psychology student assistant resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Ambitious student pursuing a Clinical Psychology degree eager to contribute developed knowledge in an internship role. Skilled in research, writing, data analysis, communication, critical thinking and personable and trustworthy in professional settings. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and ability to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings.

  • Experimental design
  • Method selection
  • Research leadership
  • Data gathering
  • Project organization
  • Problem resolution
  • MS Office
  • Team building
  • Customer service
  • Organization
  • Planning and coordination
Psychology Student Assistant , 08/2019 to Current
University Of Kansas Medical CenterLawrence, KS,
  • Compiled data, distilled information and assessed trends using advanced mathematical approaches.
  • Took attendance, graded assignments, and maintained routine student records.
  • Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate student performance and monitor progress.
  • Performed wide range of simultaneous job tasks to support professor's academic, research and operational needs.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Assisted teachers with lesson preparation and curriculum implementation.
  • Leveraged Excel to input and compile data gathered from various sources.
Student Research Assistant, 01/2019 to Current
Ollie's Bargain OutletGulfport, MS,
  • Coordinated development of forms and questionnaires for application of research techniques.
  • Designed survey instruments and questionnaires to obtain desired research data.
  • Compiled and organized research data to produce reports and graphs.
  • Supported project leads in preparing regulatory documentation and presentations highlighting findings.
  • Produced detailed reports outlining human's behaviors/attitudes towards animals.
  • Performed quantitative and qualitative evaluations to measure effectiveness of field programs and operations.
  • Designed data collection and reduction to draw conclusions from operational, notional and simulated data sets.
  • Worked on perfecting APA-Style papers.
Cashier/Sales Associate, 04/2020 to 10/2020
Big LotsCity, STATE,
  • Answered questions about current promotions and resolved issues according to store policies.
  • Welcomed customers, offered to help locate items and suggested merchandise without being intrusive or pushy.
  • Performed floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and housekeeping to keep sales areas well-stocked, organized and current.
  • Generated brand awareness and positive product impressions to increase sales.
  • Help customers load purchased equipment when necessary.
  • Calculated pricing, scanned tags, applied discounts, collected payment and offered receipts to process transactions.
  • Kept calm and applied strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills to resolve conflicts.
  • Assisted in strategic planning and setup of merchandise displays to promote target products and attract customer traffic.
  • Counted cash, made change and stored coupons to keep organized and balanced cash register drawer.
  • Processed merchandise returns and exchanges for customers to refund payments, trade items and offer store credit.
  • Restocked shelves, racks and bins with latest merchandise and changed signage to promote special items.
  • Managed cash register operations using POS system, including processing sales and returns.
  • Stocked, replenished and organized inventory, completing tasks 30% faster than average associates.
  • Assessed assigned areas and displays to maintain presentable condition, restocking and reorganizing merchandise as needed.
  • Engaged customers, found requested items and explained sales promotions to deliver pleasant shopping experiences.
  • Engaged positively with each customer, providing professional and polite support for sales and service needs.
  • Helped customers by answering questions and locating merchandise.
  • Supported managers with organizing store and showcasing new items in eye-catching displays.
  • Maintained assigned area to store standards by setting up and monitoring accurate ad signage and correct merchandise placement.
  • Handled price checks, merchandise transfers and fitting room returns to keep store orderly and efficient.
  • Maintained current store, product and promotional knowledge to drive consistent sales.
  • Assisted in ringing up sales at registers and bagging merchandise.
  • Followed all company policies, rules and procedures to promote company goals and maintain safety.
  • Initiated friendly conversation with each customer to determine level of assistance required.
  • Built customer loyalty by engaging with and identifying product needs of customers.
Hostess/Cashier Team Lead, 05/2018 to 11/2018
The Egg &ICity, STATE,
  • Assisted with training new cashiers and customer service team members to increase speed of onboarding.
  • Cleaned and stocked front end areas, including register changing tapes and ribbons.
  • Performed walked throughs during service to monitor guest satisfaction and advise serving and bussing staff of specific guest needs.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Supported management by resolving customer service and food-related issues to maintain guest satisfaction.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Enhanced guests' experiences by fulfilling special requests during visits.
  • Assisted with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Operated cash register, collected payments and provided accurate change.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 05/2022 to James Madison University - Harrisonburg, VA,
  • Transferred in with 12 credits from Matoaca High-school, the credits were from U.S History, Reading and Writing Workshop, and Critical Reading and Writing.
  • Conducted class-based research and written 3 APA papers
  • Received Academic Good standing label with a GPA of 3.466 freshman year of college
  • Received Deans List label during the second semester of freshmen year of college with a GPA of 3.7
  • Received Academic Good Standing label first semester freshmen year with a GPA of 3.2
  • Received Deans List label second semester of sophomore year with a GPA of 3.721
  • Received a grade of A in the following psychology classes: Psychology of Learning, Lifespan of Human development, Psychology of Measurement and Statistics, and Orientation to Psychology.
  • Received an 88 "B" in Research Methods
  • Current cumulative GPA of 3.517
  • Student Research Assistant in the Animal Behavior lab and James Madison University. In this lab I gained proficient skills in reading research, writing APA papers, creating questionnaires for a population of interest, reading and analyzing data results, organizing data, and presenting data.
  • Student Assistant with the Department of Psychology
  • Major in Psychology
  • Continuing future education in Clinical Psychology
  • Psi Chi Member
  • National Honors Society Member
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2018 to Matoaca High School - Chesterfield, VA
  • Honor Roll every semester/year
  • National Honors Society Member
  • Received a score of 3 out of 4 on my psychology advanced placement (AP) Exam

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School Attended

  • James Madison University
  • Matoaca High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Psychology Student Assistant
  • Student Research Assistant
  • Cashier/Sales Associate
  • Hostess/Cashier Team Lead


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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