Michael Peters
645 Stoneledge Road
State College, PA 16803
(814) 574-3089
peterm8@rpi.edu
OBJECTIVE
To obtain a co-op or internship for the Spring and Summer of 2020
EDUCATION
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY
Class of 2021
Major: Computer Science
GPA: 3.8
Major: Information Technology and Web Science
Programming Languages
C++, Java, Python 2/3, Node.js, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, PHP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, C, and C#
Extracurriculars
Running, Lifting, Reading News, Sim Racing, Dota 2, and Watching Nascar / FIA World Rally Championship
WORK EXPERIENCE
Internship at Penn State Applied Research Lab University Park, PA
Summer 2018
Completed 50 tasks for the Tactics and Planning System
Enhanced viewability and usability of the front end file sharing system
Assisted integrating the database from MySQL to PostgreSQL through Java
Debugged and upgraded custom file parsing software
Tutor for RPI Advising & Learning Assistance Center (ALAC) Troy, NY
Jan 2018-Present
Provided homework help and aid in test prep for students in Data Structures and Computer Science I
Penn State Cancer Institute Grantee Cross-referencer
August 2018
Worked with the Penn State Cancer Institute to cross-reference lists of grantee names
The program reduces the multiple days of work when it was done by hand down to mere hours
March Madness Trading Game
March 2017
Collaborated with Brian Davis, an Economics professor, to create an educational trading game
The interactive game was used in his Economics course at Penn State University to teach about investment
Front Desk Staff at the Park Forest Pool State College, PA
Summer 2016 & 2017
Checked in swimmers, sold great tasting snacks, and made games in my downtime
Host, Busboy, and Cashier at Denny's State College, PA
Aug 2015-Aug 2016
Cashed out customers, topped off coffee, and cooked toast
PERSONAL PROJECTS
Topaz PHP/HTML Development Framework
Feb 2017-Present
Developed a baseline for my websites to allow for a much cleaner way of integrating PHP with HTML
The framework keeps the development environment organized by helping to separate PHP from HTML/CSS
TF2Glass.com
May 2016-Feb 2017
Created a website to integrate with my Team Fortress 2 trading bot to maintain more consistent users
Successfully maintained a customer base with over 13,000 users completing over 27,000 trades
Custom Homepage for Boalsburg Turkey Trot
October 2016
Volunteered to build a homepage for an event to support my high school cross country and track teams
Provided users with quick access to registration and results information and sponsors with ad space
Charcoal Rendering Framework
2016-Present
Designed a framework around OpenGL in C++ in attempt to make custom rendering with OpenGL simple
Charcoal has a builtin interface for quick scene creation and an extendable baseline for custom development