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Dwayne Mitchell

100 Broadway Lane
New Parkland, CA, 91010
Cell: (555) 987-1234

Professional Summary

Research Assistant with attention to detail and an eye for analyzing, processing and documenting results. Worked with professors to identify important issues in education, conduct research in various local schools and summarize that research for publication. Capable of independent thought and always on time.

Core Qualifications

  • Research Education Topics
  • Analyze and Summarize Research
  • Published Writer
  • Professional Research Level Editing
  • Supervision of Students
  • Project Management


Research Assistant, August 2012 – May 2014
California State University – Santa Barbara, CA

  • Helped tenured professors conduct research on using music in the classroom and other alternative learning methods
  • Published three different articles in leading education journals as part of a team
  • Trained new assistants on the fundamentals of analyzing and summarizing research
  • Attended up to five project meetings each week, took notes and recorded those meetings for those who could not attend
  • Prepared a series of questions that professors asked students involved in the research project

Research Assistant, September 2011 – May 2012
University of California – Los Angeles, CA

  • Worked on approximately three research studies while completing an undergraduate degree
  • Assisted the head researchers with developing the questionnaires giving to participants before and after the study started
  • Created detailed charts and records to back up the research performed
  • Wrote rough drafts of research articles and edited the work before publication
  • Responsible for helping write grant proposals to raise additional research funds


2012 Bachelor of Science, Education
University of California – Los Angeles, CA

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