P.O. Box 26995 Dubai, UAE 050-7868247 madhavi.ravi@hotmail.

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Madhavi Ravi

Seeking an internship at a public relations firm to gain professional experience, and apply my knowledge and skills in a challenging work environment. Education____________________________ _______________________________ American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication Concentration: Public Relations Minor: Psychology Cumulative GPA: 3.90/4.0 Placed on the Dean’s List (all semesters) Placed on the distinguished Chancellor’s List (all years) University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom International Summer School Pathway of study: Living with Global Change July – August 2011

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Expected Graduation: June 2012

Relevant Coursework_____________________________________________________ Public Relations Writing Public Relations Campaigns Organizational Behavior Advanced Public Relations Writing Case Studies in Public Relations Strategic Communications Research

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Experience__________________________________________________________________ _ Writing Fellow   

American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE

January 2010 – present

Assist students in improving their writing assignments by giving feedback on organizational structure, clarity, grammar, referencing, etc. Recommend assignment changes to professors based on student feedback Work individually with students from various cultures to help overcome specific writing difficulties June 2011

Social Media Contributor 

Belief in Dialogue: Science, Culture and Modernity Conference

Live-tweeted the entire conference as a part of the social media team

Academic Accomplishments_______________________________________________________ Published in American University of Sharjah’s annual Freshman Anthology of best student essays (2008-2009 edition) Managing Editor of “7 Emirates, 8 Channels: Media in the United Arab Emirates” (book produced as class project) Won Best Public Relations Campaign and Planbook for the capstone course Public Relations Campaigns

Activities__________________________________________________________________ Co-founder and Managing Editor    

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The Desert Voice (Independent student newspaper)

June 2010 - present

Supervise reporters and staff and administer day-to-day operations Liaise between editorial team and reporters Prepare and enforce story deadlines and provide assistance with writing Manage the official e-mail account and Facebook page September 2010 – January 2011

Treasurer  

Psychology Club

Budgeted all the money allocated to the club by the Office of Student Affairs Approved funding of various club events and activities _

Skills_____________________________________________________________________ Computer  Microsoft Office 2010, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator  Minitab Statistical Software  SPSS Statistical Software Social Media  Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/maddy.ravi)  Twitter (https://twitter.com/#!/missmaddenstein) Languages  Fluent in English, Hindi (Urdu) and Tamil __________________________________________________________________________

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References available upon request

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