I worked as a graduate teaching assistant, teaching lectures and helping students in Oceanography and Geology. I was also an academic tutor for Florida State University's athletics department where I mainly tutored men's football, women and men's swimming, women's track and field, and men's basketball
Tutor.com, Tutor I
2016 - Present
tutor in the following subjects: biology, earth science, English, essay writing, literature, elementary science, and primary reading
Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Enivornmental Specialist II
2015 - 2017
Run analytical chemistry on water samples to test for Nitrate/Nitrite, turbidity, and colorimetry. Perform gravimetric analysis on PM2.5 sample pollution filters and perform necessary QA/QC on all samples. Conduct data validation on all air pollution data and documentation to ensure legally defensible data on state and federal policy decisions. Act as the primary liaison between the FLDEP and the Environmental Protection Agency for air quality data submission and data concerns. Conduct laboratory systems audits on the state's PM10 and PM2.5...
Florida State University Athletics, Academic Tutor
2014 - 2015
Provide tutoring and academic support to Florida State's athletes in biology, English, Literature, Geology, Oceanography, Psychology, and Computer literacy cources.
Florida State University, Graduate Teaching Assistant
2013 - 2015
Taught lectures, proctored and graded exams/quizzes, and provided office hours support for students seeking help in Geology 1001 and Oceanography 1001
Florida State University, Graduate Research Assistant
2013 - 2015
Sorted and classified meiofaunal species from Gulf of Mexico deep sea sediments to establish baseline health for affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Collect and analyzed raw scientific data and work with large datasets of over 18 million genetic sequences and thousands of CTD data points to conduct statistics and data visualizations. Performed water chemistry analysis, CTD deployment, and extraction to NextGen sequencing of DNA/RNA. Developed the lab’s MiSeq, DNA concentration, gel electrophoresis, cruise sampling, sample...
Deep-C Consortium, Deep-C Research Intern
2013 - 2013
Conduct Research that later became my graduate work. Scientific poster and oral conference experience at the Deep-C Consortium Meetings in 2012 and 2013 to audience of over 100 individuals
Florida State University, Laboratory Research Assistant
2012 - 2013
Analyzed chlorophyll-a, permeability, and grain size on sediment cores for eddy correlation experiments in the Gulf of Mexico.
Performed experiments to research microbial degradation of oil in beach sediments under nutrient starvation/nutrient addition and dissolved organic and inorganic carbon from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Set up new professor’s lab in 3 months; 75% faster than most lab setup times.
Performed DNA extraction and sequencing of bacterial species in wastewater bioreactor for waste management company to troubleshoot...