Brian Dillon


Student at University College Cork


107 Deerpark,


Cork City

Co. Cork

Tel: 087 662 8709

E-Mail: [email protected]



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 2017| Nightline Delivery Services

Role: Warehouse Operative

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


May 2017| CBRE Temporary position

Role: Maintenance Assistant

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


June – August 2016 |  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 –  May 2017      Bachelor of Science in Marine Science (Grade 2:1) at the National University of Ireland, Galway

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.









Sept 2013 - May 2017

Bachelor's degree (BSc) in Marine Science at National University of Galway, Ireland


October 2017 - August 2018

Retail Assistant/Barista at Aramark/The Grumpy Mule

Duties Included: Serving Coffees, operating the till, serving customers in the deli bar.
Managing stock and cleaning coffee machines.
Cleaning the coffee machines
Opening and closing the coffee shop and the regular shop.

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