Resume Experience

Professional Experience

Social Media Specialist (July 2019 – current)

NASA / Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX

  • Write social media posts for the Human Research Program (HRP)
  • Produce education and outreach materials for HRP
  • Pitch and write stories on HRP research

Arizona Public Media (Jan. 2019 – May 2019)

National Public Radio / University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

  • Pitch news stories.
  • Shadow AZPM during radio interviews and conduct my own interviews.
  • Gain radio recording skills in and out of a studio environment (wrap, cut-and-copy, sound bites).
  • Write my own news stories, including headtine, tagline, social media and web content.
  • Edit together audio using Adobe Audition.
  • Work samples: Search “Emmalee Mauldin” on azpm.org or head to my Published Works page

Student Science Journalist (Jan. 2017 – May 2019)

Steward Observatory / University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

  • Contribute to video scripts and video making for Active Galactic Video’s YouTube channel
  • Promote and post on various social media outlets for the Active Galactic Videos
  • Interview and develop stories about scientists and up-and-coming researchers around the university campus to promote diversity in STEM
  • Report and write about new and exciting scientific findings in the news to post on educational sites run by the observatory
  • Check out Active Galactic Videos on YouTube to watch some of our videos!

Spring and Summer Intern (Jan. – Aug. 2018)

NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

  • Working on social media and science communications for NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope (HST)
  • Analyzed statistics for HST social media accounts (Twitter, Instagam, and Facebook) to determine which posts perform the best
  • Developed a calendar of potential post for HST accounts
  • Researched and wrote articles published on HST’s Messier Catalog and placards for HST servicing mission tools, now displayed in the HST Control Center at Goddard
  • Worked full-time while taking part-time classes online

Summer Intern (June 2017 – Aug. 2017)

NASA / Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX

  • Worked in the Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) division with the Meteorite Sample Disk Program to help with outreach and communication
  • Designed posters about meteorites and developed a tabletop STEM activity for students in the classroom, then tested material in local libraries for feedback
  • Interviewed ARES scientists and developed a video about meteorite research and ARES
  • Assisted with ARES outreach events and tours of the ARES building and research labs

Barista (Aug. 2015 – Dec. 2016)

Starbucks Co. / University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

  • Mastered making all drinks on Starbucks menu
  • Communicated with fellow baristas and leads to keep store operation and positive atmosphere
  • Thrived in high-pressure environment while maintaining quality customer service and a smile
  • Work an average of 25 hours per week while maintaining full-time double-major student credentials

Hostess (Nov. 2014 – Jun. 2015)

Pub 1922, Sahuarita, AZ

  • Managed customer flow and maintained communication between customers and coworkers
  • Worked an average of 20 hours per week while maintaining 4.0 GPA in high school

High School Intern (Oct. 2014 – Oct. 2014)

NASA / University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

  • Completed a week-long internship with the OCAMS Systems (of the OSIRIS-REx program) based at the University of Arizona
  • Assisted engineers in technical work, such as working hands-on with the SamCam flight system and constructing mock tests for the cameras
  • Lead group activities and presented at local high schools on the OSIRIS-REx program
Community Involvement
  • ALS Association (2011 – 2016)
    • Biannual event helper in support of research for Lou Gehrig’s disease
      • Set up and tore down events; managed attendees; assisted event staff
  • Pima County Library (2014)
    • Five month long program as a teen volunteer
      • Assisted librarians shelve books and designed wall displays for library’s “Teen Center”
  • Humane Society of Southern Arizona (2014)
    • Over three month period, weekly dog walker and caretaker for canines and felines
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