Melissa Gately


University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA (May 2014)

Bachelor of Arts

Major: Journalism and Communication

Relevant Courses: Intro Interpersonal Communication and Culture, Multimedia Journalism, Intro to Media and Culture, Statistics, Microeconomics, Newswriting and Reporting Journalism, Intro Digital Photojournalism

Computer Skills: MS Office- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Flickr, Video and Editing Clips

Campus Involvement

University of Massachusetts Masters Swimming

University of Massachusetts Amherst Adoption Mentoring Partnership

  • A mentor to an adopted child from the local community. Big Brother, Big Sister Association.

University of Massachusetts Club Swimming

University of Massachusetts Triathlon

  • Will be competing in three Massachusetts triathlons this 2012 summer.

University of Massachusetts Ski and Snowboard Club


Work Experience   


                  Head Lifeguard at Melrose DCR Pool (Summer 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)

  • Taught Swim Lessons and ensured the safety of patrons by enforcing facility regulations, monitoring activity, and rendering emergency care for a patron suffering from an incident. Frequently filled out accident reports.

Volunteer Involvement


            Habitat for Humanity (Spring 2008)

  • Built Houses in New Mexico for week with a Melrose High School Students



  • Used mainly for my Journalism Classes.

Relevant Equipment


                                    MacBook Pro Laptop, Digital Voice Recorder, Cannon Rebel T3, Car


One Response to “Resume”

  1. stevejfox Says:

    Melissa — Posting your resume is a good idea, but I would do it on a separate page with a link to “resume.” The ‘About Me” page is a condensed, narrative version of your resume.


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