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Kate Nelson

Kate Nelson

Marketing Specialist

Laureate Education Inc.

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FiddleFly, Inc.

General Manager

I wear any hat the FiddleFly team needs me to wear!

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Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations

Standards for Excellence Intern

• Assisted with launching new program components of the nationally recognized Standards for Excellence Institute
• Enhanced social media presence by creating new Facebook & HootSuite accounts and putting together an initial strategy to manage social media
• Conducted research on potential program replication partners and assist with due diligence for applicants
• Researched and drafted educational materials on nonprofit management and governance topics
• Assisted in developing content for social media, newsletters, and blog posts, including a blog post entitled 'Accountability, Transparency, and the Overhead Myth' (http://standardsforexcellenceinstitute.wordpress.com/2013/08/14/accountability-transparency-and-the-overhead-myth-by-kate-nelson/)

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Dickinson College Women's Center

Intern

• Handled reception, phone calls and administrative tasks for multi-purpose office space
• Developed and executed individual and group projects for gender-related education
• Increased and diversified outreach by leveraging social media, word of mouth and grassroots strategies
• Generated materials to support the Women's Center’s new resource room and library database
• Engaged in weekly individual and group meetings and office hours to discuss progress and current projects
• Completed a corresponding reflective component through Dickinson College's Internship Notation Program, which included: reflective papers/assignments spread over the summer, a pre- and post-assessment, and periodic timesheets.

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SafePlace

Intern

• Worked with Executive Director to develop projects and assist with miscellaneous tasks
• Conducted online and face-to-face research on new grants and initiatives to further SafePlace’s mission
• Provided direct administrative support for Executive Director and staff at all levels by performing duties that included the preparation of meeting materials and coordinating meetings with legislators and other nonprofits
• Supported the creation of the LIFT Alliance, a collaborative umbrella organization with the Austin Children's Shelter designed to expand and improve services
• Completed 40-hour volunteer training to gain better understanding of sexual violence

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The Hills Health Club & Wellness Center

Desk Attendant & Childcare Staff

• Served as the first point of contact at the front desk while managing reception and administrative duties such as scheduling and customer service
• Responsible for activities and care of members' children
• Assisted part-time on breaks throughout college until graduation

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The Miracle Foundation - TMF

Intern

• Updated and maintained Convio database to support donor relations
• Handled administrative duties such as data entry, travel arrangements, mailings, and correspondence
• Wrote and edited copy for marketing materials and intern training manual; proposed innovative ideas for new website
• Completed a corresponding reflective component through Dickinson College's Internship Notation Program, which included: reflective papers/assignments spread over the summer, a pre- and post-assessment, periodic timesheets and a blog recording my experience.

Link to my internship blog: http://miraculousinternship.blogspot.com/.

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SicolaMartin

Mentee

• Completed Independent Student Mentorship during spring semester of my senior year of high school
• Worked with Mentor to learn about marketing and branding
• Maintained portfolio of written assignments and reports on my progress as part of the ISM classroom component
• Created proposal for company's pro-bono client and gave comprehensive presentation of what I had learned and produced throughout mentorship

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Dickinson College

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), International Studies (Concentration: Globalization & Sustainability)

Dickinson Center in Bologna, Italy

International/Global Studies

Westlake High School