graduate research assistant resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

I intend to bring my Results-oriented personality skills that works well under pressure both individually and as part of a team. With my exceptional presentation, interpersonal and communication skills. hard-working, multi-tasking with outstanding telephone, scheduling and documentation skills to your company.

Committed Counselor -in-Training possessing a broad range of experience in delivering comprehensive case management and working collaboratively with clients. Accomplished at fostering meaningful relationships and developing effective short-term and long-term plans to achieve client goals.

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Creative learning strategies
  • Creative questioning
  • Communications theory
  • Social skills teacher
  • Public speaking ability
  • Adept at conflict resolution
  • Literature reviews
  • Mental health support
  • Learning disability awareness
  • Crisis Response
  • Skilled in intake interviewing
  • Case management proficiency
  • Team building
  • Family services
  • Client needs assessment
Work History
Graduate Research Assistant, 01/2019 to Current
University Of San FranciscoFairbanks, AK,
  • Optimized over 60 students educational strategies with clear advice on course choices, progression, and career options
  • Kept institution financially sound by tracking expenses and maintaining detailed records
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately
  • Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties
Graduate Assistant, 08/2018 to 12/2019
Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick, NJ,
  • Oversaw groups of over 50 students and assisted with academic projects
  • Assisted faculty members with data collection for potential academic publications
  • Supported department members with administrative, research, and academic assistance
Lead Teacher, 05/2017 to 08/2018
Southwest Key ProgramsBoston, MA,
  • Increased academic performance by diversifying teaching techniques.
  • Earned positive verbal/written feedback from parents regarding classroom instruction and student learning success.
  • Created and enforced child-based hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Received high remarks for the creativity of classroom lesson plans and instructional techniques from students, parents and faculty.
  • Planned and prepared activities for 18 students.
  • Administered assessments for each child and tracked results.
  • Motivated teaching staff to continually improve strategies and maximize student learning.
  • Collaborated with a team of faculty to develop after-school tutorial program for students in need of extra help.
Cashier Sales Associate, 06/2015 to 01/2016
7-Eleven, Inc.Hialeah, FL,
  • Calculated change, accepted declining balance cards and other acceptable forms of payment, and issued receipts to customers.
  • Observed customer purchases in line and differentiated between standard portions.
  • Performed sales transactions in a timely fashion.
  • Actively pursued personal learning and development opportunities.
  • Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges and security practices.
  • Handled all customer relations issues in a gracious manner and in accordance with company policies.
  • Maintained established merchandising standards, including window, sales floor and promotional displays.
  • Educated customers about the brand to incite excitement about the company’s mission and values.
Master of Science: Counseling, Expected in 05/2021
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi - Corpus Christi, TX

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (cacrep)

  • Member of Multicultural Affairs
  • Member of Graduate Student Association
  • Majoring in Clinical mental health and Marriage & Family
  • Member of Chi Sigma lota
  • Received TexChip Scholarship
  • Professional development completed in Practicum
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 12/2017
University of Houston - Victoria - Victoria, TX

Coursework in Social psychology, Abnormal Psychology Child and Adult development, Statistics Psychology, Disorders of childhood and Adolescence.

Coursework includes Administrative and Staff Relations Student government representative Coursework in Child Nutrition Coursework in Child Counseling.

  • Member of African Student Organization (ASA)

Recognized by my G.A superior as the "Team Leader" Award in the student success center. August 2019

Honors society Leader. 2017

Best poetic award. June 2017

University of Houston-Victoria Leadership Development. Sept. 2017

Recognized by Professors as the "Best student of the year " Award in abnormal psychology class. With the highest grade and also highest volunteering hour while taking the course. May 2017

Contributed in "Relay for Life" competition to raise money for the Cancer Society. April 2017

Historian and Treasury in a organization club called African Student Association (A.S.A), also won student of the year award. May 2016

Worked with a young boy with autism and Tourette Syndrome while volunteering in Oak mount health care for kids. January 2015- May 2016

Dean lists. May 2013-2016

Won “Childcare Worker Award” April 2014

Won state for the our Dance team. June 2013


American Counseling Association

Student Counseling Association

Mental Wellness Advocate

Multicultural Mental Awareness

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School Attended

  • Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
  • University of Houston - Victoria

Job Titles Held:

  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Graduate Assistant
  • Lead Teacher
  • Cashier Sales Associate


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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