Jenny Gharib

Jenny Gharib

Graduate Assistant | 226-260-1704

Thesis Topic

Barrier Breaching along the North Shore of Lake Erie.

Work Experience

09/2020 - Present
University of Windsor

Graduate Assistant

06/2017 - Present
Yorktown Home Hardware

Supervising Cashier, Sales Associate,Social Media Coordinator

  • Worked the cash register, answered phones, counted till and cash float at the end of each shift.
  • Worked as a sales associate to assist customers with finding the right products and completing their projects.
  • Received files for weekly shipments of stock, unloaded the truck, and scanned in products.
  • Provided customers with services such as rentals, glass cutting, key cutting, pool water testing and paint mixing.
  • CoordinatedHome Hardware’s social media account to post about store’s sales, giveaways, and new arrivals. Connected with potential future vendors interested in selling their product in our store.
  • Trained and supervised new staff members on proper procedures and rules.
09/2019 - 08/2020
University of Windsor

Research Assistant

  • Assisted postdoctoral researcher through the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences with research being conducted at Pinery Provincial Park.
  • Coastal geomorphology based research assessing the underlying causes for coastal sand dune blowouts as well as beach and sand dune interactions.
  • Reviewed and summarized previously completed peer-reviewed journals to gather information on past discoveries on coastal sand duneblowouts.
  • Helped collect data with unmanned aerial vehicles and process data using the programs “ArcGIS”and “Pix4D”.
  • Helped to plan and modify research techniques.
  • Attended weekly project meetings with research group and supervisor.
01/2019 - 04/2019
City of Windsor

Environmental Sustainability Internship

  • Assisted Environmental Coordinator with revision of City’s Climate Change Adaptation Plan, Environmental Master Plan and Community Energy Plan.
  • Attended meetings with other departments of the City ofWindsor and discussed the possible impacts that climate change could have on their department.
  • Performed vulnerability and risk assessments for each climate change impact and inputted the data into Microsoft Excel to create data tables and graphs.
  • Created Environmental Education Stations for multiple facilities around the city to inform the public of our 3 environmental plans and how they can create a positive impact on the environment.
  • Held booths at various locations during Earth Week to inform the public of the state of our environment and energy saving practices.


09/2020 - Present
University of Windsor

Master of Science - Earth Science

Thesis research focusing on barrier breaching along the north shore of Lake Erie focusing mainly on Hillman Beach and East Beach in Point Pelee National Park.

09/2016 - 04/2020
University of Windsor

Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Honours) Concentration in Resource Management