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Apr 2011Dec 2011

Research Assistant

Vaughn Research Services
  • Focused on monitoring, documenting, and maintaining study plots for agrochemical application (included GLP and efficacy field trials)
  • Developed strong research and data analysis skills by using specialized equipment and research software
  • Led team members in monitoring exercises, and routine maintenance
Apr 2010Apr 2011

Customer Care Professional

American Express Canada
  • Developed strong interpersonal skills by interacting one-on-one with clients
  • Provided detailed information, and solved complex problems, all while maintaining customer satisfaction
  • Achieved additional tasks such as providing help to low-performing co-workers, and leading team discussions and meetings
May 2009Sep 2009

Wildlife Warden/Research Assistant

Canadian Wildlife Services
  • Responsible for monitoring seabird species, and invasive species in the Gulf of Maine
  • Strengthened research, and report creation qualities by categorizing data from monitoring sessions, and inputting it into research programs
  • Worked closely with highly-skilled research professionals, including Environment Canada scientists, and faculty from the University of New Brunswick


Sep 2006Apr 2010

Bachelor's of Bio-Resource Management: Honours Program

University of Guelph
  • Excelled in topics such as Environmental Monitoring, Soil Science, Land Utilization and Resource Planning Techniques
  • Completed a Natural Resource Management Field Camp, focusing on a major project related to degradation issues with the escarpment in Kimberley, Ontario
  • Strengthened report creation skills by completing numerous papers, labs, and professional reports


Adept at bringing new concepts and ideas to any the environmental field, demonstrating theory leadership and enabling cross-functional collaboration.  Highly-accomplished presentation skills.


Colin MacKinnon

  • Relayed detailed reports and information to Colin while in the field 
  • Accomplished new monitoring and research techniques under Colin's supervision

Darren Robinson

  • Completed biological studies under the tutelage of Dr.Robinson
  • Developed a comprehensive ornithological report under Dr.Robinson advisory  

Victoria Garrett

  • Collaborated work efforts to complete complex tasks
  • Assisted in areas such as report creation, and data retrieval and management


Talented, young environmental professional and volunteer with deep knowledge of ecological stewardship. Over six years experience blending environmental science, creativity, and technology to forge a concrete understanding of natural resource management, and conservation issues.


I am in pursuit of a full-time position in the resource management, environmental or conservation fields. I am primarily looking for an entry-level, permanent position, but would also accept a temporary contract as well.


Apr 2011Apr 2011

Standard First Aid and CPR

St.John's Ambulance
May 2009May 2009

Wilderness First Aid and CPR

Red Cross of Canada