Shelby Auer is a Mass Communication student at St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minn., pursuing a Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in Public Relations, graduation December 2016. Shelby proceeds to gather real-world experience, especially in technology and professional preparation in public relations. Her internships include freelancing as a public relations specialist for Pizza Hut; event coordinator at St. Cloud State University Career Services, and an event coordinator for travel to Chicago with 15 university students, part of a professional development program with the SCSU Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) organization.

She is the Human Resource Coordinator at Menards in St. Cloud, with more than seven years with the company. Shelby loves animals, running and spends time with family.