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Work experience

May 2010Aug 2010

Summer Associate

Edwards Lifesciences, LLC

  • Attended congressional hearings on Capitol Hill and reported back to the company
  • Researched political and policy issues including Comparative Effectiveness Research
  • Worked with external partner AdvaMed with research on policy issues
  • Constructed an intranet site for the Government Affairs department
  • Updated the Edwards Lifesciences Political & Policy news blog
Jan 2008May 2010


  • Monitored and maintained security for the 350 person capacity venue
  • Checked the identification of patrons and enforced PA state laws and safety regulations
  • Trained in handling emergency situations
  • Prepared and served beverages.
Jan 2007Dec 2007

Residence Hall Office Assistant

The Pennsylvania State University
  • Organized the assembly of 200+ students for various dormitory events
  • Point person for resident concerns and altercations
  • Maintained files and records for hall coordinator and submitted resident complaint/request forms
  • Scheduled laptop rental


Jan 2006Aug 2010


The Pennsylvania State University

Relevant coursework includes: Leadership, Marketing, Financial Management, Health Care Management, Health Care Policies, Accounting, Communications, and Information Technology.

Sep 2005Dec 2006


Linfield College

Coursework in business administration and accounting. Played one full season of collegiate football.


A self-motivated college graduate who possesses the dedication to excel and promote company growth. Has had the opportunity to interact regularly with executive level leaders as well as top level management including, senior directors and vice president of government affairs in a medical device company. Exudes a positive attitude and passion for building relationships with colleagues and clients. Organizational proficiency, an aptitude for hard work, and maintaining a positive attitude are the traits that define the keys to my success. Able to adapt quickly and work in multiple work environments. 


To obtain an entry-level position at a company in order to exercise the knowledge and skills sets developed throughout my education with The Pennsylvania State University, as well as those enriched during my internship with Edwards Lifesciences.


  • Discussion Leader, Intro to Health Policy and Administration
  • Member, Health Policy and Administration Club
  • Member, THON Dance Marathon
  • Athlete, Linfield College football team
  • Tutor, San Clemente High School
  • Coach, San Clemente High School freshman basketball team


Barry Liden