Amanda Cordes

  • Trussville US-AL
Amanda Cordes

Education

Education

Psychology minor

The University of Alabama
Aug 2011 - Present

The University of Alabama

I am currently a student enrolled at the University of Alabama, majoring in Athletic Training.

Skills

Skills

Customer Service

I was employed at Rue 21, a retail store. I developed great customer service through this, required to run the register, retrieve fitting rooms, and help customers with anything they needed.  This customer service was continued as I worked for Intramural Sports at The University of Alabama Student Recreation Center and as a waitress at Applebee's.

Spanish

I am a beginner in Spanish; my goal is to become fluent in this language within the next two years.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Gatorade Team Leader

Gatorade

Educate camp attending athletes about the importance of staying hydrated and the purpose of each Gatorade product.

May 2012 - Aug 2012

Waitress

Applebees
Aug 2011 - Mar 2012

Intramural Sports

The University of Alabama Recreation Center

I was a referee for Intramural Soccer at the University of Alabama last fall, and am currently an Event Assistant. This position is a level higher than referee; we are in charge of scoreboards, checking teams in, maintaining ordinance, and handling equipment.

Aug 2011 - Dec 2011

Media Services Student Assistant

The University of Alabama College of Continuing Studies

I was a Student Assistant for the College of Continuing Studies, recording classes for distance students and completing office work. While I am not working there this semester due to a heavy workload, I may return.

Apr 2010 - May 2011

Sales Associate

Rue 21

I performed duties such as customer service, cleaning, and running the cash register.

Long Term Goals

In the years following graduation, I intend to attend a Physician Assistant Graduate Program so that I may pursue a career as a Surgical Physician Assistant or an Orthopedic Physician Assistant.  I also intend to keep up my Athletic Training credentials so that I may work in this field if desired.

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Included in my portfolio:

EducationHonors Organizations

Skills

Community Service

Internships/Organizations

Work Philosophy

Work History

Short-term Goals

Long-term Goals

Shadowing Hours

Work Philosophy

  • Communication is crucial
  • Independence is important, but teamwork has to be present
  • Nothing runs smoothly without dependability
  • A company/team must develop trust
  • Technology is always changing, and people must keep up with it
  • There must be a desire present to achieve success

Short-term Goals

I hope to be able to achieve a 3.9 GPA and graduate in the spring of 2015 with a degree in Athletic Training and become a certified Athletic Trainer.

Shadowing/Observation Hours

  • Physician's Assistant (PA)- 2012, 9 hours
  • Athletic Training observation hours (prior to acceptance into the Athletic Training Program)-2012, ~95 hours
  • Athletic Training observation hours (after acceptance into the Athletic Training Program: Women's Rowing and Women's Basketball)-2012-2013, ~350 hours
  • Orthopedic Physician's Assistant (@ UOC)-2013, 9 hours

Internships/Organizations

The University of Alabama's Athletic Training Student Association-Secretary

University of Alabama Health Hut Intern

Youth Advisory Board member of the Laura Crandall Brown Ovarian Cancer Foundation

Big Sister, through Big Brother Big Sister

Honors Organizations

National Honors Society/Top 10 percent of Hewitt-Trussville High School class (27 out of 318)

Phi Eta Sigma-UA

National Society of Collegiate Scholars- UA

Golden Key Honors Society (top 15 percent of class)-UA

Community Service

  • Intramural Sports Shootout, flag football tournament-UA 2012, ~6 hours
  • Head Over Teal 5K and fundraiser-2010-2012, 2 years;
  • Relay for Life, Cancer fundraiser-2010-2013, 3 years;
  • Big Brother Big Sister (1 hour per week)-2012, 1 semester, ~15 hours;
  • University of Alabama's Fashion Rocks Fashion Show, Body Appreciation Week-2012, 5 hours;
  • Served as host for Japanese student studying abroad-2012, 2 weeks;
  • University of Alabama Tennis Tournament Athletic Training student- 2012, 4 hours;
  • Participant in the following study: " Construct and Predictive Validity of the MMPI-2-RF in a Diverse Community Sample," conducted by Dr. Martin Selbom-UA 2013, 3 hours;
  • Medical volunteer for the Warrior Dash-11/2/2013, 5 hours;
  • DCH and UA medical volunteer for pre-participation examinations-  1/11/14-1/12/14, 9 hours;

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