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Resume Samples Mel Vanno 888 Greenville Blvd., Greenville, NC 88888 • 444-444-4444 • Objective To obtain a summer internship at the Institute of Children’s Studies utilizing my knowledge of child development and skills in research, statistical analysis, technical writing. Capabilities Profile My proven capabilities which are applicable in a variety of areas include: Time Management SPSS II SYSTAT 8.0 Empathic Listening Childcare Effective Presentations Research and Analysis Project Management Oral and Written Communication Education Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC Overall GPA: 3.5 May 2011 Selected Examples of Relevant Coursework Methods of Research, Introduction to Quantitative Sociology, Advanced Techniques in Quantitative Sociology, Advanced Applied Research, Child Development, Family and Cultural Diversity Certification CPR, First Aid Relevant Experience Research • Assisted in a thesis experiment to research phenomenon of learned helplessness in rats, pigeons, and human subjects utilizing traditional and computerized Skinner boxes • Cared for animal subjects in compliance with appropriate protocols • Maintained laboratory facilities according to national Occupational Safety and Health guidelines Statistical Analysis • Collaborated with a team of four to create and implement a survey for Methods of Research class project • Wrote 10 original questions to test student population’s knowledge of Motown Recording Artists • Implemented survey to 100 ECU undergraduate students with response rate of 82% • Mastered and utilized SPSS computer software to analyze the data • Developed report and presented findings to faculty, students, and others Working with Children • Developed and executed structured recreational and educational activities to promote the development of cognition, social skills, and teamwork in youth ranging in ages from 6-12 • Coordinated schedules for 15 volunteers to assure that all shifts were fully covered • Monitored children during all activities to assure safety and wellbeing • Modeled appropriate behaviors Employment Chronology Texas Steakhouse, Cook, Greenville, NC PetSmart, Sales Associate, Greenville, NC June 2009-Present September 2007-May 2009 Leadership/Campus Activities/Professional Affiliations Intramural Soccer, Coach, American Sociological Association Community Engagement Boys and Girls Club Tutor, Relay for Life participant, Food Bank of Eastern NC volunteer, Red Cross blood donor 20 The Career Center CAREER SUCCESS GUIDE

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