Jonathan Jennings


Undergraduate Senior



Jonathan D. Jennings

Current Address: 1704 Jackson St. 
                                Columbia, MO 65202
Telephone: (573)356-5079

Objective: I am seeking a full-time position where my project management, technical, intellectual, hands-on, and teamwork skills will be utilized to provide realistic solutions. 
Available - MAY, 2016.
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO             
   Bachelors of Science - Mechanical Engineering	                                    January 2011 – May 2016
•	Aerospace Minor – Math Minor – Deans List Member
•	2015 ASME Gold “Charles T. Main” Student Leadership Award. 
•	Curtis L. Benton and Barbara Kortright Benton Scholarship
•	Experimental Sounding Rocket Associations Runner-up “R. Gill Moore Innovator Award”. 
•	Advised two capstone groups with the production of powder based HP inkjet 3D printers
•	Advised a capstone group during the production of a recycled plastics filament extruder
•	Fused deposition modeling undergraduate research on the strength of PLA welds
American Society of Mechanical Engineers 
   President						                       September 2013 – September 2014
•	Organized two MAE electives forums and two Industrial Advisory Council forums.
•	Managed the design and production team in the creation of a successful competition UAV.
•	Participated in three national conventions, three student professional development conferences. and a student leadership seminar by ASME.
•	Participated in the finals round of the inaugural IAM3D additive manufacturing competition. 
   Student Sections Executive Committee- Chair Region 2			           April 2014 - Present
•	Responsible for the organization, communication, and participation of all ASME student sections in fourteen and a half states and three Canadian Provinces.
•	Helped repurpose and reorganize the student section executive committee during the “ASME One” transition.
•	Created the Student Sections Best Practices video that was posted on the national ASME website to provide an example for other student sections.
Student Sections Executive Committee- Member-at-Large		       August 2015 – Present
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
   President						                       September 2013 – September 2014
   Vice-President										    Fall 2015
   Treasurer							          September 2012– September 2013
•	Managed the design and production teams that created five successful competition vehicles.
•	In charge of mitigation reports and launch safety during the operations of five vehicles.
•	Placed fourth at three Experimental Sounding Rocket Associations – Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competitions.        
Students for the Exploration and Development of Space
   Founder/President   					 		     October 2014 – Present
•	Applied for and was granted Organization status by University of Missouri-Columbia.
•	Founded, funded, and managed the design and build portions of the USRC Rocket, GSBC high altitude balloon and Satellites around Mars competition teams.
•	Awarded platinum pass to attend the Satellite 2015 conference and exhibition.
Project Manager – University Student Rocketry Challenge				    Fall 2015
•	Tasked to coordinate and manage the University Student Rocketry Challenge
•	Perform rules development, team registration and coordination, judge determination, and conduct the contest.
•	Develop and provide incentives for added  participation in the competition, as well as competition partnerships and  manage staff

Print Anything @ Mizzou Initiative   		
Tech/Sales – Additive Manufacturing					    March 2015 – Aug 2015     
•	Aided the design of prototypes and general products.
•	In charge of prototype production.
•	Responsible for training new tech members.
Sublime Creations		 		
Owner/Operator – Lawn Care / Landscaping / Light Construction        	February 2003 – May 2012
•	Managed a three person crew.
•	Performed all sales, advertising, customer relations, finances, and general operations. 
•	Responsible for all equipment maintenance and repairs.
•	Managed, evaluated, repaired and maintained commercial properties.		
Team Enterprises     		           
 Sales Supervisor – Sales	  					   December 2005 – January 2007
•	Supervised two four person crews and closed all contracts.
•	Responsible for training new crew members.
•	Received one and two emerald achievement pins for exceptional sales.
Citizens for Space Exploration
 Missouri Student Ambassador  						      May 2014 & May 2015
•	Our team of students aided by industry professionals traveled to Washington D.C. to advocate for space industry.
•	Attended Senate and Congressional offices to discuss the benefits of the Space Launch System, deep space exploration, and to push a stable budget for N.A.S.A.
March Storm
Missouri Student Storm Trooper				          			            March 2015
•	Our group of private citizens traveled to Washington D.C. to present five bills that would make commercial space industry viable.
•	We were invited to the White House science and technology building when the Cheap Access to Space (CATS) bill was adopted by Dana Rohrabacher during our trip.
Academy of Fine Arts & Early Childhood Development Learning Center 
Teacher/Tutor	               					   December 2008 – January 2009       
•	Responsible for the supervision and transportation of school age children.
•	Created lesson plans.
•	Tutored School age children in general studies.
Other Volunteer Experiences
•	March Sky K-12 Rocketry camp – Founder, organizer, fundraiser.  		                         2013&2014
•	First Lego Robotics League- Course re setter/ student sections manager.  			            2014
•	MS 150 – Motorcycle escort. 									2013
Program Experience
•	SolidWorks, AutoCad, Matlab, Simulink, STK,  Microsoft Office, Repetier Host, Makerware
•	Leadership, public speaking, machining, manufacturing, design, project planning, project management, procurement, additive manufacturing, carbon fiber production, sales, customer service, troubleshooting, materials science, explosives, safety management.
•	High power rocketry, computer hardware, microcontrollers, small electronics, small engines, automotive repair, unmanned aerial vehicles, R.C. vehicles, aviation, and everything involving space travel.