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Alex O. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 9, 2014

Alex O.

Editor and Proofreader
   United States
  |   Northport, AL

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

I am a graduate student at the University of Alabama, where I am studying for an M.A. in American Studies.

I have multiple years of experience with writing and editing. I have held two internships with university presses, and have tutored English, history, and writing for over seven years.

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Service Description

Graduate student available to help with editing and proofreading. Over seven years of experience with editing, proofreading, and tutoring writing.

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Employment

Smith College
Writing Tutor
2011 - 2014
Assisted Smith College undergraduates with organization, structure, and grammar in their academic and personal papers. Worked one-on-one with up to 50 students per semester. Attained Level One...
Princeton University Press
Editorial Intern
2013 - 2013
Sent complimentary copies of upcoming works to authors and reviewers. Contacted individuals and organizations about securing rights to artwork and other images. Assisted Editorial Associates with...
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Editorial Intern
2013 - 2013
Editorial Intern at the University of Massachusetts Press. Proofread upcoming publications using Chicago Manual of Style notations. Assisted Publicity staff with online and administrative tasks.
Afterschool Alliance
Research and Policy Intern
2012 - 2012
Researched state-wide implementations of federal education policies. Wrote blog posts for the organization's website. Attended Congressional briefings and hearings. Assisted with daily tasks for...
Sitar Arts Center
Creative Writing Teacher
2012 - 2012
Designed and taught a class about writing poetry for middle school students.
Smithsonian Institution
Research Intern
2012 - 2012
Interned in the Department of Space History at the National Air and Space Museum. Assisted a senior curator with research for an upcoming book, copyedited and proofread scholarly publications, and...
Project Coach
Mentor
2011 - 2012
Mentored and tutored at-risk middle and high school students, and assisted them with preparations for college applications.

Education

Smith College
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
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University of Alabama
Master of Arts (M.A.)
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Editing
copyediting
proofreading
writing
publishing.
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