College & Career
6th Period English 1
Viankaa Espinoza
Texas A&M Corpus Christi

History

I want to attend Texas A&M Corpus Christi because i want to be a marine biologist. It's also a beautiful campus. It has a lot of Majors, and it will help you achieve your goals in life. There is more to it then just academics there are a lot of activities you can do.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi was formerly known at various times by one of the following three names: Corpus Christi State University, Texas A&I University at Corpus Christi, and the University of Corpus Christi. Before joining the Texas A&M University System in 1989. The school became a public university in 1973 when the Baptist General Convention of Texas sold it to the State.

Location & Tour

Application

Requirements

Campus life

Their students explore the depths of The Gulf Of Mexico. They have lot of activities to do around campus such as going for walk on the beach on your own "private" island. There is a tradition that they do for there students who have made it to their junior year. It is called Ring Ceremony, the students are given a ring to wear. Around the campus there are many places to study with your friends or just to relax.

career path

     The career path i have chosen is a Marine Biologist. TAMUCC is known for being the collage everyone attends to be a marine biologist. The Marine Biology Program is designed for students with an interest in one or several sub disciplines of marine biology who wish to pursue careers in higher education, government, or private industry. The Marine Biology degree is different from others because it is an interdisciplinary degree program (IDP) combining the strengths of three universities within the Texas A&M University System; Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Texas A&M University-Galveston, and Texas A&M University.

     You gain a broad understanding of marine biology. And you acquire skills necessary to conduct independent biological studies. You need to develop the skills necessary to present and publish their work at national and international venues.

career info

Marine biology is the scientific study of organisms in the ocean or other marine life in bodies of water. Given that in biology many phyla, families and genera have some species that live in the sea and others that live on land, marine biology classifies species based on the environment. The average salary of a Marine Biologist is $77,630. Salaries start from $39,700 and go up to $124,680. The average salary for a Marine Biologist may vary depending on five things, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Usually they work regular office hours, but they may also work longer hours when doing fieldwork. Working in offices and laboratories, and they also work on boats, at sea, or in isolated coastal areas in all weather conditions. The educational requirements needed is a high school diploma or GED, Bachelor's degree in biology or related sciences, Internship in the field, Masters of Science Degree in Marine Biology or Marine Science, Doctorate Degree in Marine Biology (this one is optional). The job duties of marine scientists are involved in research, analysis and forecasts in relation to the oceans, their life forms and coastal areas. They analyses the sea and its interaction with the land, atmosphere and sea floors and use the information gained to predict changes to the earth’s structure.

Letter of intent

Viankaa Espinoza

3105 Tierra Tuna

El Paso, Texas, 79938

(915) 449-5398

viankaespinoza@student.sisd.net

May 20, 2015

Starbucks

3400 Joe Battle Blvd
El Paso, TX, 79938

To Whom It May Concern:

I am responding to the employment opportunity listed on your company website. Please accept this letter for I am interested in applying for this job. I would like to be a barista there at Starbucks. I am looking for an honored job that will add experiences to build my goals in life. I am a hard worker and I have many skills that will go great for this job. I am an excellent multi-tasker and a good communicator. I am confident that these qualities will make me an excellent candidate for this position.

I would appreciate your consideration of my credentials and I welcome the chance to meet with you and hear more about your company, the requirements of the positions and how my skills would be a good fit.

Thanks you in advance for your consideration.

Sincerely,

Viankaa Espinoza

resume

Viankaa Espinoza

Career Objectives

My goal is to job that will help me with my ability to multitask and with me people skills. i also want to set more goals for my self along the way but one of my biggest goal is to be a marine biologist.

Work Experience

Apr. 2015 - To Present

Viankaa
Baby sitting
El Paso, Texas

» I babysit little kids and make them happy and get paid (-:

Volunteer Experience

Jan. 2015 - Apr. 2015

Viankaa
File papers
El Paso, Texas

» I helped filed papers at my dads work and just helped around the office

Awards & Certificates

» Completing 8th grade (May 2014)

Extracurricular Activities

Yearbook, Basketball

Hobbies & Interests

» Drama
» Music
» Volleyball

Skills & Abilities

» Spanish

citations

Admission Forms. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Apr. 2015. <http://admissions.tamucc.edu/
admissions_forms.html>.

Job Requirements. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Apr. 2015. <http://study.com/articles/
How_to_Become_a_Marine_Biologist_Education_and_Career_Roadmap.html>.

Marine Biologist. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Apr. 2015.
<https://www2.careercruising.com/careers/profile-at-a-glance/266>.

Marine Biologist Salary. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Apr. 2015.
<https://www.sokanu.com/careers/marine-biologist/salary/>.

Marine Biology Info. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Apr. 2015.
<http://marinelife.about.com/od/marinecareers/tp/Marine-Biologist.htm>.

Spirit and Trasitions. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Apr. 2015.
<http://prospect.tamucc.edu/spirit_and_traditions.html>.

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