Wayzata High School, Plymouth, MN
∑ Graduated 2005 in top 20 in class of 735
∑ AP Scholar with Distinction
Carleton College, Northfield, MN
∑ History, BA, magna cum laude and with departmental distinction
∑ Member, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.
∑ Deanís List, 2006.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison WI
∑ Entering History Graduate Program, Fall 2009, for modern European history.
Relevant Work History
Archival Assistant, Carleton College, Northfield, MN Summer, 2008
∑ Reviewed personnel files from 1900-1970 and used this information to update the collegeís archival records using database software. Transcribed historic college documents from the late 19th century from pencil to electronic form. Performed secretarial duties such as answering phones and aiding visitors with information regarding the collegeís history.
Intern, Northfield Historical Society, Northfield, MN Summer, 2006
∑ Studied the history of the city of Northfield from 1880-1920 using Historical Society and college archival materials such as newspaper articles, books and photographs. Crafted a research paper documenting my findings for use in a future museum exhibit.
History Department Office Assistant, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 2005-present
∑ Secretarial duties including photocopying, printing, sorting mail, and answering phones. Performed tasks for professors including obtaining books and doing research work.
Computer use including web page maintenance, online research, typing, and database work. Trained new office workers.
∑ Skills: Proficiency with office equipment such as photocopiers, scanners, typewriters, and computers. Typing skills (80+ wpm). Proficiency with software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet.
French, 6 years, including High School and one term in college.
German, 3 terms in college.
∑ Member, American Historical Association and Minnesota Association of Museums
∑ 2009 Minnesota Association of Museums Internship Scholarship recipient.
∑ Have played piano for 15 years, including in numerous recitals and with the Carleton College Orchestra.
∑ Other interests include ballroom dance, running, biking, and soccer.