Hello, my name is Michelle Lee, a seemingly spontaneous gal originally from Southern California. I like to consider myself a technologist, mentor, designer, and writer of sorts. I'm interested in software, entrepreneurship, investing, trends in history, traveling, psychology, the Anaheim Angels, staying warm, and playing my guitar. I studied Computer Science at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and graduated with a Bachelors. Although I don't really consider myself a freelancer, I do take on a few projects in Usability and HTML/CSS Development every now and then. What I'd like to do someday is pursue Solutions Architecture either in Sales Engineering or Software Project Management.

I also bartended at the Library Lounge in SLO. It's an interesting perspective (and counts as extra credit in communications wouldn't you agree?). I'm the ironic bartender if that makes any sense.

Photo taken by Prentice W.

Below should be my resume in the Director's Cut version (perhaps later it'll be more Web 2.0-ish like a cool interactive timeline or something).


Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Dec 2009
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

Relevant/Extracurricular Coursework:

  • Software Requirements Capstone – Project lead of a small-business scheduling product for Intuit, Inc. including SRS documentation and research of both web and mobile technology for implementation.
  • Senior Project – Constructed a new internal web application to increase communication between the Aptos Chamber of Commerce and their hotel charter members using HTML, PHP, and mySQL.
  • User-Centered Interface Design and Development – Worked with a team to collect data to develop a human-computer interaction analysis and evaluation for Cal Poly Library Services.
  • Network Fundamentals – CCNA course on the OSI and TCP/IP model layers, hardware components, testing the network, and implementing a virtual network using subnets and assigned IP address.


  • UNIX
  • Windows 98/2000/XP/Vista
  • MS Office
  • Eclipse, IDEA
  • NetBeans
  • VI
  • CVS, Subversion


  • Java
  • C
  • PHP
  • SQL
  • XML
  • Adobe Flex


Society of Women Engineers – Cal Poly Section, Jun 2006 – Jun 2009
Network Co-Director [‘08–‘09]
Vice President of University Relations [‘07–‘08]
Director of Open House and National Engineering Week [‘06–‘07]

Engineering Student Council – Cal Poly, Sep 2007 – Jun 2009
NAESC National Conference Corporate Relations Director [‘08–‘09]
Computer Science Department Commissioner [‘07–‘08]

Association for Computing Machinery – Cal Poly Chapter, Jun 2006 – Jun 2008
Corporate Sponsorship Director [‘07–‘08]
Corporate Liaison [‘06–‘07]

Lutheran Campus Ministry – San Luis Obispo, Mar 2008 – Dec 2008
Peer Minister [‘08]
Worship Director [‘07–‘08]


Cal Poly Sales Engineering Club [Fall ‘09]

Google Campus Ambassador [‘07–‘08]

Computer Science Fee Allocation Committee [‘07–‘08]

Cal Poly Student Campus Computing Committee [‘06–‘07]

Cal Poly SLO Motion Ultimate Frisbee [Fall ‘06]

  • Played with the team the quarter it officially started up. Had to drop off since the heavy course load didn't agree with the amount of practice hours. Took up playing pick-up Ultimate games instead.

Cal Poly Summer Advising Facilitator [Summer ‘04 & ‘05]

  • Advised students incoming to the College of Engineering and the Orfalea College of Business.

Preface Reading Facilitator [‘04 & ‘05]

  • Facilitator for incoming freshmen during group discussions for "Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini, and "The Lovely Bones" by Alice Sebold.

Week of Welcome Event Staff [Fall ‘04]

Lutheran Disaster Response Volunteer [Spring Break ‘06, ‘08 & ‘09]

  • Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief [‘06] – Completely gutted out the home of an elderly man named Albert, including walls, utility machines, belongings, carpeting, nails...down to the wooden frame. Learned a lot about humility along the way.
  • Flood Relief [‘08] – In Rushford, MN, 17 inches of rain fell within 24 hours, damaging or destroying two-thirds of the community's homes and buildings. We gutted out and installed insulation and dry wall in the basement for an elderly lady's home.
  • Hurricane Ike Disaster Relief [‘09] – Set up the base camp for future relief volunteers in Houston, TX to assist the community in Galveston, TX. Gutted out a history cemetery hit by the hurricane and rewalled a home that had been flooded during the storm.