Neal Conroy
2454 S. Spaulding
Chicago, IL 60623
N-Conroy@NEIU.edu

Education

Northeastern Illinois University, graduated May 2012, bachelors of science with a major in chemistry and a minor in computer science.
Rancho Bernardo High School, San Diego, California, graduated 2006.

Skills

Computer literate (Windows, HTML).
Speaks English and some Mandarin Chinese.
Calculus-level math.
Chemistry: running I.R. and N.M.R. samples, reading I.R. and N.M.R. charts.

Regional Occupation Programs

Junior year of high school, 2005.
Computer applications (Microsoft Word and Excel), culinary arts/hospitality food services.

Senior year of high school, 2006.
Floral design.

Internships

Casa de Las Campanas, San Diego, California (Spring 2005).
Food preparation position/dishwasher in a retirement/nursing home.

Work Experience

Illinois Department of Human Services (Fall 2006).
Tutor of computers for the first semester in college.

Mana Food Bar
Dishwasher.

Driscoll's (October 2010 -).
Q.A. technician for strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries, where I gained experience using a refractometer for sugar testing on strawberries and blackberries.

Securatex (December 2011 - January 2012).
Patrolled an 11-story condo, itís premises, and watched surveillance cameras.

Volunteer

Friends of the Chicago River. (February 2009 - ).
Tutor at Chicago H.O.P.E.S. (Fall 2009, fall 2010).
Friends of the Elderly (November 2010 - December 2010).
Benton House (November 2010 - December 2010).

Research

Did undergraduate research (chemistry capstone seminar) on sewage and water treatment (fall 2009).
Collected data for a scientist of horticulture on ways to reduce reversion (red cell) in blackberries, while working for Driscollís (2010).
For a course on toxicology, wrote a paper on the toxicological effects of norovirus and rotavirus (fall 2011).
For a course on pharmacology, wrote a paper on paroxetine, the drug sold as Paxil (fall 2012).

Certificates

Completed the 20-hour unarmed basic security officer training course, March 2010.
State of Illinois P.E.R.C. (card), received February 2011, May 2012.

Miscellaneous

Non-smoker non-drinker.
No piercings or tattoos.
Specializes in maximum human lifespan.
Played the violin for 4 years.
Input forms, availability, and calendar: http://nealirc.org/schedule