James Madison Undergraduate Research Journal, Harrisonburg, VA
Managing Editor, January 2014 - May 2016
Organized submissions, managed screening teams and corresponded with student authors and reviewers.
Edited chosen submissions comprehensively for publication, checking for accuracy, clarity and formatting.
Trained new editors and delegate editing roles.
Morgan James Publishing, Hampton, VA
Intern, May 2014 - March 2015
Wrote press releases for soon-to-be-published books.
Created marketing materials for authors to help them promote their books.
Wythe Candy and Gourmet Shop, Williamsburg, VA
Supervisor, July 2014 - Present
Ensure other employees are on task.
Perform closing and administrative duties.
Employee, March 2010 - Present
Estimate and create the amount of homemade product needed for the day while interacting with customers.
Arrange product aesthetically throughout the store.
University Writing Center, Harrisonburg, VA
Peer Tutor, August 2014 - May 2016
Assessed clients’ writing needs and collaboratively worked toward solutions to help them become better and more confident writers.
Mentored prospective tutors, providing resources for proper tutoring techniques.
Marketed the University Writing Center services to classes across campus.
Writing Fellow, September 2015 - December 2015
Presented on research writing tips in a humanities class.
Consulted with groups of students on how to improve their writing assignments.
Courses and Skills
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
August 2012 - May 2016
Bachelor of Arts: Writing, Rhetoric & Technical Communication and German Studies
Trained to assess the best forms of persuasion and to communicate effectively in various writing styles and mediums.
Possess cross-cultural competence and can discuss abstract topics in German (obtained the B2 level language certificate from the Goethe Institute).
Received the Madison Achievement Scholarship.
Received the outstanding major award.
Phi Beta Kappa member.
Senior Honors Project
Created a proposal for a writing center at Lafayette High School.
Analyzed existing high school writing centers and writing center research.
Conducted interviews to determine the best model for Lafayette.
Junior Year in Munich, Munich, Germany
Undergraduate Research Project
Translated five chapters of Bruno.
Researched translation theory to decide my translation style.
Discussed my translation’s accuracy with Bruno’s author Gerhard Falkner.
Cru, Harrisonburg, VA
Discipler, January 2014 - May 2016
Led younger women in weekly individual Bible studies, listening and responding to their questions.
Researched and planned topics for each lesson.
Small Group Leader and Discipler Coordinator, January 2014 - December 2014
Paired students together to organize mentorship chains.
Encouraged and trained small group leaders and disciplers.
Jeremiah Project, VA and WV
Summer Young Adult Staff, one week of 2012 - 2016
Instructed a team of middle school students on a worksite for a week.
Organized and refereed camp activities.
Assistant Director for Journey, March 2015 & 2016
Coordinated staff jobs for the retreat and created a comfortable atmosphere.
Managed registration, administrative tasks and emergencies.