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Work experience

Apr 2014Present

Oceanographic Technician

University of Delaware

- Operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair all shipʼs shared-use electronic oceanographic instrumentation and acquisition systems.

- Operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair mechanical sampling devices.

- Act as on site team leader for the ship's computers, including networked and stand alone MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, and Linux based systems.

- Instruct scientific users of the ship, including University of Delaware faculty and scientists from other institutions, in safe operating procedures and proper oceanographic techniques both on deck and in the labs.

- Assist scientists with  analyzing data collected aboard the ship

May 2014Oct 2014

Naturalist/Kayak Guide

Cape Henlopen State Park

- Worked with park the summers of 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014

- Leading private and public educational programs pertaining to history and ecology of the park

- Training of new hires and interns

- Solicited feedback from participants

Oct 2013Apr 2014

Adult and Family Education Assistant Coordinator

Chincoteague Bay Field Station

- Organizing and coordinating environmental education programs including cycling, kayaking, birding, and photography

- Leading environmental and recreational trips with participants of all levels including k-12 and adults

-Identifying promotional opportunities to increase attendance and revenue

- Web design and editing

Sep 2012Jul 2013

Science Instructor

Driftwood Education Center

-Teaching day and evening classes in beach, marsh and ocean ecology in a residential education setting

- Curriculum development

- Implemented operational efficiencies

Feb 2012Jun 2012

Environmental Educator

Don Lee Center

- Teaching environmental education programs to school age children and teenagers

- Hands on care for animals and maintenance of environment/housing

Jun 2009Aug 2009

Wolf Educator

International Wolf Center

-Presenting wolf programs to the public in an auditorium setting

-Provided constructive feedback of programming

Education

Jan 2007Jan 2011

Bachelors of Science- Ecology with an emphasis in Wildlife Biology

St. Cloud State University
Jul 2009Dec 2009

Studied zoology abroad in South Africa.

Nelson Mandel Metropolitan University

Skills

Community Outreach
Research
Biology
Sustainability
Conservation Issues
Data Analysis
Field Work
Environmental Science
Science
Environmental Awareness
Environmental Education
Ecology

Certifications

Oct 2014Present

Training Course

Sea-Bird Electronics
Training covered use of: Profiling Instruments, Thermosalinographs, Seabird Software and Moored Instruments