OBJECTIVE: To be an asset to your company through the application of my skills in writing, logical thinking, organizing, research, communication, and leadership.
EDUCATION: B.A. The Wright University
Senior Thesis: Reducing errors on a motor task
WRITING SKILLS: The rigors of conducting good research have honed my competencies in research proposal and reporting writing.
--I received an "A" for my research proposal.
--My research report was handed out in class as an example of how a research report should be written.
LOGICAL THINKING SKILLS: Training in research methodology has finely tuned my inductive and deductive reasoning. These powers of critical thinking are vital for optimal problem solving in any business situation:
--ability to recognize problems
--ability to ask the right questions
--ability to make the abstract concrete
--ability to generate possible solutions
--ability to recognize the flaws of each solution
--ability to determine the best solution through research and analysis of relevant variables
ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS: In order to plan, execute, interpret, and apply research I have developed and demonstrated organizational skills:
--arranged for experimental facilities and equipment
--supervised and conducted an experiment
--organized The Wright Universitys Annual Rat Olympics
RESEARCH SKILLS: As a consequence of my course in research design I know many research techniques:
--how to set up timetables for studies
--how to use computer packages to analyze data
--how to interpret statistics
ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS: To speak about research effectively I had to make the complex sound simple, the technical sound basic. To speak convincingly about research I had to be a good salesperson.
--I presented an experimental report at a regional psychology conference.
--I received an A+ for a verbal critique of technical research in class.
--President of Psi Chi
--Vice-president of the Student Experimental Psychology Club
My research methods professor.