Name

Tara

About

Tara Ryder

--OBJECTIVE--

To get a Technical Writing internship that will use prior experience gained in Technical Communication courses.

--EDUCATION--

University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI. Bachelor of Science, Dec. 2011
Major: Technical Communications.
Current Major GPA: 4.0 / Overall GPA: 3.529

--RELEVANT COURSEWORK--

• Honors English

• Honors English Seminar

• Speech Communications

• Interviewing

• Speech Skills for Business and Industry

• Technical Communication and Consulting

• Advanced Rhetoric

• Intercultural Communication

• Informational Interviewing

--HONORS AND AWARDS--

University Honors Program, UW-Stout 11/07 - Current Member

Chancellor's Award, UW-Stout 2007-2008 (Semester I-II)

A Honor Role, Burnsville Sr. High School 09/06 - 06/07 Recipient

--WORK EXPERIENCE--

UW-Stout - Accounting, Menomonie, WI 01/09 - Current Student Business and Financial Worker

School District of Menomonie, Menomonie, WI 11/08 - Current
http://msd.k12.wi.us/ Assistant Danceteam Coach/Choreographer

Minnesota Valley Country Club, Bloomington, MN Summer 2008
http://www.mvccgolf.com Server

--SKILLS / STRENGTHS--

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Have frequently given presentations to large audiences. Strong computer skills and exposure to Microsoft Office Suite, (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Etc.,) Adobe Creative Suites, (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Etc.,) and internet. Natural leader and quick learner. Handles multitasking well. A personable team player.

--LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE--

• Leader, Cedarbrook Church Senior High Ministry, ‘08-09

• Business Manager, Burnsville Sr. High School Theatre Guild, ‘06 - 07

• Section Leader, Burnsville Sr. High School Bel Canto Choir, ‘06 – 07

• Assistant Coach, Nicollet Junior High A-line Dance Team, ‘05 – 07

• Council Member, Burnsville Sr. High School Youth Service Advisory Council, ‘05 - 06

• Student Leader, Burnsville Sr. High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes, ‘05 - 06

• Captain, Nicollet Junior High A-line Dance Team, ‘04 - 05

• Leader, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Children's/Junior High Ministry, ‘98-06

--References available upon request.--

Specialties

  • Technical Communication
  • Technical Writer
  • Tech. Comm.
  • Web Page
  • Journalism
  • Design
  • Speech
  • Public Speaking

Skills

  • Journalism
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Design
  • Writing