Resume

Katie Wood

College: 4400 Massachusetts Ave Washington, D.C. 20016

Permanent: 813 Vicar lane Alexandria, VA 22302

Email: kw7033a@student.american.edu      Phone (cell): 703-919-0411

 

Education

College: American University, Washington D.C.

School of Public Affairs- Class of 2020

Major: CLEG (Communications, Legal Studies, Economics, and Government)

Current GPA: 3.5

 

Job Experience

Fox News, Washington D.C.                                                                                      Summer 2016

Research Assistant

Helped gather primary sources for Steve Hayes, editor in chief for The Weekly Standard and Fox News commentator.

 

Marketing and Ticket Sales, American University Washington D.C.                   Winter 2016/2017

Worked part-time at the American University Athletics ticket office while in school. Managed ticket sales in the box office, and handled will call tickets for away teams and their family members.

 

The Odyssey Online, https://www.theodysseyonline.com/@katherinewood2      Spring 2016-Present

Writer for a Millennial-based blog platform that publishes opinion pieces on a range of topics.  My focus has been on anything from the political implications of flag burning, to my advice for young female athletes.

 

Leadership Experience

School of Public Affairs Leadership Program, American University                   Fall 2016- Present

Selected for a program to develop leadership skills and contribute a project to improve a specific area within the city (Public Health and Policy group)

 

American University Lacrosse Team                                                                    Fall 2016- Present

Division 1 Patriot-League, Academic All-American

 

High School Positions-

Editor of School Newspaper                                                                                 Fall 2014- Spring 2016

Oversaw the publication of the school’s monthly newspaper—proposed article ideas, wrote my own pieces, completed the entire layout process on InDesign each month

 

Field Hockey Team Captain                                                                                  Fall 2015

Led the team to an 18-2 record, finished with an ISL championship and advanced to the state semifinals

 

Honor Disciplinary Board Captain                                                                        Fall 2014- Spring 2016

Was elected by my peers to the disciplinary board that advises the administration on punishments for violators of the school honor code

 

Best Buddies Organizer                                                                                        Fall 2015- Spring 2016

Worked closely with the Best Buddies organization in the greater DC area to organize events such as Best Buddies Prom which was held at the Carnegie Library

 

Service

The Soldier’s Project                                                                                             Spring 2017

Organized a doughnut sale fundraiser in the American University dorms with 100% of the funds being used to assist veterans in receiving medical care

 

High School Service-

Meals on Wheels, Alexandria, VA                                                                       Summer 2015

Spent a summer volunteering for an organization that provides meals to citizens of the city of Alexandria who are too elderly or ill to do their own grocery shopping

 

Carpenter’s Shelter Walk                                                                                      Fall 2015

Worked closely with the Homecoming committee to organize a school-wide walk before the Homecoming football game that benefitted a local homeless shelter, raised more than $1000

 

Skills

Computer– Word, Excel, Power Point, InDesign, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Word Press

Language– English (native), Spanish (advanced verbal)