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Science Communication Intern
Cooperative Oxford Laboratory
904 S Morris St
Oxford, MD 21654
Phone: (410) 226-5193 x183
Fax: (410) 226-5925
Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Minor in Environmental Science
January - May
Internship in Science Communication
Employ skills in desktop publishing, spatial analysis and environmental assessment in effective science communication in solving environmental problems. Duties include: editing text, photos and videos, working with new media outlets, creating new vector images and conceptual diagrams, plotting spatial data and preparing maps, and creating print-ready InDesign documents.
September - December 2009
Environmental Education and Interpretation
Designed and led interpretive and educational programs, provided visitor information services and tours for school groups, led scout badge workshops, and provided support for special events.
May - July
Internship studying harmful algal blooms
Conducted an independent experiment analyzing urease/UALase activity in three dinoflagellate species.
May 2007 -
Intern for Senior Wetland Scientists
Interned with wetland scientists at an integrated services engineering firm.
Performed beaver surveys in western Massachusetts with a wildlife biologist.
2006 - 2008
Water Sample Technician (Volunteer)
Sampled water monthly at several monitoring sites for water quality and surveyed environmental conditions.
Adobe Design Premium CS4 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks)
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
ArcView (GIS) and GPS technology
10-AU Digital Fluorometer
Fluorometry to establish algal growth curves and biomass using chlorophyll a concentrations
Preparation of urea uptake samples for mass spectrometry
Urease/UALase activity assays
Certified in CPR and First Aid by the American Heart Association
Graduated with honors - Magna Cum Laude
Dean's List at Assumption College
Best Poster in the 2008 Undergraduate Symposium at Assumption College for poster project on Wetlands: Regulation and Mitigation.
Silver and Gold Award Recipient in Girl Scouts; Gold Award in 2005 for hiking safety presentations for children and self-authored pamphlet entitled Stay There, Keep Dry!
Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society
National Scholars Honor Society
2008 Panel speaker for View From Our Shoes sponsored by ADAPT at Assumption College
Appalachian Mountain Club
Adult Girl Scout
Campus Activities Board, Students Advocating Change - letter writing committee, Environmental Club, Classics Club, Health Professions and Natural Sciences Society (Assumption College)
Rock climbing, hiking, camping, kayaking, recreational Frisbee and volleyball
Volunteering at Reach Out Center (Assumption College) and NEADS in Princeton, MA
Professor Owen D.V. Sholes
Associate Professor of Biology
Department of Natural Sciences, Assumption College
500 Salisbury St.
Worcester, MA 01609
Wetland Scientist, EIT
Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.
101 Walnut St.
Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 924-1770 x1143
Dr. Caroline Solomon
Associate Professor of Biology
800 Florida Ave., NE
Voicephone: (202) 651-5385 (messages)
Park Ranger/Visitor Services Specialist
Patuxent Research Refuge NWVC
10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop
Science Communication Publications
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