graduate assistant resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Performance-driven and hard-working Forex Trader with a proven track record of extraordinary achievements in conducting detailed technical and fundamental market analysis, performing currency and securities trades, and providing beneficial financial advice to clients. Offers a university degree in Economics & Finance and Forex Market Trader Certification. Possess strong attention to detail and well-developed time management abilities.

  • The candidate will be able to quote and book any FX flow in Forwards/Swaps/NDFs, as well as basic understanding of Spot and Options
  • Excellent attention to detail in all tasks
  • Strong proficiency in Excel
  • Strong team player and ability to integrate
  • Ability to consistently work in a highly pressurized team
  • Good market sense, with the ability to analyze and interpret market conditions/movements in order to achieve best execution
  • Strong systems knowledge, including Bloomberg and other trading systems, Charles River, etc
  • Strong system skills including the ability to create process solutions in collaboration with IT support
  • Proven ability to cope with stress and multiple deadlines
  • Ability to discuss markets events with clients
  • Risk Control / Measurement Tools and Processes
  • Responsible for the risk control of the assigned FX portfolio under their management
  • Provide back-up support as necessary
  • Provide market intelligence to the FX Corporate Sales Advisors and corporate customers
Work History
Graduate Assistant, 08/2019 to Current
Jefferson HealthCamden County, NJ,

· Supporting research

  • Participated in lesson planning and curriculum implementation to promote quicker rollout and delivery.
  • Assisted faculty members with data collection for potential academic publications.
  • Liaised between faculty and students to answer questions and optimize faculty time.
  • Created lesson materials, visuals and digital presentations to supplement lesson plans.
  • Supported department members with administrative, research and academic assistance.
  • Analyzed acquired information and presented to professors.
  • Contributed to research and data analysis within Economics landscape.
  • Completed administrative and research duties per professor request.
Foreign Exchange Trader, 06/2017 to Current
Weber ShandwickBoston, MA,
  • Executed currency and securities trades, identified and evaluated market opportunities and risks, and provided beneficial financial advice and recommendations to clients.
  • Conducted detailed technical and fundamental market analysis, developed and implemented new trading strategies, and performed risk management.
  • Met and exceeded all goals, discovered and communicated with potential clients, and organized various webinars and workshops.
  • Stayed-up to date with current market trends and pro-actively participated in weekly team meetings with managers.
  • Delivered expert analysis of market conditions by gathering key data, analyzing trends, creating reports and offering comprehensive evaluations.
  • Identified market leaders by utilizing and analyzing data from technical tools
  • Assessed hourly market conditions to look for hedge and arbitrage opportunities.
  • Discussed trading strategies with portfolio managers to highlight current market sentiment, price points of resistance and support and liquidity characteristics of positions.
  • Devised detailed hedge and trade strategies for specific trades.
  • Maintained relationships with clients long term.
  • Created and maintained live Excel spreadsheet to provide real-time positions and P&L for over portfolio managers.
  • Created daily market recaps and profit and loss information t at close of each trading day.
  • Analyzed financial data
Strategic Planning Intern, 09/2018 to 03/2019

· Provide input for developing strategic planning policies and procedures

· Provide support to Departments / Area Offices to formulate annual action plans.

· Monitor the implementation of the action plan through the review of periodic progress reports and on-site visits as necessary.

· Review progress against targets with the aim to determining departmental performances and also the suitability of strategies of achieving stated objectives.

· Establish appropriate sectional and individual performance measurement standards.

· Prepare periodic corporate performance reports to management.

· Prepare support for organizing annual performance review conference and review of corporate strategies.

· Study annual action plans of Departments to evaluate the Strength, Weakness, Opportunities, Threats (SWOT-Analysis) of the Trust.

Bachelor of Arts: Economics, Expected in 05/2017 to UNIVERSITY OF CAPECOAST - GHANA,
Master of Arts: Economics, Expected in 05/2020 to Ohio University - Athens, OH
Master of Arts: Information Technology, Expected in 12/2022 to Ohio University - Athens, OH

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School Attended

  • Ohio University
  • Ohio University

Job Titles Held:

  • Graduate Assistant
  • Foreign Exchange Trader
  • Strategic Planning Intern


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Arts

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