Professional Experience

Iowa Women’s Archives, University of Iowa (Iowa City, Iowa) Fall 2017-Spring 2018
C. Pauline Spencer Fellow

  • Assist with general processing, research and classroom visits, and reference questions
  • Helping curate six-on-six women’s basketball materials for Smithsonian Institution’s Hometown Teams exhibit
  • Reprocessing University of Iowa Women’s Department of Physical Education collection

Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.) Summer 2017
Junior Fellows Program. Bibliography of Baseball Music Project

  • Curated primary source collection of baseball-related items in the Music Division
  • Identified over 2,000 published and unpublished baseball-related music titles
  • Created bibliographic data sets for institutional and researcher use
  • Collaborated with cataloging division to catalog newly-found material
  • Collaborated with Copyright Division and off-site storage sites to identify uncatalogued titles
  • Wrote content for online blog platforms
  • Collaborated with interpretive programs staff to design and lead educational programming
  • Participated in working group planning major Library-wide baseball exhibit

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (Cooperstown, New York) Summer 2016
Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Youth Leadership Development., Library Research Intern

  • Assisting patrons with in-person, phone, and email research requests
  • Managing research materials and archival collections
  • Creating digital research resources
  • Writing content for online platform
  • Writing and editing
  • Using primary and secondary research materials
  • Document conservation
  • Fact-checking

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, Fall 2015-Spring 2017
Executive Board Member

City of Salem Department of Parks and Recreation (Salem, Missouri)
Interim Department Head (Summer 2015), Aquatics Coordinator (Summer 2014). Salem, Missouri.

  • Coordinated staff scheduling and training
  • Developed and trained staff on emergency plan protocols
  • Coordinated aquatic program enrollments and scheduling
  • Taught American Red Cross Lifeguarding and First Aid courses
  • Coordinated youth sport league concession operation and staffing

Vanderbilt Hustler (Nashville, Tennessee) Spring 2014
Staff Sports Writer, Men’s Baseball

  • Worked with sports writing staff and editorial team
  • In-game updates and statistical analysis through Twitter platform
  • Game recaps for online news platform (vanderbilthustler.com)
  • Post game interviews
  • Player profiles and season preview for print edition

Nashville Symphony Orchestra (Nashville, Tennessee)
Intern in Education (Summer 2011), Development (Fall 2013)

  • Wrote, edited, and compiled grant materials
  • Worked in Tessitura database management
  • Created donor profiles and aggregate donor event attendance statistics
  • Assisted with major fundraising events (Nashville Symphony Ball, Nashville Symphony Fashion Show) and small-scale patron appreciation events
  • Developed education concert curriculum and resource guides with fellow interns and staff
  • Worked with staff in developing new and fostering existing community partnerships
  • Developed protocols and materials for training education volunteers
  • Work required high levels of oral and written verbal proficiency, well-rounded understanding of education principles, and effective cooperative creative problem-solving