Ariana Marie Flournoy Resume
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Location: Virginia Beach, VA, USA
School: Western Washington University
Field of Study: Geology

Ariana Marie Flournoy Resume

EXPERIENCE
Research Western Washington University— NASA Space Grant
June 2020 - September 2020
Over the course of 3 months, I will be conducting experiments in a wave tank created by Brady Foreman, provided by Western Washington University, to test the theories of ice melt on Mars and how they created the deltas and alluvial fans in the craters of this planet. Using this data, I will be assessing the paleoclimate of Mars based on the average rate of ice melt.
(40 hours per week for 10 weeks)

Research Assistant Western Washington University— Mars Lab Research
January 2020 - June 2020
Research assistant for NASA, through Western Washington University, working under Dr. Melissa Rice. Reading Mars related papers to get a better understanding of astrogeology and Mars's sediment erosion due to water, past tectonic activity, paleoclimate, and deposition hypotheses for college credit. Learning to use the Mastcam Database and CRISM. Beginning to shift gears into creating an experimental research project relating to Mars's past deltaic deposition and if the deposits were due to high magnitude, low frequency rain storms, or by low magnitude, high frequency rain storms.
(1 quarter credit; can be buildable next quarter).

Retail Sales Associate, Seattle Goodwill- Bellingham
July 2018 - Present
Recover items on the floor, answer phone calls, ring people up at the register, and provide fast and friendly customer service.
(16-32 hours per week).

Fitness Instructor, Western Washington University— Zumba
September 2017 - March 2020
Creates Latin inspired dances to get people motivated to get active in a positive and fun environment.
(2 hours per week).

Eurofins Frontier Global Sciences, Bothell, WA— Summer Intern
June 2017- September 2018
Lab technician that helped scan and input archived datasets into Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word and received samples to be tested for clients. Learned how to homogenize large samples like dirt, protein bars, and insects, organized the product stock room and fridge, and made air quality traps. Helped 3 different departments (ICPMS group, Trace metals group, Shipping and Handling group) to help the return to client time decrease.
(40 hours per week).

EDUCATION
Monroe High School, Monroe, WA — Diploma
September 2014 - June 2016
High school diploma; Graduated with highest honors and a 3.87 GPA.
Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA — Graduate

September 2016 - June 2020
Recent graduate from WWU; 181 completed credits as of Spring 2020. Earned a B.A in Geology with a minor in Astronomy and hoping to become a planetary geologist after graduate school.


SKILLS
ArcGIS
Zumba Certification
Child Abuse Prevention Training
Leadership
Service with a smile
Very friendly with customers
Problem Solver
Quick Thinker
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Organized planner
Food Handlers Permit

AWARDS
Caught Ya! Going above and beyond your job requirements.

LANGUAGES
English

Geology, customer service, research