Creative Writing and Psychology graduate from Roger Williams University. Excels in interpersonal skills, organizational talent, years of public service experience. Ability to take and give direction while maintaining a strong independent work ethic.
Creative Writing Major
Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in May 2017
Dean's List Fall 2013 through Spring 2017
Coursework in various areas of writing including: Short Story Narratives, Literacy Publishing, Advanced Writing, Expository Writing, Form in Poetry, and Public Speaking.
Courses for Psychology included Child Development, Counseling, Clinical, Cognitive, Health, Theories of Personalities, and Cultural Psychology.
Will demonstrate strong communication skills due to many years working with people in customer service environment
Extremely adaptable to any work situation, able to troubleshoot issues and be flexible
An ability to resolve distressing situations ensuring mutual compliance so that both the company and client benefit
Exceptional skills at reading people, adapting when needed and acquiring knowledge quickly
Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe photoshop)
Waitress/Shift Leader/Bartender June 2017-Present
Promotional skills acquired for marketing of food and drink sales
Lead Trainer for new employees, shift leader, and closer
Acting bartender as required
Editor October 2016- Present
Overlooks articles, drafts, etc. for publication
Communicates with writer and gives critiques and editorial advice
Edits grammar, punctual, and formatting mistakes
Helps writer set up new pitch ideas
Editorial Intern and Writer. June 2017- July 2017
Made final edits on articles and then published them.
Came up with creative article ideas.
Wrote own articles and published them.
Did independent research on specific topics to enhance articles.
Marketing knowledge to get more readers.
Scholars at Risk
Intern and Writer September 2016-January 2017
Wrote descriptive articles of the daily life challenges of a middle eastern prisoner held in captivity.
Interviewed the family member of prisoners to grasp an understanding of their perspective.
Expanded my organization skills and how to multitask. Multiple projects were happening at once.
Performed skype interviews with Scholars at Risk advocate and other community members to gain a stronger understanding on how to keep abreast of captivity updates.
Had the experience to make a difference for some family members that had no one else believing in them.
Mount Hope Magazine
Intern August 2015-Decemember 2015
Edited submissions collaborating with other interns to select articles to publish
Critiqued writers providing editing advice and helpful criticism
Implemented creative marketing strategies using social media, student portals, and physical communications to publicize the magazine
Served as Editor during entire publishing process assisting with the magazine design layout
The Beauty Within
Fashion Journalist Intern October 2015- December 2015
Demonstrated professional writing for fashion shows
Wrote blog posts and interviews
Interviewed models, designers, hair stylist, makeup artists, and photographers
Established a rapport and relationship with regular artists
Worked at shows with guest list and helping backstage