Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Expected in 09/2020 Certificate | Psychological First Aid Johns Hopkins University, Online, GPA:

A course that focuses on providing care to individuals who have experienced psychological trauma.

Expected in 12/2019 Bachelor of Science | Biopsychology University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA GPA:
  • Minored in LBTQ Studies
  • Graduated with 3.43 GPA

Relevant Coursework Includes:

  • Introduction to Experimental Psychology: This Course focused on both qualitative and quantitative research methods, as well as requiring students to participate in research studies on campus.
  • Condition and Learn: A class that concentrated on theories and research in relation to conditioning and learning, including instrumental and classical conditioning. Subject matter included: avoidance learning, stimulus generalization and other forms of learning in relation to humans and animals.
  • Laboratory in Biopsychology: A hybrid course of both lectures and laboratory sessions that concentrated on experimental techniques, scientific writing, and IACUC protocol in relation to behavioral neuroscience. This course included answering the research question of which part of the brain is responsible for amphetamine induced stereotyped behavior in rats, and thus resulted in students performing injections, stereotaxic surgery, behavioral analysis, gathering data, and performing perfusions.
  • Introduction to Statistics: An introduction class focused on statistical concepts such as sample size, ANOVA, and variability.
  • Systems Neuroscience: This special topic class heavily involved the close reading of current scientific articles and research, focusing on the topic at hand.
  • Psychopathology: A course focused on different classes of mental illnesses including but not limited to: OCD, anxiety, bipolar I and II disorder, depression, and personality disorders. This class concentrated on the history, symptoms, and treatments for these mental illnesses. This included medication, therapy, TMS, and more
  • Cognitive Neuroscience: A course focused on research and theory in relation to the topic at hand. This was comprised of case studies and other research in clinical neurology, psychology, and neuroscience studies with both healthy and brain injured individuals. Topics covered included: neuroimaging, electrophysiology, neurostimulation, attention, memory, and perception.


President of Planned Parenthood Generation Action at UCSB (2018-2019)

  • Planned and executed events for both UCSB students and the public.
  • Assigned tasks to both the Executive Board of PPGA and the general members.
  • Led both Executive and PPGA general meetings.
  • Maintained open communication with organization members.
  • Recruited potential members through hosting events and tabling sessions.
  • Provided resources and information to both students on campus and the general public of Isla Vista.
  • Advocated for women's health and reproductive rights.

Community Service Chair of PPGA (2017-2018)

  • Communicated with other organizations via email to collaborate.
Professional Summary

Enthusiastic and empathetic Youth Educator eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Clear understanding of psychological wellbeing and problem solving with a background in research and substance use education. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in an organization that provides meaningful assistance to those in recovery.

  • Youth engagement
  • Microsoft Office
  • Data entry
  • Problem solving
  • Time management
  • Research knowledge
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Leadership
  • De-escalation skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows
  • Ability to work Independently
  • Team player
Work History
09/2019 to Current Youth Educator Travis County | Austin, TX,
  • Provide evidence-based drug and alcohol prevention education to middle school students.
  • Explain complex neurological processes such as pruning and myelination, along with how substance use impacts the prefrontal cortex, hippocampus, and reward circuit.
  • Provide information about substances including but not limited to: marijuana, alcohol, stimulants, prescription drugs, and how they relate to the development of the brain of young individuals.
  • Instigate discussions and provide concrete information to the students.
  • Assist in managing social media accounts to connect with the community. Work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Public speaking and presenting is a central aspect of this role.
  • Maintain confidentiality when speaking with students.
  • Problem solve technical issues and multi-task.
  • Keep students engaged and provide examples that are straightforward.
  • Create a safe and non-judgemental space for students.
10/2018 to 06/2019 Community Engagement Intern Pala Band Of Mission Indians | Pala, CA,
  • Political advocacy including but not limited to: canvassing, phone banking, attending and assisting in important events.
  • Strengthened interpersonal skills through contacting PPCCC volunteers and potential voters through the actions provided above.
  • Connected with volunteers to ensure they were still interested in participation.
  • Data input highlighted as a main responsibility.
  • Assisted in planning for a large event in which individuals were bussed to the California Capitol to lobby for reproductive justice.
  • Acted as liaison between PPCCC and Planned Parenthood Generation Action (PPGA) to communicate information concerning upcoming political and healthcare news and events.
09/2013 to 08/2016 Recreational Leader Pacifica Parks, Beaches, & Recreation | City, STATE,
  • Provided tutoring services during the school year to children ages 4-13.
  • Took on the role as a camp counselor during the summer for children ages 4-13.
  • Promoted to Assistant Supervisor for one summer.
  • Supervised other camp counselors to ensure that activities were executed.
  • Scheduled events for campers and staff.
  • Utilized strong interpersonal and communication skills to share significant information with staff, students, and parents/guardians.

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