Work Experience

Marshal Fields

06/01/2005 - 08/01/2005

Associate in Home Department

Assistant Costume Designer At SC4

08/01/2005 - 07/01/2008

Sewed and altered costumes needed for shows for St. Clair County Community College
Maintained inventory of clothing for each show including permanent storage after each show.

Bisco’s Truck Stop- Emmett, Mi

06/01/2008 - 08/31/2008


Page for the University of Michigan Ruthven Natural History Museum

10/01/2009 - 05/21/2010

Created, removed, and edited entries in the Libraries OPAC
Retrieve and reshelf books from multiple divisions around the Museum Library, Checked books in and out of the MARC system in the Libraries OPAC
Train new employees

Library Assistant- University of Michigan Map Library

04/01/2010 - 04/30/2011

• Aided patron with:
o Finding, printing, and scanning maps, shelving books, as well as teaching patrons how to use resources.
• Original and Copy Cataloging of maps
o Completed a collection of 30+ Newsmaps needing full integration in our system.
• Assessed collection for items needing conservation treatments
o carried out in house treatments as needed
o gave recommendation for those that could not be done in house
o Created running list of items that needed treatment organized by priority level
• Created and maintained blog and advertising for events, created Posters and Fliers with Images from collection.
• Created finding aides as needed.

Historical Detective- Enlighten

11/01/2010 - 04/30/2011

Researched public domain images, uploaded to whatwasthere.com with corresponding metadata
Uploaded 80+ images with corresponding location and metadata

Partner and Preservation Specialist- Priceless Photo Preservation


Carries out preservation treatments:
Clean , restore and (re)house items according to archival standards both digitally and physically.
Works with social media for the company as well as the blog (pricelessphotopreservation.wordpress.com) and the website (pricelessphotopreservation.com) .

Medical Records Technician- Health Information Management Service

10/01/2011 - 05/31/2012

• Maintain complex records for the Kellogg Eye Center for Appointments, Surgeries, and Digitization.

Projects and Internships

Consultant for Shapiro and Hatcher Library - Ann Arbor, Mi

08/24/2009 - 12/31/2009

-Contextual inquiry, Process mapping, data collecting through interviews, presenting result, -Course requirement

Intern- Paley Center for Media

03/01/2010 - 03/31/2010

Assisted in Digital Processing, updating their database, as well as research for future access endeavors.

Assisant- University of Michigan Conservation and Preservation Lab

09/01/2010 - 08/31/2011

Carried out preservation treatments:
Clean, repair, restore and (re)house items according to archival standards.
Finished Products:
Two atlases repaired, Two readied for digitization, Created Mylar enclosures for 30+ Oversized Newsmaps.

Consultant- Hands On Museum

01/01/2011 - 04/30/2011

• Survey creation, Data collection through interviewing, , Presentation of results.

Archive intern- Smithsonian Museum of American History

03/01/2011 - 03/31/2011

Re-housed Glass Plate negatives, created sink mats for safe storage of broken negatives .
Assisted in creating finding aide for collection.
Assisted in arranging the collection