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Work experience

Jul 2012Present

Labeling Project Student

Rhodia

I am currently doing a temporary placement with Rhodia, working in their project stewardship department. My responsibilities include:

  • Converting all of the current Chemical Hazard labels from the old style to the new GHS, insuring that all the neccesary information is on the labels.
  • Organising the system by which the labels are kept organised and kept in accordance with SDS data.
  • Sorting through and reorganisin the product lists ensuring that all information is current and removing discontinued products
Jul 2012Present

Bar Staff

The Hog's Head

Worked as part time bar and floor staff, my responsabilities included:

  • Serving customers food and drink
  • Insuring the the pub was clean and organised
Sep 2011Jan 2012

Bar Manager

The Old Stag's Head

During my final year of University I took up a part time job as a Bar Manager at The Old Stag's Head. Here I was a shift manager and held many responsibilities which included:

  • helped run and work in the bar and dealt with customers
  • Helped maintain till system (computer program)
  • Involved with cashing up and preparing tills for new shifts
Feb 2007May 2011

Replenishment Staff

Homebase

I started working for Homebase part time when I was doing my A level, I continued working for them until I was towards the end of my 3rd year of university. I had many responsibilities over the 4 years I spent with the company, these included:

  • Stocking and cleaning the shelves
  • dealing with customer problems
  • placing orders for Stock
  • booking appointments for kitchen fittings
  • stock takes
  • Refurbishment of stores
  • Processing Sales through tills.

Education

Sep 2008Jun 2012

MSci Chemistry with Pharmacology 2.1 with Honors

University of Birmingham

I attended the University of Birmingham for 4 years, completing a Masters that involved a Research Project in my final year. My Project involved the investigation and design of Coiled Coils that bind with DNA. As well as my research project I had modules in the following areas:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology

Throughout my time studying at birmingham I also recieved training in the following chemical techniques:

  • UV-Vis
  • MALDI
  • CD Spectroscopy
  • IR
  • HPLC
  • NMR
  • Peptide Synthesizer
Sep 2001Jul 2008

A levels

Adams' Grammar School

I was lucky to have spent 7 years at Adams', a school which had a huge impact on the person I am today. It was here that I first began my interest in playing hockey and with whom I was able to tour around New Zealand and Barbados which were both experience of a lifetime and things I will never forget. I participated in many different areas while at Adams' these included:

  • Sports - Hockey, Cross Country, Rugby, Swimming and Athletics
  • Drama
  • Mock Court Trials
  • Tutoring (specifically in chemistry)

Portfolio

Interest

Hockey

I have played hockey since 2003 when I joined Wolverhampton Hockey Club, through the years I have had several highlights including:

Pool

I have played pool throughout my entire life playing both casually and competitivley. I have represented The University of Birmingham at a National Tourniment and have also served as the Secretary of this team during my final year of university.

Other Interests

As well as playing hockey I also participate in various other sports including running (I have completed 2 half marathons) and football, I also have many none athletic interrests including reading and cooking.