Ut Tsu Agriculture 4 H Extension Agent Trainee resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
  • Strong 4-H / agriculture education and extension background in areas of youth development and adult agriculture advocacy
  • Expertise in outreach programs towards youth and adults
  • Energetic, prospective extension agent who is a self-starter and team oriented with excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Successful at building strong professional relationships as a skilled mentor and educator, who excels at bringing out the best in 4-H members, parents, and volunteers
  • Knowledgeable about theories, methods, and curriculum standards used in designing, developing and delivering successful training programs, projects, and 4-H clubs
  • Prospective extension agent who is organized, driven, and effective at using efficient educational methods while focusing on the individual needs of each participant.
Core Qualifications
  • Cheerful and energetic
  • Dependable and engaging
  • Teamwork oriented
  • Innovative lesson plan delivery and development
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Outreach programming skills
  • Student and volunteer recruiting and retention skills
  • Educated new employees on proper facility procedures and policies, by developing a training manual for several training seminars within 4 years as a research assistant
  • Promoted to Research Assistant Manager after only three months in position to support and train new staff.
  • Completion of UT Extension Sumner County Summer Internship Program Sumner County Extension Office, Gallatin, TN 2013
  • Completion of Summer Enrichment and Reinforcement Program (SERP) College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health, Tuskegee, AL 2006
Professional Experience
UT-TSU Agriculture / 4-H Extension Agent Trainee, 08/2015 to Current
Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, MD,
  • Observe the daily aspects of an agriculture extension agent and a 4-H youth development extension agent
  • Analyzed and participate on several in service Agriculture, 4-H, or teaching training workshops
  • Help and set up 4H clubs and Master Beef programs
  • Visit farms: soil sampling, weed, forage, or tree identification
  • Supported tours and analyzed demonstrations at various workshops to increase my knowledge in field of study
  • Continuing to develop my first year goals for the county: soil sampling test poster, weed/plant identification presentation, and Ag in the Classroom program (4-H)
  • Understand and stay up-to-date on current and emerging issues involving youth and volunteer development.
  • Attend in-service trainings to stay current on 4-H / Agriculture related guidelines and new program opportunities
  • Learn by Doing"
Research Assistant Manager, 04/2008 to 07/2015
Tennessee State University Meat Goat FarmCity, STATE,
  • Manage over herd health management of research animals and diverse undergraduate and graduate students
  • General livestock record keeping Inventory control of farm supplies
  • Development and management of livestock facilities: Nutrition and Health
  • Collect and process field data, laboratory procedures, and various administrative tasks as needed to meet objectives of ruminant research projects
  • Conduct educational lectures, demonstrations, and tours to outreach programs for extension agents, small farm producers, community, and elementary and secondary school districts.
  • Prepare purchasing requisitions, invoices and purchase orders materials and services
  • Assist with results of research proposals and evaluation of livestock research development programs.
UT Extension Intern, 04/2013 to 07/2013
Sumner County Extension OfficeCity, STATE,
  • Assisted in tutoring 4-H students in various clubs for upcoming competitions
  • Helped in setting up 4H club meetings, registering 4-Hers at judging contest, judged at the Sumner County Fair, and became an adult leader for 4H Camp
  • Created a few monthly newsletter issues for the county on recent program activities and upcoming events
  • Developed and delivered a few objectives, research-based educational programs to meet the needs of diverse adult and youth audiences; created an activity sheet and useful information on vegetables and pollination to 25 local community kids
  • Assisted with decorating and photographing several program activities for 4-H
  • Judged at the beef and sheep expo skill-a-thon contests: retail cuts, breeds, feeds, medication, and parts of the animal
  • Assisted with livestock evaluation and showmanship of county 4-Her's
  • Helped answer calls on identifying weeds and insects for county residents and gave them way to control their infestations.
  • Attended 4-H camp with fosters independence, leadership skills, team building skills and environmental education and general life skills.
Veterinary Technician Assistant, 04/2006 to 07/2008
Goodlettsville Animal HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Provide nursing care and healing therapy for animals
  • Perform laboratory tests to help in finding of animal health problems
  • Sterilize and prepare surgical equipment and clean after surgery
  • Handle, and care for animals during treatment and surgery
  • Produce radiography, and collect and analyze samples.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Agriculture Education and Extension, Expected in 2014
Tennessee State University - Nashville, TN


Bachelor of Science: Agriculture Science Animal Science/Pre-Veterinary Medicine, Expected in 2008
Tennessee State University - Nashville , TN


  • Time Management
  • Classroom: Discipline, Instruction, Management, Creative Lesson Planning
  • Research
  • Goal Setting, Implementation, and Program Development
Community Involvement

After School Tutor, Wright Middle School, 2007

After School Tutor / Mentor, Lee Chapel A.M.E. Church, 2006

Red Cross Blood Bank Volunteer, 2005 - Present

Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity, 2005

  • Member, Minority of Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences: 2008
  • Member, Tennessee Louis Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation: 2008
  • Secretary, Block and Bridle Club: 2009
  • Coordinator, Pre - Vet / Animal Science Club: 2011
  • 4-H Adult Leader: 2013
  • Vice President, GSAA: Graduate Students of Agriculture Association: 2014

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School Attended

  • Tennessee State University
  • Tennessee State University

Job Titles Held:

  • UT-TSU Agriculture / 4-H Extension Agent Trainee
  • Research Assistant Manager
  • UT Extension Intern
  • Veterinary Technician Assistant


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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