Rachel Neild

Rachel Neild

Interest

My interests include: swimming, movies, reading, writing, cooking, and music (trumpet player), singer.

I love whales and continue to support rescue efforts working for a Marine conservation company.

I love dogs and almost any animal.

Summary

I earned my Bachelor of Science in Marine and Freshwater Biology from the University of New Hampshire. I am currently working towards my Masters in Environmental Management and Policy with a concentration in Environmental Information Science at the University of Denver and plan to have my thesis on Dam repair and removal done in August 2009 (distance learning).

My interests lie in sustainable and renewable resources that will benefit humans and the environment. I am a diligent worker with excellent written and verbal communication skills. I have also taught in a variety of settings from university and military levels to swim coaching and elementary, so I can adapt well to new situations. I enjoyed all experiences and would love a chance to pursue a career within my field of interest.

As you will notice in my resume I have extensive experience that is relevant to this position.

Over the past 4 years, I have taught and wrote reports for individuals and groups in a variety of settings. My experience includes:

Work History

Work History
May 2008 - Present

Marine Conservation Assistant

Blue Ocean Society

- Data analyst on marine mammals and pelagic debris using GIS- Assist and teach on marine conservation education via school programs and beach cleanups

Jun 2008 - Present

Swim Coach

Portsmouth Swim Team

Coach age group swimmers, ages 8 to 18-Coach age group swimmers during swim competitions

Sep 2007 - Jan 2008

Marine Mammal Observer

Geocet Inc

- Support detailed mitigation regulations for marine species- Data entry/analyst on seismic mitigation vessels

Dec 2003 - Sep 2007

Missile Officer

USAF

- Trained and wrote comprehensive reports on 250 students/staff - Operate, secure, maintain, and support 50 Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) - Maintained $1.1 billion in nuclear weapon system assets- Controlled over 13,000 pages of classified training documents with 100% accountability

Education

Education
Mar 2007 - Present

Masters of Applied Science

University of Denver
Sep 1999 - Dec 2003

BS

University of New Hampshire

Freshman Biology Lab assistant for 2 years.

Skills

Skills

Swim Coach Certification

Age group swim coach: ages 6 to 18. Teach all four competative strokes. Train for competition meets. Coach competition meets.

Computer proficiency

Computer Skills: Windows OS (Vista/XP), MS Office, Arc GIS/Map

CPR and First aid qualified

Certifications

Certifications
Oct 2008 - Oct 2009

CPR and First aid qualified

Red Cross
Oct 2008 - Oct 2009

Swim Coach Certification

United States Swimming

Top Secret/SCI

USAF