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Susan Quigley
432-543-6543 Cell: 333-123-1234
susan.quigley@abcu.edu

35 White Street
New York, NY 10001

Education

Bachelor of Arts, ABC University, New York, NY, May 2013
Double Majors: English and Latin American Studies
Minor: Spanish
Overall GPA 3.875; Honors each semester
Study Abroad: Bogota, Colombia - January 2012

Related Experience

Library Assistant, Cervantes Library, ABC University
Sept. 2009 - present

  • Assist students with research best practices
  • Designed a presentation, published to University website, outlining how to most effectively use all of ABC University's library facilities in undertaking a basic research project
  • Perform general administrative duties to support professional staff
Founder and leader, Harry Potter Book Club, New York, NY
Jan. 2009 - present
  • Discuss the origins of one theme from the Harry Potter series with roots in classical mythology or parallels to modern history each week with middle school students
  • Supply external primary sources, teach students how to make connections between these documents and the work of fiction
  • Bring the conversation to modern day events and lessons applicable to students' everyday lives
  • Hold weekly readings by middle schoolers open to younger children for half an hour before each discussion

Intern, Calles y Sueños Cultural Space, Bogotá
Spring 2011

  • Helped design and implement programs in which community-based artists traveled to schools to work with children, teaching them about expression through art
  • Assisted in teaching complimentary English lessons to community members
English Tutor, Queens, NY
Jan. 2010 – May 2010
  • Assisted student in writing and proofreading essays, focusing on emphasis through rhetorical devices
Volunteer at Community Library, Queens, NY
Jan. 2010 – May 2010
  • Catalogued thousands of donated books, CDs, and DVDs
  • Started weekly book group for elementary students to learn basic Spanish words through listening to children's books read aloud and translated
Summer Counselor, NY Arts Camp
Summer 2006 – Summer 2009
  • Coordinated cultural outings for children aged 10-13 i.e. trips to the theater, musical concerts, and museums including backstage conversations with artists when possible
  • Helped students to plan, advertise, and hold their own artistic performances and exhibitions
Swim Team Assistant Coach, Brooklyn, NY
Summer 2008
  • Taught 6-8 year olds to swim the four major strokes
  • Designed drills to keep swimmers engaged and motivated for an hour every morning
Other Experience
  • Trombonist in All-state wind ensemble, section leader in jazz band
  • Arts & Culture Editor, PS 101 High School Paper High School

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