Benjamin Stevens

Benjamin Stevens
637 13th Street North, La Crosse, WI 54601 ● 608.781.XXXX, [email protected]
Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse; La Crosse, WI, May 20XX
Major: Communication Studies, emphasis in Advocacy and Cultural Criticism
Minor: Spanish
Overall GPA: 3.53
Dean’s List, 5 semesters
Language Skills: Working proficiency of French, speaking, writing and reading
Communication Experience
Research Paper: “Examining the cultural influences on biracial children” Spring 20XX
 Research focused on the relationship between cultural identity and family history to bi-racial
 Interviewed 20 college aged students coming from biracial households
 Presented findings to large and small audiences including the UW-L Celebration of Excellence
Public Persuasion Campaign Project, Coulee Region Humane Society; La Crosse, WI, Spring 20XX
 Created marketing materials and promotional campaign for Humane Society
 Assisted with a social media campaign to increase visibility
 Pet adoptions therefore increased by 35% as compared to previous year
Work Experience
Sales Associate, Target Corporation; Onalaska, WI, June 20XX – present
 Handle guest questions and concerns
 Provide excellent customer service to guests
 Maintain clean store appearance through recovery
Office Assistant, Mark Jones Insurance; Holmen, WI, March 20XX – August 20XX
 Input customer information into database
 Answered phones and scheduled appointments
 Responsible for maintaining office inventory
Piano Tutor, Green Music, Onalaska, WI, October 20XX – Present
 Instruct 18 children ages 6 – 14 on piano techniques
 Plan curriculum to make concepts easier to understand
Campus and Community Involvement
 Communication Club, member
 Lambda Pi Eta – Communication Studies Honor Society, member
 UW – La Crosse Intramural Soccer, team member
 Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Coulee Region, Big Brother