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University Education

Duke University | Durham, North Carolina                                                                                                                           2017-Present

Bachelor of Arts                                                                                                                                                                 anticipated graduation May 2021
  • Linguistics and International Comparative Studies Double Major

  • Studied Abroad at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea

  • Deans List Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Spring 2019

  • GPA: 3.89

Related Work Experience

Amazon Web Services | Seattle, WA                                                                                                                  May 2020-August 2020

Marketing Specialist Intern                                                                                                                                 

  • Involved with planning, executing, and measuring the performance of marketing campaigns for Amazon businesses

  • Played an integral role in building and engaging the customer base via demand and led generation campaigns

  • Developed and drove marketing content onto the web to reach target markets to drive product demand via multiple channels including social and email to promote long-term growth of Amazon 

  • Analyzed web traffic and other metrics and reported on performance to management teams 

DukeEngage Communication and Social Media Strategy| Durham, NC                                                                         August 2018-Present

Communications, Marketing, and Media Strategist                                                                                               

  • Assisted with social media strategy and implementation and created content for the DukeEngage, Duke ACE Athletes, and Duke Collage Advising Core websites and social media platforms 

  • Helped develop and execute a plan to increase video assets 

  • Assisted with proofreading, layout, and writing projects for print and web 

Japan Travel Marketing and Media| Tokyo, Japan                                                                                                      May 2019-July 2019

Marketing and Project Management Intern                                                                                                           

  • Developed marketing strategy and tasks involving campaign planning and creation

  • Assisted in digital marketing, social media, search engine optimization, and data analysis

DukeStudents Social Media Team| Durham, NC                                                                                                     September 2017-Present

Editor                                                                                                                                                               

  • Interned for two years before promoted to Editor of Spotify and Facebook Accounts

  • Managed intern group consisting of 6 to 8 interns

  • Trained in social media presence and marketing by Duke University staff 

  • Content creator and curator 

Volunteer Service 

Duke Engage South Korea| Seoul, South Korea                                                                                                         May 2018- July 2018            ​

  • Teacher at migrant child school for one month and teacher at a North Korean refugee school for one month

  • Taught English proficiency and reading comprehension at varying levels, working with children starting at 1stgrade and students in high school and as old as 33

  • Created unique and tailored lesson plans for classes as big as 20 students

  • Communication Liaison for DESK 2018, in charge of social media platform and blog post updates

Fortin Foundation DukeEngage Academy | Durham, North Carolina                                                                           April 2019- May 2019            

  • DukeEngage Academy Leader at the largest civic engagement conference of its kind in the world

  • Helped students cultivate strategies for effective service and develop personal commitments to service

  • Led a workshop on teaching in low resource classrooms and creating engaging lesson plans 

  • Participated in DukeEngage on Stage and spoke in front of more than 500 people 

College Activities and Leadership

Marketing Director, Duke Univeristy Class Council                                                                                                    August 2019- May 2020  

  • Led Class Council team on effective and creative outreach efforts  

  • Managed and increased engagement in content throughout all social media platforms

Vice President, Duke Univeristy House Council                                                                                                         August 2018- May 2019

  • Planned events twice a month for the fostering of community and engagement in dormitory buildings

  • Social Media Chair in charge of promoting events and arranging weekly meetings for the House Council

Languages

  • Spanish (fully proficient- native speaker and 4 years of Spanish language courses)

  • Korean (intermediate speaker- 1.5 years of language courses and 6 months spent in Seoul, South Korea)

Computer skills

  • Adobe Photoshop and InDesign

  • Canva

  • Hootsuite

  • Microsoft Office  

  • Wordpress

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