education
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Rachael Noelle Bergstad

pythonliving.flaminglunchbox.net
@pythonliving

2815 NW Polk Ave, Corvallis, OR 97330
rachael.bergstad@flaminglunchbox.net
541.760.5769

Education

University of Oregon - 2006
Bachelor of Arts, Double major in German and Medieval studies with a minor in English.

Skills

General Skills

Experience with process and procedure development on a variety of fronts, both for medium and large businesses. Substantial interaction with international cultures. Knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript and jQuery for website editing. Basic experience and knowledge of Python. German to English translation experience, specifically with Chemistry/Biology Batch documents. Significant experience with Application marketing via social media. Substaintial experience with the creation and maintenance of programming/recovery related blog.

Applications

Extensive experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Libre Office, Gmail (and subsequent google docs/google calendar). Experience with Inkscape (vector), Gimp (bitmap), Picasa. Some experience in Microsoft Powerpoint, Oneword, Publisher, Adobe Capture, and Wink (presentation and tutorial creation software). Experience with Drupal 6 (website editing program), Sublime Text-Editor and Vim. Substantial experience with Banner, Datawarehouse, NOLIJ, and some with Appworx. Some experience with the National Student Loan Database System (NSLDS), and the Oregon Student Assistance Commission website. Additional Application experience can be provided upon request.

Languages

Fluent in English and German (High). Some conversational ability in Norwegian and Spanish. Other language experience upon request.

Work Experience

FlamingLunchbox - 2011 to Present

Co-Founder

Creation, editing and maintenance of flaminglunchbox.net, betterlivingthroughpython.posterous.com, Science Fiction Tower Power, and CSP Game Schedule Converter. In charge of marketing and advertising for the company's browser based/Android games, and other products. Creation of Graphic art and logos and promotional materials as needed for company products. Writing for a variety of roles, mainly marketing or technical in nature, but also for my personal blog regarding recovery and learning to program. Production of marketing and advertising reports as needed, monitoring monetary intake as appropriate.

Sarepta Therapeutics - 2011 to Present

Chemistry Associate Translator

Contracted translation work of batch documents for a local pharmaceutical company. Terminology is science, in particular for chemistry, in nature. Some formatting involved in regards to recreation of particular documents.

INTO Oregon State University - 2010 to 2011

Academic Support Assistant

Main duties include Attendance and Academic Progress report management, coordination and distribution. Maintaining records of Progress reports, student notifications and reminders, and other forms as needed. Assistance with assessing and monitoring progression for INTO OSU students. Coordination and monitoring Program of Study Changes and Extensions.

Other duties include monitoring and responding to the Academic Support general email account, collection of midterm grades, creation of general student statistics reports, assistance with other queries regarding student stats.

Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, Oregon State University - 2009 to 2010

Financial Aid Specialist

Majority of work consisted of assisting with the processing of financial aid applications, assisting students and parents in person, on phone, and via email with financial aid related questions; processing students in verification; assisting with subsequent transaction processing, and occasional assistance with the Dual Partnership Program.

Other duties include maintaining OSU Events Calendar for the Financial Aid office. Currently assisting with editing/re-organization and re-writing of the OSU Financial Aid website, and other office work.

Extended Campus (Ecampus), Oregon State University - 2007 to 2009

Communications Center Specialist

Main duties include relaying Ecampus specific information, assistance with process/procedures and general customer service to students and parents via phone and email; distributing marketing materials to prospective students.

Other duties include updating the searchable Frequently Asked Questions database, running various reports for Marketing, reviewing website continuously for inaccuracies, researching other online higher educational programs, and other general office work.

Extended Campus (K-12 Program), Oregon State University - 2008

K-12 Outreach Enrollment Specialist (Intern)

Main duties include updating course rosters for all K-12 educators with Ecampus, consistently updating and editing website, assisting K-12 educators with the upload of course materials to Blackboard, and assisting remedial math educators with the proctoring process.

Other duties include researching other online K-12 programs, answering questions via phone, email, and in person for students and some K-12 educators, and other general office work.

Find me online

betterlivingthroughpython Blog

Twitter

About Me

Github Profile

Vizify Profile

Activities

Exchange student to Germany with the American Field Service (AFS) - 1999 to 2000

Exchange student to Universitet Bergen (Norway) as undergraduate student - 2004

Volunteer for the Arc of Lane County for various events - 2005 to 2008

Great Pumpkin Run Planning Committee, Volunteer Management - 2010 to present

Homeless Connect Event Planning Committee Member - 2010 to 2012

Hobbies

Indoor Soccer, Rock Climbing, Running, Gardening, Crochet, Sewing, Hiking, Yoga, Dancing, Tower Defense Games, Traveling, Camping, Fishing, and more.

References

If you would like to request a list of references, please send me an email to the address listed above.