undergraduate research assistant resume example with 6+ years of experience

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I have personally strived to ensure my abilities as a future researcher have been strengthen by both education and personal experiences within the communities to ensure a higher appreciation and comprehension of the environments our participants are enduring.

  • Obituary writing
  • MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • MS Office
  • Typing skills
  • Data Entry
  • Customer service
  • PPE use
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Security understanding (HIPPA, Legal)
  • Community resources
  • Project planning
  • Organization
  • Empirical research
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Analyzing and synthesizing data
  • Literature searches
  • Research methods
  • Managing supplies
  • Documentation skills
  • Messaging and speechwriting
  • Active listening
  • Time Management
  • Obituary writing
Undergraduate Research Assistant, 12/2019 - Current
University Of Arkansas Russellville, AR,
  • Worked in collaborative setting to better understand lifecycle of data on addiction.
  • Executed qualitative and quantitative analysis on wide range of data.
  • Worked with manuscripts, HIPPA, and payment documentation related to research projects.
  • Cultivated data research and literature research from Principle Investigator's current projects in an effective timely matter, being entrusted with tasks requiring me to work independently.
  • Processed data and generated reports to distribute to appropriate team members, including head Graduate Student and Department Head.
  • Supported principal investigators during research in reinforcement values, behavioral economics and addiction
  • Developed and managed review board protocols related to research projects under supervision of principle investigator.
  • Received CITI training in: biomedical research, biomedical HIPAA research, social and behavioral research, health information privacy and security
  • Prepared and edited reports, presentations and articles using MS Word and PowerPoint.
  • Took active role in research projects under guidance of principle investigator and faculty members.
Funeral Director Student, 02/2020 - Current
2 Fellas & A Big Vehicle Broken Arrow, OK,
  • Offered counseling and comfort to bereaved family members and friends.
  • Consulted with families of deceased to make funeral arrangements.
  • Arranged funerals in manner consistent with each family's heritage and religious beliefs.
  • Consulted with families of deceased regarding final arrangements tactfully.
  • Drafted professional correspondence and marketing materials.
  • Completed and filed all necessary legal documentation quickly and accurately.
  • Prepared death certificates and drafted obituaries.
  • Processed over a number of death certificates accurately and quickly over the initial few days after meeting with family.
  • Addressed all client questions and requests for information relating to funeral services.
  • Oversaw filing of legal documents.
  • Participated in community activities for funeral home promotions and other purposes.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Answered numerous calls per day to assist with customer questions and concerns.
Nanny, 05/2016 - 03/2020
United Family Of Stores Burkburnett, TX,
  • Maintained child-friendly environment with engaging activities, safe spaces and access to educational materials and games.
  • Assisted children with homework and implemented school material in practical, everyday activity.
  • Provided safe and efficient transportation to and from activities and events.
  • Physically and verbally interacted with children throughout each day to promote mental and emotional development.
  • Monitored playtime to prevent overuse of technology, television or other detrimental influences.
  • Assisted with clothing selection, dressing and shoe tying.
  • Cleaned and tidied house, including doing laundry, sweeping and mopping floors and dusting.
  • Bathed and dressed babies, changed diapers and prepared bottles and feeding equipment.
  • Sparked creativity and imagination by helping children discover new things each day.
  • Kept parents' contact information, emergency services phone number and child’s health history on hand in case of emergency situations.
  • Built relationships with and encouraged social development within children by discussing school, friends and favorite activities.
  • Transported children to and from school, extra-curricular activities and play-dates.
  • Planned excursions to enhance physical abilities and expose children to stimulating, educational activities.
  • Prepared snacks and meals, scheduled and coordinated projects and reinforced appropriate discipline for children according to parents' specifications.
  • Regulated children's schedules to balance rest, learning and play.
  • Promoted good behaviors by using positive reinforcement methods.
  • Supervised children during parental absences.
  • Calculated amount owed for services and collected payment from parents.
  • Participated in hands-on learning activities with children, including painting and drawing.
  • Provided direct-care services for children of varying ages, promoting safe, healthy and fun lifestyle with multiple families of all ethnicities and religious background.
  • Monitored indoor and outdoor playtime by guiding activities while watching for dangers.
  • Maintained accurate daily records of children's individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Worked with children from ages newborn to sixteen
  • Worked with multiple children in same household, including four children under four.
  • Modeled appropriate social behaviors and encouraged concern for others.
  • Engaged with children, providing nurturing, safe environments to promote emotional, social and intellectual growth.
  • Minimized TV and mobile device time by engaging children with games and physical books.
  • Helped with bathing, dressing, teeth brushing and diapering to promote healthy personal hygiene and good oral health.
  • Cleaned and tidied living room and kitchen after activities to maintain safe, accessible area.
  • Administered medication and minor first aid to sick and injured children.
  • Developed lasting, professional relationships with families by encouraging open communication and delivering positive feedback.
Play Expert, 04/2019 - 01/2020
Sears Colorado Springs, CO,
  • Evaluated equipment and discarded broken and unusable games and pieces.
  • Enforced safety regulations, ordinances and policies by explaining rules to guests.
  • Tracked inventory for arts and crafts, athletic equipment and games for daily engagements.
  • Supervised individuals on playground equipment, and with toys keeping watch to avoid dangerous situations.
  • Enforced rules to teach manners and maintain safe environment.
  • Responded to questions, complaints and conflicts quickly and thoroughly.
  • Facilitated and supervised birthday party activities, including games, prizes, gifts and cake.
  • Greeted guests in friendly and professional manner to promote positive, memorable experiences.
  • Planned and organized party activities based on participant preferences and requests.
  • Answered telephone for general information and take party reservations.
  • Managed guest expectations by relaying information regarding hours, wait times and specials.
