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Assistant Microsoft Office

Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
January 12, 2018

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My objective is to expand my knowledge of various practices in marine biology and conservation research, as well as accumulate more experience in lab maintenance, field surveys, data analysis, learn new materials and methods for data collection, as well as independently setting up and performing experimental designs.


Research Assistant for the Head of Life Science at Santa Monica College

Reference: Garen Baghdasarian


Taiwan (July-August 2012): Symbiodinium sample preparation and data collection; conducting bioassays; Maintenance and upkeep of in situ experimental designs.

HIMB, Hawaii: (November 2014) Aiptasia sp. sample collection and upkeep

HIMB, Hawaii: (August 2014) Symbiodinium sample preparation & maintanence; conducting

bioassays & data collection; train & mentor new lab assistant


Baghdasarian, G., Osberg, A., Mihora, D., Putnam, H., Gates, R.D., Edmunds P.J., 2017. Effects of

temperature and pCO2 on population regulation of Symbiodinium spp. in tropical reef coral. The

Biological Bulletin. 232:2, 123-139.

Lab Technician at Kewalo Marine Lab February 2016 – May 2016

Reference: Sara McBride


Lab Maintenance: preparation of medias, cleaning & autoclaving plates, taking out biohazard trash, performing water chemistry and treatment management.

Sample (Euprymna scolopes) upkeep: collecting, cleaning tanks, in situ system set up, data collection & record keeping, health assessment.

Research Assistant for JIMAR, NOAA March 2017 – December 2017

Reference: Jonathon Whitney


Sample and Data management: Sort, invertebrate counts, and organization of neuston plankton samples.

Input and organize data collected.

Educator for Community Education Program at HIMB October 2017 - Present

Reference: Mark Heckman


Tour Guide, Instructor for Invertebrate & Plankton Lab, administration organization

Diving Experience

n Diving courses completed include:

oSDI open water certified (Certification #: 463296)

oSDI Advanced open water certified (Certification #: 466146)

oPADI rescue diver certified (Certification #: 13060U5585)

Pyro Spectaculars June 28th 2014 - Present

Certified pyrotechnician in the State of New York, works exclusively for Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks


Stage/site setup and maintenance


Show Operator

Metro Locations April 2009-June 2015

Reference: Sandy Holmes

Phone Number: 818-***-****

nWorked for film location agency performing various duties including:

oLocation scouting for television and commercial projects.

oProperty supervising on location shoots

oRunning contracts and checks to various locations

Academic Advantage February 2013-April 2013

Tutored disadvantaged inner city students in Mathematics and English


Concord High School Graduated June 2010

Santa Monica Community College September 2010 – June 2015

Graduated with associates degrees in General Science and Liberal Arts/Sciences

University of Hawaii at Manoa September 2015 - December 2017

Graduated with Bachelor’s Science degree in Marine Biology


Experienced with mass spectrometry, DNA sample extraction, media & buffer preparation, gel electrophoresis, Microsoft Office (Mac and PC), and familiar with ArcGIS. Fast to learns new concepts and skills, excellent writing communication skills, experienced scuba diver, critical thought and analysis of data, punctual, work-oriented, versatile, organized, lab hygienic, enthusiastic, committed, respectful, works well alone and with other colleagues. Previously an acting major at Santa Monica College, resulting in exceptional oral communication and public speaking.

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