Mia Simone Rush. The student. The writer. The creative. An ardent Drake University, Magazine Journalism major, ready to tell stories that are raw, impactful, paramount and innovative.




Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Anticipated Graduation Date:May 2017

  • Major: Magazine Journalism
  • Minor: Entrepreneurship
  • Concentration: Leadership Education and Development

Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
Maori Development
Spring 2015

  • Program: TEAN| The Education Abroad Network


Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, Illinois
May 2016-August 2016
Communications and Outreach Intern

  • Distributed programming information to potential school partners.
  • Managed records and files.
  • Assisted with contracting processes along with internal communications.
  • Fostered community and customer relations.

Adult Literacy Center, Des Moines, Iowa
January 2016-August 2016
Student Blogger

  • Conducted interviews and wrote profiles based on Adult Learners within the center.
  • Managed blog account

Shut Out Human Trafficking Week| NCAS and UNICEF USA
September 2015-November 2015

  • Fulfilled the role as creative team leader, organizing campus wide events, whether passive or interactive.
    • Created all marketing materials (flyers, posters, Facebook promo).
    • Created supplemental materials (t-shirt design).

Des Moines Music Coalition, Des Moines, Iowa
October 2014
Student Blogger

  • Wrote a Q & A segment in preparation for the Des Moines Music Coalition’s Annual event Music University.
  • Met tight deadlines where I copy edited work prior to submission.


To learn more, download my full resume here.