Autumn Barszczowski is a public relations and advertising major and psychology minor at Point Park University, currently apart of the Class of 2019. She is in the Honors Student Organization (HSO) and is taking honors classes.
At Point Park, she is the Business Manager for the Point Park Globe, president of PRSSA, president-elect for the Honors Student Organization, student representative for the Northeast Regional Honors Conference and treasurer for the Society of Professional Journalists. She also has written news stories and features for The Point Park Globe as well as Point Park’s chapter of Her Campus.
She is currently the fact-checking and research intern at PublicSource. She works on fact-checking stories written by reporters, researching topics related to stories and conducting interviews for the PublicStreets social media project.
In the past, she was the marketing and communications intern at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University from May 2017 to December 2017. She worked on a variety of tasks from media relations, PR writing, social media and conducting a website audit.
She also was a sales intern at Nakturnal, which is an online marketing company that specializes in SEO for clients. She completed a number of tasks in the sales process from blogger research to contacting clients in cold emails.
She was featured on a podcast titled “Character Reveal” where she and her friends Dom and Steph discussed life in college and their “nerdy” interests.
She was in the Class of 2015 at City Charter High School in Downtown Pittsburgh, graduating as an honors student and with a 4.0 GPA.
At City High, she was the Stage Manager for the musical theater as well as a playwright for their student written plays. Autumn was on the marketing side of the robotics team, Short Circuits, at City High and helped to complete the Chairman’s Award two years in a row.
While at City High, she completed an internship over the summer at YouthWorks Inc. in downtown, a nonprofit organization helping youth with career preparation.