What do you think of my resume?
I'm hoping and praying to land an entry level lab job. Here's my current resume: OBJECTIVE To obtain the Laboratory Technician position at your company by utilizing my academic and practical backgrounds in chemistry and biological science. EDUCATION California State University, East Bay – Hayward, California Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Forensic Science Option – March 2012 GPA: 3.389 RELATED EXPERIENCE CSUEB PCR, DNA Sequencing & Fragment Analysis Class ProjectsFall 2011 • Obtained trace DNA from dandruff of three individuals' scalps by DNA extraction using the swabbing method and PCR, then sequenced to ensure the samples were actually human DNA • Isolated trace DNA from a licked envelope, used cofiler PCR for DNA typing then analyzed sample by finding a match from the provided DNA fingerprinting database using Peak Scanner CSUEB Organic Chemistry III Laboratory Class AssignmentSummer 2011 • Was assigned to identify two unknown organic samples (one solid and one liquid) using various methods learned in the past such as: characteristic tests (solubility, melting point and boiling point tests), chemical tests and analyses of provided IR and NMR spectra EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE Income Tax Assistant, Ebc Accounting and Tax Services, San Leandro, CAJan 2005 – Apr 2005 Jan 2006 – Mar 2006 • Worked 16-20 hours a week as front desk clerk accepting clients' documents for tax preparation • Assisted with insertion of tax-related data from W-2 and previous 1040 forms of clients • Alphabetically organized clients' documents into filing cabinets SKILLS IR SpectroscopyMicropipetting, Centifuging & Agarose Gel Electrophoresis NMR SpectroscopyNuclear DNA isolation Gas Chromatography/Mass SpectroscopyRecording accurate and organized laboratory notes Atomic Absorption SpectroscopyProficient in Windows and MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel Thin Layer ChromatographyFluent in Filipino (also known as Tagalog) ACADEMIC HONORS & ACTIVITIES • Special Achievement Award in B.S. Chemistry, Forensic Science Option, CSU East Bay: June 2012 • Golden Key International Honour Society, CSU East Bay: March 2009 – Present • Dean's List: Fall 2007 & Winter 2010; Honor's List: Fall 2009 P.S. The "Skills" is supposed to have two columns.
Asked By: beachgirl4615 - 6/28/2012
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Answered By: Martin M - 6/29/2012
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I would dedicate a section just to your education, i.e. what college, course, grades etc. Have this just after your employment history rather than before... More
Answered By: Alexandra - 6/28/2012
Looks good. good luck.
Answered By: Judy - 6/28/2012
As long as you get it all on one page...it is very well done. More than one page goes straight to the trash.
Answered By: coraann - 6/28/2012
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