Emily M. Peterson
Bachelor of Arts, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN, Dec. 2011
Major: English with a Writing Emphasis Minor: Music GPA: 3.62
? Senior Seminar Project: centered on intertexuality in books, how to cleverly execute it, and what it does for society today
? Gustavus Wind Orchestra Tour, Eastern Europe, Jan. 2010
? Writers in London: London's Writers (J-term study abroad trip), Jan. 2012
? FileMaker Pro., Microsoft Excel, Word & Powerpoint; Mac and PC systems
Department Assistant, Gustavus English, Modern Languages, Scandinavian Studies, 2008 – Dec. 2011 2006 – 2011
? Selected by faculty to assist 3 departments promote events, administrative support, entrusted with confidential information, processed budgets.
? Tracked incoming money for Scandinavian Studies Annual January Breakfast
? Built candidate search database for English, Spanish, and Scandinavian professors in 2010 & 2011: used FileMaker Pro to organize hundreds of paper candidate files.
? With team created candidate search databases in 2008 & 2009.
? Train new staff: mailing system, computer systems, email and phone.
? With professors and students created a more efficient website for English: collaborated with technology services and demonstrated that focus on details makes a user-friendly site.
Teacher’s Assistant, T.L.C. Daycare, Bloomington, MN, 2006 – Present
? With teachers create a healthy learning environment for children ages 1-3.
? Encouraged children to embrace creativity, expand desire for knowledge.
INTERESTS AND OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
? Published in the Gustavus Firethorne, literary journal
? Writing: currently work on novel for adolescents
? Gustavus Wind and Symphony Orchestras: Symphony Orchestra Section Leader
? Sigma Tau Delta, English Society (2010-present)
? Selected by high school faculty as 1 of 3 student speakers for graduating class of over 400