(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic Research Assistant eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. With six years of hands-on-experience within the field psychology, developed clear understanding of laboratory research and coding tasks and training in Psychological research. Also, experienced in social interaction with youth and recognizing various mental disorders. Motivated to learn, prosper, develop, and advance in the field of psychology through learning new research methods .

  • Laboratory and field research
  • Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
  • Knowledgeable about Social/Personality Psychology
  • Database searches
  • Research and analysis
  • Experiment development
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Lab operations
  • Running experiments
  • Excel expertise
  • Preaching
  • Crisis Management
  • Volunteer Management
  • Pastoral counseling
  • Spiritual leadership
  • Driver's License
University of California, Riverside Riverside, CA, Expected in 05/2021 Bachelor of Science : Psychology - GPA :
Beaumont Senior High School Cherry Valley, CA, Expected in 06/2016 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Mt. San Jacinto College San Jacinto, CA, Expected in 06/2019 Associate of Arts : Psychology - GPA :
Work History
Dr. Kate Sweeny - Laboratory Research Assistant for Life Events Lab
City, STATE, 06/2019 - Current
  • Conducted research in Social/Personality Psychology on psychological behavior through uncertain events with team of four graduate students and faculty
  • Maintained atmosphere of academic and research learning to facilitate development of critical thinking skills alongside 25 other Research Assistant members
  • Assisted with coding tasks such as emotion regulation and emotional thoughts and feelings for six to twelve hours per week
  • Collaborated with other Research Assistants on running participants and preparing study for participants twice per week for one to two hours per session(s)
  • Directed participants on mental tasks and collected and recorded participants' behavioral data
  • Met with lab members and faculty once per week to discuss lab objectives and to watch other lab members present their research
Dr. Jan Blacher - Research Assistant at UCR S.E.A.R.C.H. PEERS
City, STATE, 10/2019 - 02/2020
  • Assisted with weekly social skills groups for 10 adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder by conducting homework review and participating in didactic lessons with four graduate students from GSOE and faculty once per week, for three hours per session
  • Demonstrated target skills through role-play demonstration, provide performance feedback through coaching during behavioral rehearsal exercises, and provided immediate feedback to adolescents' parents on how to promote their social behavior skills
  • Attended conference meetings before each treatment sessions to review curriculum, practice role-plays, review member roles for each session, and discuss priorities for each adolescent
  • Offloaded camera data from each session and complied data into designated folder for graduate students and faculty to review and to improve each session
  • Sought training in reliable use of Contextual Assessment of Social Skills (CASS) by volunteering as a confederate, talking to adolescents individually on their interests outside of PEERS, such as what kind of activities to participate in
  • Assisted with printing necessities such as Treatment Fidelity worksheets and Leadership Point Logs to help keep track of each session
  • Prepared rooms by laying out worksheets, organizing desks, preparing camera to record, and bringing in outdoor activities for both adolescents and parents alongside other Research Assistants prior to PEERS sessions
Gabino Sanchez - Church Youth Leader
City, STATE, 01/2014 - 01/2017
  • Coached, instructed, and supervised participating youth members around ages 8 to 14 through collaborative efforts such as creating outdoor activities for them to engage in with like-minded, creative, and poised team effort
  • Organized group activities and outings for youth and led weekly Bible study meetings on Catholic religion twice per week for two hours each session
  • Collaborated with other Youth Leaders to establish Youth Group objectives and achieved these outcome goals by planning effective strategies such as time management and proficient scheduling
  • Conducted group counseling with youth members on basis of God and how to use prayer to reduce stress and anxiety for twice per week
  • Provided spiritual guidance and assisted in maintaining relationships with youth members
  • Volunteered in Youth Leader activities such as feeding homeless individuals and raising money for church
  • Attended weekly meetings to discuss objectives with seven other Youth Leaders and faculty

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School Attended

  • University of California, Riverside
  • Beaumont Senior High School
  • Mt. San Jacinto College

Job Titles Held:

  • Laboratory Research Assistant for Life Events Lab
  • Research Assistant at UCR S.E.A.R.C.H. PEERS
  • Church Youth Leader


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts

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