Kristen is an August 2011 graduate from the Pennsylvania State University. With a background in Supply Chain and Information Systems/Communications, she graduated first in her class for the public relations major and served as Commencement Marshall. Her work experience entails a consumer beauty marketing co-op and corporate communications internship at Johnson & Johnson. She recently completed a position as an E-marketing Specialist at DuPont Nemours & Company. As an undergraduate, Kristen was an active distance runner in Penn State’s Club XC Team and served as a media relations captain for homecoming. Post-graduation she developed her own Wordpress Blog, Tales with a Touch of Class, and volunteered as a second grade CCD teacher for her church.
Kristen’s heart will always bleed blue and white, but she’s excited to begin a new academic adventure at Rutgers. What initially intrigued her about the program was the course selection pertaining to her professional interests in both organizational and digital communications. At the conclusion of her degree, she hopes to obtain a position in marketing communications and public affairs or work in career development for marketing communication professionals.