Franco - Resume
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Location: Arlington, VA, USA
University: The College of Wiliam and Mary
Major: Geology

Franco - Resume

Education:
The College of William and Mary, (Williamsburg, VA)
• Bachelor’s of Science, Geology and Music - 2019
• GPA 3.35
National University of Ireland, Galway (Ireland, Galway)
• Study Abroad, Summer 2018.
Reynolds Community College, (Richmond, VA)
• Associates of Science - 2017

Work Experience:
American Geophysical Union – 2019 September-December
Talent Pool Intern, 37.5 hrs/week
• Team member organizing the Bridge and Mentoring Programs to increase underrepresented minorities in geoscience grad school with 50+ nationwide schools expressing interest. Expected increases of 13% URM’s awarded with geoscience graduate degrees.
• Multitasking management of international grants, mentoring, and fall convention email inboxes.
• Social media creation of blogs, informational videos and tweets.
Geologic Research - 2017-2019
Thesis: Finding Evidence of Retention Ponds in Sediment Archives, 5 hrs/week
• Worked with and advised by the Geology Department Chair.
• Collected field data of sediment cores in a valley sediment deposit. Interpreted their lithology, magnetic susceptibility, organic composition into a senior research thesis to determine if retention ponds water discharge affects stream morphology in the natural environment.
SWEM Library Special Collections - 2018-2019
Student Assistant 25 hrs/week
• Shelving books and artifacts, enrolled patrons in database, managed patron requests.
• Trained in Library of Congress cataloging system.
Dragonfly Farms - 2012-2017
Farm Hand, 8-20 hrs/week
• Planned, organized and maintained greenhouse plants for sales. Maintained horse stalls, victory garden, fence lines, and provided childcare services. Operated farm equipment on a regular basis.
General Landscaper - 2012-2017
Self-operated/owned Business, 8-20 hrs/week
• Mowed, weeded, painted, cleaned up clients’ yards. Clients customize the price to foster regular, long-term trust.

Skills:
Database experience, Microsoft office suite, Skype, outlook, Certified in LOC library system, Autocad software, Some GIS skills, Matlab software, elementary Spanish

Volunteer Experience:
National Honor Society for Earth Sciences (Sigma Gamma Epsilon [SGE]) - 2018-2019
• Volunteer by tutoring every Sunday to help college freshmen learn study skills for science coursework.
Virginia Natural Museum – 2018, Volunteer, Carmel Church Dig Site, 18hrs total.
• Participated a team to dig out a Miocene whale jawbone. Shoveled, cleaned fine picks, and performed heavy lifting.

geology, microsoft office suite, skype, outlook, research, hydrology