volunteer marine science researcher resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Skilled Researcher enthusiastic about supporting advancements in ecology, marine, and environmental science. Passionate about increasing knowledge to drive growth and needed improvements. Ready to apply knowledge and 3+ years of experience in research. Detail-oriented and methodical professional successful in developing in-depth research projects. Reliable team player with excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

  • Computer Software
  • Interpersonal
  • Written Communication
  • Costumer Service
  • Bookkeeping
  • Data Collection
  • File management
  • Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
  • Data analysis
  • Team Building
  • Leadership
  • Troubleshooting
  • Critical thinking
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Cultural awareness
Work History
07/2020 to Current
Volunteer Marine Science Researcher Aza Draper, UT,
  • Sort, pack, and store catch in holds with salt and ice. Collect and analyze data to determine environmental conditions and restoration needs.
  • Communicate findings of environmental studies or proposals for environmental remediation to other restoration professionals.
  • Conduct site assessments to certify a habitat or to ascertain environmental damage or restoration needs.
  • Identify short- and long-term impacts of environmental remediation activities.
  • Calibrate microscopes or test instruments.
  • Carry out environmental assessments in accordance with applicable standards, regulations, or laws.
  • Handles live wildlife marine organisms while under guidance of Texas Park and Wildlife regulations.
  • Communicate scientific or technical information to the public, organizations, or internal audiences through oral briefings, written documents, workshops, conferences, training sessions, or public hearings.
  • Prepare charts or graphs from data samples, providing summary information on the environmental relevance of the data.
  • Put fishing equipment into water and anchor or tow equipment, according to fishing method used.
  • Harvest marine life for human or animal consumption, using diving or dredging equipment, traps, barges, rods, reels, and/or tackle.
  • Generated data models, performed genetic analysis and helped produce reports outlining results.
  • Kept laboratory in compliance with all applicable guidelines and laws.
  • Recorded, reported and posted test results using Microsoft office.
  • Handled specimens according to laboratory protocols to maximize accuracy and precision of results.
  • Tracked collected specimens by initialing, dating and noting times of collection.
01/2020 to 11/2020
Aquarist Intern Berry Plastics Aurora, IL,
  • Gladys Porter Zoo Feed and water animals; and monitor food and water supplies.
  • Examine animals to detect illness, injury, or disease, and to check physical characteristics, such as rate of weight gain.
  • Order food for animals and arrange for its delivery.
  • Communicate research findings to the scientific community, producers, and the public.
  • Study nutritional requirements of animals and nutritive values of animal feed materials.
  • Oversee the care and distribution of zoo animals, working with curators and zoo directors to determine the best way to contain animals, maintain their habitats and manage facilities.
  • Organize and conduct experimental studies with live animals in controlled or natural surroundings.
  • Mix feed, additives, and medicines in prescribed portions.
  • Inspect, maintain, and repair equipment, machinery, buildings, pens, yards, and fences.
  • Study characteristics of animals such as origin, interrelationships, classification, life histories and diseases, development, genetics, and distribution.
  • Raise specimens for study and observation or for use in experiments.
  • Lectured guest with educational information in regard to different marine species.
  • Designed laboratory experiments to test theories concerning such animals as rays and invertebrates.
06/2018 to Current
Clerk City Wide Everett, WA,
  • Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals.
  • Set up and manage paper or electronic filing systems, recording information, updating paperwork, or maintaining documents, such as attendance records, correspondence, or other material.
  • Operate office equipment, such as fax machines, copiers, or phone systems and arrange for repairs when equipment malfunctions.
  • Maintain scheduling and event calendars.
  • Schedule and confirm appointments for clients, customers, or supervisors.
  • Make copies of correspondence or other printed material.
  • Order and dispense supplies.
  • Perform general office duties, such as ordering supplies, maintaining records management database systems, and performing basic bookkeeping work.
  • Use computers for various applications, such as database management or word processing.
  • Create, maintain, and enter information into databases.
  • Answer phone calls and direct calls to appropriate parties or take messages.
07/2018 to 12/2018
Sales Associate T-Roc Noblesville, IN,
  • Keep areas neat while working and return items to correct locations following demonstrations.
  • Stock shelves with products.
  • Assisted customers in a professional and timely manner.
  • Handled money exchanges and cash register duties.
  • Clean and maintained the layout of the store.
  • Assisted with online orders and exchanges.
  • Experience as phone operator for customer service center.
  • Restocked, arranged and organized merchandise in front lanes to drive product sales.
  • Reviewed and resolved differences between accounting information and cash drawer.
  • Processed POS transactions, including checks, cash and credit purchases or refunds.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs to promote loyalty, satisfaction and sales numbers.
  • Applied security and loss prevention training toward recognizing risks and reducing store theft.
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain store visual appeal, engage customers and promote specific merchandise.
  • Implemented up-selling strategies such as recommending accessories and complementary purchases to boost revenue.
  • Trained and developed new sales team associates in products, selling techniques and company procedures.
01/2018 to 03/2018
Emergency Room Ambassador Doctors Hospital At Renaissance City, STATE,
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
  • Greet and log in patients arriving at office or clinic.
  • Schedule appointments for patients.
  • Comfort and reassure patients.
  • Checked-in emergency room patients.
  • Controlled flow of patients in waiting room.
  • Worked alongside nurses and clerks to provide fast patient evaluations.
  • Provided patients with minuet medical care for wounds/ injuries.
  • Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.
  • Recorded symptoms and prior medical history.
  • Oversaw items in patient rooms and replenished low supplies.
  • Comforted patients and families in emergency room and brought coffee or other items for support.
  • Collected and distributed messages to team members and managers to support open communication and high customer service.
08/2016 to 01/2018
Server/Trainer Red Lobster City, STATE,
  • Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems.
  • Collect payments from customers.
  • Write patrons' food orders on order slips, memorize orders, or enter orders into computers for transmittal to kitchen staff.
  • Prepare checks that itemize and total meal costs and sales taxes.
  • Take orders from patrons for food or beverages.
  • Check patrons' identification to ensure that they meet minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Serve food or beverages to patrons and prepare or serve specialty dishes at tables as required.
  • Present menus to patrons and answer questions about menu items, making recommendations upon request.
  • Explain how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methods.
  • Take dining reservations.
  • Provide guests with information about local areas, including giving directions.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items for dissatisfied customers.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies.
  • Monitored guests for intoxication and immediately reported concerns to management, contributing to safe and welcoming environments for all patrons.
03/2015 to 06/2016
Brand Representative Abercrombie & Fitch City, STATE,
  • Communicated product value, quality and style to educate and entice potential customers.
  • Set up and broke down promotional booths and tents, talked to potential customers and clients for successful promotional events.
  • Increased brand awareness through event marketing, demonstrations, sales and brand promotion.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Offered each customer top-notch, personal service and polite support to boost sales and customer satisfaction.
  • Used consultative sales approach to understand customer needs and recommend relevant offerings.
  • Pursued resolutions to achieve complete customer satisfaction, including tracking down hard-to-find merchandise at diverse locations.
  • Approached browsing customers to initiate conversations to determine buying preferences.
  • Supported loss prevention goals by maintaining accurate drawers and monitoring shopper behavior.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
Expected in 12/2020
Bachelor of Science: Marine Biology
The University Of Texas Rio Grande Valley - Edinburg, TX

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School Attended

  • The University Of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Job Titles Held:

  • Volunteer Marine Science Researcher
  • Aquarist Intern
  • Clerk
  • Sales Associate
  • Emergency Room Ambassador
  • Server/Trainer
  • Brand Representative


  • Bachelor of Science

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