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Caitlin O'Brien

2040 Grand Ave. Apt. # 102

St. Paul, MN 55105


Profile

Communication and Journalism major, possessing a creative flare of artistic passion and organizational skill. Analytical and artistic methodology has cultivated refined visual and verbal communication abilities. Experience in costumer services, management, Web support, e–mail marketing, and graphic design.

Experience

University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN


Web and Data Specialist for Alumni and Constituent Relations (Current)

  • Respond to Web site user requests
  • Perform Web site maintenance
  • Create event e–mails

Skyhawks Youth Sports Camp, Twin Cities, MN


Director and Coach (Summer 2010)

  • Instructed various one week sports camps for children ages 3.5 – 12
  • Managed multiple teams of coaches
  • Accounted for and documented participant numbers and attendance
  • Created weekly schedules

Shorewood Hills Pool, Madison, WI


Lifeguard and Swim Instructor (Summers: 2007, 2008, 2009)

  • Instructed individual and group swim lessons for children ages 1 – 12
  • Monitored and assured the safety of all pool users
  • Maintained certifications in CPR, Water Safety Instruction, and First Aid

Front Desk Receptionist and Concessions Worker (Summers: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006)

  • Performed front desk customer services
  • Maintained area organization
  • Prepared and sold food

Education

Major: Communication and Journalism

Minors: Spanish and Graphic Design
GPA: 3.95


Graduating May 2011

University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN (2007 – 2011)


Honors and Activities:

  • Member of UST Women's Varsity Soccer Team (2007 – 2010)
  • Academic All-Conference Honoree (2009)
  • Dean's List ( 3 years )
  • UMAIE Study Abroad Program Participant– London (J–term 2010)
  • Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society Member (2010)

Skills

  • Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft SharePoint, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Photoshop competent
  • Experience with Enterprise Systems (Banner) and Content Management and User Administration (iModules)

Volunteer Activities

  • Open Arms of Minnesota– meal delivery, Twin Cities, MN (2009)
  • UST Tutor–Mentor Program– tutor at Groveland Elementary, St. Paul, MN (2 semesters)

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