Meghan Flannery Objective Statement

Meghan Flannery
537 S. Madison Ave, LaGrange, IL 60525 | (708) 590-9827 | [email protected]
Objective Statement
Offering listening and research skills, productive collaborative abilities, and experience studying and analyzing people’s behaviors
and decisions
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology and English 4.0/4.0 GPA
Expected May 2017
Related Experience
Writing Tutor, Norman H. Ott Memorial Writing Center, Milwaukee, WI
January 2015 - Present
* Collaborate with writing clients to create work that fully verbalizes and realizes their ideas and communicates them in a cohesive way
* Create a unique, personable environment to accommodate each writing client allowing open conversation
* Identify quickly major trends in the project to identify what issues need to addressed and the approaches can be used
* Listen to writing clients and translate the client’s wants and worries into attainable goals
* Observe and evaluate body language and nonverbal cues as feedback to determine how to proceed in a writing session
* Propose different, creative strategies that provide writing clients with more freedom and opportunity
* Work comfortably with writing clients of multiple ages, work disciplines, and cultural and ethnic backgrounds
* Critique creatively all types of mediums, such as writing, video, power point, graphics, presentations, etc.
* Complete a 4-credit course, semester long internship, and personal reflections following each session and mentor interns
* Use expertly many types of software, such as SPSS, iMovie, XMind, ConceptDraw, Doodle, Wix, etc.
Course Embedded Tutor (Writing Fellow), Norman H. Ott Memorial Writing Center, Milwaukee, WI
Sales Representative/Receptionist, SERVPRO of Oak Park, Melrose Park, IL
January 2016 - Present
Work with a professor to develop a semester long research project
Lead a set group of students through a research project and track each student’s progress
Act as a liaison between professor and students
Schedule meetings and consultations with the professor, students, other tutors, and librarians throughout the semester
Collect, comment on, and edit research drafts prior to conferencing with individual students
Formulate a session plan for each student to best address their personal needs after commenting on their draft
Initiate thorough and significant revisions with students focused on specific areas
Communicate common trends in drafts to professors following conferences and discuss ways for future improvement
October 2012 - May 2013
Recommended merchandise to customers based on their needs and preferences
Responded to customer questions and requests in a prompt manner
Maintained knowledge of fire and water restoration to understand office and customer needs
Built relationships with customers to increase likelihood of repeat business
Used company software, changed website design, and prepared reports proficiently
Initiated and created programs to improve efficiency of office and complete cleaning, stocking, and organizing tasks
Additional Experience
Nanny, Private Family, LaGrange, IL
May 2009 - Present
* Exhibit appropriate authority when dealing with the demands of seven children, aged infant to 13
* Demonstrate high tolerance for stress, inflexibility, chaos, and indignation
* Establish and maintain open communication with parents and children and follow through on plans and commands in difficult situations
Activities and Leadership
* Big Brothers Big Sisters- Member of the E-Board
* Social Chair for Norman H. Ott Writing Center
* Member of Writing Society
* Member of Colleges Against Cancer
* Member of Campus Ministry
* Ambassador for Marquette’s English Department
Alpha Sigma Nu (National Jesuit Honors Society), The Phi Beta Kappa Society (Nation’s Oldest Academic Honor Society), Sigma Tau Delta
(National English Honors Society), Psi Chi (National Honors Society), Dean’s List Fall (2013-Present), Voted Most Outspoken