Cypress, CA 714-***-**** email@example.com
English and Communication
I graduated in July 2020 from Brigham Young University – Idaho with a 3.95 GPA Bachelor’s in English, with an emphasis in professional writing. I am excited to translate my academic knowledge and success into a career where I can utilize my writing and editing skills.
Bachelor of Arts - English Brigham Young University – Idaho 2017–2020
Relevant English Experience:
Wonders and Miracle Book Project
Transcribed a 25-minute podcast into book form for a client to prepare for future publication. After a detailed review of the podcast, I had to edit, format, and rewrite the podcast into story form. I was given creative liberty on content to keep or delete for this project.
Robert Louis Stevenson Collection Project
Copyedited footnotes on a collection of Robert Louis Stevenson essays for a college professor. These edits were tailored to the Modern Language Association style guide in addition to the client’s own personal style sheet.
Leslie Park Ovard’s Proving Up Memoir
Copyedited a 218-page memoir focusing on the narrative voice while maintaining the consistency of pictures, grammar, and style of the client. The Chicago style guide and the client’s personal style were used. The memoir will be submitted for eventual publication by the client.
Teacher’s Aid: Brigham Young University – Idaho 2019, 2020
Taught an average of 10 students a week how to write a thesis and organize their paper
Reviewed with students the Modern Language Association guidelines in regards to grammar, mechanics and formatting to allow for a more professional and legible paper
English Tutor: Brigham Young University – Idaho 2019
Tutored an average of 10 students a week
Reviewed and prepared lessons at the beginning of each week
Adjusted teaching methods as required to maximize learning based on individual student needs
Administrative Assistant LDS Employment Center, Fountain Valley, CA 2016
Taught a portion of the Accelerated Job Search class to an average of 5 job seekers twice a week
Searched various databases for candidates relevant to their desired position
Updated employment center multiple times weekly to help employment specialists assist clients
Copy Editing Adobe Suite Communications
Detail Oriented Project Coordination Fact Checking
Research Substantive Editing Consulting
Technical Writing Online Editing MS Office Suite
BYU-Idaho Academic Scholarship Freshman-Senior