Montana G.

Cohn
606 S 3rd St Marquette, MI 49855; Mobile Telephone: 248-207-1501 Email: mcohn@nmu.edu
Education Northern Michigan University (NMU)
Marquette, MI
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies and Sustainability
08/10-Present
with an Outdoor Recreation minor expected in December 2014
Relevant Work Experience
Environmental Outreach Intern
Marquette, MI
Save the Wild U.P.
08/14-12/14
 Participate in and lead hikes to areas threatened by sulfide mining techniques of local mines
 Monitor local streams directly and indirectly affected by mining
 Knock on doors and organize local events to raise mining awareness
 Organize events and fundraising opportunities
United States Forest Service
Munising, MI
Visitor Services Intern
05/14-08/14
 Research, design, market, and present interpretive nature, cultural, and historic programs
To visitors of the Hiawatha National Forest
 Man the Interagency Visitor Center in Munising answering questions about Hiawatha National
Forest and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, while writing up backcountry permits
 Run three cash registers for the Forest Service, National Park Service, and Hiawatha
Interpretive Association
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Hancock, MI
Explorer Guide
05/13-08/13
 Research, design, market, and present interpretive hikes, nature, cultural, and sustainable programs at McLain
State Park
 Lead nature programs and interpretive hikes for both children and adults
 Act as solo Park Naturalist to answer various public nature questions
Certifications
 TIPS Serve Safe alcohol certified 2012
 Wildland firefighting certifications: S-130, S-190, I-100, L-180, and S-290
 Wilderness First Responder certified 2013 (WFR)
 CPR certified 2013
Leadership Experience
President, NMU Fishing Club,
House President, Spalding Residence Hall
Participant, NMU “Live, Learn, Lead” Silver and Gold Leadership sessions
Active Member of NMU student groups including: Superior Edge; Tree Musketeers;
Northern Arts and Entertainment; and, Latino Student Union
 Counselor, Great Lakes Natural Resources Camp
 Member and Teen Adviser, Michigan 4-H Youth Conservation Council
 Teen Leader and Member, of St. Joseph Catholic Church Youth Ministry
Skills and Character Traits







2012-2014
2012
2/2012, 3/2012
2010-Present
2009-2011
2006-2010
2006-2010

Technologically Savvy: Can successfully use and operate Windows and Mac operating systems, web platforms, and
Microsoft Office tools including: PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
Trained and competent in GIS
Critical thinker. Trained in methods of finding and presenting linkages in nearly any situation.
Independent Self-Starter: Assertive, self-motivated, goal-oriented, organized and efficient.
Supportive Team Member: A flexible, cooperative, reliable, hard working team player.
References Personal and professional references available upon request.