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 Angela L. Williams

University of Rhode Island                                              
Kingston, RI 02881

Goal: I want to combine my science and art/film background in a beneficial way. I hope to contribute to the movement of visualization in science, and I want to be able to apply myself at a place that allows me to learn more.


Alma High School, 101 East Main Street, Alma, Arkansas 72921:- 2003-2004

Classical High School, 770 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903: – Graduated Cum Laude 2004-2007

B.S., University of Rhode Island, Major in Marine Biology- Graduating 2012, Minor in Art/Film Media; Overall GPA 3.49

Relevant Course Work in Major:  Marine Biology, Ecology, Biology, Organic Chemistry, Marine Ecology, Genetics, Oceanography, Physics, Statistics, Animal Science, Plant Anatomy, Marine Invertebrates of Southern New England, Animal Physiology, Ecology of Marine plants, Deep-Sea Biology

Relevant Course Work in Minor: Art History: Renaissance to Modern, Three-Dimensional Studio I, History of Film I, History of Film II, Film Media Production Abroad, Digital Art and Design, Introduction to Film Media, Apparel I, Film Theory

Belize, Summer 2010 (GPA: 4.0)
     Course Work: Film Media Production Abroad

Work Experience:

Aug. 2011- Dec. 2011  PR Assistant, Mixed Media Promotions
  • Packaged press kits, managed databases, wrote news releases, made follow-up calls, compiled guest lists, coordinated events, organized events, created event promotions/flyers/invitations, edited video, uploaded content to media outlets, submitted press releases, researched and developed target market in database, maintained and updated company websites, attended performances and client meetings etc.

July 2011 -    Merchandiser, Cast Retail and SPAR, locations vary
  • Merchandise jewelry and various other types of products at Macy’s and other stores around RI and MA.

Sep. 2010 – Jan. 2011  Spokesperson/ Promoter, Celsius, locations varied
  • Helped organize and execute product promotion events and demonstrations.  

Oct. 2010 – Jan. 2011   Research Intern, URI GSO Bay Campus, Narragansett, RI
  • Did field and lab work for multiple research projects. I worked under Leanna Heffner, who does her work through the Scott Nixon lab. Examples of duties: glassware acid bathing, salt marsh mud coring, field work collecting algae samples, working on macroalgae experiment, helping with bromine analysis, creating reagents for bromine analysis, taking inventory of samples, cleaning out and organizing storage units, documenting data for denitrification/nitrogen fixation experiments, retrieving samples from mud cores etc.

Feb. 2010 – May 2010  Teacher’s Aide, Jamestown Early Learning Center, Jamestown, RI

  • Worked mainly with toddlers ages 2-4. The job required a multitude of interactions with or for the children: playing, teaching, organizing, reading and singing aloud, diaper changing, monitoring, cleaning, lunch /craft time/ nap time/ snack time execution, breaking the babyroom for lunch, helping with the preschool group etc.

Nov. 2009 - Dec. 2009  Personal Assistant, Kathleen Gainor’s Household, Providence, RI
  • Worked as a personal assistant for a woman working on her second personal healthcare book. I cooked, cleaned, organized, researched, and was there for motivation/support and to bounce ideas off of.

Aug. 2008   Cutco Salesperson, Vector Marketing, Providence, RI
  • Executed in-home demonstrations and product promotion as an independent sales contractor; I worked off personal referrals alone.

July 2008 – Aug. 2008 Cashier/Stocker/Waitress/Delivery Girl, The Butcher Shop, Providence,
  • Worked at a small eating place/ grocery and prepared food store off Elmgrove St. One side was grocery/prepared food and the other was a small sandwich/dining area. I worked both sides but primarily on the grocery side.

July 2007 - Aug. 2007 Salesperson, Limited Too, Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • Worked the floor, folded and put away merchandise, helped rearrange the store and displays, rang customers up, etc.

Jan. 2007 – April 2007  Tutor, Classical High School, Providence, RI
  • Tutored primarily math with a focus on geometry and algebra I & II.

Jan. 2001- Sep. 2004  Babysitter, self-employed, Van Buren, Arkansas
  • Caretaker/Babysitter for many families' children ages 0-10 in and around the Van Buren, AR area. During this time, I also cared for children in my church's nursery, taught at Vacation Bible School, and helped with Children's Church on Sunday mornings.

Awards, Honors and Fellowships:  

Classical High School

David M. Golden Memorial Scholarship, 2007– The Rhode Island Foundation; awarded to first generation college students from Classical High School

Published through in a poem compilation book.

Nominated for "Who's Who of American High Schools".

University of Rhode Island

Centennial Scholarship, 2007-2011 – University of Rhode Island; merit-based scholarship

Licenses, Certifications, etc.

TIPS Certified
Bartender’s License

Other Skills

Computer – MS Word, Excel, Adobe Illustrator (CS3 & CS4), Adobe Flash (CS3 & CS4), Adobe Photoshop (CS3 & CS4)

Database management

Statistical Analysis

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