Worked on 35 meter catamaran liveaboard vessel, as well as a catamaran day dive vessel.
Completed Dive Master Traineeship and continued working as dive master on both liveaboard and day vessels.
A part from Divemaster, gained experience working as Housekeeper and Purser on liveaboard.
Ran dive deck and organized dive/snorkel groups, Dive Guide, Deckhand.
Assisted in Open Water courses and conducted dive briefings.
Research VolunteerPhillips Wharf Environmental Center － Tilghman Island, MD
Surveyed multiple oyster populations along the island, collected and calculated statistical data of growth and mortality rates of each population.
Assisted in the maintenance of aquariums and fish, diet preparation and the collection of species.
GES Costa Rica Study Abroad Program UMBC, MD.
Research for a conservation biological corridor program.
Gained experience and exposure to sustainable development projects in areas of Lago Arenal and Monteverde, Costa Rica.
01/2012 to 01/2013
EducatorMaryland Department of Natural Resources DNR － Annapolis, MD
Volunteered through the program T.E.A.M (Teaching Environmental Awareness in Maryland).
Education of young, teach students about environmental issues affecting the Chesapeake Bay and surrounding habitats to bring awareness for future generations.
01/2010 to 01/2012
01/2009 to 01/2012
L.I.F.E Member/CBEC VolunteerChesapeake Bay Environmental Center CBEC － Grasonville, MD
Organization mandates 100 hours of volunteering in the program L.I.F.E (Legacy Institute for the Environment).
Work involvement includes Subaquatic Vegetation (SAV) planting, creation of living shorelines; beach restoration for the Chester River, Eastern Bay and Tuckahoe tributaries, Waterfowl egg counts, and monitoring.
Mary's River Project (SMRP) St.
Mary's College of Maryland.
Monitoring of water quality, SAV restoration, oyster restoration.
07/2008 to Current
Interaction with the public, customer service.
Continue working here through school and summer to help pay for college.
Worked 20-30 hours per week as a full time student, Worked full time during summer months.
Education and Training
Bachelors of Science: Environmental ScienceUMBC- University of MarylandEnvironmental Science Dean's List: 2013/2014 3.5 GIS Applications Organic Chemistry Ecology Oceanography
Env. Sci. Lab & Field Tech Biological Statistics Wildlife Law & End Spec Act Geomorphology
Zoology Physics Aquatic Ecology Biogeography