My ultimate goal is to obtain a position in healthcare laboratory or healthcare related field so that I am able to utilize my Bachelor of Science degree and be able to contribute to the company the skills that I have achieved through vigorous coursework. As a recent graduate I am looking to find a company that I can start a career with. Through various coursework and related/un-related experience,I have learned valuable skills such as networking, speak- ing, teamwork, while attending Arizona State University. These specific skills that I have acquired through a four year university are related to the field(s), Health Innovation and Anthropology. As a previous Biochemistry Major, I am knowledgeable in medical/lab terminology and practices.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science:Health Innovation, Anthropology 2015Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
AMT- Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant, expected December 2016
Excellent lab practices
Quality control procedures
Test result validity verification
Lab equipment calibration
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Medical terminology knowledge
Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)
Lab equipment setup
Advanced word processing
Complex problem solver
Test results interpretation
Excellent research skills
Strong knowledge of Laboratory Procedures
Valid Arizona driver's license
Relevant Professional Experience
MCCmesa, AZStudent05/2016 to CurrentI am currently a student at Mesa Community college, enrolled in basic chemistry, biology and anatomy courses. I am enrolled in these courses to keep my interest in the scientific community and to assure that my knowledge and skills are always improving, so that I am prepared when I find the company I want to join.
Various Scottsdale Establishments Scottsdale , AZ Bar Manager05/2014 to 04/2016
Upon graduating from college, I used my skills as a bartender/Manager to improve many life skills such as
Reorganized bar area which resulted in 15% increase in overall efficiency
Handled angry customers with tact and delicacy without letting the situation disrupt flow of bar operations
Revamped the cash-in system by implementing a “pay cash in advance” system thereby ensuring that no payments remain pending
Important Skills that I was able to achieve as a bartender is, an appreciation for direct client interaction. I was able to speak with my customers face-to-face which also improve my speaking skills. ?
Bateman Physical Sciences Center- H WingTempe, Az Student Laboratory Researcher 01/2014 to 05/2014My greatest acheivent in this position was being able to apply my laboratory skills/Knowledge in a more advanced lab setting. I was able to learn how to correctly identify/use equipment such as , Agilent Microarray Scanner, ABI Real Time PCR system, Agilent Bioanalyzer, and Biotek Plate Reader. With the help of the Laboratory equipment I was able to conduct fragment analysis and DNA sequencing, separating RNA, DNA or protein in lieu of gel electrophoresis,etc.
School of Human Evolution and Social ChangeTempe, AZStudent Laboratory Researcher 05/2013 to 12/2013I was able to accomplish how to correctly write a scientific report that was related to the activities that was conducted in the laboratory. I was guided by a teaching assistant who was able to help me develop my organizational skills and prepared me for vigorous research. Examples of some tasks was being able to convey that I knew how to use Laboratory equipment to determine, dissect and identifying Neanderthal bones, species and sex. As a student laboratory researcher, I was able to learn how to identify Neanderthal bones by cranium measurements and tooth height and weights. Weekly lab reports were also due on the specific activity that week.
Life Sciences- E Tower,Tempe, AZStudent Laboratory Researcher 01/2013 to 05/2013
I was able to learn/ applying basic laboratory knowledge such as, using laboratory equipment the correct way. Laboratory equipment included, but not limited to,hot plates,graduated cylinders,compound microscope,beakers, Erlenmeyer Flask(s),petri dish(s),ring stands, test tube clamps, etc.
In addition, Weekly Lab reports were due on laboratory activities that we mastered, some concepts that I went over as a Student researcher was, “How to determine how much Sodium Bicarbonate was in an unknown mixture.” , “What Factors effect the chemical equilibrium."
Computer Skills were obtained through coursework (Computer Literacy, EDT 321) directed to implement specific computer knowledge, such as programs known as Microsoft word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel. Computer skills directed at Apple specific products were also skills obtained through Arizona State University course work.
Communication skills were obtained through coursework ( Adult Career development, IAS 300) directed to obtain knowledge to partake in the correct procedure to become an effective, efficient and dedicated employee.
Familiar with academic research databases ( academic search premier, web of science, etc.) that includes scholastic peer-reviewed articles/documents that contribute to the american science society.
Familiar with university lab procedures and equipment that was obtained through various University courses such as, BIO 182, CHM 113, CHM 116, etc