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JULIE THOMPSON   Julieann_thompson.com   2901  Camille  •  College  Station,  TX  77845  •  (979)  220-­‐2160    

EDUCATION   The  University  of  Texas  at  Austin   Bachelor  of  Arts,  Bachelor  of  Journalism   May  2012   (Dual  Major)   Majors:  Government,  Print  Journalism     Overall  GPA:  3.5     LSAT:  169     EXPERIENCE   August  2011-­‐Present   McCombs  Business  School  –  Communications  Intern;  Austin,  TX     • Responsible  for  drafting  stories  relevant  to  students  and  alumni  of  the  McCombs  Business  School     • In  charge  of  posting  stories  on  the  school’s  website,  www.mccombstoday.org     Master  Eye  Associates—Optometric  Technician;  Georgetown,  TX                                                                                                                                                          May  2010-­‐Present   • Responsible  for  doing  preliminary  exams  and  filing  with  insurance    

Ross Family  –  Babysitter  and  tutor;  Austin,  TX     • Pick  up  two  boys,  aged  13  and  12,  from  school  either  twice  or  four  times  a  week   • Help  with  homework,  deliver  to  various  activities  

January 2009-­‐Present  

RYLO Consulting–  Political  Consulting  Firm  Intern,  Associate;  Austin,  TX     August  2009-­‐  August  2011   • Worked  up  from  intern  to  associate,  responsibilities  include  drafting  memos  and  solicitations,  planning  and  staffing   events,  conducting  research,  making  phone  calls  and  directing  phone  calls  in  the  firm   • Executed  financial  strategy  for  a  local  judge’s  race,  summer  2011  

Austin American-­‐Statesman  –  Intern  and  reporter;  Austin,  TX   January  2011-­‐May  2011   • Reporter  for  Sports  at  one  of  the  biggest  papers  in  Texas,  responsible  for  turning  in  weekly  stories  for  publication      

ACTIVITIES MAG  Club—writer  and  member     August  2011-­‐  Present     • Writer  for  Orange  Magazine,  the  UT  student  magazine  publication     August  2008-­‐Present   Communication  Council—Representative  of  the  UT  Communication  School       • Member  of  the  Career  Alumni  Relations  Committee     • Organize  events  for  Communication  School  alumni,  write  weekly  newsletter     • Coach  of  the  Council  volleyball  team   August   2 010-­‐May   2 011   The  Daily  Texan—Staff  Writer   • Sports  staff  writer  for  University  of  Texas  newspaper   • Received  ‘Story  of  the  Week’  award  for  a  feature  story    Faculty-­‐led  study  abroad—Journalism  and  Spanish                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Summer  2010   • Spent  summer  living  with  a  family  in  Santander,  Cantabria,  Spain.     • Took  courses  in  journalism  and  Spanish   • Practiced  drafting  stories  and  conducting  interviews  in  Spanish   Longhorn  Students  Give  Back—Secretary                                                                                                                                                                                                      January  2009-­‐December  2009   • Helped  start  organization  for  Austin’s  homeless   • Led  two  food  drives  and  two  clothing  drives   • Visited  local  homeless  shelter   Cactus  Yearbook—Staff  Writer   August  2008  –  May  2010   • Staff  writer,  wrote  stories  on  events  at  the  University  of  Texas  for  the  school  yearbook   • Won  award  for  new  writer   Texas  Alpha  Delta  Pi—Member,  Area  Head   August  2008  –  May  2010   • Participant  in  chapter  activities  and  monthly  volunteering  at  the  Ronald  McDonald  House   • In  charge  of  recruitment  for  the  San  Antonio  area   HONORS   • Communication  College  Scholar    

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION   Computer  Skills:     Microsoft  Word,  Excel,  PowerPoint   Languages:  Conversational  in  Spanish    

Spring 2011  


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