A PDF version of my résumé is available here. (Last updated: TBD)


University of Pittsburgh, 2013-2015
Bachelor of Arts in English Literature
Minor, Classics
3.65 GPA, graduated magna cum laude

  • Assisted in planning and fundraising for the 2015 “Tolkien and Modern Fantasy” conference.
  • Presented papers at the above conference and at the 2015 Undergraduate Literature Conference.

University of Missouri, 2010-2012
School of Journalism


Library clerk
C.C. Mellor Memorial Library, Edgewood, PA
December 2015–present

  • Assisted library patrons and answered phones at the circulation desk.
  • Processed library materials, including an ongoing reorganization of the library’s audiobook collection.

Children’s and young adult services intern
Northland Public Library, Pittsburgh, PA
June 2015–December 2015

  • Assisted library patrons at the children’s department reference desk.
  • Planned and implemented a weekly math program for first- and second-graders and story-time programs for preschoolers.
  • Managed registration for the children’s department’s summer reading program.
  • Assisted librarians with summer reading club programming and day-to-day maintenance of the children’s department.

Copy editor
The Pitt News, Pittsburgh, PA
August 2013–April 2015

  • Edit and proofread articles for the University of Pittsburgh’s daily, student-run newspaper.
  • Ensure articles are factually accurate and adhere to AP and in-house style.

St. Teresa of Avila School, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Spearheaded a major reorganization of the school’s website.
  • Edited photos for the website, newsletter and annual report, and restored historic photos.
  • Edited and proofread articles for the annual report and newsletter.

The Allegheny Front, Pittsburgh, PA
Summer 2012

  • Wrote and produced several segments for a weekly radio program on environmental issues.
  • Managed program’s weekly e-newsletter and assisted with managing the program’s website and Facebook page.
  • Assisted staff reporters with audio transcription, photo editing, infographic design and research.


Software: Sierra, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Audacity, Final Cut, Windows and Mac OS

Social media: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, WordPress, Tumblr, Flickr, Google apps

Other: AP and MLA style, basic HTML/CSS, conversational Spanish


Susan Claus
Children’s and Young Adult Services Manager, Northland Public Library

Dr. Lori Campbell
Professor, University of Pittsburgh