Environmental Engineering Graduate Student Searching for Summer Internship
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Location: Oakland, CA, United States
School: Cornell University
Field of study: Biological Engineering & Plant Science

Environmental Engineering Graduate Student Searching for Summer Internship

Dear Hiring Professional,

Please find below a plain text version of my resume. I am a graduate student in Environmental Engineering at Cornell University in search of an environmental or bio-engineering internship summer 2017.

Sarah Nadeau


Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Ithaca, NY May 2016
Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Plant Science
Cumulative GPA of 4.0
Achievements: Magna Cum Laude; Dean’s List 8 Semesters

Employment history

Monsanto Company, Huxley, IA June - December 2016
Soy Breeding Co-op
Achievements: Utilized molecular marker to improve breeding workflow efficiency; Managed soybean harvest crew; Developed inventory system.
Skills: Strong proficiency in Excel; TIBCO Spotfire; Data Collection and Analysis; Team Leadership

Bejo Seeds, Inc., Oceano, CA May - December 2015
Tomato Breeding Co-op
Achievements: Planted and assessed vegetable crop trials; Managed care of greenhouse plants
Skills: Pesticide and Fertilizer Application; Data Collection and Analysis

Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering, Ithaca, NY May - August 2014
Student Researcher
Achievements: Won University grant to fund research; Quantified soil bacteria greenhouse gas emissions for peer-reviewed publication; Isolated soil metagenome of denitrifying bacteria to asses diversity
Skills: Ion and Gas Chromatography; DNA Extraction; Soil Sampling; MATLAB; Image Analysis

Technical skills & Relevant Coursework

Strong Excel Proficiency; MATLAB; TIBCO Spotfire
All core engineering coursework, including mathematics
Water and Landscape Engineering Applications; Introduction to Groundwater; Physical Hydrology for Ecosystems
Elementary GIS; Computer-Aided Engineering
Technical Writing


NYS Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence
Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station Hatch Grant
Charles A. Ring Memorial Award in Plant Science
Co-op Certificate of Distinguished Honor


Cornell Nordic Ski Team, Ithaca, NY September 2014 - May 2015
Captain, Treasurer
Achievements: Planned, budgeted, and coordinated activities of the Cornell Nordic Ski Team; Organized race logistics for regional and national competitions

Cornell Outing Club, Ithaca, NY September 2013 - May 2014
Vice President
Achievements: Facilitated over 50 outdoors trips, leading several personally; Allocated funding to ensure adequate gear for simultaneous trips

Cornell Outdoor Education, Ithaca, NY September 2013 - September 2014
Achievements: Wilderness First Aid Certification; Coordinated and taught weekly outdoor skills classes

Adirondack Mountain Club, Lake Placid, NY May - August 2013
Professional Trail Crew
Achievements: Constructed durable and sustainable trail infrastructure in the backcountry


Truhlar, A.M., Rahm, B.G., Brooks, R.A., Nadeau, S.A., Makarsky, E.T., and Walter, M.T. 2016. Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Septic Systems in New York State. Journal of Environmental Quality, DOI: 10.2134/jeq2015.09.0478