Brian Dillon



Cork City


o    An ambitious, articulate, and focused graduate with a BSc in Marine Science

o    Aspiring towards a career in Marine Resource Management. Courteous, mature and has the proven ability to integrate quickly in team environments.

o    Well-honed analytical, taxonomic, interpersonal and organisational skills


Work Record


October 2017 – August 2018 | Aramark


Role:            Barista/Retail Assistant

Duties:          Serving Coffees, operating the till, serving customers in the deli bar. Managing stock and cleaning coffee machines.


May-August | Nightline Delivery Services



Role:            Warehouse Operative

Duties:          Scanning barcodes, sorting of delivery items onto pallets, loading delivery vans, mopping and brushing warehouse floor.


May | CBRE Temporary position



Role:            Maintenance Assistant

Duties:          Organizing meeting rooms, covering reception, delivering post to employees, cleaning and general ad hoc work.


June – August |  Marine Institute Bursary



Role:            Fishery Analyst

Duties:          Repetitive laboratory skills that required meticulous and constant levels of focus.

E.g. Mounting of otoliths.

Role:             Port Sampling Assistant

Duties:          Cautious extraction of otoliths from commercial fish species, recording length and weight measurements of fish species and prawn species Nephrops norvegicus, inputting recorded data into the Nemesys system.

Role:            Assistant Crew Worker on dredging vessel at Belmullet, Co. Mayo

Duties:          Sorting through dredge catches and identifying razor clams, recording weight and length measurements of Razor clams.







May 2017     |      National University of Ireland, Galway

Role:            Dipteran Taxonomist

Duties:          Sorting samples into respective Dipteran and hymenopteran groups.

Taxonomic Identification of the aforementioned groups with particular                                experience regarding hoverflies.


April 2016 –

April 2017    |     NUIG Anime and Manga Society


Role:            Safety Officer

Duties:          Supervising large social events, ensuring the safety of society members and assistants on society trips and events.


Jan 2017,

Jan 2014     |       Akumakon


Role:            Staff Member

Duties:          Supervising and security, promoting activities and events, surveillance in the trade hall.


July 2016     |      Seafest


Role:            Volunteer

Duties:          Giving educational demonstrations to the public about Marine Science.


April 2014 –

April 2015     |    NUIG Anime and Manga Society


Role:            Public Relations Officer

Duties:          Sending emails, promoting and advertising society events. Acquiring sponsors for the society’s events and fund raising.






Sept 2013 –        Bachelor of Science in Marine Science (Grade 2:1)

May 2017           National University of Ireland, Galway

o   4th Year Project Title: Habitat Mapping and Classification of Galway Bay SAC: Testing the applicability of the JNCC’s habitat classification system on the Galway Bay SAC




Taxonomic Identification                ArcGIS Proficiency              QGIS Proficiency

Field Sampling                             Manual Handling                 Organisational Skills

IT Proficiency                                        Public Speaking                  Team Player













References are given upon request.








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