David Harrisville





Wayzata High School, Plymouth, MN

    Graduated 2005 in top 20 in class of 735

    AP Scholar with Distinction

Carleton College, Northfield, MN

    History, BA, magna cum laude and with departmental distinction

    Member, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.

    Deanís List, 2006. 

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison WI

    Entering History Graduate Program, Fall 2009, for modern European history. 


Relevant Work History


                                    Archival Assistant, Carleton College, Northfield, MN                                                  Summer, 2008

    Reviewed personnel files from 1900-1970 and used this information to update the collegeís archival records using database software.  Transcribed historic college documents from the late 19th century from pencil to electronic form.  Performed secretarial duties such as answering phones and aiding visitors with information regarding the collegeís history. 

Intern, Northfield Historical Society, Northfield, MN                                                Summer, 2006

    Studied the history of the city of Northfield from 1880-1920 using Historical Society and college archival materials such as newspaper articles, books and photographs.  Crafted a research paper documenting my findings for use in a future museum exhibit.

History Department Office Assistant, Carleton College, Northfield, MN          2005-present

    Secretarial duties including photocopying, printing, sorting mail, and answering phones.  Performed tasks for professors including obtaining books and doing research work. 

Computer use including web page maintenance, online research, typing, and database work.  Trained new office workers.

    Skills: Proficiency with office equipment such as photocopiers, scanners, typewriters, and computers.  Typing skills (80+ wpm). Proficiency with software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet. 




                                    French, 6 years, including High School and one term in college.

                                    German, 3 terms in college. 




    Member, American Historical Association and Minnesota Association of Museums

    2009 Minnesota Association of Museums Internship Scholarship recipient. 

    Have played piano for 15 years, including in numerous recitals and with the Carleton College Orchestra. 

    Other interests include ballroom dance, running, biking, and soccer.