My name is Jess; I recently graduated from Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Summa cum Laude, with a BA in Psychology. I am seeking to become a tutor part-time because I have done it in the past to earn some extra money and really enjoyed sharing my knowledge with others, in various subjects. I am responsible, diligent, conscientiousness, and highly organized in all that I do!
I was a tutor for middle school-aged students and high school students at Sylvan Learning Center for a few months as I was completing my BA. I tutored fundamentals of mathematics, reading comprehension, and writing skills to these students in groups of 3-4. I also was an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant; my responsibilities in that role were to provide peer tutoring, administer and grade exams, conduct exam review sessions in lecture halls with 300+ students, and grade term papers. Lastly, I also tutored Italian language to my peers in private...
Columbia University Medical Center-New York State Psychiatric Institute, Clinical Research Coordinator
2016 - Present
Member of an interdisciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, neurologists, and social workers.
Coordinate all research, administrative, and clerical activities for a multi-site, federally funded research study investigating cognitive training and neuroplasticity in patients ages 55-85 with mild cognitive impairment.
Responsible for recruiting, screening, and monitoring patients over an 18 month trial.
Responsible for patient scheduling, administration and scoring of neuropsychological testing, medication management, collection and...
National Association on Drug Abuse Problems, Intensive Care Coordinator
2016 - 2016
Monitor progress of each client, deemed high need/high risk, on an ongoing basis through delivery of face to face, escort, electronic and telephonic outreach, in accordance with Health Home, DOH, and departmental guidelines
Provide services to clients to meet Care Plan objectives, including facilitating referrals to medical, behavioral health, and social service entities
Complete client-centered comprehensive functional assessments to identify the medical, behavioral health, and social needs/goals of each clients
Sylvan Learning Center, Tutor
2015 - 2016
please see above in bio.
Rutgers University, Undergraduate Teaching Assistant; Personality Psychology
2015 - 2016
Aide in proctoring exams in lecture halls with more than 300 students
Alleviate student stress through peer tutoring
Stimulate classroom learning by fostering innovative, in-class activities
University Behavioral Health Care -Adult Inpatient Unit, Intern
2015 - 2016
Participated in a multi-disciplinary treatment team to discuss case management needs and aftercare referrals
Developed case presentations for weekly conference calls to facilitate internal transfers
Co-facilitated in group cognitive behavioral therapy sessions
Conducted independent clinical research study on the life span of schizophrenia
Empire Paratransit, Office Secretary
2014 - 2016
Expedited the process of payroll by assisting in the calculation of time sheets
Sustained the company’s log books by creating a system to count fare totals
Recruited drivers and dispatchers by advertising the company on social media and via phone calls
Columbia University Medical Center-New York Psychiatric Institute, Research Assistant Volunteer
2013 - 2013
Increased number of participants by aiding senior research assistants with a geriatric memory study
Recruited, interviewed, and interacted with the patients
Administered and coded memory tests given to the patients
Saint Camillus Elementary School, Intern
2012 - 2012
Facilitated student learning by aiding the speech pathologist in her educational therapy sessions
Collaborated with teachers and the speech pathologist to arrange speech therapy sessions for students
Interacted with the students, and strengthened their ability to learn despite having a speech impediment