Jennifer Rose O’Brien

           609 E 14th Ave. Eugene OR 9740 · Phone: (858) 740-8989 · Email:Jobrien@uoregon.edu


BA Journalism (Public Relations & Magazine), Minor in History/ University of Oregon, School of Journalism, expected graduation June 2012. Have 3+ years of experience in customer service and retail.


Intern, A Family For Every Child, Eugene, OR                                                         1/2012 –Present

  • Assisted managers in revising and updating current social media plan
  • Created bi-weekly blog posts for current blog to increase follower base and reader participation
  • Updated current social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and blogger.

Founder, Duck Build, Eugene, OR                                                                       1/2011-Present

  • Facilitated coalition between Fraternity and Sorority life, O Heroes and Habitat for Humanity 
  • Fundraised money through multiple donor outreach outlets to work towards our goal of $60,000
  • Educated three main target audiences about Duck Build and its purpose on campus through social media, house announcements and face-to-face communication.  


Intern, Tivoli Training Center, Dublin, Ireland                                                 6/2011- 9/2011

  • Aided case workers in creation of programs for at-risk offenders.
  • Instructed youth in completion of modules to achieve high school certification.
  • Helped oversee programs to keep youth from reoffending.
  • Supervised and positively interacted with youth in the probation system.



Vice President of Civic Engagement, Panhellenic                               11/2010 -12/2011      

 Served on Executive Council of Fraternity and Sorority life at the University of Oregon

  • Founded ‘Duck Build’ a joint partnership with campus groups and Habitat for Humanity.
  • Planned community-wide service events each term for 3000+ students.
  • Coordinated volunteer and service learning opportunities for all chapters.
  • Provided resources for philanthropy and community service officers of each house.


Mentor at Roosevelt Middle School               01/2011- Present

  • Provided guidance to at risk middle school student with mild autism.
  • Encouraged student to focus on education and develop stronger personal relationships.
  • Responsible for attending weekly meetings with student.


  • Proficient in PC and Macintosh, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point, and familiar with Adobe, InDesign and Photoshop, Editorial Writing, Photography, and Spanish.



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