Madeline Short

Boston, MA


Simmons University, Boston, MA – B.A. History May 2022
Honors: Dean’s List [All Semesters]; Honors Program; Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society

E-Board Roles: Simmons University Dance Company Choreographer and Costume Manager [Fall 2020-present]


Intern – Remedial Herstory Project, NH-Based Nonprofit June-August 2021

Built six US History PowerPoints focused on women’s history, reading at a grade 8-12 level.

Communicated with nonprofit owner, teachers, and historians about presentations and supplemental materials.

Volunteer – New Boston Historical Society, New Boston, NH July 2020-April 2021

Conduct independent research using source material and compile key points into digital form.

Publish guest column in New Boston Beacon (April 2021) presenting findings to the New Boston community.

Public History Research Fellow January 2020-May 2020

Facilitated research with team of 12 undergraduate researchers regarding Boston’s West End and Eva Whiting White.

Wrote a blog post for the City of Boston website using archival materials.

Curated a digital exhibit host programming based on archival sources in partnership with the West End Museum.


Simmons University, Boston, MA

Campus Ambassador September 2019-present

Host campus tours for prospective students and families showcasing student life and academics in person and over Zoom. Tour groups are about 16 visitors.

Facilitate panels and tours during Open Houses and Accepted Students Days, managing tours of over 20 people.

Participate in Hiring Committee to review applications and interview five new additions to the Ambassador team.

Admissions Fellow December 2021-present

Give information sessions about Simmons University and application information to groups of up to 16 people.

Assist in interviewing prospective students one-on-one; processing interview information for application file.

Orientation Captain Summer 2020

Created orientation groups, matching 25 current students to groups of incoming first years.

Created and hosted virtual programming and panels at live sessions to encourage student interaction.

Collaborated with students and administrators to address questions and give feedback in a timely manner.

Orientation Leader Summer 2019, Summer 2021

Facilitated interactions with 15-20 on various topics, including course enrollment and student life.

Promoted interaction among groups of new students during small group discussions, icebreakers, and activities.

Technology — proficient in Google Suite, Microsoft Office Products, Tableau data visualization software, Slate Events technology. Familiar with Python programming language.

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