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Crystal Boyd Professional Portfolio


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I created this Professional Portfolio for my "Introduction to Museum Studies" class. Please feel free to check it out!

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Crystal Boyd Professional Portfolio

  1. 1. Professional Portfolio<br />Crystal Boyd<br />December 8, 2009<br />
  2. 2. Education<br />University of Minnesota – Minneapolis, MN December 2007 <br />College of Liberal Arts <br />Bachelor of Arts, English and Spanish / Entomology Minor <br /> GPA: 3.84, summa cum laude graduate<br />Study Abroad in Toledo– Toledo, Spain September 2006 – December 2006 <br />Gained fluency in Spanish at the José Ortega y Gasset Foundation<br />Completed a teaching internship at the elementary school Alberto Sanchez<br />University of Colorado– Boulder, CO May 2011<br />Master of Science in Museum and Field Studies<br />Graduate Assistant in the Entomology Collection<br />
  3. 3. Entomology Jobs - Research<br />Undergraduate Research Assistant<br />Prepared slides of midges (Chironomidae) for pollution monitoring in Minnesota streams<br />Viviennea<br />Studied the morphology and systematics of tiger moths (genus: Viviennea)<br />
  4. 4. Entomology Jobs – Public<br />Classroom volunteer: Aurora Charter School Spring 2005<br />Raised monarch butterflies with 2 classes of bilingual <br /> 1st-grade students<br />MMCD Summer 2004 - 2009<br />Collected mosquito larvae to<br />combat disease<br />
  5. 5. Museum Jobs<br />Bell Museum of Natural History June 2005 – May 2006<br />Tour Guide: 5 tours per week<br />Led camp-ins and workshops for school groups<br />
  6. 6. Museum Jobs<br />Bakken Museum of Electricity March 2008 – September 2008<br />Marketing Intern: Published information for website<br />Minnesota Children’s Museum May 2008 – September 2008<br />Community Partnership Intern: Complied contact information for local bilingual organizations<br />
  7. 7. Museum Jobs<br />Science Museum of Minnesota<br />Camp-In Supervisor May 2008 – May 2009<br />Led overnights for school children<br />Aquatic Invertebrates Program Intern May – September 2009<br />Wrote a 68-page training manual and oversaw 22 volunteers<br />Award $1000 Marjorie Bolz Allen Grant<br />
  8. 8. Museum Jobs<br />Minnesota Children’s Museum<br />Daily Programs Facilitator <br />October 2008 – April 2009<br />Gathered art supplies, staffed art room<br />Presented animal programs once per day<br />Visitor Assistant<br />January 2009 – May 2009<br />Helped orient visitors and find lost kids<br />
  9. 9. Museum Jobs<br />The Schubert Club: Museum of Musical Instruments<br />Docent October 2008 – September 2009<br />American Swedish Institute<br />Event Volunteer May 2009 – September 2009<br />Minnesota Association of Museums<br />Program Committee Spring 2009<br />
  10. 10. Museum Jobs<br />Graduate Assistant in the <br /> Entomology Collection at the <br /> University of Colorado<br />Tour Guide at the <br /> University of Colorado<br />Collections Intern at the <br /> Butterfly Pavilion<br />
  11. 11. Grants, Scholarships, and Awards<br />Marjorie Bolz Allen Grant August 2009<br /> Science Museum of Minnesota , $1000 <br />Selmer Birkelo Scholarship May 2007<br /> University of Minnesota , $4000 <br />Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Grant January 2005<br />University of Minnesota, $1700<br />Adam Arthur Cooke Memorial Scholarship May 2003 Cooke Family, $5000<br />Upsher-Smith Laboratories Scholarship April 2003<br /> Midwest Chamber of Commerce, $1000<br />National Foundation for Women Legislators November 2002<br /> National Rifle Association, $3000<br />Girl Scout Gold Award June 2003<br /> Girl Scout Council of Greater Minneapolis <br />