Archaeological Technician                                                                                                                 November 2019 – August 2020

Oak Ridge Institute of Science and Education                                                                                                   Colorado Springs, CO 


  • Assist with archaeological collections management, as well as cultural resources management tasks

  • Inventory of archaeological and historical collections

  • Update catalog numbers for collections and input data into archival and geospatial databases

  • Preparations of collections for permanent curation

  • Ensure all associated records have electronic copies available

  • Assist with public outreach initiatives

  • Perform archaeological fieldwork, artifact analysis and report findings


Archaeologist                                                                                                                                 September 2019 – November 2019

ICF                                                                                                                                                                                       Golden, CO


  • TransWest Express Class III Archaeological Survey: 730-mile long transmission line project through Utah, Nevada, Colorado and Wyoming; cultural resources inventory of the 500 foot right-of-way corridor, ancillary facility sites, access roads, site recording, testing, and field checks of sites in the indirect area of potential effect (APEs)


Cultural Resources Stewardship Technician                                                                                   November 2018 – August 2019

Colorado Parks and Wildlife                                                                                                                                               Denver, CO

  • Conducted Class I, II, III Archaeological Surveys at several State Parks (e.g. State Forest, Lone Mesa)

  • Developed statewide Colorado Parks and Wildlife Resource Stewardship Collections Management Policy and Archaeological Resources: Identification Training materials for Park Managers/Rangers

  • Managed State Parks’ cultural resources database (e.g. Roxborough State Park) with planning, interpretation and establishing archaeological inventory in compliance with State and Federal Laws (e.g. Section 106, CRS 24-80-401 to 410)

  • Coordination efforts with local and state archaeological organizations (e.g. OAHP, SHPO)

  • Conducted research on prehistoric and historic aspects of Colorado State Parks as well as writing reports and summaries for Resource Stewardship Chapters

  • ESRI Collector and ArcGIS to map cultural resources


Gift Shop Associate                                                                                                                                October 2018 – January 2019

Denver Museum of Nature and Science                                                                                                                               Denver, CO

  • Provides outstanding customer service to all staff and visitors, including but not limited to in-person, written, verbal and electronic communication

  • Create bookings and process sales for general admission, classes, tours, and events offered at DMNS


Guest Services Associate                                                                                                                        August 2018 – October 2018

WOW! Children’s Museum                                                                                                                                               Lafayette, CO

  • Provide exceptional hospitality, general assistance to visitors and any other customers

  • Check in visitors, sell memberships, gift certificates, retail items and other museum products via Altru software system

  • Schedule events and reservations

Virtual Intern                                                                                                                                          January 2018 – January 2019

Archaeology in the Community                                                                                                                                  Washington, D.C.

  • Developed arcgis storymap coordinating the geotags from social media sites

  • Published a Disability article

Archaeological Technician                                                                                                                           July 2018 – August 2018

Center for Archaeological Studies                                                                                                                                       Aurora, CO

  • Class III Archaeological Survey at Buckley Air Force Base

Weekend Visitor Services Coordinator                                                                                                      January 2018 – July 2018

Denver Firefighters Museum                                                                                                                                               Denver, CO

  • Accurately process membership sales, applications, and any other data entries into a POS system

  • Developing and maintaining Collections inventory and updated the Past Perfect database

Museum Educator                                                                                                                                 May 2017 – September 2017

Berthoud Historical Society                                                                                                                                             Berthoud, CO

  • Established Outreach efforts and development materials

  • Developed several programming curricula for youths and adults

  • Designed, edited, and wrote interpretations for exhibits

  • Updated Inventory of Collections and Handbook for Docents

Volunteer                                                                                                                                                                          January 2017

Ancient Southwest Texas Project                                                                                                                                     Comstock, TX

  • Sampling columns for soil analyses

  • Documenting observation for profile of the site


Volunteer                                                                                                                                                October 2016 – January 2017

Texas Parks and Wildlife                                                                                                                                                      Austin, TX

