Graduate Fellow | Longwood Gardens | July 2015 – May 2017

Graduate Teaching Assistant | University of Maryland | July 2011 – December 2014

  • Courses Taught: Woody Plant Identification I & II, Introduction to Crop Science
  • Teaching and organizing lab sessions, advising and evaluating students
  • Creation of a lab manual using Adobe InDesign desktop publishing software

Landscape Planning Support | University of Maryland | June 2014 – August 2014

  • Supervised high school volunteers in garden planning and maintenance
  • Designed two native plant focused garden areas
  • Reviewed condition of green roofs on campus

Intern | Emory Knoll Farms | May 2012 – August 2012

  •  Worked on plant propagation, watering, and order preparation

Weekend Manager | Research Greenhouse, UMD | January 2012 – June 2013

  • Supervising undergraduate employees
  • Organization and execution of plant maintenance
  • Pest scouting and treatment

Landscape Draftsperson | University of Delaware | September 2010 – September 2011

  • Worked on a sustainable design for a corporate site
  • Base plan creation and conceptual work

Consultant and Intern | Adkins Arboretum | May 2009 – January 2010

  • Designed and created new plant signs and a plant sign template
  • Conducted horticultural research and grounds maintenance
  • Managed adult volunteer group in plant propagation and horticultural research