Skyler Abriola Resume
Motivated and creative problem solver with environmental awareness dedicated to utilizing my knowledge of data analysis, environmental science, hydrology, geology, and horticulture to better the environment. Focused individual with the ability to work collaboratively and in a fast-paced environment.
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Graduated December 2019
Bachelor of Science in Earth Science and Policy, College of Earth and Mineral Science
Statistics, Chemistry Principles 1 and 2, Experimental Chemistry 1 and 2, Physics, Physical Geology, Technical, Calculus 1 and 2, Earth System Modeling, Foundations of Sustainability Leadership, Water Resources, Natural Disasters, Earth Materials, Geography of Water Resources, Spatial Analysis, Geology of Climate Change, Earth Risks, Human Use of the Environment, Environmental Geology, Experimental Methods
Soil Consultants Engineering LLC, Soil Field Technician and Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector - Manassas, VA December 2020- Present
Perform Erosion and Sediment Control inspections, Best Management Practices (BMP) for Bioretention Facilities and materials testing (concrete, soil and asphalt) on large construction projects in Virginia, Maryland, and D.C.
HumRRO, Office Administration Temp - Alexandria, VA February 2020- November 2020
Executed and organized recordkeeping, scanning, and maintenance of invoices with focus and attention to detail for Accounts Payable Department
U.S. Botanic Garden, Horticulture Aide Intern - Washington D.C. May - August 2019
Successfully advocated for the education of the public by producing a tasting table and instructed two volunteers on advancing the publics knowledge of types of plants, origin, how to cook/eat produce and nutritional/medicinal value
Expedited and assisted in the cultivation of plants and maintained water systems for USBG employees
Penn State University, Geoscience Department, Researcher - University Park, PA Feb.- May 2019
Generated rock samples from Iran with fellow graduate and undergraduate students for analyzation of rock composition in a lab, while using proper lab safety procedures
Fresh Impact Farms, Intern – Arlington, VA May - August 2018
Cultivated and collaborated in the development of a controlled environment agriculture hydroponic system of exotic herbs and edible flowers; researched, tested and maintained abiotic and biotic factors including; seeding, cloning, pest control, trimming, harvesting, nutrient levels, reservoirs, LED installation, seed varieties and growing techniques.
Directed guided tours to educate individuals about the hydroponic industry, designed and implemented a small farm composting system, and improved seed organization leading to increased plant growing efficiency
The Green Program, La Universidad de San Ignacio de Loyola, Study-Abroad -Cusco, Peru August 2017
Expanded my understanding as well as a personal familiarity with water resource management issues, techniques, and policies on both a local and global scale
Developed an efficient water filtration system for communities without access to clean water
Microsoft Office Suite, Experience in horticulture, Landscape design, Geology, and Hydrology, Research, Data Analysis, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Environmental Outreach/Public Speaking, Environmental Field Work, Environmental Inspections, Customer Service, Office administration, Spanish (Intermediate/conversational), CPR and First Aid Certified (2020), Wilderness First Aid Basics (2020), APNGA Portable Nuclear Gauge Safety and U.S. D.O.T. HAZMAT Certification (2020) , ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician- Grade 1 (2021), Responsible Land Disturber (2021), Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector (2021)