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Work experience

Nov 2014Present

Administrative Assistant 2

Northwestern University 

Division of Vascular Surgery /Melina Kibbe Laboratory

Chicago, IL

Proofread and edit manuscripts, abstracts and correspondence. Draft letters of recommendation on behalf of Dr. Melina Kibbe. Assist with creation and editing of Powerpoint presentations. Update curriculum vitae for Melina Kibbe and laboratory members. Prepare travel reimbursements in NU Financials for all members of the Kibbe lab (18 members). Enter receivers into financial system for supplies related to laboratory. Run financial reports in Cognos on monthly basis.

Dec 2009Nov 2014

Administrative Aid

Northwestern University

Division of Vascular Surgery /Melina Kibbe Laboratory

Chicago, IL

Created and updated spreadsheets as needed, and ran various reports on monthly basis. Proofread and edited manuscripts, abstracts. Drew artwork as needed for publications. Drafted letters of recommendation. Updated curriculum vitae for Dr. Kibbe. Printed, scanned, and created folders and filed(physically and electronically) meeting information as needed. Prepared travel reimbursements.

Jun 2006Aug 2008

Office Clerk

Northwestern University

Division of Vascular Surgery

Chicago, IL

Provided as needed administrative assistance to vascular surgery division. Sorted and delivered mail throughout the division locations. Organized and copied patient flier information in the vascular surgery outpatient clinic. Mailed and filed patient correspondence. Located and printed all publications for the Vascular Surgery Division for a 20-year period. Created a table of contents for bound volumes and organized the contents. Search included electronic and from NU library.

SKILLS : Proficient with Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, and 2013(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).


Aug 2009Present

B.A. Philosophy, Minor in English - Anticipated Fall 2015

Purdue University Calumet

Hammond, IN

Aug 2008May 2008

Undergraduate courses

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, IN



Proficient in creating slides.


Prepare travel reimbursements for a laboratory group of 18 members.


Draw figures for publications on an as needed basis.

Leadership Experience

2003-2008 - Girl Scouts of Northwest Indiana and Greater Chicago

Program aid

Helped younger girl scouts at Summer Camp, Haunted Trails,  overnights and helped provide babysitting during monthly leader meetings.


May 2004 - Girl Scout Silver Award

May 2008 - Girl Scout Gold Award (highest honor to achieve in Girl Scouts)