Cassandra Backman


About Me

A motivated and intelligent student pursing a degree in Zoology. I possess current knowledge about proper lab techniques, environmental and conservation field research, modern veterinary practices and knowledge on how to handle a diverse amount of species, invertebrate and vertebrate.
Education
    North Carolina State University at Raleigh
    August, 2015 - May, 2015
    degree
    Bachelor's
    major
    Zoology
    minor
    Wildlife Management
    Marlborough High School
Work Experience
    Steele Creek Animal Hospital
    company
    Steele Creek Animal Hospital
    overview
    • Shadowed a three different vet gaining knowledge about surgeries, acupuncture, rehabilitation and basic clinic check ups 40+ hrs
    North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
    Volunteer
    Dr. Langerhan’s Lab
    Research Assistant
    Shelter Medicine Internship
    Intern
    Duke Lemur Center Internship
    Intern
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Fun Fact
I studied a aye-aye on its natural light cycle
Skills
can handles a diverse amount domestic animals and wildlifecan work on mac and pc programscurrent knowledge in working a laser machine and in sterilization for surgeriescurrent knowledge of native eastern wildlifeexperience in behavioral researchorganized and patientproper lab techniques working with biological samples (water & feces…) and hazardous chemicals
Leadership
    Roots and Shoots
    Chorus
    MassAudubon Drumlin Farm