Work History

Work History
Sep 2014 - Present

Archives and Special Collections Assistant

Special Collections Research Center, Temple University
  • Providing archival and research support to students and faculty by assisting in the use of collections material
  • Working in a variety of storage areas throughout the Paley Library and the library depository by retrieving and refilling materials, organizing collections, and creating box lists and inventories 
  • Performing data entry and creating Excel spreadsheets used to catalogue information on collections 
  • Filling photocopy orders and scanning images and documents 
  • Using a variety of available digital and library sources to research relevant collection information
Apr 2014 - Present

Art Critic 

The ArtBlog (www.theartblog.org)
  • Researching and reviewing current museum and gallery exhibits 
  • Setting up and conducting interviews with curators, artists, and gallery directors
  • Being able to determine artistic and curatorial themes 
  • Providing professional commentary and criticism
Sep 2014 - May 2015

Member of the Center for the Arts Dean's Student Advisory Committee

Temple University

Worked in a team of students to plan and carry out events around the Tyler School of Art.

Jun 2014 - Sep 2014

Programs and Communications Intern

Historical Society of Pennsylvania
  • Fact checked, proofread and edited blog posts and weekly articles 
  • Created digital galleries for all on-view document displays
  • Solicited media coverage from various local, regional and national outlets
  • Created content for the Historical Society website and social media platforms 
  • Prepared the August 2014 document display on the 1864 Philadelphia Sanitary Fair with little supervision. Duties included: researching and hand selecting items from various U.S. Sanitary Commission related collections, carefully handling rare and old documents and photographs, composing corresponding labels and curating display cases.
May 2014 - Aug 2014

Seasonal Guest Services Employee

The Franklin Institute
Provided exceptional customer service to Franklin Institute visitors as a docent.
Aug 2012 - Mar 2014

Hostess and Server

Osaka Japanese Restaurant
Gained critical customer service skills while working for almost two years in a fast-paced, popular Japanese restaurant.

Education

Education
2013 - 2016

Bachelor's Degree

Temple University

B.A. in Art History 

2011 - 2013

Montgomery County Community College

Liberal Arts and Sciences