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Meteorology Resume

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Meteorology Resume

  1. 1. Alex Herbst Experience Eagle’s Landing Day Camp, Weather, Astronomy, and Pioneering Specialist (Summer 2013):  Prepared and executed lesson plans to educate children ages five through fifteen about weather, astronomy, and pioneering.  Taught skills such as cloud identification, weather systems, tornadoes and hurricanes, and general astronomy.  Classes ranged from three to twelve campers at a time.  Over 100 children reached over the course of eight weeks. Plymouth State University Student Senate, Grafton Hall Senator (2011-2012), Student Body Vice President (2012-2014), Student Body President (2014-2015): Responsibilities:  Developed a strong work ethic with being able to balance multiple projects at once.  Organized more than a dozen events sponsored by Student Government.  Served as an advocate for students rights and was the voice of the students representing greater than four thousand students to the University administration, faculty, and staff.  Served on half a dozen committees chaired by faculty and staff, providing student input and ideas for large-scale University projects.  Chaired two internal committees within the Student Senate, Communications (2012-2013) and Recruitment (2014-2015).  Provided dynamic and engaging presentations to key audiences including incoming first year students, commencement, convocation, and legislator visits. Outcomes:  Increased student voter turnout to record numbers, with greater than 600 students participating.  Tripled the number of active members in the PSU Student Senate over the spring semester.  Created and successfully executed the rollout of new Twitter account.  Increased follower base on social media to near 400 likes on Facebook and over 200 followers on Twitter.  Planned and organized over a dozen student events with over 100 students in attendance. PM Weather, Student Meteorologist (2014-2015):  Broadcast practicum course taught by Brendon Hoch at Plymouth State University.  Produced 5-minute television broadcast of weather conditions for central New Hampshire  Broadcasted on local access channel across ten towns surrounding Plymouth, New Hampshire, as well as in Concord, New Hampshire.  Responsible for forecasting, promoting, broadcasting, and editing at least once per week. Contact Information 1505 South Indian Place North Brunswick, NJ 08902 (732) 246-4398 - Home (732) 484-0631 - Cell arherbst@plymouth.edu Education North Brunswick Township High School Class of 2011 North Brunswick, NJ Bachelor of Science, Meteorology Plymouth State University Class of 2015 Plymouth, NH
  2. 2. American Meteorological Society, Secretary of PSU Chapter (2013-2014), President of PSU Chapter (2014-2015):  Created presentations for every chapter meeting to provide information to members.  Led fundraising efforts at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for two years.  Organized and executed the attendance of Plymouth State University at the annual Northeastern Storm Conference.  Enforced rules and code of conduct for the organization and school while attending the Northeastern Storm Conference.  Planning expanded weather discussions for organization by meteorology students.  Managed the PSU American Meteorological Society Facebook and Twitter accounts for two years. Plymouth State University Advancement Office, Media Assistant (2013-2015):  Developed organization and strategy for rollout of social media plans and newsletter development.  Learned technology and software such as Adobe Photoshop, Constant Contact, and Google Drive. Plymouth State University Admissions, Admissions Representative (2012-2015):  Led tours of campus for prospective students and families, ranging from two to twenty individuals.  Communicated with prospective students through social media about various campus programs.  Spoken publicly in front of 400 to 700 people about my experiences at Plymouth State University. Plymouth State University Class of 2015, Treasurer (2013-2014), President (2014-2015):  Organized, prepared, presented, and managed a $5000 budget for the 2013-2014 school year.  Successfully planned and executed, along with a team of three other officers, half a dozen campus events with attendance of over 200 individuals.  Led the creation of a scholarship as a class gift to the University and solicited a donor to provide a matching gift. Honors/Awards The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Inductee – May 2014 Plymouth State Top 20 Graduating Senior – April 2014 Dean’s List – December 2011 Rookie of the Year, Student Senate – May 2012 The Torch Award, Student Senate – May 2014, May 2015 Dick Hage Award, Admissions – April 2015 Admissions Representative of the Semester – December 2014 On CameraAppearances Fox and Friends (Fox News Network) – October 2012, discussing Hurricane Sandy PM Weather (Pemi-Baker TV) – February 2014 to May 2015, presenting local weather and forecasts WeatherBrains (Google+ and YouTube) – May 2014, guest of James Spann discussing weather topics Volunteer Work Alternative Spring Break – Member (Texas 2012, Virginia 2013, Florida 2015), Coordinator (Georgia 2014) Student Support Foundation – Food Pantry Worker (2014-2015) References Available Upon Request

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