Taylor Burdick joined NEPIRC in 2023 and serves as the organization’s Marketing and Special Events Assistant. She is a Pennsylvania State University graduate, earning a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in corporate communication. Taylor was recognized for her high standard of scholarship and her commitment to professional and public service by being inducted into Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Association Honor Society. During her tenure at Penn State, Taylor exhibited her exceptional skills as an English tutor, a position she held for three years. Her love for literature is evident through her passion for reading poetry and fiction and her ability to craft short stories and poems.
Taylor most recently served as a communications intern at The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, where she honed her communication and interpersonal skills. In addition to her professional pursuits, Taylor has established herself as a reliable and dedicated pet-sitter through her own business, Taylor Alice’s Pet Sitting Services, which she has been running since 2015. Taylor is also an accomplished photographer with three years of experience in wedding, family and senior photography. Taylor was recently granted acceptance into the prestigious S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, where she will be embarking on a master’s program in public relations to further her academic pursuits.