Ohio Educational Library Media Association Conference 2012
University of Michigan Museum of Art
Mobile Content Coordinator
Ann Arbor, MI
Research and input content for the Drupal-based mobile (IPad and smartphone) application to supplement educational tours and self-guided visitors. Establish and curate subject, thematic, and object oriented resources to support exploratory learning at the museum.
September 2012- March 2013
Develop and implement an after school program that facilitates student engagement with various digital hardwares to encourage creative learning and problem solving. Students engage with anything from squishy circuits to arduinos to learn skills such as programming, circuitry, game design, and more. Check out this great introductory video to the program and the Michigan Makers website with current, up to date information and blog updates.
National Archives and Records Administration
May 2012- August 2012
St. Louis, MO
Processed PEP (Persons of Exceptional Prominence) Records. Arrangement and maintenance of records in order to meet proper care and organization requirements for digitization and research use. Performed rehousing and maintenance of records. Conduct record selection and transfer from military record holdings to archival department. Scan and Reformat records for digital access and distribution. Provide any necessary paper preservation for record maintenance and timely processing.
Chicago History Museum
June 2008- June 2009
Worked closely with costume collection pieces to perform essential tasks in preparation for the Chic Chicago exhibit. Formulated condition reports, prepped mannequins for display, and produced mounts for storage of items. Conducted research on specific items for both exhibition and research inquiries. Provided guided tours of the exhibit to social and education visitor groups during the entire duration of the exhibit.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
June 2009-June 2010
Worked directly with material culture and specimens in order to complete paleontology and ornithology collection inventory. Interpreted and entered data into working inventory database. Rehoused and reorganized photograph archive collections for proper storage and preservation. Studied specimens for precise and detailed identification.
My full resume can be accessed here.