Hannah Shapiro

Hannah Shapiro

Career Interests

Conservation, Restoration, Science Communication, and Outreach

Employment Sought:
Internships

Education

MASTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, May 2017
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Ecosystem Conservation and Science
Masters Project: Analyzing the Impact of Land Protection on Water-Related Ecosystem Services in the French Broad River Basin
 
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MARINE SCIENCE, May 2014
Eckerd College, Saint Petersburg, Florida
Honors Program and Trustee Academic Scholarship

Professional Experience

Conservation Intern, Wild South, Asheville, North Carolina
Lead construction of hellbender nesting boxes. Planned & installed hellbender nesting boxes in important habitat areas. Researched & assisted with governance structure options for the Wetland Forests Initiative. May – August 2016 
 
Social Media Intern, Triangle Land Conservancy, Durham, North Carolina
Generated relevant social media content on Facebook & Twitter. Wrote weekly conservation blog posts for The Dirt Blog. October 2015 – May 2016 
 
Chicago Wilderness Newsletter Co-Editor, The Field Museum, Chicago, Illinois
Contributed climate change & biodiversity stories to the Chicago Wilderness Newsletter. Wrote summaries of scientific climate change & environmental studies, specifically throughout the Chicagoland area. May – October 2014 
Paleoceanography Lab Intern, University of South Florida, Saint Petersburg, Florida
Conducted laboratory work under guidance of graduate student Tasha Snow. Extracted sediment samples under the microscope & chemical analysis of foraminifera for a high-resolution analysis of climate variability in the Northern Atlantic based on multiple paleoproxies. Identified & completed subset analysis for senior thesis at Eckerd College. May 2012 – May 2014
 
Research Associate, Eckerd College, Saint Petersburg, Florida
Under guidance of Professor William Szelistowski, examined distribution of pipefish along Florida coasts. Analyzed mitochondrial control region haplotypes of dusky pipefish to determine population variations. Presented findings in the Annual Student Research Symposium at Eckerd College. August 2010 – May 2011

Skills

climate change
community-based management
GIS

Graduation Date

May 2017

Additional Resources

Preferred Location

Midwest
West

Preferred Sector

Academic Institution
Non-profit / NGO
Research Institute / Think Tank