Topic ID #34960 - posted 2/16/2015 9:44 AM

Graduating in May 2015; varied field and laboratory experience! Seeking job in Maine



kathryn.ray

Kathryn ('Kat') Ray
rayk3@tcnj.edu / raykm93@gmail.com
(908) 565-6390

Education

The University of Maine (Aug. 2011-Dec. 2012)
Major: Psychology & Sociology
GPA: 3.4/4.0

    The College of New Jersey (Jan. 2013-present, expected graduation May 2015)
Major: Anthropology (self-designed) (B.A. expected in May 2015)
GPA: 3.3/4.0

Relevant coursework:
-Introductory courses in cultural anthropology, physical anthropology, archaeology, and geology
-Courses in human anatomy, human evolution, and North American history 
-Socio-cultural theory
-Gender and Language (linguistics-based)
-Two field methods courses (see 'Experience') taken for credit
-Capstone course with 90-hour internship (see 'Experience')

Relevant Experience
    
    Archaeology in Alaska - Susitna Project, June 2014 (through Adelphi University)
Trapper Creek, Alaska
-Continued excavation of an early Holocene stone tool making site.
-Covered survey techniques as well.
    Field Methods - Green House Excavation, Spring 2015
Ewing, New Jersey
 -Excavation of an 18th century farmhouse on the campus of TCNJ.  
 -Covers basic survey, site mapping, and archaeological theory. 
    Internship with National Park Service, Spring 2015
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
-A 90-hour internship with the archeology lab at Independence National Historic Park.
-Involves processing 18th and 19th century pottery and glass.  
-Also aids in collections auditing and organization.  

Work Experience
    Camp Greenwood, (June-August, 2009-2012)
Gowen, Michigan
-Worked as a camp counselor for children ages 4-17 and special needs adults.
-Instructed workshops on canoeing, sports, ropes course, and music every year.  
    Target (April 2013 - Jan. 2014)
West Windsor, New Jersey
-Worked part-time as cashier and softlines team member 
-Skills in customer service, computer data systems, organization
    Jimmy John's (Sept. 2014 - present)
West Windsor, New Jersey
-Worked as delivery driver and in-shop employee
-Skills in customer service, food service, cleaning, organization, computer data systems

Skills
  • Proficient in Spanish and German
  • Experience in both historic and prehistoric archaeology
  • Lots of field experience as an undergraduate 
  • Lab experience with a federal agency
  • Lots of outdoors experience - camping and canoeing for 10+ years
  • Works well individually and on a team
  • Hardworking and enthusiastic
  • Self-motivated 

References are available upon request.





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