Krystiana Emilia Kosobucki
Indianapolis, IN

The University of Chicago
Master of Arts in the Humanities (Concentration: English)
June 2016

Indiana University – Purdue University – Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Bachelor of the Arts in Philosophy, English (Concentration: Creative Writing)
May 2015
Summa cum laude

University of Oxford
Study Abroad, Spring 2013
Coursework in literature and philosophy
Term GPA: 3.83/4.00

Work Experience

Freelance Writing and Editing: 2015-Present
-Compose fundraising letters and communication for local nonprofits
-Edit, proofread, and offer feedback on written material
-Communicate with clients before, during, and after projects

Private Family Childcare: 2015-2016
-Care for four children ages 7-13 two days a week, and communicate with parents
-Assist children with homework, supervise play and outings, and resolve conflict
-Cook meals and conduct light housekeeping while in the home

IUPUI Liberal Arts Office of Career Development, Peer Career Coach: 2013–2015
-Assist students in composing resumes, cover letters, and other professional documents
-Help students explore career options, connect with employers, and find internships
-Maintain office presence, answer questions, and communicate with students and staff
-Present at campus events and in classes to inform students of office services

Indiana University Health, Research Intern: 2014
-Conduct research related to book and article publication for a faculty member
-Research and draft book proposal documents on philanthropy, philosophy and biography
-Participate in individual meetings with faculty mentor

Institute of American Thought at IUPUI, Office Assistant: 2012
-Compared copies of historical manuscripts in order to consolidate and maintain quality
-Updated a written inventory of documents by comparing collection to previous inventory

IUPUI Office of Student Involvement, Orientation Student Leader: 2012
-Presented information about campus opportunities to groups of 50-200 students
-Answered questions and provided information to students and families at resource fairs

Campus and Community Leadership

KIDS Inc., Volunteer Mentor and Writer: 2012-Present
-Mentor inner-city youth through individual meetings, small groups, and large events
-Lead and counsel team of students during annual summer camp experience
-Write promotional materials and communicate with donors and volunteers

IUPUI Honors College, Peer Mentor, Mentor Leader: 2012-2015        
-Support 2-3 freshman students during their first semester of college
-Lead discussion at monthly mentor meetings and serve as faculty liaison for six mentors
-Facilitate events to promote program, generate participation, and enable networking

Honors Arts and Culture Society, Founding Director: 2013-2014
-Cooperated with faculty advisor and led meetings to engender student support
-Researched and planned monthly outings to events and museums around Indianapolis
-Facilitated elections to hand organization off to student body after first year

Awards and Achievements

University of Chicago Humanities Fellowship: 2015
Plater International Scholarship: 2011-2015
Publication in Genesis: IUPUI’s Arts and Literary Magazine: 2014
IUPUI Top Ten Outstanding Female Student: 2014
International Experience Scholarship: 2013
Christian Kloesel Educational Travel Scholarship2013


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