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EDUCATION                                                                                                                 

American University (AU), Washington, D.C.                                                              

B.S. Degree May 2019   

Biology (Pre-Med); CAS Leadership and Ethical Development Program (CAS LEAD), highly selective 4-year academic certificate program

Honors: Dean’s List, 2018 AU Global Health Case Competition 1st Place Winner, Robyn Rafferty Matthias Student Research Conference Presenter

EXPERIENCE

AU Bender Library Media and Technology Services                                                             

2015 – present

Makerspace Senior Assistant                                                                                  

September 2018 – present                                      

  • Assist head manager with student training, workflows and operations, and administrative tasks.       
  • Assist over 100 patrons with academic poster design and printing, 3D printing, and Makerspace creations.                                             

Technology and Media Services Desk Assistant                                                                           

  • Assist over 100 patrons with receiving media and technology items, and accessing media viewing rooms.

Cancer Biology Research Lab Assistant, AU Department of Biology                     

January 2018 – present

  • Perform PCR, western blotting, and immunohistochemistry techniques to study the Tpl2 knockout pathway in a mouse model of skin carcinoma, with a team of 7 undergraduate and graduate students.

Conference Assistant, AU Conference & Guest Services                                      

May 2018 – August 2018

  • Front desk receptionist and residence hall on-call assistant for over 1000 summer conference guests.

Death Investigation Intern and Researcher, D.C. Chief Medical Examiner Office

September – December 2017

  • Assisted with crime scene investigations, learned standard operating procedures, and observed autopsies.
  • Conducted an exploratory statistical case study analysis of the social histories of 100 decomposition cases.

Drumline Music Instructor, 21st Century Summer Enrichment Program                     

July – August 2017

  • Created instructional marching and drum cadences for 30 summer students to showcase at closing program.

Administrative & Clinical Intern, Schneider Regional Medical Center, U.S. Virgin Islands          

May – July 2017

  • Greeted 40 patients, packaged bi-weekly labs, and assisted secretaries with billing patients and filing charts.
  • Shadowed and learned about the operations of a hemodialysis clinic from physicians and nurses.

LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

CAS LEAD Student Advisory Board, AU                                                              

September 2016 – present

Program Senior Advisor                                                                                                    

August 2018 – present                                                                           

  • Spearhead affinity groups, mentor students, and strategic planning assistance for program development.

Senior Operations Co-Chair                                                                                   

January 2017 – August 2018

  • Led meetings, spearheaded event programming, and performed outreach and social media communications.

VP of Programming & Programming Chair, Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity, AU       

November 2016 – present

  • Plan academic and social events in science, leadership,  and ethics in collaboration with AU faculty.
  • Provide support to the previous VP of Programming with event ideas and booking presenters.

Volunteer, Thrive DC, Washington D.C.                                                        

November 2016 – February 2018

  • Served meals and facilitated activities for clients during the women and children dinner program.

SKILLS

Leadership, Communication, Research, Microsoft Office Programs, Canva Software, Carvey Machine, Tinkercad 3D printing

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