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Tutor profile: Courtney C.

Courtney C.
MFA Candidate studying Creative Writing who is eager to help!
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About Courtney

About Courtney
Hello! My name is Courtney, and I'm currently an MFA student at the University of California, Riverside studying Creative Nonfiction writing. I recently graduated from University of Michigan, where I studied Creative Writing & English Literature, as well as Art & Design. Uniquely experienced in both technical, business, and creative writing, I am the perfect person to help you achieve your English goals!

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
Over the years, I've assisted many friends and family members with help in their English classes, as well as writing academic and creative papers. I currently teach a Creative Nonfiction workshop at the University of California, Riverside, and have taught Introduction to Creative Writing in the past!
University of California - Riverside
Creative Studies: Writing and Literature
Master's Degree
2018 - 2020
University of Michigan
Creative Studies: Writing and Literature
Bachelor's Degree
2014 - 2018

Work Experience

Work Experience
University of California, Riverside, Teaching Assistant
2019 - 2020
Designed syllabus for and independently taught an Introduction to Creative Nonfiction Workshop of 17 students. Workshopped student writing, discussed technical and creative essays, and taught craft techniques. Worked under professor guidance as a Teacher's Assistant to an Introduction to Creative Writing course spanning poetry, nonfiction, and short fiction.
University of California, Riverside, Student Grader
2019 - 2019
* Edited, proofread, graded, and provided feedback on student work
Make It Better Magazine, Editorial Intern
2018 - 2018
* Wrote blog posts and editorial articles on various topics * Developed proposals for the magazine
TerraVesco, Social Media Manager
2018 - 2018
* Photographed client assets and edited photos taken by sales force on the road * Captioned social media posts to promote product benefits and engage users * Scheduled social media calendar to encourage follower interaction
Dart Container, Consumer Marketing Intern
2017 - 2017
* Developed unique voice and look for Solobration.com and Solo Cup social media channels * Created editorial calendar and wrote content promoting entertaining with Solo cups * Sourced recipes, made drinks, appetizers and meals, and took food photography highlighting Solo cups
Full Fathom Five, Editorial & Social Media Intern
2016 - 2016
* Ideated and created social media posts for upcoming YA book titles * Developed proposals and marketing communications for new media properties * Tested and evaluated manuscripts, apps, and games aimed at a Gen Y audience
Directive Consulting, Copywriter
2016 - 2016
* Researched and wrote blog posts, business summaries, and marketing articles for a variety of clients * Incorporated SEO keywords to enhance online visibility * Adapted voice and style to maintain brand integrity of each business
HerCampus Media, Love Feature Writer & Pop Culture Blogger
2015 - 2016
* Pitched articles, interviewed subject experts, and wrote feature length pieces * Created thoughtful and entertaining blog posts in response to current pop culture trends

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