I get too many ESPN updates, have a reading list longer than my arms, and am constantly juggling new projects, new books, and new dreams. Goal-driven and multi-interested, I'm ready for the next big thing.
Graduate student at the University of Michigan, School of Information
Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray. - Rumi
ESPN Digital Archives
Livonia Youth Symphony Intern
January 2013 — May 2013
Continuing Allied Vaughn's Community Outreach project for the Livonia Youth Symphony. Digitized orchestral scores. Edited and converted images to increase access and insure preservation. Assisted in the development of the process manual. Developed organizational structure for physical and digital documents. Created a detailed master inventory of all works in the collection. Developed standardized naming system.
The Paley Center for Media
Library Services Volunteer
March 2013 — March 2013
Served as a volunteer with the University of Michigan School of Information's Alternative Spring Break Program. Assisted Director of Library and Research Services with day-to-day operations. Processed recent donations and created records in the organization's database. Assigned item numbers to objects and prepared them for shipment to storage facility. Assisted Registrar in cleaning QICs for digitization project.
WCBN, 88.3 FM
Selection Committee Member
September 2012 — December 2012
Served as a member of the Selection Committee for a digitization project in association with the Michigan chapter of the Society of American Archivists. Selected audio recordings from the radio's archive to develop and implement a preservation strategy around. Created metadata and helped to manage the project's course.
Imaging Office Systems
May 2010 — August 2012
Specialized in high-level, high-efficiency records management focused on digitization of documents. Efficiently scanned thousands of pages per day, adapted to changing software, developed a strong attention to detail and time management skills. Remained focused on individual work despite high-stress, busy office atmosphere.
Imaging Office Systems
May 2010 — August 2011
Fort Wayne Museum of Art
May 2011 — August 2011
Researched and installed summer exhibits, created and hung didactics, and collaborated with head Curator to develop new exhibits. Assisted Registrar with metadata entry. Developed ability to work efficiently with little to no supervision.
August 2009 — December 2009
Collaborated with Curator of Exhibits to develop an organizational strategy to archive materials from past exhibits. Implemented strategy and maintained records for the remainder of the fall.
Michigan Historical Museum
June 2009 — August 2009
Assisted with processing recent donations to the Museum, preparing many for storage, and the creation of metadata. Helped protect items and prepare the museum for installation of new sprinkler system.
University of Michigan - School of Information
Master of Science in Information, Archives and Records Management
Bachelor of Arts, Art History
May 22, 2011