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Summary

A recent grad of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Obtained a BS in Physics with a concentration in Electronics. While there, worked as a research assistant to two professors and gained valuable experience with lab equipment and procedure.

Objective

Seeking a position in Physics, Engineering, Electronics, Alternative Energy, or Oceanography.

Work experience

Jun 2007May 2011

Customer Service

Staples

Responsible for providing customer service, ensuring customer satisfaction, keeping a clean workspace, and

ensuring accurate inventory counts consistent with company policies.

Jun 2010Sep 2010

Research Assistant

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Worked as a research assistant for Dr. Thomas Bensky, studying sunlight penetration through seawater. Responsibilities included collecting and plotting data and data analysis.

Sep 2009Dec 2009

Grader

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Graded student papers (student assignments) for Dr. David Hafemeister's class “Nuclear Proliferation in a

Post-9/11 World.” Required attention to detail and timeliness.

Jun 2009Sep 2009

Research Assistant

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Worked as a research assistant for Dr. Elizabeth Griffith, studying surface currents to provide an accurate map of the ocean around Port San Luis Obispo. Responsibilities included collecting and plotting data using MATLAB, construction of GPS drifters, and launching GPS drifters.  

Sep 2008Dec 2008

Grader

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Graded student papers (student assignments) for Dr. David Hafemeister's class “Nuclear Proliferation in a

Post-9/11 World.” Required attention to detail and timeliness.

Skills

SCUBA
NAUI Open Water Certified
MS Office/OpenOffice Suite
Very experienced with both the MS and OpenOffice suites, primarily Word/Writer and Excel/Calc.
Lab Equipment and Procedure
Hands-on experience with equipment commonly found in physics and electronics labs, such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, spectrometers, lasers, and others.
MATLAB
Used MATLAB for calculations and data analysis in a number of technical settings throughout college.

Education

Certifications

Apr 2011Present

SCUBA Open Water

NAUI