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“Matt Holden is a senior in Ferris' Technical and Professional communication program who seeks a career as a medical and scientific writer. Matt has strong aptitudes for both writing and science, and he has spent his undergraduate years preparing himself well for this career. His professors in the program speak highly of him.”

April 1, 2009

Doug Haneline, Professor of English, Ferris State Universityadvised Matthew at Ferris State University

-Demonstrates aptitude for technology -Possesses strong written and verbal communication skills, especially in working with subject matter experts -Shows expertise with creating various documents, including proposals, newsletters, lab reports, user manuals, and feasibility studies -Demonstrates the ability to research within both print and internet settings and critically evaluate information -Exhibits knowledge of concepts involved with general and micro- biology, general and organic chemistry, genetics, medical terminology, pathology, anatomy, statistics, typography, and document design -Displays creative thinking and leadership

Matthew Holden’s Specialties:

I have experience editing, designing, and composing many different types of documents ("different" from a content as well as a technical perspective).

Work experience

Oct 2008Present

Technical Writer

Technology Assistance Center at Ferris State University

I write user manuals instructing professors at Ferris State University on the use of technology in their classrooms. I also edit and compose other -- typically instructional -- documents for the Technology Assistance Center.

Jan 2008Present

Public Relations Director

National Collegiate Table Tennis Association

I work with writers to produce the internationally distributed NCTTA e-Newsletter, produce press releases, report on large events, and positively represent the NCTTA to the world.


Aug 2005Present

Bachelor of Science

Ferris State University