Resume

JANICE M. DURRANT

This is an informal posting of my resume. Feel free to email me in reference to any questions referring to my qualifications for any opportunities  janicedurr@temple.edu Thank you.

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Education:

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA                   Expected Graduation May 2015

Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies

South Africa Study Abroad, Summer 2014

New York Study Away Program, Summer 2013

Experience:

SMC Study Away’s Peer Advisor                         September 2013 – Present

  • Recruited approximately 35 students to study away in the summer of 2014
  • Motivate and engage 150 – 200 students, per semester, to be a part of the School of Media and Communication Study Away
  • Assists with informative sessions on the various locations that Study Away has to offer

FDNY Headquarters Intern                                  June 2013 – August 2013

  • Wrote media advisories with FDNY press, while also releasing web stories as needed
  • Assisted in monitoring and maintaining FDNY social media via Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
  • Assisted with special centennials and promotion for special events
  • Handled call volume from the various New York news outlets, whom seek incident reports from dispatcher’s monitor

New York Hampton Alumni Club Inc. Intern    June 2013 – July 2013

  • Managed promotion and invitations for annual Hampton Picnic
  • Arranged donations for the NYC Club’s raffle, which benefited volunteers
  • Entertained 100 – 125 audience for special events

Advertiser for Luv 2 Learn Family Center     October 2012 – June 2013

  • Introduced Social Media planning to the daycare crew and managed the business Facebook page
  • Advertised bi-weekly in public outings for the new daycare that is to be launched
  • Instructed 12 – 15 staff on social media awareness and strategy

Communities In Schools of Philadelphia

Philadelphia Freedom Schools                         October 2008 – June 2012

Servant Leader Intern

  • Served as a Servant Leader Intern for Philadelphia Freedom Schools’ Summer Program
  • Mentored youth K-8 in Literacy and Mathematics across the Pathways Curriculum
  • Peer to peer leadership training with students and served as support for annual Family Training
  • Maintained supplies and assignments for classroom management, behavior translation and modification

References & Transcript Available Upon Request 

Working a Duracell/FDNY Event for Tim McGraw’s commercial. This commercial shinned light on all quantum heroes. It was a pleasure to meet the host, Tim McGraw.