Jacqui Young
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Location: New York, NY, United States
School: Hamilton College
Field of Study: English and Economics

Jacqui Young

Education

L.A. Review of Books and USC Publishing Workshop, Los Angeles, California Summer, 2017
Engaged in seminars and workshops focused on publishing and digital media. Gained insight into traditional and innovative publishing platforms. Learned from a broad selection of experts including editors, agents, authors, and digital innovators.

Hamilton College, Clinton, New York Class of 2017
Bachelor of Arts, Economics and English double major. Cumulative GPA: 3.48/4.0

Danish Institute for Study Abroad, Copenhagen, Denmark Spring, 2016

Arcadia Abroad Program with University College London, London, England Fall, 2013
One of thirty-six students selected for a Hamilton College first semester abroad program.

Greens Farms Academy, Westport, Connecticut Class of 2013

Work Experience

Acquisitions Intern, Columbia University Press, New York, New York Summer, 2016
Researched potential peer reviewers and blurb writers for science, history, and economics manuscripts. Prepared editorial memos to brief the editorial board and provided recommendations on proposals. Prepared manuscripts for publication. Reviewed economics manuscripts.

Copy Editor, The Roasted Beat Newspaper, Avalon, New Jersey Summer, 2016
Engaged in all aspects of copy editing at the local newspaper including proofreading and style review to ensure consistency throughout the publication. Participated in meetings with editorial staff to discuss content. Gained perspective on newspaper publication.

Risk Management Intern, Transatlantic Reinsurance Company, New York, New York Summer, 2015
Participated in company-wide Risk Management meetings. Interviewed senior management about the risks facing their respective departments. Edited numerous presentations. Researched possible retrocession buyers.

Manager, Bonnie’s Toppings, Avalon, New Jersey Summer, 2013-2014
Responsibilities included all aspects of running the yogurt shop including the training of staff, sales, ensuring customer satisfaction, and shop maintenance. Promoted after several years of prior ice cream shop experience.

Extracurricular Involvement

Copy Editor for Routes Magazine, Hamilton College Sept. 2015 to May 2017
Worked with travel writers to create engaging content. Coordinated with editorial staff to review and edit submissions for publication.

Club Basketball, Hamilton College Sept. 2015 to April 2017
Participated in weekly practices during the fall and winter. Played in monthly games. Fostered a collaborative environment.

Advertising Sales Coordinator for The Continental Magazine, Hamilton College Sept. 2014 to Dec. 2015
Created a plan of action for improved sales. Connected and collaborated with businesses in the surrounding community to construct cohesive advertisement blocks. Contacted prior clients to reengage and expand previous commitments for future issues of the magazine. Worked with new businesses to ascertain increased revenue for the magazine.

Skills

PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Social Media, Writing, Photography

publishing, publicity, editorial