Phone: 085 752 4969
Date of Birth: 6.12.1987
I am about to take my final examinations at Trinity College, where I have just completed my undergraduate course in Business and German. With a business background as my base, I am now hoping to pursue an MA degree in Journalism with a view to pursuing a career in Journalism and Communications.
Holy Child Killiney (1999 - 2006) Leaving Certificate Subjects: History (A) Classical Studies (A) English (B) Geography (B) German (B) French (B) Maths (C) Irish (C ) Trinity College Dublin (2007-2011) Business Studies & German Main focus: International Business, Intercultural Communications, Strategic Management The University of Trier, Germany (2009-2010) Business & German (as a foreign language) I spent a year abroad as part of my undergraduate degree with Trinity. Courses taken: Communications, Economic Policy (EU), International Marketing, Entrepreneurial Management.
The Bank Bar & Restaurant, College Green Waitress (Sept 2006 - Nov 2006) Trinity News Business & Careers Editor (2007-2008) In this position, I was responsible for the Business & Careers section of the newspaper for the 2007-08 academic year. I took article pitches, edited articles, wrote numerous articles, sourced photographs, helped in the overall design of the page and attended editorial meetings. The University Times Copy Editor (2010-2011) Here I was responsible for copy editing ‘Features’ and ‘Opinion’ pieces throughout the 2010-09 academic year. I was also an occasional writer and reporter. For the final issue I interviewed Senator David Norris and wrote an article on his Presidential campaign launch in Trinity College. The Long Stone Bar Head Waitress (Sept 2008-Sept 2009) At The Long Stone I was also responsible for promotions between the pub and Trinity College, organizing student deals and promotions throughout the year.
In 2010 I organized fundraising events for the Kanengoni Child Project, a school in Harare, Zimbabwe. I hope to organize more events for this charity in the coming months, once my final examinations have ended.
Awards & Honours
English (Fluent) German (Professional Working Proficiency)
1. Undergraduate Awards Ireland: Short-listed for an essay on Corporate Social Responsibility. 2. Dean of Students’ Roll of Honour for contribution to college through extracurricular activities. 3. Student Media Awards: Trinity News, part of 2008 team which won “Best Student Newspaper” 4. Application & Achievement Award, Holy Child School
Strong written communication skills, good team player, can act as a team leader or a team member, well organized. Good presentation skills as a result of having to complete many team presentations as part of my business degree.
Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Windows Vista, Windows 7. Excellent typing skills, and quick learner.
Journalism, US Politics, Irish Politics, Current Affairs, Writing, Editing, Reporting, Communications, Travel, Languages.
Eamonn Caffrey Seminar Leader School of Business, Trinity College Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 086-8563906 (written reference available if needed)
Katrin Eberbach Senior Departmental Language Instructor, Trinity College Email: email@example.com Phone: 0868217282