graduate assistant resume example with 4+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Reliable student offering proven history of leadership and dedication shown through various years of achievement with student-run program. Eager to contribute strong knowledge of Higher Education acquired over successful academic career. Strong leadership skills; able to prioritize, delegate tasks, and make sound decisions quickly while maintaining a focus on the bottom line. Cooperative team member Exceptional written and verbal communicator Committed to cultivating student leadership Natural leader Energetic and organized Crisis Management.

  • Organizational leadership
  • Crisis intervention
  • Program management
  • Time management
  • Special needs students
  • Mental health assessments
  • Problem-solving
Education and Training
Bethune Cookman University Daytona Beach, FL, Expected in 05/2020 Bachelor of Science : Psychology - GPA :

GPA: 4.0scale

  • 3.15 GPA
  • Dean's List Honoree Fall 2016
  • Honor Roll Spring 2018
  • Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship Recipient
  • Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Recipient
Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA Expected in 12/2021 Masters of Education : Higher Education Administration - GPA :
  • First aid and CPR certified
  • Head Resident Assistant (HRA)
University Of Utah - Graduate Assistant
Price, UT, 07/2020 - Current

Sisters with a Purpose (SWP) is an organization dedicated to providing African American women with a support system that can be there for them in all aspects of their college experience from start to finish.

As a mentoring program under the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA), SWP is designed to help our African-American female students create their own path to success.

As the graduate assistant for this initiative, I would assist the team in planning and executing their events and assisting me in working through their academic and strategic goals.

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center - Student Orientation Leader
Baltimore, MD, 12/2016 - 05/2020
  • Organized recruitment and admission events for prospective students.
  • Serve as role models, counselors, and leaders to first-year and transfer students at Bethune Cookman University.Encourage growth and development as an influential member of our campus community.Operate as the pinnacle of campus leaders while connecting new students with campus traditions and welcoming them to the Wildcat Family! Provide excellent customer service, serve as a resource for information and help create an environment conducive for academic and social engagement.
  • Educated students on culture of institution, safety practices and ways to resolve conflicts to promote self-reliance.
  • Worked with outside departments and offices to resolve student concerns.
City, STATE, 05/2017 - 08/2019
  • Established and maintained strong interpersonal relationships with 216 resented by being approachable, accessible,understanding, and cooperative in crisis and non-crisis situations.
  • Facilitated bi-weekly floor meetings to update residents of community procedures, address community concerns, andinform residents of upcoming events in the housing community.Developed, implemented, marketed, and evaluated 10 events for personal and professional development of 216residents.
  • Developed and maintained bulletin boards to promote academic, physical, and social wellness.
  • Assisted students as in developing interpersonal skills and individual responsibility.
  • Conducted rounds of rooms and building to check on compliance and safety issues, including unlocked windows, propped open doors and violations.
Bethune-Cookman University - Summer Wildcat Immersion Counselor
City, STATE, 07/2017 - 09/2017

The Wildcat Immersion Program (W.I.P.) is a living-learning community designed to provide assistance to entering freshman. The program works collaboratively with campus partners to engage students in an ongoing transition process from high school to college. The transitional process focuses on academics, social network, and personal development to create a foundation for persistence towards a timely graduation.

Once admitted to the Wildcat Immersion Program, students begin their freshman year within a residential, six-week summer program that is designed to assist them in transitioning from high school to college and to help them build a strong academic foundation

Activities and Honors

Student Activities Board President 2019-2020

Student Government Association 2019-2020

Member of Gamma Sigma Sigma National Service Sorority Inc.

NASAP undergraduate Fellow 2017-2020

Miss Black & Gold for the Delta Beta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. 2019-2020

Miss Emerald Green for Progressive Black Men Inc. 2019-2020

NASPA Leadership Institute 2019-2020

Miss Housing & Residence Life 2018-2019

Member of Sister 2 Sister Lotus Inc. 2017-2020

Member of AbPsi African Black Psychology Association 2018-2020

Member of Caribbean Students Association 2016-2020

Member of Hispanic Organization for Latin Awareness 2016-2020

Miss Spinxmen for the Delta Beta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. 2017-2018

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School Attended

  • Bethune Cookman University
  • Georgia Southern University

Job Titles Held:

  • Graduate Assistant
  • Student Orientation Leader
  • Residential Assistant
  • Summer Wildcat Immersion Counselor


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Masters of Education

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