, 29401
College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
 Master of Science in Accountancy
 Passed FAR and REG and plan to complete the CPA exam in 2016
 Vice President, Beta Alpha Psi
College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
 Bachelor of Science in Accounting
 Overall GPA 3.6/4.0
 Member, Delta Delta Delta Sorority; Rush Chair, 2012
 Philanthropy Chair, Beta Alpha Psi, 2014
Summer 2016
May 2015
Department of Accounting and Legal Students, College of Charleston
August 2015 to Present
Graduate Assistant
 Assist Dr. Daniels with research on enforcement actions by the US Securities and Exchange Commission
 Provide general administrative support to Department including budgeting analysis and proctoring exams.
Deloitte, LLP, Los Angeles
Spring 2014
Accounting Intern
 Provided staff support for audit of publicly-traded company to ensure SWOX compliance
 Performed quarterly discrimination testing audits for clients to ensure compliance with IRS guidelines
PMI Consulting Group, Charleston, SC
2012 to 2013
Tax Intern
 Engaged in consultations and completed personal income taxes using Taxwise
 Created website and business development plan for economic tourism company including a 5-year marketing
plan, sales, cash and marketing budgets, and forecasted income statements
Sunset Foods, Charleston, SC
 Maintained the general ledger, receivables and payables using Quickbooks
Skilled Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Quickbooks, and Web Design
Fluent in Spanish
2010 to 2011
Gerry History
213 Ridgewood Road, Charleston, SC 29424
[email protected] (843) – 220-2220
History major with knowledge of historic preservation, preservation legalities, GIS, and community planning,
with a focus on historic structures seeking position with the Historic Preservation Society.
Bachelor of the Arts, History, May 2016, Overall GPA: 3.2
Minor: Psychology
Highly Distinguished Student, 2013 – Present
Omicron Delta Kappa (Honors Leadership Society), March 2014 – Present
England: Nottingham, Manchester and London, Spring Break 2014 (in combination with Internship)
Internship, College of Charleston, January 2015 – May 2015
 Contributed to creating a pamphlet on Jewish sites in Nottingham, Manchester and London.
 Researched multiple historic Jewish sites and took copious notes and sketches for inclusion in pamphlet.
 Received mentoring and education on English history and historic structures.
College of Charleston 40 Tour Guides, College of Charleston, September 2012 – Present
 Provide tours of the College of Charleston to inform students, faculty, staff, and parents about the College.
Academics and Student Life, College of Charleston, December 2012 – May 2016
Peer Facilitator, March 2014 – May 2016
 Facilitated discussion among College of Charleston Freshmen in Synthesis Seminar for First Year Experience
course. Topics within the seminar will assess growth of the students in their freshmen year. Created lesson
plans, facilitated discussion, held office hours, and met for one-on-ones with the students.
Orientation Intern, February 2013 – May 2016
 Help orient new freshmen and transfer students to the College of Charleston, along with helping parents, giving
tours, and various other duties.
 Received most Spirited Award: 2014 and 2015
Peer Mentor, December 2013 – May 2016
 Guided a week-long Summer Preview Program to help introduce freshmen to the College of Charleston.
 Mentored 12 Freshmen girls, along with various other groups within the Summer Preview Program.
 Planned throughout year to help organize the next year's program. In addition to Summer Preview, mentoring
has also expanded to the First Year Experience(FYE) Abroad program.
Bennett Preservation Engineering PC, September 2013 – January 2014
Intern, Charleston, SC
 Filed and organized several hundred project files, archived and current. Provided aid organizing to Craig Bennett,
President of Bennett Preservation Engineering, and set up several modems and electronics within the office.
 Computer proficiency: Word, PowerPoint, Prezi, Social Media, Social Networking, Excel, Editing and GIS.
