3415 SW 39th Blvd.

Apt# 212

Gainesville, Fl. 32608

Phone: 352-375-6459

E-mail: Voltaire@igb.com

AMAR HARISH SHAH

OBJECTIVE:

I am seeking a challenging internship where I can utilize my writing, journalistic, business and communication skills.

EDUCATION:

 

Junior, University of Florida, 1998-Present

      Major: Online Media and Business Administration

      B.S. in Journalism and B.A. in Business Administration, University of Florida, expected May 2002

      High School Diploma with Honors, Dr. Phillips High School, 1998

EXPERIENCE:

Teen People Magazine; New York, New York June 1998 Present

Contributor

      Selected to first annual Teen People Newsteam along with 35 other young journalists across country

      Brainstormed story ideas, contributed editorial input, and wrote stories for publication in magazine and online editions

      Created idea and write monthly column for financial section, Easy Money.

 

Teen People Book Club; New York, New York January 2000-Present

TPBC Review Crew Member

      Write book reviews and feature articles for TPBC catalog and website

      Contribute opinions on upcoming books and authors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SKILLS:

 

 

REFERENCES:

American Express Financial Advisors; Orlando, Florida June 1999 August 1999

Intern

      Assisted in financial planning and worked in high sales computing analysis

      Attended workshops in key departments of investing, planning, and brokerage.

Daily Illini; Champaign, Illinois August 1998 May 1999

Writer

      Was only freshman columnist on staff during first semester

      Senior music writer for entertainment magazine Buzz

      Covered local music scene, wrote CD reviews, and interviewed bands

Orlando Sentinel; Orlando, Florida August 1997 September 1998

Rave Correspondent

      Worked as a free-lance writer for the weekly youth section of The Orlando Sentinel

          Attended monthly meetings and participated in brainstorming of topics to be covered

      Accepted assignments including feature stories, opinion column, book/CD reviews.

Windows 95/98, Microsoft Office, HTML, Adobe PageMaker, Quarkxpress

 

Available on request.

 

 

 

 

 

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