Chronological Re sume
John S. Hughes
124 Catherine Street
32 Lexington Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14850
Roanoke, VA 23901
To obtain a position applying research and writing skills in publishing.
Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences, Ithaca, NY
Bachelor of Arts in History, May 2012
Cumulative G.P.A: 3.46 Major G.P.A.: 3.65
Dean’s List for 2 years • Cornell Tradition Fellow • Marine Corps League Scholarship • John G. Lynch
Foundation Scholarship • Delaware Scholastic Press 1st Place Award for Satire • Named Outstanding
Senior Athlete by Cornell Daily Sun
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Associate Professor Eric Tagliacozzo, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Searched for and evaluated items pertinent to professor’s work using microfiche, databases, Internet research,
and other library resources. Proofread and corrected galleys of book, The Indonesian Reader: History, Culture,
Researcher and Writer
Pennsylvania Resources Council, Media, PA
Compiled comprehensive guide to recycled products for consumers and small businesses. Composed
questionnaires sent to over 500 companies nationwide for product verification; designed database for storing
information. Wrote and formatted final form of guide. Edited articles for PRC newsletter. Researched legislation
on environmental issues; attended and reported on EPA conferences.
The Triple Helix, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Proofread and edited articles. Formatted magazine, named one of top two college journals in country.
August 2010-May 2012
Community Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Supervised 96 students in residence hall. Served as primary resource on campus policy and information.
Counseled students having difficulty adjusting to college experience. Programmed social activities and
information sessions for overall complex of more than 500 students.
Adult Probation and Parole Services, Delaware County Courthouse, Media, PA
Supervised cases for over 50 clients by explaining rules of probation, maintaining monthly contacts, collecting
court fees, and attending court proceedings. Implemented more orderly system for recording client contacts.
Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, and SAS statistics package.
UNIX operating system.
Proficiency in Russian. Experienced peer counselor.
Cornell University Men’s Basketball, Captain: Provided leadership to team for two seasons.
Cornell University Glee Club, Vice-President: Planned, coordinated, and supervised all Glee Club social
activities, including events with alumni and other campus groups. Organized Club participation in campus
intramural sports. Increased campus exposure of Club through informal performances and distribution of
DeWitt Middle School: Tutored sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students in reading, writing, mathematics, and
history. Focused on developing good writing and analytic skills.
Cornell Career Services