Research Assistant resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Having spent this last year as a Research Assistant, I have become highly skilled in conducting research, creating data repositories, and writing memos and summary reviews. I am detailed-oriented and committed to efficiency and accuracy in all aspects of life. Working well in high pressure situations allows me to thrive in environments that others might be overwhelmed by. Being dedicated to bettering myself at every turn, I would be a positive addition to any work environment.

  • Proficient in Pressmart Newspaper Software
  • Adobe Software, Microsoft Office, and WordPress expertise 
  • Basic HTML-coding
  • Documentation abilities
  • IRB, CPR, and Food Safe Handling certified
  • Inventory and supply management
  • Equipment management
Work History
Research Assistant, 06/2017 to Current
Carnegie Mellon UniversitySilicon Valley, CA,
  • Document the Togo-Mountain language, Animere 
  • Elicit words and structures from consultants 
  • Recorded data and maintained source documentation following good documentation practices
  • Segment and summarize videos of consultants 
  • Utilize language documentation tool (ELAN) to transcribe folk stories 
  • Archive metadata for The Endangered Languages Archive (ELAR) 
  • Upload converted files to Language Archive Management and 
  • Upload System (LAMUS) in simple HTML format.
Research Assistant, 09/2016 to 05/2017
Carnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburgh, PA,
  • Recruited and screened more than 50 participants for Cognitive study and administered psychological tests and demographic surveys
  • Test participants in an IRB certified experiment.
  • Monitor the response times upon receiving visual stimuli.
  • Compare cognitive responses between monolinguals and bilingual Spanish speakers.
Shift Leader, 11/2016 to 05/2018
Dough Boys Hr, LlcBrenham, TX,
  • Handle all customer relation issues in gracious manner with Plus1 Recovery system.
  • Implemented new working processes that delivered continued improvements
  • Train new team members to meet company expectations
  • Monitored cash deposits during opening and closing shifts.
  • Delegate daily tasks to employees and monitored activity and task completion
  • Observe all state and federal health and safety regulations.
Host/Cashier, 06/2016 to 11/2016
Penn National GamingBaton Rouge, LA,
  • Interact with guests to provide exceptional customer service.
  • Execute cash and credit transactions with accuracy.
  • Prepare in-house dressings and desserts for the next shift.
  • Kept work areas clean, neat and organized for maximum productivity.
Service Representative, 08/2015 to 05/2016
Safelite AutoglassRoseville, MN,
  • Execute cash and credit transactions accurately.
  • Create café foods and beverages for guests.
  • Perform food preparation for the next day.
  • Responded to customer concerns with friendly and knowledgeable service.
  • Maintained productivity and quality standards at all times.
Bachelor of Arts: Linguistics, Expected in May 2017
University of Florida - Gainesville, FL

Honors: Graduated cum laude, Dean's List (2014-2017), Linguistic Ambassadors nominee (2017)

Activities: UF Linguistics Society (August 2016 – May 2017)
Golden Key Member (November 2015-present)
SCLA Member (October 2016- present)
Conversational Partner Program, mentor (May 2016 – May 2017)

Adobe Software, cash deposits, closing, CPR, credit, customer service, documentation, experiment, HTML, basic HTML, Microsoft Office, Newspaper, next, POS, coding, receiving, safety, bilingual Spanish, stories

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School Attended

  • University of Florida

Job Titles Held:

  • Research Assistant
  • Research Assistant
  • Shift Leader
  • Host/Cashier
  • Service Representative


  • Bachelor of Arts

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