Part One: Classroom Experiences
Course One: ENL 262: Journalism 1
This course taught me the basics of Journalism, including opinion writing, feature writing, and investigative writing. I was able to interview a university faculty member and publish my work in the campus newspaper.
Course Two: ENL 257: Intro to Rhetoric
This course allowed me to examine the roots of rhetoric and effectively apply it to my writing. In doing so, I was also able to build my persuasion and concision skills.
Course Three: ENL 337: 20th cnt. American poetry
This course exposed me to the art of words within a poem along with the political, social, and spiritual power that it can possess. It also strengthened my skills on recognizing literary devices and apply them.
Course Four: ENL 367: Multimodal writing
This course expanded my knowledge in modes of production and presentation. It taught me how to edit a podcast audio, a video, and design my own website via WordPress.
Course Five: ENL 268: Creative Fiction Writing
This course exercised my discipline in writing a short novel. It challenged me to draw from my own experiences all the while practicing time management and meeting deadlines.
Part Two: Employment and Volunteer Experiences
Employment: The Ground Truth Project
Brighton, MA. (Sept 2019-December 2019)
I worked in the Editorial, HR, Outreach, and Fundraising department. I organized information with Google Sheets, collaborated through Slack, and adapted quickly to the changing pace of a non-profit organization. This skill will prove beneficial in any given field.
Employment: Northeast Security.
Boston, MA. (December 2018- Present)
I established a security presence at events, prioritized safety while conducting periodical rounds around the site, and responded to medical and emergency calls. My duties help strengthen my professional, timely, and quick-thinking skills.
Part Three: Adjectives that best describe me
- High stress tolerance
- Socio-emotional proficiency