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  • Drexel-univ ( September-2021 )
  • Honeybrook, PA, USA

About (Summary)

After serving in the U.S. Navy both stateside and abroad I have been pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. Currently, I am working with Kleinfelder as a Geotechnical Specialist/ Technician gaining hands on experience with construction operations and quality control and assurance. I have become very interested in structural engineering and look forward to continuing my education and training further.


Drexel University
civil engineering
2019 to 2021
United States Naval Academy
ocean engineering
2016 to 2019

Your Major

Civil Engineering

Language Proficiency

Honors and Awards

Dean's List
Achieved dean's list at Drexel University for the fall/ winter 2019 terms.
A.J. Drexel Scholarship
received prestigious scholarship from Drexel University for academic excellence for 2019-2020 academic year.
Superintendent's List
Received honor of superintendent's list for academic excellence at the U.S. Naval Academy, Fall 2016- Fall 2018
Various Letters of Commendation
Awarded letters of commendation for various duties performed while serving in the U.S. Navy

Grad School Interests

Strong desire to continue my education in structural engineering. However, a solid foundation of field knowledge would be more beneficial before pursuing a Master's degree.

Intended Job Path

Desired job path would be in the field of structural engineering. Residential really has sparked my interest, but other fields especially in structural steel and reinforced concrete applications are also of interest.

Job Experience

Research Assistant
Drexel University
November, 2019 to May, 2020
Geotechnical Specialist/ Technician
Advantage Engineers/ Kleinfelder
May, 2019 to May, 2020
Operations Specialist/ Navigator
U.S. Navy
July, 2013 to April, 2019


Branch manager
October, 2013 to March, 2014


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