Allison E. Carmody

Allison E. Carmody

Career Interests

Sustainable Agriculture, Corporate Sustainability, Supply Chain, Customer Engagement/Education, Food & Beverage

Employment Sought:
Internships

Education

 
Master of Environmental Management, May 2019
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Business & the Environment
 
Bachelor of Science, June 2017
Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
Major(s): Environmental Science: Water, Energy and Technology
 

Professional Experience

Horticulture & Programming Assistant, Green Roof and Orchard Workforce, Duke University
Revitalize the rooftop for use as a community garden, pollinator haven and social event space •Create plant inventories and pruning guides to streamline maintenance process and facilitate transition for future interns & student/staff teams. Manage daily maintenance of green roof, including water, weeding, and planting to ensure a comfortable gathering place and tidy, flourishing garden. September 2017-Present
 
Research Assistant Food and Agribusiness Institute, Santa Clara University
Transcribed and qualitatively analyzed 50+ interviews of participants of La Mesa Verde to generate funding and support to build the home gardening community in low-income San Jose. Developed a white paper to act as feedback for stakeholders and La Mesa Verde by analyzing successes and shortcomings of current programming to refine future targets. October 2016-June 2017
 
Administrative Assistant, Northern Products Company, Alsip, IL
Assisted management team with inventory management and provided additional assistance for short-term projects. Developed a working knowledge of the cushion packaging industry, including fabrication and recycling processes. Collaborated with a design agency to build a new e-commerce division, targeting industrial & consumer raw material markets. June 2016-August 2016
 
Sustainability Intern, Center for Sustainability, Santa Clara University
Assisted Forge Garden Manager in garden maintenance, care, and outreach to promote a healthy relationship between the Santa Clara community and our garden program, particularly with the Santa Clara disabled adult community. Promoted healthy, sustainable eating and a connection to agriculture through outreach programs, such as weekly Forge Garden volunteer hours, Farm Stand and skill-based workshops, reaching over 30 people weekly and over 200 hundred at quarterly events. Collaborated with campus Dining Services to incorporate sustainable food options and dining ware, achieving higher rates of waste diversion, increased employee knowledge and student regard for sustainable consumption. September 2014-June 2017
 
Peer Educator, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
Edited student papers for mechanics, flow and ideology in ENVS 1A and 2A (Analyzing Green Rhetoric). Facilitated discussion between students regarding sustainability, rhetoric and society. September 2014-June 2015

Additional Information

LEED Green Associate, Proficient in Microsoft Office, ArcGIS 10.1, E2 Shoptech, SPSS and Adobe Creative Suite

Skills

community-based management
environmental education
stakeholder engagement
sustainability

Graduation Date

May 2019

Additional Resources

Preferred Location

Midwest
West

Preferred Sector

Business / Industry