Stefanie Spiro

Stefanie Spiro

Summary

DePaul University Masters student graduating in June 2009, looking for a job in the field of editing, writing, and/or education. 

Work History

Work History
Nov 2008 - Present

Co-Editor, Threshold

DePaul University
  • Interviewed and compiled a staff of DePaul undergraduate and graduate students to fill the roles of copy editor, treasurer, marketer, and genre editors¬†
  • Developed timeline for outreach, advertising, and submission deadlines with co-editor
  • Created new electronic submission format to save paper products and make process more convenient for students
  • Planned workshop event where editors were accessible to students to discuss and suggest ideas for written work
Jun 2007 - Aug 2007

Instructor - Young Authors Camp

http://www.cranbrook.edu
  • Developed original lesson plans for each week of camp, which included writing, art, and outdoor activities
  • Supervised a classroom of up to fifteen campers at one time
  • Collaborated with fellow instructors and directors on ideas for how to engage campers and incorporate writing into unique activities
  • Adapted methods of conducting a classroom for different age groups, ranging from 6 to 13 years in age
Jun 2006 - Aug 2006

Instructor - Young Authors Camp

http://www.cranbrook.edu
  • Developed original lesson plans for each week of camp, which included writing, art, and outdoor activities
  • Supervised a classroom of up to fifteen campers at one time
  • Collaborated with fellow instructors and directors on ideas for how to engage campers and incorporate writing into unique activities
  • Adapted methods of conducting a classroom for different age groups, ranging from 6 to 13 years in age
May 2006 - Jul 2006

Office Assistant

Home Rehabilitation Services of Michigan
  • Informed patients of future therapy services
  • Contacted previous patients to receive feedback on therapy services
  • Assembled weekly mailings and organized files for 95 therapists
Sep 2005 - May 2006

Poetry Board, The Offbeat

  • Reviewed submissions online and suggested possible edits
  • Collaborated with other members on ideas for title, layout, and pieces chosen for publication
May 2005 - Jul 2005

Office Assistant

Home Rehabilitation Services of Michigan
  • Informed patients of future therapy services
  • Contacted previous patients to receive feedback on therapy services
  • Assembled weekly mailings and organized files for 95 therapists

Education

Education
Jan 2008 - Present

Master of Arts

DePaul University
  • Workshops: Poetry, Travel Writing, Writing the Literature of Fact, Creative Writing Genre and Practice, Storytelling in Poetry
  • Other coursework: Teaching Literature, Modern Rhetoric, History of English Prose Style, Essay: History and Practice, Intellectual Property in the Digital Age, Language and Style for Writers
Aug 2003 - May 2007

Bachelor of Arts

Michigan State University
  • Additional concentrations in Sociology and Philosophy
  • Study Abroad 2005: English Literature in London
  • Completed ten credits studying Shakespeare, 20th Century Poetry, and Great Ages of the Modern World
  • Attended various stage productions, including Shakespeare plays at The Globe Theater and Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Visited several historical sites, such as the Tower of London and the British Museum, as well as other places of interest to gain a sense of London's diverse culture