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BETSY G.

VARNAU
9770 Oak Valley Drive  Clarkston, Michigan 48348
Email Address: bvarnau@gmail.com  Phone: (248) 672-0191
EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN Ann Arbor, MI
May 2009 Bachelor of Arts degrees in French and Political Science
 Grade Point Average: 3.48

WORK EXPERIENCE
Non-University
CARO MARKETING Los Angeles, CA
05/08 – 06/08 Marketing and Public Relations Intern
 Event planning, tracking press, meeting with clients, writing press releases
 Assistant to the Vice President of Public Relations
GROUPE FAIRE FAIRE Paris, France
06/07 – 08/07 Foreign Exchange Intern in Marketing and Communication
 Designed online animated French video for promotional campaign
 Translated international corporation’s French advertisements into English,
making necessary adaptations to reflect varying cultural mores
BLOC QUÉBÉCOIS IN THE CANADIAN PARLIAMENT Ottawa, Ontario
05/07 – 06/07 Intern for Thierry St-Cyr, Member of Parliament
 Personal assistant (attended Finance Comm. hearings, sessions
in House of Commons)
FORD MOTOR COMPANY Bordeaux, France
05/06 – 07/06 Foreign Exchange Intern
 Designed curriculum and taught English to French employees (basic,
intermediate and expert level)
University
UM RECREATIONAL SPORTS DEPT. Ann Arbor, MI
09/07 – Present Building Supervisor
 Oversee all building activities and emergencies as they arise
 Promoted to Building Supervisor after working for two years as an Entrance Monitor,
Weight Room Manager, and Equipment Room Manager
SWEETLAND WRITING CENTER Ann Arbor, MI
01/07 – 04/09 Peer Tutor
 University accredited tutor after one year of training
 Work with undergraduates to revise and edit their papers and to
improve their personal writing skills

SKILLS
Language
 9 years proficiency in French
 Work/Study Programs: Paris, France : June 2007 – August 2007
Ottawa, Canada : May 2007 – June 2007
Bordeaux, France : May 2006 – July 2006
Computer/Information Technology
 Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook on Windows XP and Mac

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS


 Planning Committee for American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life
 Michigan Climbing Club