 German and Italian: intermediate proficiency and basic literacy
 Public Speaking, Student Affairs, Student Development, Time Management, Event Planning, Teaching,
Fundraising, Leadership, Community Outreach
 Architecture and Art History Club, 2013 – Present
66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424 • 555.555.5555 • [email protected]
 Knowledge of the field of psychology through coursework and professional experience
 Experience with client assessment, planning, and evaluation for individuals with mental illnesses and
developmental disabilities
 Motivated and diligent student, highly organized with strong time management skills
 Positive attitude, self-motivated, and goal-oriented
B.S., Psychology, College of Charleston, SC
 GPA: 3.7; Dean’s List
Expected May 2016
A.A., Psychology, Trident Technical College
 GPA: 3.2; Dean’s List
Social Psychology
Psychology of Adolescence
Human Development: Childhood and Adolescence
Abnormal Psychology
Theories of Personality
May 2014
Tests and Measurements
Surveys and Psychological Research
Child Welfare Policies and Services
Social Work with Families
Educational Psychology
Life Management Center, Mt. Pleasant, SC
 Provide personal support and skills education to individuals with developmental disabilities
 Assist with planning for individuals with developmental disabilities to live on their own in the community
 Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with a diverse client population
 Received Certificate of Appreciation Award, 2015
Assistant Coordinator/Instructor, YMCA, Summerville, SC
 Assist in maintaining and coordinating the recreation program
 Teach children the fundamentals of different sports in a fun and structured environment
 Demonstrate the ability to communicate goals and objectives to participants
Intern, Waystation Inc., Frederick, MD
 Assessed the needs of individuals with mental illnesses and provided personal assistance and resources
 Demonstrated the ability to document observations of behavior for reports
Volunteer, Bishop Gadsden, Charleston, SC
 Play bingo and provide creative, surprise gifts to winners, including coupons for drinks, snacks, and sundry items and
computer instruction lessons.
 Call on residents individually to visit and escort them on walks
Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Norah Jones
199 Elmtree Lane  Charleston, SC 29401  (999)832-2222 [email protected]
Summary: Multilingual speaker with experience in event planning and customer service, as well as
several years’ experience living abroad. Seeking internship with Marriott International in Operations.
College of Charleston, Charleston SC, Candidate for Graduation
Majors: Hospitality & Tourism Management and Business Administration, Minor: French
GPA: 3.5
International School of Geneva, Switzerland
Lived in Switzerland and traveled extensively throughout Europe
May 2017
2003- 2010
Languages: French, Spanish and English
Information Management: Database, Access
Microsoft Office Suite
Social Networking Applications
Relevant Work Experience______________________________________________________
Administrative Assistant, Department of Hospitality & Tourism , Charleston, SC
October - December 2015
 Scheduled meetings, scanned, filed and organized documents for department chair and staff
 Conducted research which led to future curriculum structure
Intern, Medical University of South Carolina, Office Event Planning, Charleston, SC
August -December 2015
 Assisted in planning six events over a five month period of 100-600 attendees, including the Board of Visitors
Dinner and Meeting with a VIP guest list
 Coordinated with vendors, executed purchase requisitions, and created event documents
Intern, Wells Fargo Health Kick-Off and Annual Celebrity Softball Game Charleston, SC
June -October 2014
 Coordinated and supervised 75 plus volunteers
 Arranged flight itineraries with Southwest airlines for celebrities traveling by plane
Intern, The Preservation Society of Charleston, Charleston, SC
March -May 2014
 In charge of categorizing and tracking over 124 silent auction items
 Coordinated set up and auction check out for guest count of over 350
 Aided in-house procurement process, updating written correspondences and communicating with
Leadership and Involvement_____________________________________________________
Volunteer, Pro World Service Corps, Urubamba, Peru
February – March 2016
 Created lesson plans for hygiene education and taught to 1st and 2nd graders
 Taught English and basic business principles to a local Women’s Group
 Help build 20 ceramic water filters used throughout the community making drinking water safe
Volunteer, Cooper River Bridge Run Expo, Charleston, SC
April 2016
Member, Kappa Alpha Theta: Zeta Lambda Chapter, College of Charleston
Other Work Experience_________________________________________________________
Sales Associate, Urban Outfitters, Charleston, SC
August 2013- March 2015
 Consistently recognized by management for achieving and exceeding sales goals
 Successfully represented and promoted brand to customers through personal testimony and in-store displays

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