Animal Care, Lab Tech, Animal Science
Animal Behavior
Location: Albany, NY, United States
University: Utica College
Major: Animal Behavior

Animal Care, Lab Tech, Animal Science

Abby Schaible
133 Saratoga Rd APT 110-5
Schenectady, NY 12302
C: xxx-xxx-xxxx
xxx-xxx-xxxx

WORK HISTORY

Pandora, Utica, NY — Seasonal Staff
NOVEMBER 2017- PRESENT
Greet customers, uncover the purpose of their shopping trip, and tailor
their shopping experience to that purpose. Assist customers by offering
advice and information regarding any promotions being offered.

Cody’s Cozy Pals, Latham, NY — Supervisor & Animal Handler
MAY 2016 - AUGUST 2017
Cleaned individual dog kennels, reporting any atypical bowel
movements or findings. Observed, monitored, and recorded any physical
or behavioral issues. Administered medicine when necessary or required
and food according to owner's directions. Versed in using operant
conditioning methods to train dogs. Promoted to supervisor. Reported
any issues to owners following protocol. Oversaw and coordinated staff
and maintained close and open communication. Dealt with and resolved
employee issues and disagreements. Recognized and verbalized good
work when appropriate.

Pizza Boys, Utica, NY — Counter Server
SEPTEMBER 2016 - OCTOBER 2017
Assisted guests in order selection by promoting top menu items and
specials. Continually checked with guests to ensure inviting and attentive
service. Provided support to kitchen and bar staff.

INTERNSHIPS
Utica Zoo, Utica, NY — College Intern
SEPTEMBER 2017-PRESENT
Shadow the Tropical Core keeper and assist in the cleaning of enclosures,
feeding, and enrichment. Observe training sessions with the California
sea lions and assist in educating the public about Red Pandas.

EDUCATION
Utica College, Utica, NY— Bachelor of Science; Animal
Behavior (3.04 GPA)
AUGUST 2013 - PRESENT
Graduation anticipated in December, 2017

SKILLS

Extensive knowledge and
experience in animal
behavior and husbandry.

Setting realistic goals in the
workplace and achieving
them.

Exceptional customer service
and communication.

Experience with training new
employees.

Outstanding ability to
manage time and multiple
tasks at once.

RESEARCH

Assisted with two ongoing
research projects with
professors at Utica College in
the biology and psychology
departments.

Biology: Looking at the effects
of light pollution, specifically
artificial lighting at night, on
a salamander’s ability to
forage for food.

Psychology: Looking at the
relationship between grief
and nostalgia, specifically
regarding the effectiveness of
grief counseling.

animal care, animal science, laboratory, technician, science, research