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LAUREN GAYNOR

E-Mail: laurpopps93@gmail.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauren-gaynor-81826aa7


EDUCATION


Bachelor of Arts, Professional Writing and English
Communities and Cultures Specialization
Michigan State University Honors College 2016

EXPERIENCE

Copyeditor
Routledge Publishing
o Edited and formatted essays according to Chicago Style Format.
o Checked the validity of references and footnotes in essays.
o Compiled essays, references and images into one large manuscript.

January 2015-Present

Editorial Intern
May 2015-August 2015
In These Times Magazine, Chicago, IL

o Fact checked the validity of information and statements in featured articles.
o Edited and changed content within InDesign files for the spread of the magazine.
o Wrote original pieces about the progressive movement and various other subjects.

Writer and Copyeditor
January 2015-May 2015
ing Magazine, East Lansing, MI
o Developmentally and copyedited pieces that would be put into the final issue.
o Interviewed subjects and wrote original pieces surrounding arts and culture.
o Wrote a grant proposal for the funding of the magazine and received the grant.

RESEARCH

Editorial Assistant
September 2015-Present
The Art of Infertility, East Lansing, MI
o Transcribed interviews from individuals who have struggled with infertility.
o Utilized information from interviews and wrote original stories for the project.
o Posted each story to WordPress and shared on various social media platforms.
Research Assistant
Digital Humanities and Literary Cognition Lab, Michigan State University
o Analyzed and compiled data within literary essays.
o Researched other articles that assisted in helping to write content.
o Created graphs, documents and spreadsheets to organize data.

August 2014-August 2015

OTHER

Service Center Representative and Student Supervisor


August 2013-Present
Residence Education and Housing Services, East Lansing, MI
o Supervised staff of over thirty, ensured that procedures ran smoothly.
o Conducted administrative work concerning time sheets and employee issues.
Waitress/Phone Receptionist/Hostess
Vito & Nicks II Pizzeria, Tinley Park, IL
o Waitressed tables, took orders over the phone and prepped food.
o Trained future employees on restaurant function and proper etiquette.

June 2010-May 2014