MEREDITH FRENCHMEYER

MEREDITH FRENCHMEYER

Career Interests

Developing a career in environmental consulting focusing on risk assessment and toxicology.

Employment Sought:
Permanent Position

Education

MASTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, May 2017
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Ecotoxicology and Environmental Health

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SCIENCE OF NATURAL & ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS, with Distinction in Research, May 2014
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Dean's List: Fall 2010, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014
Coursework: Environmental Chemistry, Intro to Org and Bio Chemistry, Organic Chemistry Lab, Introduction to GIS, Biogeochemistry 
Teaching Assistant for Environmental Conservation - facilitated 2 discussion sections, independently developed syllabus for discussion sections, graded research papers 

Professional Experience

Associate I, JE Compliance Services, Inc. - Burlington, VT 
Worked on international environmental compliance by assisting industrial companies responsibly manage and recycle their waste. August 2014 - April 2015

Undergraduate Independent Research Project, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 
Researched the mechanism of cadmium and zinc uptake and storage in Phytolacca americana. Measured cadmium and zinc in samples using Flame Atomic Absorption. January 2013 - March 2014

Researcher, McBride Lab, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Performed acid digestions, atomic absorption spectrophotometry, crystallizations, gravity filtration, and titrations. January 2013 - December 2013

Watershed Education Intern, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Dutchess, NY 
Assisted in preparation and execution of various watershed education and awareness events. June - July 2012

Research Assistant, Goodale Lab, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 
Gained experience with field research, sample preparation such as drying, identification, sieving, pH meter, and general lab maintenance (washing dishes, acid wash etc). September 2011 - April 2012

Sustainability Coordinator Intern, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Tompkins, NY 
Analyzed the sustainability of the Tompkins office, focusing on energy consumption and transportation. June - July 2011

Other Experience

Alpha Phi Omega, Gamma Chapter – Brother, 2011- 2014 
Empathy Assistance and Referral Services – EARS Counselor (2013 - 2014), EARS Trainer (spring 2013) 

Skills

environmental compliance
environmental health
GIS
toxicology

Graduation Date

May 2017

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