Gain relevant experience in a clinical laboratory setting
*Advancement of my knowledge and understanding in the field of microbiology
Northern Michigan UniversityLaboratory Student12/2015 to Current
Volunteer laboratory hand assisting with graduate student thesis research on Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
Collected and analyzed biological data about relationships between organisms and their environment.
Specific involvement and first-hand experience with specimen sample collection; making/pouring agar plates as well as plating specimens using standard streak and spread plating techniques; bacterial isolation and simple staining; bacterial DNA extraction and quantitative Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction.
Interpretation of results and managing/logging findings.
Understanding, practicing, and enforcing of aseptic technique.
Attended industry conferences to broaden knowledge.
Marquette Staffing AgencyMarquette, MIResident Assistant05/2014 to Current
Experience in a group home caring for residents with special needs and varying levels of disabilities including Cerebral Palsy, Fragile X Syndrome, Down's Syndrome, Epilepsy, Autism Spectrum Disorder and a range of cognitive impairment.
Responsible for assisting those residents with daily non-medical personal care (i.e.
showering, dressing, nail clipping, oral hygiene and shaving); helping them perform activities of daily living including work, education and local volunteering; teaching residents independent routine household care; money management; and handling and administration of prescribed medicine.
Often entrusted with the task of training new employees on proper execution of daily tasks to standards set forth by supervision.
Certified training in basic adult CPR and practitioner I Professional Crisis Management (PCM).
Berry Events CenterMarquette, MIStudent Laborer11/2013 to 03/2014
Duties included collecting, stacking and organizing large insulation boards as well as reassembling them in specific order; stacking and assembling heavy floor boards for basketball court; setting and raising of basketball hoops to standard set by supervising staff.
Required to work as a part of a team, working at a fast pace without sacrificing quality.
Senior Bathhouse Attendant05/2011 to 08/2011
Clair Metropark, Harrison Twp., MI
Hygiene specialist duties involve maintaining general cleanliness of work area and facilities as well as assisting other work areas as needed to ensure a clean and professional work environment.
Responsible for gathering, laundering, folding and organizing lost clothing articles.
Oversee and maintain safety related concerns for the general public constant with standard guidelines set forth.
Entrusted with supervising duties of opening and closing facilities constant with quality standards.
Often entrusted with task of training new employees on proper execution of daily tasks consistent with standards set forth by supervision.
Developed experience reuniting lost children to concerned family members.
Participate in emergency action plan training and help carryout proper execution of plan in event of emergency.
Texas RoadhouseRoseville, MIButcher05/2010 to 05/2011
Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation.
Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
Properly wrapped, packaged, labeled, and cycled food items.
Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches, surfaces and instruments when beginning a new task to avoid cross-contamination.
Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and utensils, sanitation and safety issues.
Developed hand dexterity, attention to detail, and ability to work alone in cold environments.
B.S:Biology/Physiology ChemistryDec 2015Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MIBiology/Physiology Chemistry Emphasis in Physiology
*Continuing education in
Microbiology*Coursework in Chemistry, Physics, and all fields of Biology
Member, assistant coach and President of Men's Rugby Club
*Volunteer and coach of local Special Olympics
*Camp counselor for Special Olympics Sports Training Camp