FinePrint Literary Management New York, NY
Intern, Jan. 2012–Apr. 2012
Reviewed submissions and wrote formatted reader’s reports of manuscripts from genre, commercial, and upmarket fiction and non-fiction, for current and potential clients. Evaluated query letters, ran copyright checks, drafted rejection letters, and proofread manuscripts. Developed organizational skills through responsibility for multiple manuscripts and reports.
Figment, LLC New York, NY
Intern, Jan. 2012 –Apr. 2012
Wrote blog posts summarizing and evaluating new young adult fiction releases. Managed a weekly blog post about internet trends. Created content, including quizzes, Facebook ads, and blog posts, for major site campaigns, including Cinder and Under the Never Sky. Promoted site using social media (Pinterest, Stumbleupon, Facebook) and assisted site users with problems.
SkidTV, Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY
Writer/Editor, Fall 2011
Assisted with editing, filming, and scripting of major on-campus events, including the annual student showcase. Became versed in developing an idea from pre-production to a final, polished product.
Documentary Filmmaking, Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY
Teacher’s Assistant for English Department, Fall 2011
Provided support for storyboarding, scriptwriting, video editing. Assisted professor with office duties. Taught several classes with professor’s oversight. Strengthened leadership skills and learned basic office protocol.
Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY
Office Assistant, Fall 2009–Spring 2010
Answered phones, made copies, and responded to patrons’ inquiries. Sold tickets during shows with a team of three other office assistants and monitored online ticket sales.
Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY
B.A., French and Film (Double Major), Dec. 2011
Honors: Departmental honors in Film, high honors for screenwriting thesis
Université de Grenoble: Stendhal III Grenoble, France
Study Abroad, Jan 2010 to May 2010
Studied French Translation and Literature
Lord and Taylor Rockaway, NJ
Salesperson, Nov. 2010–Dec. 2010
Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite on both Macs and PCs. Familiar with Adobe Photoshop CS4, WordPress, Blogger, basic HTML, and social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and StumbleUpon. Experienced with MLA and CMS formatting. Fluent in French.