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Carlene Tinkler

B.S. Equine Science, Industry Concentration
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
GPA: 3.82/4.0      May 1999
        American Society of Animal Science Scholarship
        Distinguished Scholar's Award
        Dean's List, College of Applied Human Sciences
        Golden Key National Honor Society

Study Abroad
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Spring 1998


Leadership and Management Skills

  • Assisted in the instruction of over 500 drum major students in conducting techniques and leadership skills at the Bands of America Camp in IL and drum major camp in TX
  • Attended multiple leadership workshops through band, learning leadership methods that are valuable for any leadership position
  • Have held leadership roles throughout 10 years of band, including section leader and librarian
  • Aided in teaching and planning of upper level riding classes at Colorado State University
  • Trained new staff for multiple chef positions at Johnny Carino's Italian Kitchen
  • Managed my riding instructor's barn with 10 horses while she was away on vacations
  • Worked with elementary and junior high students through substitute teaching for Deer Park I.S.D. in Deer Park, TX

Time Management Skills
  • Regularly balanced 16-18 credits of course work while participating in college marching band, work, clubs, and riding
  • Balanced multiple tasks as a prep cook while maintaining the line stock for other cooks at Johnny Carino's Italian Kitchen

Computer Skills

  • Efficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and the Internet
  • Designed a web page for the submission and search of animal science technical papers
  • Learned complicated Waters Millenium Software very quickly during an analytical chemistry internship

Other Skills

  • Desire and ability to learn new things efficiently and quickly
  • Positive attitude, energetic, and responsible
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High math and science aptitude


  • Part-time Barn Manager, Hide-A-Way Farms, Alvin, TX. Cared for 10 horses, including feeding, cleaning, and exercising, while owner/trainer was away on vacation.
  • Teacher's Assistant, Colorado State University, CO. Aided in teaching and planning of upper level riding classes, Fall '98-Spring '99.
  • Prep/Line Cook, Johnny Carino's, Fort Collins, CO. Preparatory cooking for chefs, kept line stocked, cooked on front line, and trained new employees, Aug. 1998 - Present.
  • Analytical Chemistry Lab Internship, Cortech Inc., Westminster, CO. Prepared experiments testing purity of possible new drugs, analyzed results, and presented results to supervisors, July - Aug. 1996.


  • Personal Computers
  • Speech
  • Microeconomics
  • Statistics
  • Livestock Data Base Management
  • Anatomy & Physiology (Animal and Human)
  • Equine Disease Management
  • Equine Production Management
  • Intercollegiate Equestrian Team (Hunt Seat)
  • Marching Band
  • Campus Crusade for Christ
  • Fellowship of Christian Cowboys
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Club
  • Love for animals and the outdoors