Samantha Thompson

Samantha Thompson

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Objective

My goal is to find a prestigious place of employment that will allow me, not only, to utilize my current skills, but also help me in gaining new skills.  I am looking for a challenging career that will help me grow professionally and allow me to earn a good reputation amongst my peers.  Research is now my current aspiration and I know that fieldwork is something I would love to experience throughout my life.

Skills

Skills

Casting and Molding

Microsoft Office

Excavation

Cash Management

Lab Techniques

Spanish

Customer Service

Work History

Work History
May 2013 - Present

Ecology and Environment Gallery Intern

St. Louis Science Center

  • responsible for educating the public about paleontological methods, dinosaurs, and our changing Earth
  • developing activities to captivate visitors
  • learning cast and mold methods
  • supervising junior interns
Jun 2009 - Dec 2012

Teller

Clay County State Bank

  • management of the Automated Clearing House entries, sometimes over 500 entries per day
  • responsible for balancing the cash journal that included totals from all cash drawers and the vault
  • handled upwards of $100,000 in cash daily
Apr 2006 - Jun 2009

Lead Pharmacy Technician

Walmart Pharmacy

  • Input of prescriptions
  • retrieved prescriptions from voice mail
  • handled insurance company calls
  • called doctor's offices for patient requests or prescription conflict
  • balanced monthly expenditures journal

Education

Education
Jan 2012 - Present

Bachelor's of Liberal Studies

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

My classes here at SIUe have given me the knowledge necessary for excavation of fossils and archaeological artifacts.  I have also taken human anatomy and physiology classes that have aided in my education of forensic sciences.  My chemistry classes have allowed me to learn basic lab techniques that can be applied in all venues.  I have been named to the Dean's List the past two semesters and am a member of Phi Alpha Theta, a history honors society. 

Jun 2013 - Jun 2013

Paleotrek

This program engages its participants in the prospecting and excavation methods used by paleontologists.  I will spend a week in Montana in the field everyday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  I will attend guest lectures in the evenings as well as prepare the fossils found that day.  Instruction on more finely tuned excavation and preserving methods will also be included.