Kimberly Truitt


Scientist interested in career change to the Biotechnology industry. Currently enrolled in the Bioscience Technician Certificate of Completion program at Portland Community College and expect to complete the program in December 2009. Learning valuable industry skills such as cGMPs, GLPs, SOPs, and laboratory documentation. Previous scientific experience as a Staff / Project Geologist experienced in environmental sampling and remediation projects and technical writing and editing, as a Graduate Research Assistant that produced an Interpretive Thesis aimed at a technical and non-technical audience, an Interpretive Park Ranger, and as an Assistant Editor for a non-profit education related grant.

Work experience

Work experience
Sep 2009 - Present

Student in Bioscience Technology

Portland Community College
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009

Project Geologic Specialist

2004 - 2007

Interpretive Park Ranger

Mt. St. Helens NVM, Washington / Craters of the Moon NM and Preserve, Idaho
Sep 2003 - Dec 2005

Graduate Research Assistant/Teaching Assistant

Oregon State University - Geosciences Department
1996 - 2003

Assistant Editor/Program Assistant

SCI-LINK, North Carolina State University
Mar 2000 - May 2001

Staff Geologist

Armstrong Environmental, P.C.


Sep 2009 - Present


Portland Community College
2003 - 2006


Oregon State University

Thesis: Interpreting a Weird and Scenic Landscape to Park Visitors: Tectonic and Volcanic Processes of Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, Idaho

1993 - 1999


North Carolina State University