Water Quality Student Intern resume example with 8 years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
Recent graduate with degrees in Environmental Sciences and Marine Biology seeking position in ecological or environmental conservation. Strong planning and organization skills with knowledge of water quality procedures and aquaculture techniques.
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Leadership Skills
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Quality, Efficient work

Ability to use:

  • YSI 556 Multi-Parameter
  • Hach Turbidimeter
  • Vacuum Filtration Methods
  • Manual Fish Grader
  • Upwelling Incubators
  • VIE Manual Injector
  • Manual Wire Tag Injector
  • Sieve Analysis
  • YSI 5905 BOD Probe
  • YSI 58-Oxygen Meter
Work History
Travelzoo Inc. - Water Quality Student Intern
Los Angeles, CA, 2016 - Current
  • Lead student intern managing undergraduates in water quality data collection. Collect monthly in situ DO, pH, turbidity, salinity, temperature, and conductivity measurements.
  • Collect water samples quarterly for vacuum filtration to assess total dissolved nitrogen, total dissolved phosphates, and TDS. Prepare/deliver unfiltered/filtered samples to lab for Total Phosphate/Nitrogen analysis (included COC forms).
  • Contact/arrange monitoring dates with stakeholders. Maintain/log field data.

Pier 1 Imports - Sales Associate
City, STATE, 09/2013 - Current
  • Execute visual merchandising of displays per company guidelines.
  • Perform freight receiving protocols and process merchandise. 
  • Provide customer service and promote the company credit card. Position was carried out during academic school years only. 

Murray Springs State Fish Hatchery - Conservation Aide
City, STATE, 04/2013 - 07/2015
  • Grounds maintenance of hatchery facilities including: lawns, flower beds, irrigation, weed eradication, organization of storage areas.
  • Built/install shelving for organization, flower beds for aesthetics, and developed "jump screens" for outdoor raceways (prevent predation and age class mixing). Public outreach/educational activities with local public schools.
  • Perform general Salmonid care including: routine feedings, raceway cleanings, and mortality counts.
  • Execute tagging (VIE & coded wire tags) of age classes. Sample, sort, grade all fish life stages. Brood fish spawning/rearing of larval/juvenile Salmonid fish. Adipose fin removal for identification purposes in wild.
  • Release Salmonid species to specified water bodies. Disinfect fish rearing environments per biosecurity protocols using Ovadine and Vircon Aquatic. Develop spreadsheets for fish growth rates and feed conversion ratios.
  • Position was held during summer months from 2013-2015.

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