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Cameron Jackson

cjackson26@elon.edu ● (804) 313-7964 ● 6112 Campus Box, Elon, N.C. 27244

EDUCATION:
Elon University
Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communications
Minor in Business Administration
Class of 2017
GPA: 3.7

EXPERIENCE:
Elon Involvement
Public Relations:
PR Representative for The Pendulum, Fall 2014
 Collaborated with PR team to promote The Pendulum, Elon University’s student-run newspaper through
interactive events and various forms of media (videos, flyers, social media posts).
PRSSA Member, Fall 2014
 Attended informative and interactive chapter sessions about networking, internships and professionalism in the
world of Public Relations.
Writing:
College Fashionista- Style Guru Intern, Spring & Fall 2014
 Published weekly editorials to College Fashionista that highlighted fashion trends showcased on students from
Elon’s campus. http://www.collegefashionista.com/author/cameronjackson/
The Edge fashion section contributor, Fall 2014
 Contributed to the fashion section of The Edge, Elon University’s biannual magazine.
Service:
Fairy Godmother for the Cinderella Project, Spring 2014
 Assisted underprivileged high school students from the Burlington, NC area with getting prom-ready by
searching for prom dresses and jewelry. Also, attended and conducted sessions about life in college, safety on
prom night and makeup and fashion tips.
Relevant Class Experience
Media Writing Course, Elon University
 Researched current events, conducted interviews and wrote several stories, including: traditional news, speech
stories, press releases and scripts.
Creating Multimedia Content, Elon University
 Learned the basic functions of Canon G12 DSLR cameras. Learned skills in Photoshop to edit images and create
print content (magazine covers, pamphlets, etc.)
Work Experience
Sales Associate for Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More, Summer 2014
 Assisted customers with selecting apparel and printed custom designs onto clothing.
Member Services Coordinator for the Jewish Community Center in St. Louis, Summer 2014
 Checked members into building, answered phone calls and scheduled training and spa sessions.
Entrepreneurship
Allsup Summer Entrepreneurship Academy at St. Louis University, Summer 2012
 Participated in a week-long program that provided training in entrepreneurship, marketing, networking, pitch
presentations, and financial strategies.
 Presented business plan for a social and business networking website to a panel of local business owners.
The Global Action Project Course, MICDS, Fall 2012 and Spring 2013
 Participated in a year-long course focusing on global humanitarian issues and social enterprises.
 Created and presented a prototype and business plan for a social enterprise, Global Connections Media, with a
team of three other students.
Study Abroad
 Studied for three weeks in January 2014 in Istanbul, Ankara, and Izmir, Turkey, through Elon Honors Program.
SKILLS: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Photoshop, Facebook, Twitter
HONORS: Honors Fellow, Presidential Scholarship, Dean’s List (Fall 2014 & Spring 2014)