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Norm Alize
123 Memorial Drive, Ames, Iowa 50014
[email protected] 111-222-3333
To obtain an internship doing materials-related work for the summer of 2015
Iowa State University; Ames, Iowa
Bachelor of Science in Materials Engineering with a focus on metals
Minor in Business
Expected Graduation December 2015
GPA 3.14/4.00
Brunel University; London, England; Study Abroad; Fall Semester 2013
Professional Work Experience:
IBM Corporation; Rochester, Minnesota; May 2012 – August 2012
Engineering Intern
- Implemented titration system to test iron and nickel content in electroplating baths
- Made intricate measurements to accurately assess test specimen coating thickness
and consistency
- Documented procedures that allowed lab technicians to obtain quality results
Alcoa; Bettendorf, Iowa; May 2011 – August 2011
- Optimized ultrasonic inspection equipment to reliably detect defects in engine valves
- Evaluated and troubleshot equipment in metals and chemistry labs
- Performed metallography on test specimens and prepared laboratory reports
Ames Laboratory; Ames, Iowa; November 2010 – March 2012
Research Assistant
- Developed a procedure to efficiently produce powder metallurgy samples for
mechanical testing
- Collected data following a detailed procedure to achieve repeatable results
- Prepared samples for analysis with SEM and optical microscope
Additional Work Experience:
Corner Drug Store; Anytown, Iowa; October 2008 – August 2010
- Provided excellent customer service and responsibly managed cash register
- Managed access to over-the-counter medications in accordance with FDA regulations
Leadership, Honors, and Activities:
Material Advantage Member
- Program Chair (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012, Fall 2013)
Student Housing Representative (2013)
University Honors Program Member (Fall 2010 – Spring 2013)
- Seminar Leader (2012)
Scholarship Recipient for Powder Metallurgy Studies (Fall 2014)