June 2010- Present: Richard “Sandy” Hume (Ex. State Senator and Boulder County Commissioner, and Presently Boulder Treasurer and Professional Photographer) Boulder, Colorado
Position: Assistant, Gardener, Landscaping, Dog Walker
Responsibilities: Worked full-time in the summer carrying out gardening and landscaping tasks (planting bushes/trees, trimming plants, spreading mulch, maintaining sprinkler systems, etc.) around the house, as well as their neighbors who need help. During the school year, I help out with various chores inside and outside the house, such as taking care of their two Labradors, filing and cleaning up office storage, moving furniture, etc.
September 2007 – August 2008: Princeton Ski and Snowboard Shop, Roslyn, New York
Position: Snowboard Sales Employee and Snowboard Tune/Repair Employee
Responsibilities: Provided general help to customers, evaluating customer’s ability, type of riding, height, weight, and preference to pair them with snowboard, boots or bindings that suit them best. Tuned snowboards for customers (wax and sharpen) as well as repairs (P-tex, epoxy, base-welds, etc.).
September 2007 – June 2008: Glenwood Landing Elementary School, Glen Head, New York
Position: Psychology Intern
Responsibilities: For my High School Project I interned with Dr. Mike Lindner, a school psychologist. I had previously taken advanced courses in psychology and was able to utilize my knowledge through this internship. I worked with children in kindergarten to 5th grade and helped them with everyday tasks as well as studied their development throughout the year. This experience has given me a chance to take an in-depth look in the field of psychology and provide me with a significant understanding of how to work with younger children.
May 2007 – August 2007: Timberline Lodge, Government Camp, Oregon
Position: Dishwasher, Prep. Cook, Buffet Server
Responsibilities: Worked in the Black Iron Grill preparing simple dishes, cutting up fruit, making salads, cooking burgers, etc. Served food to campers and refilled buffet trays. Washed, cleaned, and stocked dishes. Provided general help for campers and coaches.
May 2006 – September 2006: Glen Head Country Club, Glen Head, NY
Position: Golf Caddy
Responsibilities: Carried golfer’s clubs as well as provided them with golf information they could not ascertain themselves. Gave helpful advice about the course format and how it was to be played. Made sure the golfer was using the appropriate club for that specific hole. Cleaned and maintained clubs.
August 2005 – October 2005: North Shore Soccer Club, Glen Head, NY
Responsibilities: Setup and maintain community soccer fields. Referee soccer games for children ages 6-11. Teach, instruct, give advice and encourage players throughout the game, to help them become a better player. Clean up fields and take down goals and equipment for storage.
August 2008 – Spring 2012: University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado
Finished freshman, sophomore, and junior year with a cumulative GPA of a 3.6 in the School of Arts and Sciences.
Finished my senior year with a major in Physical Geography and a minor in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, and graduated in May 2012.
I am enrolled for Fall (2012) Semester to extend my knowledge in GIS (Modeling Applications) while working to complete a thesis project with Mark Serreze, President of the National Ice and Snow Data, dealing with research on Changes within the Arctic Ocean/Region.
. September 2004 – June 2008: North Shore High School, Glen Head, New York
Received honor roll and high honor roll every quarter throughout high school. Received the President’s Education Award for academics and was a member of the National Honor Society.
Fall 2012: Registered to take GIS 2: Modeling Applications at CU Boulder, as well as a calculus course for graduate work. Working to Complete a senior thesis, researching Changes within the Arctic Ocean/Region
Fall 2011: Completed and received a B- in a GIS 1:Intro to GIS (used ArcGIS 10) with Professor Barbara Buttenfield, (Past President of the American Cartographic Association. 2001 GIS Educator of the Year by the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science) at CU Boulder
Fall 2010 – Spring 2011: Completed a 19-page research paper for Geography 4271: Arctic Climate Systems, entitled ‘The Arctic Hydrological Cycle and Increasing Freshwater Flow into the Arctic Ocean,’ which was read at the 2011 Crossdisciplinary Consortium conference at CU Boulder, and published in the scholarly journal, the 2011 Consortium, published by CU’s Umbrellagraph Press.
Fall 2010- Spring 2012: Member of the Golden Key Honor Society’s Boulder Chapter and am looking to become an officer and commit more time to expanding the chapter.
Spring 2010: Completed and received an A- in an Introductory Geographic Information Systems/Cartography course (used ArcGIS 9.3), Geography 2053: Mapping a Changing World with Professor Ken Foote (current President of the Association of American Geographers) at Cu Boulder.
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