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Eliza Cronkite

Freelance Editor & Writer

Location:Palmyra, Pennsylvania, United States
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Eliza Cronkite, M.Sc.

I am an Academic Editor and Geologist with a Master of Science in Earth Sciences and a Bachelor of Science in Social Work. I have three years of experience teaching, writing, and editing in academia, three years of experience in the geology consulting industry, and over eight years of experience in social work. I am in pursuit of editing, writing, research, teaching, and consulting opportunities.

Employment History
Academic Editor, Earth Sciences: American Journal Experts – 01/2017 - Present
Freelance Academic Writer: Ultius – 07/2017 - Present
Contract Editor, Physics: Cactus Communications – 07/2017 - Present
Geophysicist: Enviroscan, Inc – 03/2016 – 07/2017
Field Geologist: Leidos Engineering – 03/2015- 03/2016
Freelance Writer: Northeast Geophysical – 01/2015- 03/2015
Geologist: State of Maine - 05/2013-12/2014
Teaching Assistant: Earth Sciences, University of Maine - 09/2012 - 12/2014
Research Assistant: Earth Sciences, University of Maine - 05/2014 - 08/2014
Research Assistant: Environmental Sciences; University of Maine - 05/2012 - 09/2012
Social Worker: Department of Health and Human Services - 11/2008 -12/2012
Teacher and Social Worker: KidsPeace New England – 05/2004 – 11/2008

Masters of Science: Earth and Climate Sciences, University of Maine – 2014
Undergraduate course work: Earth and Climate Sciences, University of Maine – 2011-2012
Bachelors of Science: Social Work, University of Maine at Augusta -2008

Pertinent Skills
• General: Technical report writing, academic research paper editing, field mapping, team leadership, teaching/mentoring, research, giving presentations, managing budgets
• Geophysics: Terrestrial seismic refraction, microgravity, electromagnetics, resistivity, shallow marine seismic reflection, multibeam bathymetry, side-scan sonar, utility tracing/mapping, field equipment maintenance and calibration
• Remediation: terrestrial and marine sediment sampling, shoreline erosion measurements, groundwater sampling, air quality monitoring and sampling, Phase I/II ESAs, soil boring oversight, well drilling and installation oversight, general contractor oversight and coordination
• Software/Processing: Microsoft Office Suite, ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Surfer, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Topcon GPS, Hypack, EarthImager, SeisImager

Certifications: 40-Hour HAZWOPER plus current 8-Hour Refresher, 40-Hour HAZWOPER Supervisor, PA Boat Safety Certification, Wilderness First Responder and CPR, Former Social Worker and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor in the state of Maine

References are available upon request
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