Shelby Workman

Freelance Proofreader & Editor

Location:Chicago, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
Benedictine University, Lisle, IL May 2013
Bachelor of Arts
• Major: English/Literature
• Additional study: Mandarin Chinese
• Honorary Dean’s List all 4 years of attendance of Benedictine University

CSG Government Solutions, Chicago, IL July 2013-Present
Technical Writer
• Compose/maintain documents under our practices areas: Health and Human Services, Unemployment Insurance, and Project Assurance Services
• Edit documents from practice Directors and government consultants
Benedictine University, Lisle, IL May 2013 - Present
Summer Research Editor
• Edit articles and posts to be published by a summer research team for Benedictine’s Business Department

Women’s Workout & Wellness, Downers Grove, IL December 2012 - February 2013
Assistant Club Manager
• Retained club members, scheduled team members, budgeted on a monthly basis, prospected, conducted fitness assessments and recommended programs
• Certified in yoga and Pilates instruction

Life Time Fitness, Warrenville, IL March 2009 - September 2012
Assistant Department Head, Swim Lesson Instructor, CPR Certifier
• Sold and instructed swim lessons, conducted monthly in-services, scheduled lifeguards, scheduled lessons, maintained the pool, budgeted, conducted CPR certification classes, retained members
• Redesigned and marketed the “U Swim” swim lesson program
• Hosted a number of pool events to attract members and entrees into our programs

• Published poetry for Benedictine University’s creative magazine, Voices
• Participated in Best Buddies with Benedictine University
• Wrote an article about a major non-profit organization in China, which was published in the school newspaper, The Candor
• Sports Editor of Glenbard North High School’s newspaper, The North Current
• Programming board member for Benedictine University
• Traveled to China with a global studies and journalism team for Benedictine University
• One of 5 students who participated in the pioneer Mandarin Chinese program at Benedictine University
• Member of the KIVA Club; helped provide microloans for impoverished individuals in 3rd world countries to startup businesses
• Volunteer at PADS, a DuPage County overnight shelter and food line for impoverished individuals
• American Red Cross CPR Certified- Lifeguard and Swim Lesson Instructor
• Learning Mandarin Chinese
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