Elsa M. Laughlin

Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
Candidate for Bachelor of Arts degree in 1998
Major: Biochemistry ______ Minor: Computer Science _____ GPA: 3.67
Related Courses: Organic Chemistry I and II, Introduction to Biology, Genetics, Oceanography, Programming in C, Data Structures in C++, Computer Networking


Community Service Officer _____________________Fall 1995 - Present

Mout Holyoke College Department of Public Safety
*Secure academic buildings; Respond to emergencies; Direct traffic during major
events; Provide a walking escort to students

Chief of Photography __________________________Fall 1995 - Present
Mount Holyoke News
*Delegate photograph assignments to photographers; Communicate between editors and photographers, Mix photographic chemicals and maintain a darkroom, scan photos using Adobe Photoshop

Summer Enrichment Camp -- Head Counselor _______Summer 1995
Port Townsend City Department of Public Works
*Ensured the safety of children; Planned, organized, and ran activities and games; Assumed primary responsibility when camp director was absent

Marine Life Interpreter __________________________Summer 1990 & 1991
Port Townsend Marine Science Center
*Answered visitors' questions about sea life; Collected plankton and set up microscope for observation; Took weather data; Fed animals; Maintained the cleanliness of tanks



Computer Lanuages:
Familiar with:
MacIntosh Computers
IBM Computers
Microsoft Visual C++
Laborary Skills:
IR Spectroscopy
DNA transformation