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A hard working BA undergraduate photography student with a good work ethic, who is enthusiastic, friendly and learns quickly with very good organisational skills. Now looking for a challenging internship.

Education

2012-Present      Coventry University: BA (Hons) Photography

Skills developed through study: Developing analytical skills, working in a team, working to deadlines and problem solving.

2010-2012           Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College

                            A level grades A-D: Photography, Psychology and Religious Studies

AS level: Philosophy

English Key Skills and IT Functional skills

2005-2010          Judgemeadow Community College GCSE

                           11 GCSEs A*-C including (Mathematics, English Language)

Professional Experience

April 2014-Present  Event Volunteer at UHCW Chairty

  • Assisting with the planning of fundraising events for the charity
  • General admin work

November 2013-Present   DLHE Collection and Inputting Staff

  • Phoning Coventry University graduates to ask them to help fill out a survey about what they have gone on to do since graduating. 

October 2013-March 2014  Student Progression Ambassador for Coventry University

  • Teaching five 13 to 14 year old boys about options after GCSEs.
  • Planning lesson each week.

March 2013-Present   Student Ambassador for Coventry University’s Recruitment and Admission’s Office

  • Working at open days: giving campus tours, answering any queries.
  • Telephoning prospective students about open days or asking their opinions on the university
  • Answering the phones at clearing week and when members of staff are away.

March 2013–Present    Service Rep For the Estates Office at Coventry University

  • Attending monthly meetings, liaising with staff and students about issues with the estates of the university.
  • Finding solutions to the issues and reporting back what was said at the meetings

Oct 2012-May 2013       Halls Rep and Student Councillor

  • Communicating student’s issues about the university to staff at meetings and finding solutions to the issues that I raise and other’s raise.
  • Communicating was said at the meetings back to students.

Oct 2012-Present         Course Rep at Coventry University

  • Communicating student’s issues about their course to staff at meetings and finding solutions to the problems relaying solutions back. 

General Experience

March 2014-Present    Vice Chairperson and volunteer at Leicester People’s Photographic Gallery

  • Manning the gallery and answering any enquires of people who come in
  • Creating a rota for the volunteers.
  • Attending regular meetings about the gallery’s upkeep and how to progress it.

March 2014-Present    Senior Photographer at East Midlands Music

  • Photographing gigs around the East Midlands

January 2014-March 2014    Volunteer Photography Assistant Teacher

  • Working in a primary school assisting the teacher.
  • Planning tasks for the lessons.

 April 2013–March 2014   Volunteer Photographer – Music in Leicester

  • Taking photos of gigs around Leicester

Dec 2012-Present      Shot Seller at Quivers

  • Selling the shots to customers.
  • Stock taking and accounting for the money.

 Oct 2012-May 2013    Volunteer Photographer at Lanchester Gallery Projects

  • Taking photographs of events the gallery puts on.

July-Sept 2012           Photographer and Sales Person at Picture Pal

  • Taking photos of customers, printing them and selling the photos.
  • Training others onto the job
  • Counting stock. Banking and accounting for the money made.

Sept 2011–May 2012    Note Taker at Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College

  • Taking class notes for a girl with a disability
  • Helping her with any queries. 

July-Nov 2011              Voluntary Shop Assistant in a home for the elderly and   disable for WRVS

  • Stocking shelves, stock counts, working on the tills and opening and closing the shop.
  • Talking to customers and helping them with their shopping.

 Technical Skills

  • IT literate able to working on both Mac OS X and Windows to write essays, edit photos, make presentation and research for information.
  • Adobe certified in Photoshop CS6 on Apple. With experience in Dreamweaver, InDesign and Premeiere Pro.
  • Regularly uses Microsoft Office both in and outside of university.
  • Clean drivers license.

Interests

  • Enjoys going to art galleries, to see different ways people were creative.
  • Planning and creating self initiated projects in photography and video.
  • Enjoys watching documentaries particularly fly-on-the-wall documentaries.

SWOT:

I am now starting to think about life after university and my graduation. Right no I feel like I have a sold set of skills, I would like to get my grades up though!

 

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