  • Cataloging debitage samples from 1960’s to 2000’s in Archaeology Lab

Graduate Instructional Assistant                                                                                                               August 2015 – May 2017

Center for Archaeological Studies                                                                                                                               San Marcos, TX

  • Updated PastPerfect database, lithic analyses and cataloged lithic debitages

  • Lithic analyses of Nasca ceramics

  • Class I Archaeological Surveys: Guadalupe Cemetery and Springtown Cemetery

Summer Intern                                                                                                                                             July 2016 – August 2016

Museo de las Americas                                                                                                                                                       Denver, CO

  • Updated the Past Perfect inventory of Pre-Columbian Collection

  • Developed a guideline to museum’s current Museum Collections Management Plan


Volunteer                                                                                                                                                      June 2014 – August 2015

Texas State University                                                                                                                                                  San Marcos, TX

  • Geography Information System mapping of Guadalupe Cemetery and created ARCGIS basemap

  • Coded Funerary Ledgers of Guadalupe Cemetery

  • Transcribed 1902 – 1905 and 1917 – 1919 Pennington Funeral Register Ledgers with the supervision of Dr. Ana Juarez, Professor of Anthropology Department


Virtual Volunteer: Webmaster                                                                                                                      April 2014 – April 2015

Central Gulf Coast Archaeological Society                                                                                                                    Clearwater, FL

  • Re-designed the current website and developed new applications to better document services (i.e. Membership)

  • Updated PayPal information among other bugs in the website


Volunteer                                                                                                                                              March 2014 – November 2014

Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center                                                                                                           Wenatchee, WA

  • Transcribed 19th Century Wenatchee Civilization photography slides into TheMuseumSystems (TMS) database and detailed contents accurately

  • Researched requisitions from clients in the community and provided precise information (i.e. Atlatl)

  • Involved in developing criteria and renovation process for Children’s Corner Exhibition


Volunteer: Language Coach                                                                                                                      January 2014 – June 2014

Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss                                                                                                      Wenatchee, WA

  • Developed guidelines on tutoring 6 kids ages 8 to 17 on language acquisition skills

  • Improved American Sign Language development of each kid within a month

  • Ensured American Sign Language terminology for ASL Interpreters to practice and maintained their stability

AmeriCorps VISTA: Gang Prevention Coordinator                                                                 November 2013 – November 2014

Together! For Youth Organization                                                                                                                                Wenatchee, WA

  • Written collaboration of North Central Washington Community Foundations Regional Impact Grant proposal with Executive Director and Supervisor, Renee Hunter

  • Trained Wenatchee Youth Against Bullying and Drugs Coalition students in public outreach

  • Co-hosted National Night Out (August 2014) with Wenatchee Police Department to increase awareness of criminal activities within community and to develop interaction between Police Department and citizens


Intern                                                                                                                                                       June 2013 – November 2013

Dunedin Historical Society Museum                                                                                                                                 Dunedin, FL

  • Children’s Pirate Exhibition; created a piece in the museum focused on the history of the Pirates in Florida, including fun activities for children (July 2013)

  • Prepared and wrote the Museum Emergency Evacuation Plan


Volunteer                                                                                                                                                                               May 2012

Maya Research Program                                                                                                                                         Blue Creek, Belize

  • Excavated Nojol Nah archaeology site

  • Walking Transect Surveys

  • Participated in a group research focusing on the controversial disappearance of the Mayans during Late Post-Classic Period in their history

  • Wrote a scholar essay focusing on the relics of the Mayans


Intern                                                                                                                                                       September 2011 – May 2012

Smithsonian National Museum of American History                                                                                                  Washington, DC

  • Arranged the collections and helped in moving some of the collections

  • Enrolled numerous of objects data and created entries of collections into Mimsy XG 1.5 database software


Volunteer                                                                                                                                                                                June 2008

SeneCorps                                                                                                                                                                      Senegal, Africa

  • Taught English, History, Math and American Sign Language to 6 – 18 years old deaf students at two different deaf schools in the country

  • Assisted other volunteers to repair and build a new library

  • Distributed donations of shoes to two different deaf schools in the country

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