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Aug 2008Present

Animal Science

Michigan State University
  • Pre-Veterinary science courses GPA 3.87
  • Emphasis on production animals
Jul 2009Present

Certified Veterinary Assistant

Penn Foster University
  • Online courses to obtain a Certified Veterinary Assistant degree to further my knowledge in the animal field in preparation for a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program.

Work experience

Aug 2008Present

Research Assistant

Michigan State University
  • Research with Dairy Cattle regarding hormone injections and conception rates
  • Collect data in forms of blood samples, temperatures, heart girth, and ultrasounds
  • Assist in minor surgeries
May 2008Aug 2008

Special Projects Manager

Western Land Services
  • Summer intern of oil and gas industry to get overview of company
  • Run title, least processing, mapping
  • Manager of new project making sure lease packets had required content and coordinating mass lease signing


Student Observer

Kern Road Veterinary Clinic,Fowlerville, MI

Summer 2010

  • Job shadow equine veterinarian in daily routine and farm calls
  • Assist in surgeries, x-rays, and diagnostic tests

Student Observer

Red Cedar Animal Hospital, Okemos, MI

Summer 2010

  • Observed small animal veteriantian in daily routine of diagnostic procedure and treatment
  • Assisted in surgeries including tumor removal, spay, neuter, and amputations
  • Performed basic procedures including fecal samples, animal restraint, and obtaining vital signs

Peer Team Leader

St. Simon Youth Ministry


  • Plan and execute Sunday youth ministry teachings and activities for up too 150 kids
  • Plan special events, concerts, and trips
  • Plan and lead Wednesday morning Bible studies

Study Abroad, Ireland

Summer 2008

  • Global awareness class


Highly motivated candidate seeking admission into the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program with intent to explore research opportunities. Strengths include:

  • Posses strong commitment to team environment dynamics with ability to contribute expertise when appropriate and collaborate as a flexible, reliable team member
  • Strong and organized student able to balance many activities and classes at once
  • Able to think critically and analytically to make confident, well-founded decisions


Girl Scout Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards

  • Highest achievement in Girl Scouting; develops and explores leadership skills, career interests and personal values while incorporating community service.

National Catholic Youth Conference Youth Ambassador

  • Chosen to represent the Grand Rapids diocese in activities such as leading prayers, introducing speakers and interacting with youth from throughout the nation.

Michigan State University Dean’s List

  • Obtaining a GPA of at least 3.5 for the semester (fall 2008-Summer 2010)