William Gerard Osier
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Location: Glenwood Springs, CO, USA
School: Colorado College
Field of Study: Biochemistry

William Gerard Osier

Colorado College August 2016-August 2020
Colorado Springs, CO
• Biochemistry (B.A.)
• Conducted laboratory-based research under faculty supervision
• Helped to develop a novel computer code used to perform energy audits of buildings
• Multiple placements on the Dean’s List (2016 and 2017)
• Finished with a 3.58 GPA

Glenwood Springs High School
Glenwood Springs, CO
• Valedictorian
• Finished with a 3.98 GPA

Employment History
Colorado College: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry June 2020-August 2020
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Summer Research Assistant
• Collaborated with faculty advisor and fellow research assistants to develop a novel computer code that accurately models the energy use in a home to identify potential retrofits
• Conducted primary literature research and learned to code in the FORTRAN language

Mountain Valley Developmental Services June 2018 – August 2019
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Residential Support Staff
• Supported adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities with completing activities of daily living, as well as activities designed to enhance an individual’s ability to live, learn, and work in an independent manner
• Administered medications and documented the necessary information about individuals for agency records
• Collaborated with coworkers to plan community outings

Whole Foods Market June 2016 – August 2017
Basalt, Colorado
Cashier Assistant
• Completed essential tasks to ensure that the front end of the store ran smoothly and could provide excellent customer service
• Bagged groceries and assisted customers with loading groceries into vehicles when necessary

Roaring Fork Club May 2016 – August 2016
Basalt, Colorado
Food and Beverage
• Collaborated with coworkers to set up and take down large group events
• Supported kitchen staff during events by taking orders, running food, and clearing tables

Bluebird Cafe May 2015 – August 2015
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
• Made coffee, took sandwich orders, and cleaned the café
• Provided tourists with information about the area

Glenwood Springs Soccer Club March 2012 – May 2013
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Youth Soccer Referee
• Encouraged safe play, explained the rules to young players, and determined whether the conditions were safe for play
Certified Nurse Aide (NA.00779943)

Extracurricular Experience
Best Buddies Chapter at Colorado College 2016-2020
• Promoted inclusivity for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs) by creating one-to-one matches between individuals IDDs from the Colorado Springs community with Colorado College students
• Partnered with Rocky Mountain Down Syndrome Association to provide a course on campus each week, called Higher Visions for Education, which is a continuing education for adults with Down syndrome designed to enrich their independent living and social skills
• Served on the Executive Board of the club for three years as Vice President and President
Colorado College Men’s Club Soccer Team 2017-2020
• Played for the team in its inaugural season in 2017
• Helped plan drills and run practice
• Played in the NIRSA Championship Series in 2019
Professional Skills
Laboratory Skills
• Gained experience in following lab procedures and protocol; preparing buffers and reagents; performing NMR and analyzing spectra; cleaning and maintaining instruments; measuring pH; sample analysis using UV-Vis Spectroscopy; PCR; BCA analysis; Gel-electrophoresis.

Computer Skills
• Microsoft EXCEL for data analysis and presentation
• Microsoft PowerPoint for scientific presentations
• Microsoft Word for laboratory reports and creating quality figures and tables
• Learned to code in FORTRAN
• Learned basic coding skills in Mathematica in the context of physical chemistry applications