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Summary

Reliable and conscientious public health graduate student with strong qualitative & quantitative research skills, more than three terms of research assistant experience, and two-year community service experience in health care settings 

Work experience

Sep 2015Present

Part-time Chinese Instructor

Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver
  • Prepare instruction materials based on student learning styles and interests
  • Teach Chinese language reading, speaking and writing to Grade 12 students
  • Create structured and interesting learning environment for students
  • Maintain student attendance and academic records
  • Communicate professionally with parents regarding children’s performance
  • Participate in staff meeting, conference and workshops
  • Keep record of students’ academic performance and provide positive feedback
  • Maintain great relationship with students, parents and other teaching staffs
Sep 2015Present

Teaching Assistant

Simon Fraser University
  • Prepare lab materials and hold tutorial session
  • Use various teaching methods to explain class material
  • Hold office hour and answer questions
  • Grade exams and assignments
  • Assist professor in delivering class material
Sep 2015Present

1-1 Psychology Tutor

Simon Fraser University
  • Teach psychological knowledge to undergraduate students according to class requirements and learning objectives
  • Prepare tutoring materials based on student’s interests and questions
  • Create positive learning environment for students
  • Answer questions and hold review sessions for exams
Mar 2015Jun 2015

Editor & Office Assistant

Longmen Express Ltd, Richmond, BC Canada
  • Design company flyer and poster, graphic design, write and edit articles on company website
  • Use computer and Internet to collect information, conduct marketing research, analyze and enter data
  • Help with customer service and answer phone calls
  • Follow the instructions from supervisors and assist team members complete tasks

Education

Sep 2015Present

Master of Public Health

Simon Fraser University
Courses taken: Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Occupational and Environmental Health, Public Health Practice
May 2013May 2015

B.A. in Psychology

University of British Columbia
Courses taken: Research Methods, Analysis of Behavioural Data, Health Psychology, Clinical Psychology
GPA 3.85 (82.8%)
May 2012Apr 2013

One-year undergraduate studiesin Psychology with Thesis

University of Windsor, ON Canada
Sep 2009Apr 2010

One year undergraduate studies in German

Shanghai International studies University, Shanghai China

Research Experience

Summer 2015        Attentional Neuroscience Lab Research Assistant
                                 University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC
  • Prepare study protocol, consent form and other research materials
  • Set up EEG machine
  • Conduct experiment and gather data
  • Manage multiple responsibilities and tasks such as introducing the experiment to participants, filling electrode gel into the electrode holes, measuring participants’ head size, and checking impedance of electrodes
  • Run experimental paradigms through Psychtoolbox
  • Provide instructions to the participants regarding the behavioral task
  • Debrief the participants
  • Turn off amplifier and EEG machine and clean up

Sept. 2013 – Apr. 2014   Research Assistant
                                            University of British Columbia 
  • Proposed research topic “parental care motives and baby-face bias” and helped design experiment
  • Successfully recruited over 58 volunteer participants at University of British Columbia
  • Conduct experiment and facilitated comfortable lab experience, interviewed participants
  • Collected data and analyzed data using SPSS
  • Conducted research online and wrote academic literature review relevant to the topic
  • Successfully completed directed studies course and one term paper: Your are more “baby” than your look: Aroused parental care motive and its impact on baby-face bias

Community Service

Sept. 2014 – Apr. 2015  Occupational Therapy Volunteer
                                           Vancouver Coastal Health (UBC Hospital)
  • Assisted senior people with disabilities using wheelchairs and doing rehabilitation activities
  • Interacted with senior people with disabilities
  • Worked collaboratively with supervisors, volunteers, and medical staff in the hospital

Jun. 5th-7th, 2014           Field Volunteer                               
                                       The 75
th Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Vancouver BC
  • Surveyed every session and provided information
  • Verified presenters and provided estimate account of attendees

Sept. 2013 – Apr. 2015   Volunteer Assistant                                         
                                            Coast Mental Health, Vancouver, BC

  • Ran craft groups and art projects with clients, coordinated and played card games with male clients in group-activities
  • Assisted female client attending art class in 1-1 program
  • Employed active listening and patience in dealing with all clients and worked collaboratively with co-workers and other volunteers 

Sept. 2012 – Dec. 2012  Exhibit Designer/ Tour Guide
                                            Canada South Science City, Windsor ON
  • Completed a 40-hour volunteer internship
  • Designed and prepared workshops
  • Represented Canada South Science City, answered questions, and provided relevant information to the public
  • Demonstrated patience and exceptional skills by leading 50-100 children in the center day camp
  • Assisted organization in daily operation, planning, and logistics to better serve patrons

2009-2010                       Student Coordinator of Student Union 
                                           Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai China
  • Researched on festivals celebrated around the world to consider all students and cultural traditions
  • Planned events and strategies, delegated tasks, recruited performers and screened candidates
  • Collaborated with committee members and coordinated students
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Served in the events in which 80-100 students who attended

Certifications

Feb 2015Feb 2018

Standard First Aid CPR/ADE Level C

Canadian Red Cross