Independent Study Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

B.A psychology major with 3+ years experience in animal, behavioral and interpersonal research seeking a challenging position as a research assistant. Fastidious data collection with an ability to translates data into meaningful and easy to understand reviews that utilize Adobe Illustrator and InDesign CS5 when necessary. Posses experience in data analysis and can effectively use tools such as SPSS and advanced Excel. A passionate problem solver, who facilitates the collective efficacy of the teams I support by utilizing 15 years of experience in customer service and human resources.


Presidential Scholars List 3 time Service Award, 2010-2011 Academic Merit Award, 2009-2010

1st Place, 2010 Psychology Fair 3.63 GPA, PTK Member

Skill Highlights

Inventory and Data Management

Technical writing

Collection, process, and assistance in compilation and verification of sample data

Highly adaptable with the ability to follow complicated instructions and research protocol

SPSS and advance Excel

Adobe:Illustrator,InDesgin, Photoshop, Premier,

Microsoft Office: Word, Access, Outlook, Advanced Powerpoint

Apple iWork Suite: Numbers, Pages, Keynote

VMware Fusion, Oracle PeopleSoft

Relevant Work Experience
Independent Study, 08/2012 to Current
Doylestown HospitalDoylestown, PA,

Proficiently using SPSS and advanced Excel worksheet for data analysis and collection

Efficiently created design of research phase by standardizing the sequence of online surveys to maintain participant privacy throughout the study

Using diagnostic tools such as SRS-2 and Shipley Institute of Living Scale and gained IRB approval

Effectively recruited 78 rare participant candidates from across the United States by using networking and social media for autism study

Research Assistant, 08/2011 to 04/2013

Participated in investigator triangulation in order to resolve discrepancies between researchers

Data entry on advanced Excel workbooks, maximized accuracy by scanning for errors and created receipts for PI

Quickly maximized clarity in auditory-memory study by using Adobe Soundbooth

Trained in ethics and assisted in multiple aspects of lab operations: lab organization, scheduling, read consent forms and ran participants, assisted in designed and implementation.

Intern/Special Volunteer, 03/2010 to 2011
National Institute Of HealthCity, STATE,

Sample management consisted of both inventory management, transportation and collection for hundreds of vitals

Created a highly organized Excel spreadsheet in order to maximize sample shipments for cortisol level analysis

Quickly and effectively memorized finite details of rhesus monkeys and preformed routine behavioral and observation using blue-coding

Trained interns on the proper handling of infant rhesus monkeys and data collection during surgery

Education and Training
American University - , Washington DC

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School Attended
  • American University
Job Titles Held:
  • Independent Study
  • Research Assistant
  • Intern/Special Volunteer