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Emma Wille

Junior, Knox College


Sep 2013Jun 2017

Neuroscience Major, Psychology Minor

Knox College

-3.65/4.00 GPA

-Coursework in Statistics, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Organic Chemistry

Work History

Sep 2014Present

Teaching Assistant

Knox College

      Molecular Biology and Genetics 

-Organized and conducted weekly review sessions

-Created a detailed set of class notes

     Intro to Neuroscience

-Attended class and created detailed set of notes

-Conducted weekly review sessions to assure that students had a clear understanding of the material

     General Chemistry Laboratory

-Instructed thirty undergraduate chemistry students in proper lab procedure 

-Clarified misunderstandings of the curriculum 

Sep 2014Present

Biology Laboratory Assistant

Knox College

-Maintained health and well-being of forty frogs 

Oct 2011Present

Cashier/Cater Waiter

Now Serving Cafe and Catering

-Communicated with customers

-Accurately managed cash register

-Cleaned, decorated, and organized cafe

Oct 2015Present

Fitness Center Receptionist 

Knox College

-Greeted and interacted with clients

-Monitored access and use of exercise equipment 

-Ensured a safe and clean workout environment

Jun 2015Aug 2016

Equestrian Program Staff 

Camp Manito-wish YMCA

-Summers only

-Collaborated on multiple teams to create a fun and challenging program

-Designed and taught horseback riding lesson curriculum for children ages 9-16 with a variety of abilities

-Evaluated each horse's skills in order to properly match a horse to a child

-Communicated with large groups of children and peers 

-Maintained a clean and safe riding environment

Jun 2014Sep 2014

Software Intern

Abbott Molecular

-Tested software for medical instruments

-Documented and organized detailed test results in Microsoft Excel

-Created a software user manual for other testers

-Trained on corporate procedures

Other Positions Held

Jan 2015Jan 2016

Vice President of Member Development

Pi Beta Phi Women's Fraternity, Illinois Beta-Delta Chapter

-Supported members in both academics and mental health

-Ensured that members continued to strive for academic success by organizing study parties, having a study hour log book, and meeting one-on-one with members who were struggling

-Led workshops designed to improve communication and overall experience in the organization

-Created incentive systems to encourage academic and health-related success

Sep 2014Nov 2016


Knox Equestrian Team

-Founded and expanded the Knox Equestrian Team from two to twenty-five members

-Collaborated with college administrators to fund the program

-Organized riding lessons and competition opportunities

-Instructed both novice and advanced equestrians on new horsemanship topics

-Taught beginner and novice mounted lessons

May 2015Dec 2015

Vice President of Finance

Pi Beta Phi Women's Fraternity, Illinois Beta-Delta Chapter

-Managed a detailed budget for a ten member executive board 

Jan 2015May 2015

Vice President of Event Planning

Pi Beta Phi Women's Fraternity, Illinois Beta-Delta Chapter

-Created a comprehensive risk management plan to ensure the safety of members at off-campus events

-Corresponded with vendors to arrange venues, transportation, decor, refreshments, and entertainment for events