Our English majors explore with their professors the broad and evolving sweep of English and American literature, honing their critical thinking skills as they go.

Model Student Resume


Name
E-mail
City, State, Zip Code
Phone Number

EDUCATION
St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI, anticipated graduation May 2007
-Junior pursuing B.A. degree in English secondary education certification in
English/language arts; GPA: 4.0

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Sigma Tau Delta (National English Honor Society) Study Abroad Scholarship, 2006
  • Best Essay on the Common Reader
  • Sigma Tau Delta National Convention 2005, Kansas City, Mo.
  • St. Norbert College “Nubbie” Award for Leadership and Service, Spring 2004 and 2005
  • National Italian American Foundation “Gift of Discovery Tour” scholarship, June 2004
  • Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship for future teachers, spring 2003
  • St. Norbert Trustee Scholarship for Academic Achievement, spring 2003
  • Membership in National Residence Hall Honorary, spring 2004
  • Recognizes top 1 percent of leaders on college campuses
  • State Champion Trophy for Special Occasion Speaking and Original Oratory
  • Wisconsin Forensics Coaches’ Association Tournament 2000-2002
PRESENTATIONS AND CONFERENCES 
  • Yearbook is My Life: An Editors’ Roundtable, National Scholastic Press Association/Journalism Educators of America Fall 2005 National Convention, Chicago, Ill.
  • Jamaica Kincaid’s "Lucy" and the Journey Towards a Genderist Self
  • Sigma Tau Delta National Convention 2005, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Part of a panel presentation on Caribbean women’s fiction
WORK EXPERIENCE
 
Intern, Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, St. Norbert College, De Pere, Wis. (present) 
  • Assist English Department in sorting, filing, reviewing, and selecting of literary works for publication in The Sigma Tau Delta Review
Resident assistant, St. Norbert College (Aug. 2004-present)
  • Create educational programs for college-age residents
  • Coordinate service events
  • Uphold and enforce college policy, maintain safety in residence halls
Counselor/instructor, Herff Jones Chicagoland Yearbook Experience (Summer 2004 and 2005)
  • Assisted Herff Jones Yearbook representatives with set-up and organization of a five-day summer camp for high school yearbook students
  • Served campers as counselor and resident assistant
  • Taught classes in yearbook design and editorial leadership
Substitute Teacher’s Assistant, Sheboygan Area School District (Dec. 2003-present)
  • Substituted for an elementary school librarian
  • Assisted students with locating and borrowing books
Page, St. Norbert College Library, De Pere, Wis. (Aug. 2003-May 2004)
  • Assisted students with locating and borrowing library materials
  • Worked with computer, printer, copier, microfilm and internet databases
  • Organized and maintained bookshelves
LEADERSHIP/ SERVICE/ ORGANIZATIONAL INVOLVEMENT 

Survivorship chair, SNC Colleges Against Cancer (Oct. 2004-present) 
  • Collaborate with other Colleges Against Cancer members and local American Cancer Society office to create cancer awareness and prevention programs across campus.
Executive assistant, National Residence Hall Honorary (Aug. 2004-present)
  • Responsible for recording minutes at weekly meetings.
  • Communicate with campus leadership to inform community about group events.
Catechist, Generations of Faith, Old St. Joseph's Parish, De Pere, Wis. (Sept. 2003-present)
  • Collaborated with other college students to create and present monthly catechism lessons to middle school students.
President Hall Council, 3M Residence Hall, St. Norbert College (Jan.-May 2004)
  • Organized monthly activities for residents, such as a patio party and ice cream social.
  • Worked with other council members to produce the most successful hall council organization on campus.