Education and Experience

If you would like to peruse my resume, please contact me.

Education

University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) Scientific and Technical Communication (B.S.)

Graduated May 2015

Coursework:

Applied Health Sciences Terminology
Communication Modes and Methods
Editing, Critique, and Style
Issues in Health Literacy and Communication
Professional Practices in Scientific and Technical Communication
Public Writing
Rhetoric, Technology, and the Internet
Rhetorical Theory for Writing Studies
Science, Technology, and the Law
Technical and Professional Writing
Usability and Human Factors in Technical Communication
Visual Rhetoric and Document Design
Writing on Issues of Land and the Environment
Writing on Issues of Science and Technology

Senior Project:

I chose to base my senior project on the concepts learned in Usability and Human Factors in Technical Communication. Dr. Lee-Ann Kastman-Breuch oversaw my efforts to produce a heuristic evaluation, test plan, and final test report. The final product was an extensive study and test of a website that aided the designers to make better choices about content management, navigation, and design. See Executive Summary.

Honors:

  • Dean’s List (Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014)

Anoka-Ramsey Community College—Coon Rapids—Associate in Arts (A.A.)

Graduated May 2013

Honors:

  • Dean’s List (Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013)
  • 2013 Outstanding Student Awards: Contributer to the Literary Magazine (Anoka-Ramsey Community College)

New Life Christian Homeschool—Coon Rapids—High School Diploma

Graduated May 2012

Experience

Employment:

Carol’s Restaurant
August 2014 – Present

My position in this employment is hostess. As such, I perform numerous tasks including: seating and servicing customers, serving beverages (specialty and otherwise), maintaining a sanitary environment, answering telephone calls, busing tables, and presenting a friendly and approachable persona.

Volunteer:

Way of the Lord Food Shelf
January 2008 – May 2011, August 2014 – Present

This volunteer opportunity involves customer service, and is a hospitality function of the Way of the Lord Church community. It involves sorting and stocking food, as well as working directly with clients.

Way of the Lord Youth Group
January 2010 – September 2012

This volunteer opportunity involved working with pre-teens and teenagers, as well as supervising and directing activities. I served as a leader with a team of others in equal capacity as leaders. This opportunity also involved transporting youth and arranging a wide range of activities in various locations.

Abilities and Skills

Abilities:

Able to work independently
Critical analysis of and swift response to situations
Critical analysis of documents, graphics, and websites
Fast learner
Good collaborator (willing to work through conflict)
Good oral and textual communicator
Good social skills; work well with people of any age and situation

Skills:

Business Communication (memos, proposals, activity reports, etc…)
Editing (substantive, copyediting, proofreading)
Instructional Writing
Medical Documentation
Office Word
Powerpoint
Some HTML
Usability Testing
User Analysis (heuristic and otherwise)

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