Politics and History, Drake University

lily.feiger@drake.edu (847)767-7463 

EXPERIENCE


Visitor Experience Intern, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events July 2017-Jan 2018

  • Furthered the accessibility initiatives of the City of Chicago by arranging and attending meetings with the heads of cultural institutions across the city
  • Prepared and presented original research to marketing professionals and worked with a team to create innovative and new educational spaces in the Chicago Cultural Center
  • Organized and streamlined a volunteer database of over 100 volunteers and assisted in leading service trainings for docents and event volunteers

Social Media Intern, MediaTracks Communications                                         June 2017-Aug 2017

PR/Media firm, National Broadcast Media                                                        

  • Created and published social media posts to publicize company content on Facebook and Twitter
  • Documented best-practices for my position and assisted in training other interns and industry professionals in public relations
  • Developed client-facing media and wrote briefs and summaries of our content for our partners

Marketing Intern, ChildServ                                                                            June 2017-Aug 2017  

Statewide social services nonprofit                                                       

  • Wrote, edited, and published press releases and success stories alongside the Director of Marketing
  • Researched current legislation pertaining to child-related issues such as education and violence-prevention
  • Prepared social media campaign to garner support across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat

Complex Manager, Drake University Recreational Services                                         August 2017-Present

  • Supervising student employees working around a recreational facility
  • Assisting with game-day setup for NCAA matches and games
  • Providing customer service for students, faculty, alumni, and community members

CAMPUS LEADERSHIP


Student Senate, Facilities and Technology Senator 2017-2018

  • Working alongside several University departments and professionals to streamline student processes and improve campus life day-to-day

Student Activities Board, Campus Impact Co-Chair 2017-2018

  • Planning free events for the student body such as spoken word, motivational lectures, and a drag show

Drake Political Review, Staff Editor 2017-2018

  • Managing student writers and graphic designers to publish a semesterly, nonpartisan magazine

Community Action Board, Vice President of Student Involvement 2017-2018

  • Meeting with students groups weekly and connecting them with community organizations and nonprofits to encourage meaningful service and learning 

EDUCATION 


Drake University, December 2020                                                                                  Des Moines, IA

Bachelor of Arts in Politics and History

Deerfield High School, graduated May 2016                                                                       Deerfield, IL

SKILLS


Writing & Organization

Social Media & Communication

Collaboration & Teamwork

Events Planning & Management

SERVICE


Camp Awana                                                                                                               Fredonia, WI

  • Serving as a camp counsellor and as grounds staff each summer since 2013. I have completed over 2,000 hours of service at Camp Awana

AWARDS


Social Science Departmental Award, May 2016, Deerfield High School

District 207’s Best for Extracurriculars, May 2016, Deerfield High School District 207

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