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Carmen-Jeanette Stepek

Undergraduate Studying Applied Physics

Recent Experience

Aug 2017Present

Sales Associate & Visual Assistant

West Elm

Customer Service

Cashier Duties

Restock Sales Floor

Check Inventory

Create Furniture Orders

Visual Merchandiser

June 2017June 2017

Backstage Assistant

Huichica Music Festival at Gundlach Bundschu Winery | 510-499-4158

Prepping Snack Bar and Wine Bar for performers

Maintenance of Backstage Bungalow

Sound System design

Prep stages for performance 

Greet & assist performers and crew members

Jan 2017June 2017

Afterschool Teacher

Independent Contractor for After-school Enrichment Solutions

Introduce Elementary School students to Spanish vocabulary and grammar

Weekly classes with 10-15 students; Attendance mandatory

Preparing an agenda for class each week

Communicating with the school and AES Program

Incorporate personal teaching style into class

Oct 2016June 2017

Teaching Assistant for Physics & Astronomy Dept.

Sonoma State University w/ Carl Wes Farriss

Assist proctoring and grading homework in Astronomy 100 & Physics 210A 

Attend exam dates to help professor procter exam

Watch for cheating and plagairism

August 2016Nov 2016

Doggy Daycare Attendant

Almost Home Doggy Daycare | 707-823-4663

Watch over Small, Medium, and Large dog enclosures

Harness all dogs with correct size harness or safe-play collar

Make sure all dogs are calm and comfortable with each other 

Fill water bowls and lunch-time feedings

Clean-up, laundry duties, and maintenance of enclosures

Opening & Closing Duties (depending on shift)/ Prep dogs for overnight stays

Sep 2015June 2017

Student Assistant

Sonoma State University w/ Dr. Scott Severson | 707-664-2376

Set up Equipment (computers, telescopes, snack table, etc)

Assist Public Viewing Nights and Astronomy Labs 

Answer Questions from the Public and SSU Students

Participate in Astronomical Research 

Maintenance of Equipment & Clean-Up

Jan 2016June 2016

Director's Assistant

STAR Kids Productions

Organize information and paperwork from auditions, financial matters, and more

Record auditions and practices/Burn recorded plays and material for musicals onto CDs and DVDs

Participate in readings, improv, and games

Jan 2016May 2016

Teaching Assistant for Physics 209B

Sonoma State University w/ Dr. So-Young Han | 707-664-3242

Assist in conducting lower-division laboratory course

Provide aid and guidance to students in use of lab equipment

Editing and improving written material and apparatus used in labs

Creating posts for Dr .Han's sustainability blog

Sep 2013Nov 2013

Naturalist Leader and Teacher

Sonoma State University's Naturalist Program at the Fairfield

6 weeks of Naturalist training on Sonoma Mountain

Leading day-long hikes with students grades 3rd-5th

Teaching students about the environment at the Preserve 

Teaching nature and hiking safety


Fall 2017Spring 2018

Santa Monica College

Spring 2013Spring 2017

Sonoma State University

Treasurer of Math Club