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Julia Pattison-Gordon

julepattisongordon.wordpress.com jbpgmd@gmail.com 781-507-1994 Education: Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA | Expected May 2013 Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing, 3.93 QPA Minor in Hispanic Studies Humanities Scholars Program Deans List High Honors Study Abroad in Argentina, classes in Spanish at IES program and Universidad de Museo Social Argentina Experience: Satire writing, leadership for readme, Carnegie Mellons satire newspaper | 2011- present Write/create multiple articles and Photoshop images weekly, compile issues in InDesign, and general editing of articles. Co-leader, co-editor, and Activities Board representative. Manage administrative tasks, plan and run events, advertise, and engage Facebook members. Created and co-manage website www.readmecmu.wordpress.com, Course Instructor for Creating Satire, Carnegie Mellon | present Contributing Writer/Intern, PoliticsPA | May 2012-August 2012 Wrote articles on breaking news Researching news Political Research Assistant at 3-Street, Lincoln, MA | May 2012-Aug 2012, Jul-Aug-2010 Research politicians through news, social media, video, and record sources in order for company to offer strategy advice and analysis to presidential, senatorial, and local campaigns. Freelance Writer for Sprout Fund | February 2012 Wrote 200 word informational profiles of projects in the Pittsburgh area Travel Blog www.whyyesindeed.blogspot.com | Aug 2011- Jan 2012 Copywriter for Wacky Planet of Arber Company, Inc.| May-Aug 2011 Wrote web content promoting sites products Raised sites rankings and product rankings on Google Used Yahoo! store editor and Copyscape.com Editorial advice for the novel Spin the Plate by Donna Anastasi | May 2011 Provided editing and advice to improve grammar and transition in selected sections Other Publications: North Central Review, short story Jason or the Argonauts | Spring 2012 Dossier Art and Literary Magazine, 1st place for poem My Witness is Dead | Fall 2011 issue Carnegie Mellon Study Abroad Newsletter, article and photos | November 2011 Oakland Review, Little gravestones on the cliff, and The Good Aunt | Spring 2012, Vol. 37 Design/Software Skills: Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Wordpress, and iMovie Honors/Awards: Andrew Carnegie Society Scholar| 2012 Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honors Society member| 2012-present Brona Stein Buerger Fellowship| 2011 IES Abroad John Gearen Endowed Scholarship| 2011

Selected for Odyssey Program| 2011 Volunteering and Activities WWOF; Mendoza province, Argentina | Nov-Dec 2011 Manos Abiertas; Buenos Aires province, Argentina | Aug 2011 Nov 201 Language Partners Program, Buenos Aires Argentina | 2011 1000 + Volunteer at Pittsburgh Action Against Rape | 2011 Co-wrote and acted in a play with a team of 5 for 24 Hour Playfest, Carnegie Mellon | 2011