Ingunn Mjønerud

Hi there! I just graduated with a master's degree in American Studies from The University of Oslo. I am currently on the hunt for a job within communications, preferably where I can work with languages, culture, or important social issues. 

 
 Photo: Gulbrand Øverbye

Photo: Gulbrand Øverbye

RESUMÉ

I am independent, structured and adaptable, with great communication skills both in English and in Norwegian. In addition, I have international experience and a personal interest in languages and culture

 

Education

One year-program in Media Studies
The University of Oslo
Jan 2018 – now

Master's Degree in American Studies
The University of Oslo
Aug 2015 – Des 2017

Study Abroad, as part of Master's Degree
The University of Texas at Austin
Jan 2016 – Jun 2016

Bachelor's Degree in English Literature
The Norwegian University of Science & Technology
Aug 2012 – Jun 2015

Study Abroad, as part of Bachelor's Degree
Goldsmiths, University of London
Sep 2014 – Jun 2015

Specialization in General Studies, Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Lillestrøm Upper Secondary School
Aug 2009 – Jun 2012

 

Work Experience

Content writer at Nettbureau

Jun 2018 - now

As a content writer for the Norwegian tech company Nettbureau, I produce a variety of different texts for the company's online brands.

 

Founder and editor of Emneknaggen Magasin

Fall 2015 – now

As founder and editor of Emneknaggen, I have developed a brand and a business, while writing articles and editing content written by our contributors. 2017 was spent primarily working on our first print edition, which was published early in 2018.

 

Office employee at Sørum Transport

Jun 2015 – Jun 2018

As an office employee at Sørum Transport, one of Norway's most successful transportation companies, I mainly work with invoices, but also contribute with other office tasks like archiving and general organization. In addition, I often develop Excel worksheets that are used for different types of registration and statistics. This work requires knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

 

Trainee at The Royal Norwegian Consulate General in New York

Aug 2016 – Des 2016

As a trainee at the Norwegian Consulate in New York, I contributed to the organization of different cultural events put on in collaboration with the Norwegian government and/or institutions in New York. I also helped organize press- and expert travels to Norway, as well programs for Norwegian politicians visiting the city. In addition, I ran the Consulate's social media accounts and developed at least one Excel worksheet that increased the efficiency of the Consulate's general routines. My contribution ranged from making coffee, to scheduling meetings via Outlook, to communicating with collaborators and actively engaging in meetings. 

 

Sales Employee at Shoeday (formerly known as Økonomisko)

Sep 2011 – Sep 2014

As a part-time employee at Shoeday, I gained experience with sales and the service industry. I worked there part-time during my high school-years, and during the summer of 2013 and 2014 after I started studying in a different city in Norway. 

 

Volunteer Experience

Member of The Editorial Board for Samfunnsviteren

Apr 2017 – now    

Redaksjonsrådet meets four times a year to discuss and plan the themes and articles that will be presented to the members of Samfunnsviterne through the organization's journal Samfunnsviteren.

 

Member of The Culture Committee at the Student Society in Oslo

Aug 2015 – Des 2015 / Jan 2017 – Jun 2017

As part of the editorial staff, I helped organize debates about society, politics and culture every Wednesday. I helped plan the debates, invite panelists, and write promotion articles for our webpage. In 2017, I was also a member of The Culture Committee's Writer's Team. 

 

Journalist and desk editor for The Student Media in Trondheim

Jan 2013 – Jun 2014

As a culture journalist for Under Dusken, the student newspaper in Trondheim, I interviewed artists and wrote in several different genres. After a year, I became one of five desk editors, responsible for running our webpage and social media, while also editing articles and making sure everything in our office was working smoothly.

 

Key Qualifications and Languages

Structured

Independent

Sociable

Great communication skills

International Experience

Norwegian

Professional English

Some French

 

 

References

Available upon request.

 
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CONTACT

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RECOMMENDATIONS

Unfortunately I currently only have one recommendation in English. Please contact me if you would like to learn more about the places I have interned and worked.

 
Ingunn is a very talented and competent writer and communicator. Her writing is well organized, whether in English or Norwegian.
— Deborah L. Kitchen-Døderlein, Associate Professor of American Studies at The University of Oslo
Ingunn er både kunnskapsrik og reflektert, og var et svært verdifullt tilskudd til vårt kollegium høsten 2016.
— Thor- Henning Bjelland, Konsul ved det norske generalkonsulatet i New York
Ingunn er pliktoppfyllende, selvstendig, effektiv og setter seg lett inn i nye oppgaver og problemstillinger. Hun har gode samarbeidsevner og ingen fravær.
— Harry Nilsen, Daglig leder i Sørum Transport AS