Rachel E Southworth
aka Pips Fetid


My goal is to develop software utilizing my skills in Java, C++, and Visual Basic.


ITT Technical Institute
Associate of Applied Science Degree in Software Applications Programming
Expected Graduation: March 2009
Highest Honors



Programming Languages:
  • C++
  • Java
  • HTML
  • Microsoft Visual Basic .Net

Operating Systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 95/98/2000/ME/NT/XP/Vista
  • Fedora Core
  • Ubuntu Linux

Related Skills:


  • RDBMS implementation
  • Linux installation and administration
  • PC troubleshooting & repair
  • Formatting HTML documents
  • Management of files and directories
  • Development of documentation
  • Needs assessment, translation of requirements into functional specifications for new and existing software systems
  • Backup, restoration, and compression of files
  • Design and implementation of software systems using Java, VB.Net, and C++
  • Establishment of basic computer networks
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 6
  • Netbeans Integrated Development Environment
  • Macromedia Dreamweaver
  • Jasc Paint Shop Pro
  • Adobe Photoshop


Skybeam Architecture
March 2008
Responsibilities: Instructor for an online class explaining basic programming ideas and methods through a contract with the University of Illinois, focusing on the proprietary Linden Scripting Language (LSL) for the virtual community, Second Life. Taught approximately ten students about the anatomy of a program, including methods, events, and variables.

Compulit, Inc
April 2002 - February 2004
Responsibilities: Computer litigation coding and general data entry, quality control, some database management.


Relay for Life of Second Life
May 2007 – Present
Responsibilities: Creation of virtual environments, advertisement, event planning for cancer research fund raisers. Helped raise approximately $15,000 in 2007, and over $36,000 in 2008.


To contact Pips, either catch her in Second Life or click here.