Justine Szafran Resume
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Location: Northfield, MN, USA
School: Carleton College
Major: Studio Art and Political Science

Justine Szafran Resume

Work Experience
Studio Art Department Educational Associate, Carleton College, Northfield MN Fall 2019 – Spring 2020
▪ Work as a teaching assistant and student mentor in drawing, printmaking, and ceramics classes
▪ Install works in the college gallery
▪ Market art show events to campus and community members
▪ Assist department in administrative work and curriculum advising Textile Design Intern, Kravet Inc, New York, NY – Summer 2019
▪ Worked in three studios across Manhattan on interior textile design product development projects
▪ Collaborated on merchandising process at all stages of collection progress Textile Design Intern, Lisa Miller Design Inc., Santa Monica, CA – Summer, 2018
▪ Worked in design studio on custom wallpaper, furnishing fabrics, window treatments, and rugs
▪ Created unique art for custom interior design textile projects
Interior Design Intern, Michael Smith Inc, Los Angeles, CA – Summer, 2018
▪ Managed communication with clients, organization of current and future project files, and product research and selection for a senior interior designer at the firm
▪ Assisted with marketing and project development initiatives via social media and project file advancement Printmaking Fellow, Carleton College, Prof. Fred Hagstrom, August – September 2018
▪ Screen-printed and hand-bound 30 large format art books as part of a Pacific Works Fellowship
▪ Acquired by museums, universities and private collectors
Rock Climbing Instructor, Carleton College Recreation Center, Northfield, MN 2017 – 2019
▪ Taught classes of 15-20 students for their physical education requirement, 2018 – 2019
▪ Oversaw participants for safety, taught climbing skills, 2017 – 2019
▪ Organized campus events as part of the outdoor community, 2017 – 2019
Book Cover Illustrator, Julie Zhou, Generics, Gold Line Press, 2018
▪ Asked to create cover artwork for winner of 2017 fiction chapbook contest
▪ Worked with author and graphic designer to discuss concept, presented multiple options for different
creative directions and arrived on a drawing I created
Senior Sailing Instructor, Media Director Geneva Lake Sailing School, Geneva Lake, WI
▪ Lead Instructor for youngest age group, directed activities of 4 Instructors – Summer 2017
▪ Photographed regattas and camp lessons for website and social media content – Summer 2015
▪ Instructed ages 6-15 in how to sail, sailing theory, and how to rig and de-rig sailboats

Overnight Counselor, Sailing and Windsurfing Instructor, Red Pine Camp for Girls, Minocqua, WI
Sailing department co-head Summer 2016, Sailing instructor Summer 2014, Leadership Program, Summer 2013
▪ Provided full-time care for campers ages 7-13, Instructed sailing and windsurfing
▪ Organized and led teambuilding and problem-solving activities
Art & Design Experience
Off Campus Study, Studio Art in the South Pacific, Carleton College, Winter 2019 Various locations in the Cook Islands, New Zealand, and Australia
▪ Studied environmental sustainability, indigenous social justice, figurative drawing, and watercolor
▪ Produced intaglio prints in a printmaking residency program at the Australian Print Workshop
▪ Produced sketchbooks of drawing and watercolor work from my time in remote areas
Off Campus Study, Digital Photography and New Media, Carleton College, Winter 2017 Rabat, Morocco; Lisbon, Portugal; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; and Berlin, Germany
▪ Studied digital photography, photojournalism, and art book layout and design
▪ Extensive use of Adobe Lightroom; Designed and created art book as final project
▪ Only student to have photos selected for publication; Zester Magazine food journalism piece Designer, The Lens Independent Student Magazine, Carleton College, Fall 2015 – Spring 2018
▪ Designed magazine spreads for submitted stories and poems using Adobe InDesign
Editor in Chief, Calliope Literature and Art Magazine, New Trier High School, Fall 2012 – Spring 2015
▪ Managed campus advertisement, publication, and sale of the magazine; Created final magazine spread Leadership Experience
Co-Founder and Group Leader, Creating Space in Politics and Political Science, Fall 2018 – Spring 2019
▪ Co-created a group for empowering female students in the field of political science
▪ Lead weekly discussion-based meetings with members, mentored younger students
▪ Worked with Carleton Democrats to arrange for female guest speakers including U.S. Senator Amy
Klobuchar (D-MN) and U.S. Representative Angie Craig (D-MN) prior to her closely contested election
victory against incumbent opponent
Tour Guide, Carleton College Office of Admissions, Spring 2017 – Fall 2018
▪ Lead weekly tours for prospective students and families Executive Board, Carleton Culinary Club, Winter 2016 – Spring 2019
▪ Organized events for college community, teaching and developing cooking skills Carleton Association of Nature and Outdoor Enthusiasts (CANOE), Fall 2015 – Spring 2019
▪ General board member, attended meetings and went on various outdoor adventures in Minnesota
▪ Fostered community among students interested in nature, camping, and sustainability Executive Board, Rush University Medical Center Jr. Auxiliary Board, Fall 2014 – Spring 2015
▪ Spring Philanthropy Chair: Developed and executed fundraising event
▪ Organized participation of 20 local businesses
▪ Lead groups of 10 underclassmen in weekend volunteer work at Rush Hospital, Pediatric Ward
Teaching Assistant, Outdoor Education, New Trier High School, Fall 2014 – Spring 2015 Writing Tutor, New Trier High School Writing Center, Fall 2013 – Spring 2014
▪ Recommended by faculty for this highly selective program
▪ Tutored students of all abilities in improving their writing skills, edited and revised their work Student Mentor, Bridge Builder Program, New Trier High School, Fall 2013 – Spring 2014
▪ Competitive interview and selection process
▪ Mentored sophomores in their transition from freshman campus to the main campus Skills
Computer: Python3, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Microsoft Office Suite Language: Proficient in German

Drawing, printmaking, textile design, teaching, mentoring