Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Recent graduate of a multidisciplinary course of study in environmental biology and sustainability. Offering an advanced comprehension of marine ecology and environmental law and policy. Strong understanding of field research fundamentals and laboratory practices. Seeking to obtain a leadership role in an organization, or the creation of a non-profit to apply superior research, analysis and public engagement. Enthusiastic about supporting advancements in coral reef restoration and ready to apply expertise and become an outstanding biologist. A dedicated student having overcome immense adversity, expressing great compassion, emotional intelligence and discipline.

  • American Sign Language
  • Spanish
  • Data collection
  • GIS & GPS
  • Grant Writing
  • Environmental policy analysis
  • Problem solving
  • Statistical analysis
  • Public presentations
  • Managing laboratory supplies
  • Conducting surveys
  • Field research
  • Preparing samples and specimens
  • Analyzing and synthesizing data
  • PADI Advanced open water cert.
  • Quality assurance standards
  • Excels in documentation
11/2020 to Current
Front End Associate Highcom Security Services, Inc. Oakland, CA,
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers and maintain satisfaction levels.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
02/2016 to 01/2020
Front End Manager and Bartender University Of South Carolina Aiken, SC,
  • Addressed and welcomed large volume of guests to business per day, improving overall customer service and engagement.
  • Monitored financial bookkeeping for accuracy and compliance, resolving identified discrepancies.
  • Mentored new employees on guest satisfaction and menu knowledge and delivered constructive feedback to increase understanding of job duties.
  • Provided excellent guest service while providing the perfect dining experience.
09/2018 to 12/2018
Undergraduate Research Assistant California State University Monterey Bay City, STATE,
  • Processed raw ROV footage from mesophotic reefs on Ulithi Atoll in the Micronesian islands, taken by the robotics team.
  • Learned to operate an ROV to complete field research techniques with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Organized footage by date and location, then by species identification by depth.
  • Identified species to the nearest taxonomical level
Education and Training
Expected in 2019
Bachelor of Science: Environmental Biology
Boise State University - Boise, Idaho,
  • Minor in Sustainability
  • Completed professional development in Conservation through Spring Break Alternative trip to Zion National Park
  • Nominated for and attended Leadershape conference Summer 2019
  • Dean's List Honoree F17, Sp18, Su18, Sp19
  • 3.445 GPA
Expected in
: Environmental Biology
James Cook University - Townsville, QLD, Australia,
  • Study Abroad Program Spring 2019
  • Completed coursework in Coral reef geomorphology, Marine biology, Environmental Law and Policy, and sustainable economics
  • Cum laude
  • Dean's List Honoree
  • 3.75 GPA
Expected in
: Environmental Biology
CSU Monterey Bay - Monterey Bay, CA,
  • National Student exchange Fall 2018
  • Completed coursework in organic evolution, GIS/GPS, marine biology, and oceanography
  • 3.427 GPA
  • Undergraduate Independent Research on mesophotic reefs in Micronesia
  • City of Seaside used my report to upgrade
Expected in
: Environmental Biology
Lamar University - Beaumont, TX,
  • Completed coursework in Microbiology, Conservation Biology, Invertebrate zoology, and Organic Chemistry
  • Dean's List Honoree Fall 2011 & 2012
  • 3.676 GPA
  • Excelled in Laboratory techniques
Activities and Honors
  • Report presented to & used by city of Seaside, CA to improve crosswalk safety
  • SCUBA & snorkel enthusiast
  • Beach cleanup volunteer
  • Idaho Conservation League 2017: monthly donor
  • Sierra Club 2016: monthly donor
  • Coral Reef Alliance 2016: monthly donor
  • "Implications of global coral mortality and the potential for survival" Fall 2018, Literature review fall semester, Evolutionary Genetics, CSUMB!AsxNExgl7aPLkiZCaQ1V0WRi8zvn
  • Crosswalk safety in Seaside, CA, Fall 2018, CSUMB!AsxNExgl7aPLoTTpo19pmIE4OWN2?e=XIEb2i
  • "Spacial Distribution of Sewage Disposal on a Hawai’ian Coral Reef: An Overview" Sp 2018, Presentation with Powerpoint, Ecology, BSU!AsxNExgl7aPLhzobv4o4vNkt_GBU
  • “Nutrient Availability and the Effects on Carrying Capacity and Growth Rate in Lemna minor” 2017, Paper presented spring semester, Ecology, BSU!AsxNExgl7aPLhzsxPsGPFq39WKft
  • Certified adv. open water, PADI - 2019
  • Certified GNSS Mapping & GIS Certified Training - 2018

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