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Carissa Martinelli


California State University, Chico

Bachelor of Arts in Child Development    December 2015

Minor in Psychology

Professional Skills and Abilities

• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
• Take initiative, highly motivated and can be counted on to get the job done
• Take pride in achieving the best possible results
• CPR, First Aid, and California Food Handler certified


Intern, Supervised Internship, CHLD 492, Innovative Pre-school, Chico, CA – September – December 2015

Intern, Supervised Practicum, CHLD 392, AS Child Development Lab, CSU, Chico – January 2015 to May 2015
• Completed 120 hours of internship; developed and implemented a curriculum, My Plate, about nutrition
• Took intensive observation notes on a specific child and compiled reflection notes reviewed by professor and head teacher

Senior Camp Counselor, YMCA, Woodland, CA - December 2014 to January 2015
• Ensured the safety and supervision of a group of children
• Demonstrated how to be a professional role model by promoting the YMCA values

Senior Camp Counselor, YMCA, Woodland, CA – summers 2015, 2014, 2013
• Responsible for leading small and large group activities for campers who age 5 through 7
• Directly responsible for the safety and supervision of assigned group, and promote the YMCA values by being a positive role model

Intern, Supervised Fieldwork, CHLD 282, Mi Escuelita May, Chico, CA - February – May 2014
• Completed a total of 33 hours to meet course requirements for CHLD 282
• Assisted teachers with set up and clean-up of activities; closely observed the children’s behaviors and actions.

Volunteer, YMCA, Woodland, CA - December 2013 to January 2014
• Assisted head teacher in the preparation of a variety of activities designed for children, ages 3 and 4
• Prepared activities and crafts for teachers; worked closely with children to learn the alphabet and numbers.

Volunteer, AS CAVE (Community Action Volunteers in Education, CSU, Chico, - February 2012 to May 2012
• Volunteered at Butte Humane Society’s Cat Room providing care and kindness

Office assistant, Dr. Tan Orthodontics, Woodland, CA – April 2010 to October 2010
• Responsible for sterilization, filing and stocking, with strong attention to detail.

Office Assistant, Pike Heating & Air, Woodland, CA – May 2010 to September 2010
Intern, Yolo County/Assessor’s Office, Woodland, CA - summer 2008
• Performed a variety of office duties as assigned

Mentor, Douglass Middle School, Woodland, CA - September 2006 – June 2007
• Mentored junior high students on the importance of not using alcohol and other substances

Counselor-in Training, YMCA, Woodland, CA – summer 2006
• Responsible for assisting camp counselors with their duties.

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