sea turtle rescue and rehabilitation intern resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary
  • Enthusiastic learner eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of required responsibilities and training in conflict mediation.
  • History of promoting positivity and program engagement. Work effectively within teams to develop creative ideas and solutions to complex issues.
  • Focused Marine Biology field experience in various locations. Committed to implementing conservation practices and adhering to regulations to protect endangered areas. Skilled in research and reporting and considered valuable team asset.
  • Exceptional communication and multi-tasking ability even under stressed situations. Proven success providing high-quality customer service in fast-paced, high-stress environments.
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Multitasking Abilities
  • Lesson Planning
  • Critical thinking
  • Ability to perform evaluations
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Compassion
Work History
Penguin Colony Intern, 06/2022 to 10/2022
Boyne ResortsNovi, MI,
  • Prepare food, vitamins and prescriptions twice a day.
  • Help maintain and organize food preparation area
  • Assist with the cleaning of the penguin exhibit and support area; This involves washing/ scrubbing habitats and disinfecting materials
  • Feeding the penguins and recording daily intakes for individual birds and document observations of behaviors
  • Post internship- continued to volunteer twice a week
Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation- Intern, 01/2021 to 06/2021
Boyne ResortsEast Grand Rapids, MI,
  • Cleaned indoor and outdoor wildlife enclosures to prevent injury to animals, promote physical comfort and facilitate sanitation and servicing.
  • Monitored sick and injured animals to promote care, education and outreach program.
  • •Assist in preparing food for sea turtle patients
  • Assist in care of over 50 sea turtle patients
  • Maintain daily logs of activities performed
  • Assist Director with other programs and responsibilities as needed
  • Assist in keeping Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, including tanks and surrounding areas, neat and clean
  • Learn basic information about sea turtle species identification, as well as natural history, physiology, ecology, and behavior of sea turtles
Camp Counselor-Program Director, 06/2016 to 08/2019
Fm GlobalWoodland Hills, CA,
  • Planned and conducted activities such as interactive skits, physical games and arts & crafts focused around a wildlife/outdoor theme.
  • Designed customized programs to meet individual needs for children of age groups 5-12.
  • Taught campers outdoor-focused skills such as 'Leave No Trace' and sustainability to increase campers' awareness and respect for environment.
  • Encouraged camper's interest in our environment by often exploring our grounds, discovering different insects and creatures and describing them to the audience.
  • Promoted idea of a growth mindset to campers and how it can be incorporated in our interactions with nature.
  • Kept accurate records on participants' activity attendance, disciplinary actions and medication usage to improve camper documentation.
  • Delivered first aid for accidents and injuries in compliance with established procedures to promote campers' well-being and health.
Server, 06/2021 to 06/2022
Springfield College Camp MassasoitCity, STATE,
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Applied comprehensive knowledge of wine, cider and beer to increase daily beverage sales.
  • Carried out complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
Lifeguard, 05/2016 to 09/2016
GreatHorse Country ClubCity, STATE,
  • Observed recreational users to detect safety concerns and prevent ongoing violations.
  • Maintained rescue equipment in peak condition by conducting inspections and completing basic repairs.
  • Learned and maintained proficiency in first responder skills such as First Aid and CPR to offer individuals in distress optimal support.
  • Monitored safety of all guests in and around swimming pool.
  • Share tips with patrons on swimming techniques and strength training.
Marine Biology -: Marine Biology, Expected in
Universidad San Francisco De Quito - Quito, Ecuador,

Studied abroad Spring of 2020 in Quito & San Cristobal, Galapagos conducting fieldwork on marine ecosystems and organisms to be used in different studies and research projects.

Bachelor of Science: Marine Biology, Expected in 05/2021
Unvirsity of North Carolina Wilmington - Wilmington, NC,
  • Volunteered at UNCW's Center for Marine Science Shellfish Hatchery assisting graduate students and professors with their research projects.
  • Helped conduct fieldwork and collect data for a published study on banana plantations water runoff into Belize's main river used by several villages. Tests included; water sampling, marine invertebrate identification, water levels, and substrate identification.

High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2017
Suffield Academy - Suffield, CT,
  • First Aid/CPR Certified-June 2021
  • Red Cross Certified Lifeguard -June 2021

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School Attended

  • Universidad San Francisco De Quito
  • Unvirsity of North Carolina Wilmington
  • Suffield Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Penguin Colony Intern
  • Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation- Intern
  • Camp Counselor-Program Director
  • Server
  • Lifeguard


  • Marine Biology -
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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