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Posted:
August 30, 2012

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John Cuchta

Obtain experience or fulltime employment in the natural resources industry.

*** ***** ****** - ***********, ** 26041

jfb0rs@r.postjobfree.com - 304-***-****

Relevant Courses:

Physical Geology, Historical, Structural, Field Mapping, Computer

Methods, Fossil Fuels, Stratigraphy and Sedimentology,

Geomorphology, Environmental Geology, Sedimentary Petrology,

Igneous/Metamorphic Petrology, Geochemisty, Mineralogy, and Basic

GIS,

Experienced in aspects of engineering, paleopedology and soil science through independent research.

Work Experience

Undergraduate Researcher

Marshall University Research Corporation - Huntington, WV

May 2011 to August 2011

Awarded Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)

grant for a project

• Project encompassed aspects of applied engineering geology,

paleopedology and field geology

Summer Worker

West Virginia Division of Highways - Moundsville, WV

May 2010 to August 2010

Maintained road signs in six counties in northern West Virginia

• Obtained training to drive small state vehicles

• Handled and applied thermoplastics to roads in the form of road

signs

Education

B.S. in Geology

Marshall University

May 2012

BS in Geology

Marshall University - Huntington, WV

2008 to 2012

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Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Excel. Excellent problem solving skills. Very capable at

conveying scientific information to non-science people. Experience with various pieces of lab equipment

(SEM, XRD, AAS, AES)

Awards

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience

May 2011

The SURE fellowship program is funded by the West Virginia Research Challenge Fund that is

administered by the WV Higher Education Policy Commission, Division of Science and Research.

My project consisted of examining fossilized soils (paleosols) from the prospective of engineering and

geologic properties in attempt to cross correlate between the two separate, but distinct, professions.

NASA Space Grant Student Fellowship

August 2011

The NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium (WVSGC) includes five West Virginia Universities

and seven West Virginia Colleges. West Virginia University is the lead institution.

I was awarded this fellowship to further fund my independent research with fossilized soils through the

Marshall University Chapter of Sigma Xi.

Additional Information

Refrences

1. William Niemann

Geology Chair and Professor

Marshall University

jfb0rs@r.postjobfree.com

304-***-****

2. Aley El-Shazly

Geology Professor

Marshall University

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304-***-****

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