Emily Noel Trask

Emily Noel Trask

Emily Noel Trask

133 Endicott St., 3R ∙ Boston, MA 02113 ∙ (617) 742-4717 ∙ C (508) 272-8141

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Cognos, Inc. Burlington, MA

Recruiting Project Manager (Contract) (August 2005-Present)

  • Screen resumes and candidates to identify appropriate roles with in the Cognos
  • Conduct research on specific industry verticals and regions to support development of hiring strategy;
  • Research and interview potential candidates for various consulting roles within Cognos;
  • Write and edit various internal and external recruiting practice documents and handbooks for Cognos;
  • Coordinateand execute national hiring events; and
  • Act as liaison between hiring managers and candidates, managing them through the hiring process.

Boston Public SchoolsBoston, MA

Substitute Teacher(March-June 2005)

  • Worked with at-risk students in Dorchester, grades K-6.

Eduventures, Inc.Boston, MA

Analyst and Senior Editor (October 2001–January 2004)

  • Managed editorial agenda and production processes for various publications and quarterly and annual strategic research reports;
  • Conducted research and wrote about various technology and policy issues facing pre-K-12, postsecondary, and corporate education firms and institutions;
  • Helped to shape company’s research agenda to reflect and meet the changing needs of Eduventures’ clients and educators;
  • Worked with a broad array of firms within the industry, including content, technology, and service providers to identify strategic opportunities and realize key market trends;
  • Managed associates within the research department;
  • Worked on a wide range of advisory projects for clients across all education markets. Projects have included analyzing growth opportunities and understanding rapidly shifting trends within the K-12, postsecondary, and corporate markets;
  • Spoke at education industry conferences on the convergence of education and technology; and,
  • Developed orientation training program for new hires.

Editor (February 2001–October 2001)

  • Contributed to the development of research agenda;
  • Managed editorial schedule, working with analysts to ensure timely publication;
  • Managed external submissions from high level industry executives;
  • Assisted on numerous analyst research projects;
  • Managed Assistant Editor and interns.

Assistant Editor (August 2000–February 2001)

  • Managed daily newswire;
  • Assisted Senior Editor in managing and editing various company publications and reports; and
  • Wrote limited number of research articles;
  • Assisted with management of editorial schedule and analyst submissions; and
  • Managed database of key Eduventures’ key clients and contacts.

Journal of Bone & Joint SurgeryNeedham, MA

EditorialAssistant (February 2000–August 2000)

  • Processed and prepared manuscripts for inclusion within the journal; and,
  • Managed client relationships for physicians who had submitted research.

Act I/SceneI, Brockton Community Schools Brockton, MA

Theater Arts Teacher (Summers 1999-2005)

  • Taught theater technique to children ages 10-16;
  • Work with team of teachers to create an original musical theater production for students to perform at the end of the summer.

BrocktonPublic Schools, Brockton, MA

Long-term Substitute Teacher (1999-2000)

  • Taught English and Social Science for at-risk freshman; and
  • Developed lessons and materials, with minimal assistance or guidance, geared towards the specific learning needs of students with 3rd-4th grade reading levels.

The Enterprise Brockton, MA

Correspondent (Summer 1998)

  • Contributed articles on local government activities and events to regional news section

on a daily basis under tight deadlines.

The Massachusetts Daily CollegianAmherst, MA

Fine Arts Editor (1997–1999)

  • Wrote and edited previews, reviews, and editorials for this daily newspaper;
  • Managed editorial calendar and correspondents; and,
  • Produced page layout.

Jabberwocky, UMass literary magazineAmherst, MA


  • Managed submission and inclusion process for the journal;
  • Edited poetry and other short fiction for inclusion in journal; and,
  • Managed production of the journal.


HarvardUniversityCambridge, MA

AM,English and AmericanLiterature (Expected completion date: June 2006)

University of MassachusettsAmherst, MA

Bachelors of Arts Major: English and Minors: History & Women’s Studies (May 1999)

Graduated: Magna Cum Laude

Honors Thesis: The Moral Diffusion of George Eliot's Narration


BrocktonHigh School Restructuring Committee, JumpStart, Tutoring at BostonRenaissanceCharterSchool, “A Concert for Dan” Memorial Concert and Scholarship Fundraiser; and BrocktonHigh School Drama Club


Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi, Winner, 5th Annual Undergraduate Conference on Research and Scholarly Activities, 1999

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