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Assistant Medical

Englewood, NJ, 07631
August 26, 2012

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Carolina Duque

*** ***** ****** *** ** Englewood, NJ 07631 • 201-***-**** •


Experience in animal handling, behavioral observations, research, and care; with concentrations in domestic large animals and companion animals looking to further career in animal welfare and management.


• Animal Husbandry • Obedience Training • Socialization Training

• Medication/Treatment of Animals • Recording/Charting Procedures • Use of Muzzles/Restrains

• Nutrition and Dietary Analysis • Research in Animal Nutrition • Veterinary Injection


Computer Proficiency

• Used Microsoft Excel to develop tracking spreadsheets.

• Used Adobe Indesign to design and develop marketing materials for organization.

Competitive Analysis

• Performed competitive analysis to make recommendations for future organization growth.

Effective Communication

• Followed up and kept track of junior committee and volunteers.


• Fluent in Spanish and English


• Supervised team of twenty five students during an Animal Handling and Exhibition course.


Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2011

New Brunswick, New Jersey

Animal Science

Bachelor’s of Science

Relevant coursework: Animal Behavior, Animal Handling and Exhibition, Animal Nutrition, Animal Reproduction, Behavioral Biology, Conservation Ecology, Companion Animal Science, Research in Animal Science, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation


Development and Communications Assistant December 2011 to Present

Worldfund-New York, New York

• Event logistics

• Final reports

• Fund EZ data base management

• Marketing material design

• Media relations

• Social media strategy

• Volunteer and board relations

Foundations Relations Intern July 2011 to December 2011

Wildlife Conservation Society- Bronx, New York

• Administrative Assistance

• Prospective donor research

• Raiser's Edge database look up

• Report and letter editing

Canine Day Care Intern May 2011 to July 2011

Splish Splash Doggy Day Care- Englewood, New Jersey

• Advised animal owners regarding sanitary measures, feeding, general care, medical conditions, and treatment options.

• Relieved boredom and stress by walking, playing and tending to dogs.

• Trained and socialized puppies including house training and ending destructive behaviors.

Veterinary Assistant December 2009 to December 2010

Englewood Veterinary Center- Englewood, New Jersey

• Assisted veterinarian in examining animals.

• Cleaned kennels, animal holding areas, and examination and operating rooms.

• Collected body tissue, feces, blood, and urine for examination and analysis.

• Restrained animals during veterinary procedures.

• Sterilized instruments and equipment for necessary procedures.

Research Assistant February 2008 to December 2010

Rutgers University- New Brunswick, New Jersey

• Collected body tissue, feces, blood, and urine for examination and analysis.

• Performed routine laboratory and diagnostic tests.

• Recorded activity and noted any unusual behavior or medical issues.

Farm Hand September 2007 to September 2009

Rutgers University- New Brunswick, New Jersey

• Adhered to high standards of safety, cleanliness and professionalism in barn.

• Administered medication, immunizations, and blood plasma to animals.

• Recorded activity and noted any unusual behavior or medical issues.

• Restrain animals.


• AG Field Day-First Place in Class Alpine Goat - 2011

• AG Field Day-Second Place in Class Alpine Goat- 2009

• Dean's List- 2007/2008


• Historian, Social Chair, Member, Latin American Student Organization (2007-2011)

• Member, Animal Science Society (2007 - 2011)

• Member, Lewis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (2009-2011)

• Member, Students for Environmental Awareness (2008-2011)

• Member, National Animal Health Emergency Response Corps (present)

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