SIERRA D. MORRIS

(630) 806-5859

     sdm365@mail.missouri.edu

124 Oak Street Columbia, Missouri

 

EDUCATION

 

Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism           Expected Graduation date: December 2018

University of Missouri                                                                      Columbia, Missouri

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               GPA 3.0/4.0

PARAPROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

CAREER SPECIALIST– MU Career Center                                                                                       October 2016 – Present

University of Missouri, Columbia Missouri       

   

 • Guided students toward a career and or major path through helping them hone their strengths and focus on their interest

 • Administered career assessments to help students create a better understanding of their occupational choices

 • Encouraged students to achieve their career and major aspirations by strategizing action plans and referring them to various campus resources

 • Reviewed cover letters, resumes and assisted students with interview preparation

 

OUTREACH- MU Career Center                                                                                                           April 2017 – Present

University of Missouri, Columbia Missouri

 

•  Informed students about the different resources MU’s Career Center provides

• Gave presentations on career essentials and strength development

• Conducted in class activities that helped students obtain a better understanding of career tools  

 

LEADERSHIP

Site LeaderMizzou Alternative Breaks                                  May 2017 – October 2017

University of Missouri, Columbia Missouri

• Arranged housing and service opportunity for the weekend of service

• Coordinated with my co-site leader to find students to participant in service

• Led weekly pre-departure meetings to prepare and educate participants on the service site

• Supervised participants volunteering while serving at the site    

 

Service Team – Caring for Columbia                                                                                           September 2016 – April 2017

University of Missouri, Columbia Missouri

 

•  Managed over 10 volunteer sites responsible for registration for Missouri’s largest day of service

 

VOLUNTEERING

 

Mizzou Alternative Breaks                                                                                                                 January 2017                                                                                                                

Orlando, Florida

 

•  Volunteered for Hope and Help, a HIV and AIDS clinic, as well as Zebra Coalition, a safe haven for LGBTQ teens

•  Assisted in clerical work that aided in work efficiency

 

Rainbow House                                                                                                                          November 2016 – February 2017                                                                                                                

Columbia, Missouri

 

•  Completed clerical work to help the shelter function with ease

•  Oversaw a various population of children