To gain long term employment while contributing in a consistent and positive way
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
-Excellent leadership style, communication, teamwork and problem solving skills.
-Record of reliable reporting, information management, and completing work on time and in budget.
-Focused, results-oriented, goal oriented, able to prioritize, determine and resolve issues in all stages.
Bachelor of Science, Interdisciplinary Sciences (emphasis on science and research)
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Major GPA: ••••• Degree Expected: May •••••
SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES & TECHNOLOGY RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA •••••
Multicultural Activities Coordinator
Establish position and future goals, recruiting mission to Texas, designed fund raising projects, Multicultural Steering Committee member, plan and coordinate campus events, Rapid City Chamber of Commerce Multicultural Committee and small business subcommittee member. Interdepartmental collaboration, policy research and reporting. Communication with students, faculty and administration in order to achieve common goals.
3M CORPORATE RESEARCH ANALYTICAL LABORATORY SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA •••••
Determined best sample drying methods and taught them to corporate scientists, quality control of various products through instrumentation. Critical point dryer, cryo-preparation, freeze drying, SEM sample preparation. Jeol ••••• & ••••• scanning electron microscopes (SEM) and Raman Spectroscopy.
FIRE INDUCED HYDROPHOBIC SOIL RESEARCH RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA ••••• to •••••
Budgeting, experimental design, nation wide contacts, interstate travel, prepared samples, SEM work, new field collection methods, reporting, testing, created new lab techniques and extensive Internet work. Applied for and received three separate research funding opportunities in the amount of $•••••,••••• Contact suppliers about products and pricing.
By using resourceful, methodical approaches, breakthrough findings were observed, performed local and national presentations. Currently writing for publication.
STUDENT TECHNOLOGY FELLOW RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA ••••• to •••••
Computer & Technology Support
Maintained one hundred laptops and forty desktop computers. Filled the Computer Support Specialist (CSS) position as well as the Technology Fellow position until a replacement CSS was hired. Addressed hardware and software issues, web page design and taught technology to students, faculty and administration.
BIOMASS RESEARCH RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA••••• to •••••
Met with and helped prepare written updates for the projects investors. Oversaw treatment portion of new ethanol production process. Business approach cost of production, supplies, equipment. Environmental hazards addressed. Designed for maximum profit. Some High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) experience.
DEPLOYMENT OF A THIN REFLECTIVE MEMBRANE IN ZERO-G RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA •••••
NASA Reduced Gravity Program, Student Research
Worked with a multidisciplinary team to build a system that we tested in a weightless environment in NASAs Weightless Wonder airplane over the Gulf of Mexico.
SOIL STABILIZATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA ••••• to •••••
Research and Development Assistant
Helped design a soil stabilization product. Addressed manufacturing and quality control problems at companys production site.
REU STUDENT RESEARCH RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA •••••
Professional development, writing and presentation experience. Impregnation of polymethyl methacrylate using supercritical carbon dioxide. High-pressure carbon dioxide experiments.
AMP PEER COORDINATOR RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA ••••• to •••••
Hired and oversaw tutors, wrote program budget, compiled data for monthly reports, collaborated with faculty and administration and assisted with student integration.
HONORS AND ACTIVITIES
Nominated for Leadership Hall of Fame ••••• and received Campus Leadership Award from SDSM&T ••••• Motorola scholarship, NASA fellowship ••••• Talk to children about the importance of staying in school and the benefits of pursuing science, mathematics and engineering. National Deans List ••••• Presented work nationwide on fifteen occasions.