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Volunteer Resume Profile

Objective

To obtain an entry level position in Environmental Science

Summary

  • Degree in Environmental Science
  • Experience in scientific technique, resulting in tolerance to repetitive procedures
  • Attention to quality assurance, details, accuracy of procedure, recording data, and reproducible results Able to manage data entry, pay attention to monotonous details
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point, ArcGIS, Idrisi Kilimanjaro, and Visual C Professionally conscientious, dependable, trustworthy, and motivated to work

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

  • Laboratory techniques - titration, distillation, reflux, sn1 and sn2 reactions, extraction, recrystallization, thin-layer chromatography, bacterial nutrient plate inoculation, incubation and colony count, fungal inoculation onto plate, tubed, and liquid growth media, Gram staining.
  • Biological techniques - wildlife ballistics, handling mice, feeding mice, breeding mice, tail biopsies, surgical staple removal, dissection, bone identification, bone stripping and cleaning, skinning, preparation of a study skin, bone cataloging, use of dermestid beetle colony, necropsy note-taking, animal rehabilitation assistance.
  • Field Techniques - measurement and tagging of sea turtles, use of a hydrophone, tree coring, testing for pH, alkalinity, and conductivity of water, site surveying, soil descriptions, soil borehole logging, soil cross-sections, well installation, monitoring groundwater discharge, measuring surfacewater discharge, orifice installation, raster GIS, vector GIS.

Highlighted Employment Experiences

Confidential

Animal Care Technician

Bred, raised, cared for, and weaned laboratory mice. Performed tail biopsies and removed surgical staples. Received training in genetics

Confidential

Full Time Volunteer

Performed scientific literature searches, reviewed x-rays of animals containing bullet fragments, designed and performed experiments on White Nose Syndrome fungus, fungal inoculation onto growth media, and Gram staining

Confidential

Surface and Groundwater Technician

Performed discharge measurement, gage house inspections and well level measurements. Installed an orifice. Regularly used an ADV Flowtracker, ADCP and cable car.

Confidential

Full Time Volunteer

Defleshed skulls, performed scientific literature searches, logged specimens into the database

Confidential

Full Time Volunteer

Skinned and defleshed whole coyotes, prepared a study skin, used a bug box, and labeled and logged specimens for collection

Confidential

Full Time Volunteer

Animal rehabilitation assistance, defleshed skulls, logged specimens into the database, took notes for necropsy

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