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ELINOR M.

PURDY
epurdy1@gmail.com



EDUCATION
13-present DePaul University Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Arts candidate: Major: Psychology
Concentration: Industrial Organizational
11-13 Cornell College Mt. Vernon, IA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
June 14- Present United Airlines Chicago, IL
Human Resources- Talent Acquisition Internship
Source active and passive candidates from various databases, contact lists, job boards
and employee referrals
Generate creative ideas for sourcing, leverage resources and share information that
creates an effective search process
Provide pre-qualified candidates who are the best match for assigned positions through
active, on-going data mining.
Identify robust sourcing strategies for assigned jobs, execute against those plans to
identify and evaluate potential candidates
Aug.13-Present Garrett Paschen, Ltd. Evanston, IL
Interior Design Internship
Prioritize orders and shipments so that customers receive their orders on time
Assists in transitioning the company into a green company
Manage and organize schedule of head designer
Generate ideas in order to initiate the completion of projects
Aug. 13-Feb. 14 North Shore Evanston Hospital Evanston, IL
Child Life Services Practicum
Coordinated donor relations between hospital and donor
Provided procedural support to children experiencing illness
Managed conflict between nurses and patients whose first language was not English
Summer 09- 13 Clearwater Camp for Girls Minocqua, WI
Camp Counselor (11-13); Counselor-in-training/Leadership (09)
Mentored and cared for six girls ages twelve to sixteen in a cabin setting for seven
weeks
Managed and resolved conflicts regarding a staff of 30
Worked with children and adults who had special needs while helping them navigate
through peer group situations
Coordinated all tennis related activities on behalf of the camp as the Head of Tennis
May 11- Nov. 12 Colleges Against Cancer Mt. Vernon, IA
Co-coordinator of Event Planning
Lead the organization and supervision of our on campus Relay For Life which raised
over $38,234 while bringing together students, faculty, and town members to raise
awareness
Developed and implemented seven campus events while raising awareness about various
types of cancer
VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
May 13 Hogar de Curridabat Tirrases, Costa Rica
Volunteer
Worked in orphanage introducing English to children aged 5 months to 4 years
Tutored individual 4 year olds in basic Spanish language skills
Caregiver during meal, bath, and play time
May 13-July 13 Escuela Primaria de Moin Moin, Costa Rica
Program Director - Volunteer
Directed and facilitated three afterschool activities for children in attendance
Collaborated with various teachers and implemented best practices with the objective of
improving basic English speaking skills by the age of seven
Taught children English while developing a program which encourages the use of English
in households

ACTIVITIES
Deans Scholarship recipient, Member of Womens Varsity Tennis Team, member
of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, proficient in written and oral Spanish