Summary

Autonomous, creative, problem solver with extensive knowledge in geological field and laboratory techniques. Proficient in technologies and tools such as ArcGIS, MATLAB, AutoCAD, scanning electron microscopy, petrographic microscopy, and X-ray diffraction. A multifaceted course load ranging from quantitative data analysis to environmental ethics and field camp abroad. Willing and able to spearhead projects as well as be an invaluable, cooperative team member. Professional, accurate and punctual in the shadow of endless deadlines and capable of excelling in any field.

Work History

Work History
Mar 2010 - Jan 2015

Customer Service Represenative

Appalachian State University Bookstore
  • Organized logistics and assisted in operation of the textbook rental system for Appalachian State University’s 16,000 students.
  • Attended to customer needs on the sales floor, operated cash registers, trained new employees, and answered customer questions regarding the bookstore, the campus and surrounding town of Boone, NC.
Aug 2014 - Dec 2014

USGS Volunteer For Science

USGS
  • Worked directly with Dr. Arthur Merschat to map the Mount Rogers formation in Southwestern Virginia.
  • Collected data including unit names, unit descriptions, and measurements of geologic structures.
  • Accurately plotted data on corresponding analog and digital maps.
May 2014 - Aug 2014

International Student Field Researcher

Appalachian State University Field School
  • Acted as assistant and liaison for professors Dr. Jamie Levine and Dr. Gabriele Casale with field research.
  • Created geologic maps and cross sections of the Umbria-Marche regions of Italy.
  • Professionally presented findings to the geology department at the University of Perugia.
Jan 2014 - May 2014

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

Appalachian State University 
  • Provided hands-on facilitation of introductory level geology classes at Appalachian State University.
  • Aided faculty member Mrs. Laura Mallard in teaching and explaining course material.

Education

Education
Jan 2011 - May 2015

B.Sc. - Geology, Environmental Geology Concentration

Appalachian State University
Jan 2011 - May 2015

Professional Certification - Geographic Information Systems

Appalachian State University 

Skills

Skills

ArcGIS

5 years experience including: Site suitability analyses, raster calculations, HEC-RAS, modeling

AutoCAD

1 year experience including: Drafting, GIS Implementation

MATLAB

2 years experience including: Database analyses, image analyses, geometric modeling, tool creation

Microsoft Excel

9 years experience including: Groundwater flow modeling, petrologic calculators, pivot tables,  GIS Implementation

VBA

1 year experience including: Tool creation in GIS, macro creation in Excel

Customer Service

5 years experience including: Attended to customers, maintaining email and phone correspondence, operating cash registers