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Creative Writer

Portland, Oregon, United States
August 13, 2018

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Natalie Fjeldsted

**** ** ******** ***. ***, Portland, OR 97205 435-***-**** EDUCATION

Utah State University College of Humanities and Social Sciences Logan, UT B.S. Creative Writing Aug 2015 - May 2018

● Graduated m agna cum laude, GPA: 3.83 while working 10-20 hours a week

● Library Digital Exhibit Participated in class digital exhibit about studies in film for the USU Library Digital Exhibits. Used Omeka to create a digital exhibit that presented a researched argument. Researched and analyzed film techniques, history, and reviews of Louis Malle’s film A u Revoir Les Enfants.

● English Symposium Researched and analyzed marriage in English writing from E ighteenth Century Collections Online and Jane Austen’s P ride and Prejudice . Presented researched argumentative paper at the USU English Symposium for Spring of 2017.

Brigham Young University-Idaho Rexburg, ID

A.S. Jan 2014 - Jul 2015

● GPA: 3.62


Utah State University Writing Fellows L ogan, UT

Writing Tutor A ug 2017 May 2018

● Recommended by English faculty member to join team of over 50 paid Writing Fellows based on communication and writing skills and willingness to help other students. Tasked to support specific courses at Utah State University in improving writing skills

● Assisted professor of Farming Literature by tutoring students in writing concepts and skills such as content, research and organization specific to their assignments

● Coached 18 students individually throughout the semester on writing assignments, building and writing a blog, and areas of improvement

Utah State University Writing Center L ogan, UT

Writing Tutor A ug 2016 May 2018

● Created and delivered presentation on student writing anxiety to about 60 members of Writing Center staff. Covered writing anxiety symptoms, coping mechanisms, and suggestions on ways staff can help

● Tutored students in majors such as art, nursing, and engineering in writing concepts and skills such as content, organization, thesis statements, grammar and sentence structure

● Tutored students in proper research techniques and how to find scholarly sources using library databases, textbooks, and Google Scholar

Utah State University English Department L ogan, UT Teaching Assistant Intern J an 2016 May 2016

● Taught grammar lessons and tutored students outside class hours

● Graded assignments and ensured all exams and assignment grades were fair and correct

● Wrote practice exams specific to strengthening overall class weaknesses such as identifying and applying clauses and phrases, correcting dangling modifiers, and applying parallelism SKILLS / PERSONAL

● Proficient in writing and grammar mechanics

● Strong writing appraisal and critiquing skills, including receiving constructive criticism

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