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Katelyn Ursu

2128 N. Sheffield Ave. Apt. 1R
Chicago, Illinois 60614
Email: kursu@gmail.com Phone: 440-665-6671
Portfolio: www.katelynursu.4ormat.com

Summary:
Innovative and goal-orientated with excellent communication and leadership skills. Has a passion for graphic
arts and photography. Strengths include an ability to solve problems whether working independently or with a
team.

Education:
DePaul University Expected June 2016
Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Advertising
Minors in Spanish and Graphic Design
Current GPA: 3.93/4.0
DePaul University’s Honors Program All Quarters in Attendance
Dean’s List All Quarters in Attendance

Relevant Course Work:
 With a team, successfully created a mock Advertising Campaign for a non-profit organization called
After School Matters. Work included a commercial, print advertisements and a social media strategy.
 Conducted advertising research on the use of Male Sex Appeal in advertising as a part of a team and
presented findings to a PR Research Methods class.

Experience:
Interning Assistant at k101 Agency June 2014-Present
 Building detailed media and contact lists for clients through research
 Emailing pitches to media outlets
 Compiling and constructing relevant social media content
DePaul Student Government Association (SGA) 2013 - 2014
 Significantly increased traffic to all social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) for SGA, the
official representative body for students attending DePaul University
 Effectively coordinates relationships between SGA and DePaul’s student communication outlets, Radio
DePaul, The DePaulia and Good Day DePaul, through press releases and other types of messaging
Madewell Seasonal Sales Associate, Cleveland, OH Holiday Seasons 2012-2013
 Demonstrated excellent communication skills when working with customers and advising them on
their purchases at Madewell
 Met daily sales goals
Hawken Day Camp Swim Instructor, Cleveland, OH Summer 2010-2013
 As a Red Cross Certified Lifeguard (First Aid & CPR), taught children ages 4-12 how to swim
 Incorporated new and creative teaching methods while developing swim class content based on
children’s skill levels
Skills:
 Proficient in all Social Media Platforms; Adobe Photoshop Creative Suites, Microsoft Office Suites
 Able to read, write and communicate in Spanish
 Experienced in Photography and Graphic Design

Awards
Academic
The Nationals Society of Collegiate Scholars 2013
Golden Key International Honor Society 2013
 Top 15% of College Class
Artistic
Digital Photography Portfolio Received Scholastic’s Gold Key Award 2012
Blue Ribbon Winner for 16
th
Annual Juried Beachwood Art Show 2011
 Jurors included Grafton Nunes, President of the Cleveland Institute of Art and Jull Snyder, Director of
the Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art