Amber Young

Amber Young

Career Objective

I intend on going to graduate school in the future to obtain a Master's degree in psychology.  However, I would like to gain experience working in the field before deciding what field of psychology I would like to concentrate in. 

Work experience

Work experience
Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Residential Instructor

Oakland School
  • Responsible for groups of children
  • Taught students soccer and archery skills 
  • Mediated disagreements between students
  • Maintained positive attitude during all activities 
  • Participated actively in all physically demanding activities
  • Helped students vocalize their problems 
  • Led club activities such as tye-dying and crafts 
  • Emphasized importance of teamwork 
  • Enforced certain bed times
  • Required students to complete their assigned dorm jobs
May 2012 - Aug 2012

Telephone Sales

Hershey Creamery
  •  Gained office experience
  •  Received incoming telephone calls
  •  Completed list of daily calls to clients
  •  Placed ice cream orders regularly
  •  Responded to prospective client emails
  •  Entered new ice cream account information
  •  Entered gas receipts into excel worksheet
  •  Filed customer contracts by alphabetical order 
  •  Printed flavor labels 
  •  Made copies for businesses  
  •  Called freezer repair companies
  •  Handled customer complaints
Feb 2006 - Aug 2011


Texas Steakhouse & Saloon
  • Interacted with customers face to face as well as on the phone
  • Responsible for a four table section
  • Handled customer payments
  • Gained experience as bartender
  • Recieved all to go orders
  • Completed list of duties before leaving
  • Handled customer complaints appropriately
  • Ensured a pleasant experience
  • Brought food,drink,desert to and from table accordingly
  • Assisted other employees with their side work duties
  • Sat the guests according to the numbered floor chart


Aug 2008 - Aug 2013

Bachelor of Science

Longwood University

Bachelor of Science, Psychology

  • Minor in Sociology
  • Member of Alpha Phi Omega, a service fraternity
  • Social Coordinator for Alpha Beta Psi sorority
  • Volunteered at The Woodland assisted living home
  • Volunteered at LCVA (Longwood Center for Visual Arts)
  • Volunteered at F.A.C.E.S, a local food drive
  • Coordinated fundraising event in October 2011 for Breast Cancer Awareness
  • Assisted in moving furniture for Habitat for Humanity Restore in Farmville
  • Conducted psychological research for senior seminar 
  • Presented results in front of psychology department 
  • Displayed results in a poster session for all students