volunteer laboratory assistant resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Recent Graduate of Boston University with a deep knowledge and experience of life science principles and concepts. Familiar with basic and general laboratory protocols and procedures, processing and testing. Experience in analytical chemistry methods. Experience in biological and molecular biological lab techniques. Attentive and competent individual who is comfortable in a variety of laboratory situations whether it be conducting analysis of samples, obtaining samples, all the way to laboratory maintenance.

  • Competent in Data Collection and Analysis
  • Knowledge of laboratory practices and procedures.
  • Working knowledge and prior experience with PubMed
  • Basic working knowledge of programming language Python.
  • Basic Software Design & Development
  • General understanding of programming concepts and modularization.
  • Knowledgeable in looping and array manipulation.
  • Statistical analysis and methodologies.
  • Hands-on lab experience with: stethoscope, spirometry, electromyography, and sphygmomanometry.
  • Experience performing chemistry techniques
  • Thin layer & column chromatography
  • Mass spectroscopy.
  • Gel Electrophoresis,
  • MNova: Experience in MNova spectroscopic techniques
  • Dissection
  • Pipetting
  • Microscopy
  • Experience handling
  • Specimen collection
  • Test data analysis
Work History
Volunteer Laboratory Assistant, 09/2020 - 01/2021
Puc National San Fernando, CA,
  • Performed accurate and appropriate testing of specimens received in the laboratory.
  • Analyzed test data and presented findings using charts and graphs
  • Oversaw items in inventory and reordered before supplies diminished.
  • Obtained samples for testing following protocols.
  • Cleaned and sterilized tools and equipment to maximize purity of specimens.
  • Operated basic laboratory equipment such as balances, pH meter, spectrophotometer, etc.
Tutor, 07/2018 - 05/2020
City Of Denton Denton, TX,
  • Led STEM-based academic tutoring and supervision of 16 low-income first-generation college bound students during summer and 20-25 students during academic year by directing assigned group of students during science-based program activities, and served as role model.
  • Managed design and execution of Upward Bound Boston enrichment project by conducting weekly experiment with 20 students to Boston University School of Public Health where researched active diseases and viruses such as Ebola and Zika virus. Established project based around weekly experiments which required students to form their own plan of action in order to combat real-life virus.
  • Directed daily team project meetings to ensure continuity of teamwork among students
  • Oversaw after-school study hall and deliver assistance to students, specializing in life science & mathematics such as biology, chemistry and calculus. As direct result of study hall assistance tutoring and, students saw gradual 20-25% improvement in their quarterly academic grades.
  • Input grades and comments for each student as parameters for individual improvement to provide students with guide for growth in critical areas
  • Documented all disciplinary and accident reports to initiate open dialogue and mediation between students and teachers
  • Conduct weekly individual meetings with each student monitoring academic progression and general welfare.
Camp Counselor, 06/2015 - 08/2017
Dominion Senior Living Fox Valley, SC,
  • Actively developed and implemented camp diverse camp programs and activities for children ranging in ages 4-16 in small group setting including establishing weekly science class in which performed hands-on lab experiments.
  • Supervised groups of 20+ children daily for 10 weeks each summer ensuring their health and wellbeing, enforcing any disciplinary protocol, and basic first aid.
  • Managed and designed daily schedule for 20+ campers over 10 weeks which included indoor and outdoor recreation.
  • Documented all accident/incident reports in accordance to YMCA policy for safe and inclusive healthy environment
  • Communicated and established relationships with parents daily when conducting daily transportation of campers to and from camp grounds, detailing behavior and wellbeing of their children, and regarding camp managerial aspects.
Volunteer, 11/2014 - 12/2014
Randolph Community Partnership, INC. City, STATE,
  • Guiding and aiding in instruction of rotating group of 5-10 immigrants in their goal of achieving GED as well as ESL tutoring.
  • Specifically provided English and French translation services for Haitians enrolled in their GED and ESL classes. Provided basic math services such as algebra instruction.
Bachelor of Arts: Biology, Expected in 01/2021
Boston University - Boston, MA
Status -
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: CGS NS201 Biology I & BI 108 Biology II
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: · CH 101 General Chemistry I & CH 102 General Chemistry II
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: · BI XXX Genetics
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: · BI 315 Systems Physiology
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: · BI 311 General Microbiology
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: · BI 203 Cell Biology
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: · BI 309 Evolution
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: · SAR HS 251 Human Nutrition Science
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: · CH 203 Organic Chemistry I
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: · PY 105 Physics I & · PY 106 Physics II
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: · MA 121 Calculus & · MAT-261E Statistics
  • Member of Rugby
Additional Information
  • Collaboration
  • Documentation
  • Excellence Communication/Interpersonal Skills
  • Analytical
  • Organized
  • Able to communicate with individuals in a public and private setting.
  • Project Management
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Microsoft Office Suite: PowerPoint, Word, and Excel, etc.
  • Google Workspace
  • Haitian Creole (Advanced)
  • French (Conversational)

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  • Boston University

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