  • Answered customers' questions about hours, seating, current wait time and other information.
  • Stocked shelves and supplies and organized displays to focus customer attention on specific items.
  • Helped customers sign up for loyalty programs.
  • Did hourly tidying and cleaned various play areas including sanitation of toys.
  • Helped keep monthly deep cleaning calender up to date.
  • Took payment and handled cash; including counting of register at end of the day.
  • Ensured food was made to FDA standards, in timely manner.
Bakery Clerk, 11/2018 - 02/2019
Clopay Corporation Salt Lake City, UT,
  • Packaged bakery items and purchases in boxes and bags for customer carrying convenience.
  • Arranged baked goods in attractive displays inside bakery cases to increase sales.
  • Monitored on-hand items to proactively replace low stock and keep product levels within optimal tolerances to meet expected demands.
  • Provided excellent customer service to foster satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Listened to guests to understand needs and help each person select optimal products and services.
  • Stocked shelves and supplies and organized displays to focus customer attention on specific items.
  • Demonstrated products to customers, discussed features and redirected objections to capture sales.
  • Readied merchandise for sales floor by marking items with identifying codes and accurate pricing.
  • Created attractive dessert trays for catering events.
  • Controlled spoilage by generating turn movement and maintaining monthly inventory.
  • Inspected products for quality assurance before display.
  • Offered product samples and answered questions for wholesale customers.
  • Monitored cooking completion times for efficient use of ovens and other equipment.
  • Maintained safe and sanitary area by checking food products' temperature and freshness.
  • Maintained temperature, sweep and sanitation logs to document proper conditions.
  • Loaded and unloaded dishwashers, washing by hand large pots or items used on continuous basis.
  • Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized kitchen areas to promote efficiency.
  • Organized clean utensils in storage bins for easy access.
  • Wiped and sanitized various kitchen surfaces using specific cleaning supplies.
  • Sanitized counters and wiped down surfaces following food preparation to prevent cross-contamination from nuts and raw product.
Softlines Associate, 05/2017 - 01/2019
Bed Bath & Beyond City, STATE,
  • Recommended merchandise to customers based on needs and preferences.
  • Stayed up to date on store promotions, payment policies and security practices.
  • Stocked shelves and supplies and organized displays to focus customer attention on specific items.
  • Unboxed new merchandise and restocked shelves in appealing and organized arrangements to promote items.
  • Educated customers on product and service offerings.
  • Performed floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and housekeeping to keep sales areas well-stocked, organized and current.
  • Observed customer behaviors to identify security threats and escalate concerns to supervisors.
  • Help choose and wrap gifts.
  • Help customers to order out of sock or online only products.
  • Helped to cashier when short staffed.
  • Ensure coupons and cash was take appropriate to ensure best money management.
  • Answered phones for help ordering, with knowledge of products, and if products were in stock.
Customer Service Representative, 09/2014 - 02/2017
Hy-Vee City, STATE,
  • Exchanged and returned items, placed returned merchandise in bins for restocking or destroying.
  • Handled customer complaints and concerns promptly, escalating complex issues to direct supervisor for quick resolution.
  • Redeemed coupons and cross-sold products to maintain customer satisfaction levels.
  • Greeted customers and responded to informational requests.
  • Processed credit card, EBT and gift certificate payments in electronic computer systems.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers and maintain satisfaction levels.
  • Processed returned items in accordance with store policy.
  • Kept check-out areas clean, organized, and well-stocked to maintain attractive store.
  • Monitored product availability in store, on shelves and in orders to accurately answer customer questions.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer service.
  • Processed efficient and accurate cash, check, debit, and credit card payments.
  • Scanned items quickly to keep lines moving and reduce overall wait time.
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  • Monitored sales events, added new merchandise and rang up purchases.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Properly verified customer identification for alcohol, lottery or tobacco purchases.
  • Observed company return policy when processing refunds, including inspecting merchandise for wear or damage.
  • Operated cash register, collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Assisted with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Processed customer payments quickly and returned exact change and receipts.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Organized stockroom by keeping products in correct locations to maintain accurate inventory counts.
  • Assisted customers by locating items and loading heavy purchases in vehicles.
  • Updated signage to reflect new pricing or temporary promotional strategies to increase sales.
  • Maintained neat, safe and orderly workspace to prevent accidents and injuries.
  • Stocked and rotated products, supplies and paper goods to optimize freshness.
  • Restocked shelves with current merchandise in attractive displays to promote sales.
  • Counted and stocked different types of merchandise to comply with inventory control.
  • Examined packages and goods for damage and notified vendors of specific issues requiring replacement.
  • Pleasantly helped customers by finding requested items, boosting store revenues and improving retention rates.
  • Used equipment such as hand trucks, pallet jacks and forklifts safely and efficiently.
  • Assisted customers based on currently available product, promotional and policy information.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, including processing payments and bagging items.
  • Removed outdated and overripe items from stock to eliminate health risks.
  • Assisted customers by carrying packages and bags and securing purchases in vehicles.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Behavioral Neuroscience, Expected in 05/2021
University Of Kansas - Lawrence, KS,
Status -
  • Completed coursework in data science including: Python, SPSS, Netlogo, R/R-Studio, Matlab, Child and Adult Development, Child Psychopathology, Addiction, mutliply classes within Human Sociological viewpoints and culture.
  • This degree was cultivated to specialize in Addiction Research throughout the human lifespan.
: General/ Transfer Degree, Expected in
Johnson County Community College - Overland Park, KS
Status -

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School Attended

  • University Of Kansas
  • Johnson County Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Undergraduate Research Assistant
  • Funeral Director Student
  • Nanny
  • Play Expert
  • Bakery Clerk
  • Softlines Associate
  • Customer Service Representative


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)

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