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Summary

  • Involved in development of more than 20 exhibitions over six years, doing detail oriented work and consistently meeting deadlines
  • Experienced in writing and research both academically and professionally
  • Four years of management experience, supervising student work and collaborating effectively with faculty and outside contractors

Work History

Jun 2010Present

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

Museum Intern
  • Co-Curated the exhibition Out of the Shadows: Fashion in Film Noir, as well as pop-up exhibitions on Peter Pan and The Sound of Music
  • Identify artifacts to exhibit from within thousands of collections
  • Write and edit exhibition text, collaborating with curators from many outside institutions
  • Identify and research potential exhibition topics
  • Write blog posts and tweets for the Library 
  • Assist in installation
Feb 2016Present

The Long View - Community Concern Films

Researcher and Editor
  • Edited outreach documents and funding proposals for documentary film The Long View
  • Extensive photo research done for film graphics
Feb 2016Jun 2016

Bennington College

Course Reader
  • Graded and commented on weekly papers for a Film Studies class with 58 students
Jun 2015Nov 2015

NBC Universal

Temporary Media Desk Associate
  • Logged incoming feeds for NBC News from NBC affiliates across the country as well as outside sources like The Associated Press and C-SPAN
  • Archived NBC News and MSNBC aired shows
Jun 2014Aug 2014

Kef Theatricals

Board Operator
  • Programmed lighting board for It's Only Kickball, Stupid
  • Board Operator for length of run
Jun 2014Aug 2014

Clubbed Thumb

Board Operator and Technical Intern
  • Board Operator and Technical Intern for 2014 Season
  • Built sets, hung and focused lights
  • Programmed lighting board for three productions
Jul 2014Aug 2014

The Empty House

Lighting Designer
  • Designed, programmed, and ran lights for Fringe Festival Production
Sept 2009Jun 2013

Wellesley College

Head Lighting Technician
  • Supervised all lighting related tasks in the colleges two theatrical spaces
  • During lighting and set related tasks, supervised and trained the student crew
  • Coordinated with outside departments, contractors, and designers for special events
Jun 2012Aug 2012

Smithsonian Institution Archives

History Intern
  • Processed interviews with Smithsonian staff for Oral History Project
  • Created entries for database of major Smithsonian events
  • Researched and wrote for Archives social media
Jun 2011Aug 2011

NBC Universal

Research and Archives Intern
  • Logged feeds for NBC News and NBC affiliates
  • Filled requests for raw footage from shows on NBC, MSNBC, and Telemundo

Education

Jan 2014Jun 2016

Hunter College

Coursework in history, theater, and writing

Sept 2009Jun 2013

B.A., History and Theatre Studies

Wellesley College

Concentration in early American history and history of the performing arts

Sep 2011Jan 2012

King's College London 

One semester study abroad; coursework in history, film history, and museum studies

Skills

  • Writing, editing, research in print and digital media, including databases such as ProQuest, JSTOR, Academic One File, America's Historical Imprints, American Broadsides and Ephemera, and America's Historical Newspapers
  • Twitter, Wordpress, Facebook
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google docs and sheets
  • Outlook, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Photoshop
  • AutoCAD, Vectorworks, Lightwrite
  • INews, Ardome, Avid Interplay
  • Programming lighting consoles, set contsruction, painting, drawing