Driven to educating others, committed to research and development, and passionate about the U.S. National Parks. Eager to use my experience with tutoring, wildlife, and group leadership in a library setting.
Data entry experience
Informational research skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Public speaking experience
Dependable for independent/group work
08/2011 to Current
TutorSelf-Employed – Southwest Regional Library
Instruct students on research techniques and the use of information technologies.
Locate print and online materials for students completing research projects.
Expose students and parents to the vast resources that the local library has to offer.
Work with numerous students - including
those with disabilities - in elementary, middle, and high school, as well as
reading, writing, and science individually and in group settings.
08/2011 to Current
Group LeaderEmily F. Schmitt Lavin, Ph.D – Nova Southeastern University
Complete hands-on science educational opportunities along with other science college students, scientists, and librarians
Lead a variety of educational events at local schools and libraries
Work with summer and after school STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) library programs
08/2013 to 01/2014
Rotational InternAntonia Gardner, DVM – South Florida Wildlife Center
Worked with admissions, outreach, rehabilitation and release, and veterinary staff departments.
Educated the public regarding humane coexistence with wildlife through phone calls and walk-ins.
Worked on Dr. Renata Schneider's raptor re-nesting study by organizing ID#s and documenting all case histories of recent raptor releases.
Worked on Dr. Renata Schneider's study of Avian Pox in Songbirds by recording and entering data into excel spreadsheet.
Completed a case study on an injured Brown Pelican.
Entered new patient information.
Participated in animal rescues, observed and evaluated various species for release, and assisted in releases throughout the area.
Worked in various other areas including but not limited to the medical care of wildlife and habitat evaluations.
Processed aftercare payments and made monthly deposits.
with secretarial duties and substituted for aftercare counselors.
Resolved parents' complaints tactfully and professionally.
Worked individually with students in all five grade levels.
06/2009 to 06/2013
VolunteerAna Jaar, DVM – Bow Meow Animal Hospital
Handled patients' owners, both at the front desk and in examination rooms.
Learned how to communicate under pressure.
Learned to read and understand scientific literature.
Learned medical terminology.
Performed routine laboratory and diagnostic tests.
Master of Science: Library and Information Science University of South Florida - Tampa, Florida
Currently enrolled in
Microcomputer Applications for Libraries and Information Centers
Foundations of Information Science
Basic Information Sources and Services
Bachelor of Science: Biology Nova Southeastern University - Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL
Minored in Psychology
Coursework in Biodiversity of Alaskan Ecosystems
Coursework in Biology II involving Everglades National Park
Participated in Super Sharks program through completion of sophomore year, with focus on personal leadership and leadership application.
Acted as ambassador to board members, applicants, and parents during the Service Academy Regional Interviews at
the Alvin Sherman Library for Florida Senator
accepted into both the Summer VETS Program at the University of Pennsylvania
and the Adventures in Veterinary Medicine internship
at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in Grafton,
attending the latter.