Daniel McGrath


Virginia Tech Aerospace Engineering student



Daniel Patrick McGrath                       540-303-9920     
	College Address: 	  	            Permanent Address: 
	Payne Hall RM 0417 	             216 Jackson Drive 
	600 Washington St. SW 	 	    Berryville, VA 22611 
        Blacksburg, VA 24061-9508 	 

OBJECTIVE 	Summer 2016 Internship in Aerospace related field 
EDUCATION 	B.S. Aerospace Engineering, expected graduation: May 2018 
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University  (Virginia Tech), 
Blacksburg, VA 
GPA: 3.26/4.0 
International Baccalaureate Diploma, 2013 (Graduated May 2014) 
Clarke County High School, Berryville, VA 
Intro to Engineering Design class (3 credits), 2013-2014
EXPERIENCE 	Ellie project (high altitude ballooning), Virginia Tech, spring and fall 2015 
•	Focus on radio communications for tracking 
•	Software configuration of radio system 
•	Testing of radio system onboard and on the ground  
EXPERIENCE 	Food Lion cashier, Berryville, VA May 2012-September 2013 
Worked after school and during summer  
Amateur Radio Technician License, spring 2015-present 
•	Passed FCC License Exam  
•	Transmitted GPS coordinates of Ellie balloon payload 
•	Communicated with other HAM radio operators   
SKILLS 	Computer Skills: 	              Public Speaking: 	Leadership: 
MATLAB 	                                              Presentation 	Organization 
AutoCAD/Inventor 	                              Preparation 	Reliability 
Microsoft Office 	                               Improvisation 
ACTIVITIES  	Founding president, International Thespian Society troupe 7994 fall 2013- spring 2014 
•	Elected as first president 
•	Organized an Improv comedy event 
•	Represented troupe 7994 at the 2014 Virginia Thespian Conference 
•	Helped write troupe constitution and bylaws High School Scholastic Bowl, fall 2013-spring 2014 
High School Tennis Team, fall 2013-spring 2014 
Forensics competition (public speaking), fall 2012-spring 2014 
Various theatrical productions, 2008-2015 
Virginia Tech Science Fiction and Fantasy club, 2014-present Cave exploration, 2002-present