undergraduate research assistant resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Hello! My name is Jessica Claire and I am committed to learning, developing skills in Biology, and team contribution. I am self-directed and energetic with superior performance in both autonomous or collaborative environments working independently and collaborating with others on group projects. I am dedicated to working hard to make positive contributions.

  • Keyboarding, computer experience and use of computer and office related equipment
  • Proficient customer service skills
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office and its Applications.
  • Understanding of usage of office equipment. (scanning, printing, copying)
  • Strong Biology and Anatomy Background
  • Instructional Techniques
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Lab Staining Techniques
  • Supervising Classroom Activities
  • Collaborative and Team-Oriented
  • Organization and Attention to Detail
  • Coordination and Teamwork
01/2021 to Current Undergraduate Research Assistant University Of South Carolina | Columbia Work County Richland College/Division School Of La, SC,
  • Recorded data and maintained source documentation following good documentation practices.
  • Developed effective skills in Sudan Black staining, H&E staining and Imaging techniques as result of working independently in deadline-oriented setting.
  • Assisted faculty members with research assignments on alzheimer's projects.
  • Conducted research pertaining to neuropathology to generate experimental data.
  • Planned, modified, and executed research techniques, procedures and tests.
  • Performed statistical, qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • Prepared materials for reports, presentations and submission to peer-reviewed journal publications.
  • Worked both independently and collaboratively in fast-paced laboratory environment.
07/2019 to Current Assistant Teacher Salvation Army Usa | Jefferson City, MO,
  • Worked with teachers to design lesson plans and coordinate activities for classes, consistently noting successful ideas and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Provided one-on-one and group-based learning support to maintain student progress and development.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Performed staff monitoring duties such as overseeing recess, lunch and daily student intake and dismissal.
  • Took over class for regular classroom teacher, managing assignments, student needs and recordkeeping.
  • Kept records of student progress for teachers and parents and made notes on details such as behavior, grades, comprehension and personal growth.
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development and assignment grading.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development using classroom games and activities.
  • Organized classroom library and art areas each day to keep classroom well-maintained.
  • Completed daily reports, meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Maintained effective schedule balance between rest periods, active play and instruction.
  • Met with parents about daily activities, positive developments and issues.
  • Kept notes of behavior issues, food served and medications administered to children.
  • Created and implemented diverse educational strategies to boost development.
09/2017 to 12/2017 Student Intern Beacon Health System | South Bend, IN,
  • Compiling company data including payroll
  • Fully Trained on Dentrix Dental System.
  • Reported back to instructor to receive day-to-day tasks and responsibilities.
  • Communicated effectively with faculty and staff and accepted critiques and suggestions for areas of improvement.
  • Helped with administrative support by managing incoming calls, coordinating files and sorting mail.
  • Interacted with patients by phone, email or in-person to provide information.
  • Produced high-quality documents, spreadsheets and presentations for internal and customer-facing needs.
  • Greeted incoming office visitors, answered questions and directed individuals to office locations.
  • Delivered clerical support by handling range of routine and special requirements including filing patient documents.
  • Restocked office supplies and retrieved files for staff.
04/2016 to 05/2017 Senior Sales Associate La-Z-Boy, Inc. | Montgomeryville, PA,
  • Met or exceeded sales objectives on consistent basis to drive company growth.
  • Trained new sales personnel on company policies, customer acquisition strategies and successful sales techniques.
  • Worked closely with other departments to understand full scope of available offerings and provide top-notch salesmanship to customers.
  • Kept detailed track of sales and customer information in company system.
  • Reported sales data to upper management for review.
  • Trained, coached and mentored new sales associates for maximum performance.
Expected in 05/2022 to to Bachelor of Science | Biology Ball State University, Muncie, IN GPA:
  • Minor: Psychology of Development
  • Dean's List Spring 2020
  • LSMRCE Virtual Conference Poster Acceptance Fall 2021
  • LSAMP-IN Research Scholar
  • Ball State Distinction Scholarship Recipient
  • Research Project: “Analyzing the Effects of G-quadruplex helicase, G4R1 on Cognitive/ Motor Function and Brain Morphology in Adult Mice."
  • Indiana 21st Century Scholar
Expected in 05/2018 to to High School Diploma | New Albany Senior High School, New Albany, IN GPA:
  • McDonald's Black History Makers of Tommorow Scholarship Recipient
  • Bonnie Sloane Post #28 Scholarship Recipient

Expected in 05/2018 to to Technical Credits General Studies Certificate | IvyTech Community College, Sellersburg, IN, GPA:

  • Awarded while in Highschool
  • Graduated from Ivy tech in 2018

Additional Information

Awards and Acknowledgements

  • Ball State Distinction Award
  • Black History Makers of Tomorrow Scholar
  • IN-LSAMP Research Scholar

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School Attended

  • Ball State University
  • New Albany Senior High School
  • IvyTech Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Undergraduate Research Assistant
  • Assistant Teacher
  • Student Intern
  • Senior Sales Associate


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma
  • Technical Credits General Studies Certificate

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