Resume

Resume

 

EDUCATION 

  • University of Central Florida, Expected Graduation 2020
    • BA Marketing / Public Relations
    • Minor in Marketing
    • Certificate in Interdisciplinary Studies – Leadership
    • Member of Lead Scholars at University of Central Florida
    • Member of Beta Lambda Chapter of Delta Delta Delta
    • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Windermere Preparatory School, Windermere FL – Graduated 2016 (Honors Program)

 

INTERNSHIPS

  • Youth Marketing
    Youth Marketing (August 2016 – January 2017)
    Focused on planning events, marketing, and strategizing for “BioClarity”
  • Blogger
    The Virtual Voice
    Florida Virtual School (October 2016 – Current)

  • Vlogger
    Florida Virtual School (October 2016 – Current)
    Developed webinars during Literacy Month

    • Motivational speaker and mentor for young adults

 

TITLES

  • National Ambassador, (September 2016 – current)
    THE GREAT AMERICAN NO BULL CHALLENGE (nobull.org)

    • Selected to be national face of the organization which addresses bullying in school systems throughout the country.
    • Speak one-on-one as well as to large groups of students focusing on personal bullying experiences and encouraging students to promote organization through creative outlets including PSA’s, videos, and script-work.

 

EMPLOYERS

  • ONE MODEL MANAGEMENT (NY, NY) 2016 — Present
  • Jordan, Gill, & Dornbaum Talent (NY, NY) 2016 — Present
  • Mavrick Artists Agency (LA,CA) 2014 — 2016
  • IMAGES NYC (NY, NY) 2014 — 2016
  • Wilhelmina Models International 2012 — 2014

 

WORK EXPERIENCE / PUBLICATIONS 

  • ETRO

  • Vogue Japan

  • Rent the Runway

  • Century 21

  • Girls’ Life Magazine

  • The Great American No Bull Challenge

  • John Paul Ataker Runway (New York Fashion Week)

  • Christina Ruales Runway (New York Fashion Week)

  • Nolcha Shows (New York Fashion Week)

  • Macy’s Fashion Front Row (Televised Event)

  • Visa-Versa Campaign (Phillipines)

  • Grace in LA Campaign

  • Neiman Marcus

  • Elie Tahari

  • Giorgio Armani

  • Cover Alchemist Magazine

  • Cover Element Magazine

  • Cover Shutter Magazine

  • Cover T-SHIFT Magazine

  • Cover Kuiote Magazine

 

THEATRICAL

  • Lead in Horror Movie, Sweethearts, Role of Brooke  *** IMDB ACCREDITED***

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

Best-Selling Author

  • Blatantly Honest: Normal Teen, Abnormal Life (Brown Books Publishing Group)
    October 3, 2016

    • Participated in book signings nationwide including Barnes and Noble Stores, Schools and Universities, Google, Facebook, and Twitter Headquarters

    • Amazon # 1 New Release for Teen Social Issues 2016

    • Amazon # 1 New Release for Parenting of Teens  2016

    • Nominated Finalist for the 2016 “Foreword Reviews Book of the Year” (Young Adult Non-Fiction Category)

    • Available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indie Bound, and on makailanichols.com

 

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • THE GREAT AMERICAN NO BULL CHALLENGE – nobull.org (2016 – Current)

    Selected to be national face of the organization which addresses bullying in school systems throughout the country (See achievements).

  • UCP of Central Florida (2017 – Current)

    Volunteers weekly in an integrated school, K – 5th, aiding in teaching reading to children with special needs.

  • Christian Service Center – Ocoee, FL (2012 – 2016)

    Serve hot meals, clean dishes, prepare meals, and process packaged foods for Central Florida’s less fortunate.

  • Wounded Warrior Project – Orlando, FL (2012 – 2016)

    Fundraised throughout high school at Windermere Preparatory School

 

 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS 

  • Florida Virtual School (FLVS) Summit with 1,800 teachers – (Orlando, FL)
  • FFCLA (Orlando, FL)

  • Digital Citizen Summit (Twitter HQ, San Francisco)

  • Florida Virtual School (FLVS) Celebrate Literacy Week

  • UCF Leadership Week, Key Note Speaker

  • Barnes & Noble – Orlando

  • NCIBA Discovery Show – San Francisco

  • Fox Orlando Interview

  • Interview on WFTV
  • Interview (Skype) with “Young Minds.” A Charitable Foundation founded by Prince William and Princess Kate. www.youngminds.org.uk
  • Special Guest & Interview on Channel One News, New York City
  • UCF Leadership Week Keynote Address
  • Special Olympics Training Camp (Lakeland, FL)

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

BRIEF BIO

Makaila Nichols is an inspiring Author and Model. Her Passion is to make a difference amongst both teens and parents. She does so through her recently released book, Blatantly Honest. Her love of acting, modeling, and traveling is a motivating factor as well but as is her education. Makaila is a student at the University of Central Florida, and a member of the Beta Lambda Chapter of Delta Delta Delta, and Lead Scholars. She is represented by one of the top ten agencies in New York City, One Model Management. Her flexibility with her personal endeavors can make a significant difference in appearing at functions and sharing her commitment to excellence. She is entering the business world at a young age while continuing to manage her career in the entertainment industry but also her education. Makaila looks to enter an internship with a company that will focus on her long term goals until her education process is complete. Those areas to include but not limited to: Entrepreneurial Endeavors, Advertising and Marketing Strategies, Multimedia Entertainment opportunities along with writing and communications.