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Education

Dec 2008

Bachelor of Science

Minors in Math and Physics

Work experience

Jan 2006Present

Private Tutor

Self Employed
  • Specialized in computer science, math and physics
  • Encouraged clients' instinct and critical thinking with positive feedback
  • Customized lessons to clients' learning styles and life experiences 
Apr 2005Aug 2007

Math Tutor

Portland Community College
  • Assisted students from numerous backgrounds in a free tutoring center
  • Specialized in calculus, algebra, and arithmetic
Sep 2003Aug 2004

Delivery Driver

Pioneer Organics
  • Delivered organic produce to households and offices, including handling money and customer service
  • Prepared and packed individual orders based on customer preferences, with full personal accountability for both accuracy of order and quality of product
  • Participated in a 3 person team which increased weekly deliveries from 80 to 250
Oct 2002Aug 2003

Project Assistant - Construction Management

M/O Construction Services
  • Managed satellite office for large scale residing project
  • Processed and distributed formal construction documents while preserving an audit trail
  • Formalized and documented inter- and intra- office procedures
Sep 2001Sep 2002

Project Assistant - Computing and Network Services

  • Solved users administrative and billing problems daily by acting as a central point of contact for 3 units
  • Updated major aspects of project organization from paper to electronic, while preserving an audit trail
  • Created a pivoted spreadsheet to track project finances from an operations, installations, and repair standpoint
Dec 1999Jan 2001

Stage Manager

Junction Theater
  • Coordinated a staff of 8, with 2-5 musical acts a night, 3-6 nights a week, with audiences up to 300 people
  • Established working relationships with artists, promoters, and community organizations
  • Solved problems for traveling artists, including technical sound issues, staffing, and accommodations
Jul 1999Jan 2000

AmeriCorps Outreach Naturalist

Ogden Nature Center
  • Taught environmental classes to elementary aged children twice daily
  • Developed and delivered proposals to increase access to nature education programs in underrepresented populations of Ogden
  • Researched and reported on other community organizations to determine how the target population would be best served.
Dec 1997Jul 1999

Project Assistant - Rheumatology Research

  • Organized, cleaned, and prepared data for analysis by Project Manager
  • Upgraded data organization from multiple Excel spreadsheets to a single FileMaker Pro system
  • Designed data-gathering forms for patients aged 8 to 65

Summary

Outgoing, thoughtful recent Computer Science graduate seeking an opportunity to contribute to real-world software development with a Portland company. A unique combination of technical aptitude and well-developed charisma means a great addition to any team.

Objective

Entry-level position or paid internship as a software developer or assistant project manager with a Portland company.

Awards

Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America

Skills

Public Speaking
Technical Editing
Windows
OS X
Linux
Various distributions including Ubuntu, Debian, and Red Hat
Microsoft Office Suite
OpenOffice Suite
LaTeX Document Preparation System
Eclipse IDE
Bash Shell Scripting
C++ Programming
including Object Oriented Design
C Programming
including Linux system programming
Python Programming
including the Django framework
Java Programming
including automated testing with JUnit and Web app development with Google Web Toolkit

References

Heiko Spoddeck

Ioan Mitrea

Parent of a private tutoring client

Jared Milfred

Private tutoring client

David Whitlock

Advanced Java Professor

William Manson

Private tutoring client