Melanie Bauer

  • New Haven, CT

Work History

Work History
2014 - Present

Education Coordinator

INFORMAL SCIENCE EDUCATION
Education Coordinator for the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History Summer Camp Program in New Haven, CT Wrote week-long curriculums on such topics as paleontology, anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, and geology. Trained a group of 30 counselors and volunteers on program procedures and lesson plans. Served as an operations manager and first aid director— conducting daily staff meetings, ensuring activity supplies wereavailable, keeping camp running on schedule, attending to injured children, and helping deliver lessons.
2014 - Present

Assistant

New Haven Science Fair
Assistant for the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce in New Haven, CT Responsible for planning science fair, managing fair judges, assigning project awards, and summarizing program evaluation data.
2014 - Present

Evaluator

University
Evaluator for Responsible for writing event-specific reports on pre and post survey data, as well as taking stock of evaluation plan and evaluating educational impact of programs for upcoming site visit from grant organization.
2010 - 2013

Facilitator

Washington University in St. Louis
Neuroscience Outreach Facilitator at Each year recruited, trained, and scheduled a team of approximately 50 volunteers to conduct science outreach activities. Worked in collaboration with staff at the Saint Louis Science Center and local schools to organize events. Created a website and hard copy advertising material to broadcast information about outreach programs to public audiences.
2010 - 2013

Teacher

University
Teaching Lectured in introductory and advanced courses at universities on neuroscience, speech and language, and research methods.
2010 - 2013

Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis
Graduate Student in Cognitive Psychology at Conducted scientific studies— programmed experiments, ran participants, managed research assistants, and reported results. Programming experience with E-Prime, SuperLab, MATLAB, SPSS, MPLUS, R, SAS, HTML, andJavaScript. Authored research articles and delivered research presentations at departmental meetings and scientific conferences. Completed interdisciplinary coursework in psychology, neuroscience, and biomedical engineering..
2010 - Feb 2012

Assistant Director

University
Assistant Director andCamp Counselor at in Odessa, FL Managed and scheduled activities for all volunteers, staff, and children at this summer camp. nd th Wrote curriculum and conducted outdoor education programs for children in grade. Maintained the budget for the camp store, which involved recording sales and ordering inventory as needed. RESEARCH & PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS
2005 - 2008

Administrator

Science Camp Teacher
andOffice Administrator at Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa, FL Taught informal science education programs for PreK-12 students and coordinated activities with other teachers. Maintained a supplies budget to fill weekly order requests from all camp teachers, and managed the supply room. Scheduled all off-site and visiting activities for teachers at this summer camp. OTHER LEADERSHIP & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Education

Education
2012

M.A., Psychology

Washington University in St. Louis
2010

B.A., Psychology

New College of Florida