UCLA March 2016 - at PresentCaretaker of the UCLA Systematic Mineral Collection, Caretaker and Cataloger of the Bruner Collection. Prepared a digital catalog of some 1000 specimens donated to the school's main collection. Identified specimens which lacked proper documentation. Assembled educational displays from specimens in the collection. Undertook steps to protect specimens at risk of degradation.
Work Study-Administrative Assistant
UCLA Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Science September 2014 - June 2016Processed and transported secure documents, including applications, transcripts, funding materials, communications logs, and personnel information. Participated in outreach events to raise awareness and interest in the department. Maintained and updated the department website and recruiting materials.
UCLA July 2015 - July 2015Assistant to Dr. Sinan Akciz during a joint UCLA/ASU project studying the San Andreas Fault in the Carrizo Plain area. Participated in siting, opening, shoring, cleaning, charting, and closing exploratory trenches. Assisted in interpreting tectonic structures in recent strata. Collected charcoal from strata of interest for carbon dating. Prepared soil samples for IRSL dating in a clean laboratory setting.
Field Methods and Techniques-Soil Sampling and Classification-8 Hour Course
South Coast Geologic Society
2016 - 2016
(1 year) California