Carsten Frederick Hood
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 • email: carsten f hood at gmail dot com
 • cell: five twelve – nine forty – twenty-three twenty-four


IdealSpot (Information Services Company)Austin, TX Jan 2018 – present
Software Consultant

MHKK&G (Intellectual Property Law Firm)Austin, TX Dec 2014 – Aug 2015
Technical Advisor
 • Prepared patent applications related to wireless communications for tech companies.
 • E.g., drafted US Patent No. 9,706,394 and US Patent Publication No. 20160295482 for Apple Inc.

Logie’s on Campus (Bar)College Station, TX Aug 2016 – Dec 2017
Doorman / Security
 • Control entry, check identification, bus tables, handle unruly customers, serve food, clean up, etc.


Programming & Software Development
 • C / C++, Python, Java, Objective-C, Swift / iOS development.

Graphic Design & Web Development
 • Developed simple business website for local tutoring company. Apr 2014
 • Create graphics and posters for local area bands & concerts.

Writing & Language
 • Published online articles, e.g., at Texas Millennial Institute and other sites (most hosted on my articles page).
 • Beginner German proficiency.


Texas A&M University (TAMU)College Station, TX Dec 2017
B.S. in Computer Science, Minor in Cybersecurity
 • GPA 3.88
 • Awards: Engineering Honors Program; Aggie Computer Science & Engineering Scholars Program; Computer Science Dept. Industrial Affiliates Program Scholarship; President’s Endowed Scholarship; National Merit Recognition Award.

Westlake High School (WHS)Austin, TX May 2013
 • ACT 34/36; SAT 1530/1600.
 • Awards: National Football Foundation Outstanding Achievement Scholarship (Selected Top Scholar-Athlete Representative for Greater Austin Chapter); Varsity Football All-Regional Outside Linebacker and State Semi-Finalist.


Aggie Libertarians (Campus Political Club) Feb 2016 – Dec 2017
 • Plan events, lead meetings, make presentations, manage media & communications, etc.

Texas A&M Men’s Rugby (Club Sports Team) Aug 2013 – Aug 2014
Merchandise Officer
 • Design and market team merchandise as varsity player.