Terry Adams

  • Harrisonburg, Virginia 

Student at James Madison University

Search Plan Profile

Seeking an entry-level position in the fields of copy editing, website design, and technical writing.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2016 - May 2016

General Copy Editor/Writer 

Lisanby Museum

Duties include writing and editing promotional and exhibit material, archival work, designing digital document styles and layouts, usability testing, and writing promotional advertisements through social media.

Education

Education
Aug 2014 - Dec 2016

B.A. in English

James Madison University

Major GPA: 3.83/4.0

Aug 2014 - Dec 2016

B.S. in Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication 

James Madison University 

Major GPA: 3.8/4.0

Aug 2012 - May 2014

Associates of Arts and Science - Humanities Specialization 

Danville Community College 

Summa Cum Laude. Major GPA: 3.9/4.0 

Skills

Skills

Extensive experience in completing numerous short and long term professional projects requiring complex analytical and critical thinking skills.

Trained and skilled in copy editing, document design, usability design, and technical and scientific writing.

Adept at working in individual or group based environments, specifically in leadership positions.

Target Positions/Industries

Writing and Editing: The Washington Post, The New York Times, Scientific American, and other news publications and magazines.