Elisabeth Justesen

Freelance Travel Writer & Writer

Location:Northampton, Massachusetts, United States
2 Skills
Elisabeth Justesen


University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA September 2011-Present

Pursuing a B.A. in Journalism and Natural Resources Conservation. Relevant coursework includes: Green Building Technology, Fish and Water Conservation, Environmental Design

Keene State College, Keene, NH September 2010-May 2011

Coursework in: Ecology, Biology, English, and Journalism.

Fairfield Ludlowe High School, Fairfield, CT September 2005-June 2009

Honor Roll all 4 years; completed AP Environmental Science, English and Studio Art.

Work Experience

S&S Dugout, Southport, CT September 2005- August 2009
Server and barista. Worked large parties, regular breakfasts, dinners, and lunches
Still currently working there over breaks and occasional weekends

Ganim’s Nursery, Bridgeport, CT March 2008-August 2009
Greenhouse grower and crop specialist; planted and harvested plants for seasonal demands, assisted customers in growing techniques and information on plant and fertilizer types.


Strong research skills; Computer proficient; Critical thinker; Attention to detail; Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint proficiency; Strong writing and grammatical skills; Ability to work in group atmosphere.

Hobbies & Interests
Contributing author in Phanart by Pete Mason. Published 2009.
Active member in the UMASS Outings Club, Friends of UMASS Permaculture, and the UMASS Chapter of the Wildlife Society.
Traveling (Europe, Asia, South America, and Africa).
Painting, drawing and photography.
Skills (2) Rating
Travel Writing