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I am an enthusiastic and motivated final year BSc Biomedical Science student. Demonstrating high levels of
achievement in both academic studies and practical laboratory skills, throughout my studies I have gained a keen
interest in the disciplines of pathology and immunology. Passionate about making a difference to the health and lives of
patients, I am now seeking a job in which I can utilise and develop the skills I have acquired through my experience as
an Assistant Laboratory Technician.
BSc (Honours) Biomedical Sciences (Including Placement Year) / Sept 2020 - Present
Sheffield Hallam University
Final Year Research Project – ‘Assessing the sensitivity to the chemotherapy drugs Cisplatin and Doxorubicin in cell
lines MCF-7 and MDA-MB-231 as a model for metastatic breast cancer.’
YEAR RELEVANT MODULES – Blood Sciences (82), Cellular Pathology and Infection (75), Professional and
Scientific Research (78) Biomedical Investigations (76), Pathological Basis of Disease (78).
Northumbria University / Sept 2019 – Sept 2020
YEAR RELEVANT MODULES (81) – Practical skills (82), Anatomy and Physiology (82), Introductory Pathological
Sciences (75), Cell Biology and Genetics (73)
A Levels / Sept 2016 - Sept 2018
New College Pontefract
A Level Biology - B, Chemistry - B, Graphics – C
AS Level Maths - B
GCSE’s / Sept 2011 - Sept 2016
Darton College High School
7 A*’s Biology, Chemistry, Physics, English Language, English Literature, History, Religious Education
2 A’s Maths, French
Ability to adapt to different audiences and customers through my experience of customer service in the retail and
Handled telephone enquires directed to the prep room in my role as a laboratory assistant.
Ability to summarise and present information in a clear and concise manner, and deliver this confidently in
Developed a clear and professional writing style when communicating with colleges and external suppliers via
email to solve problems.
Active Team Member –
Worked within teams of employees, going beyond my own responsibilities to ensure all duties were covered.
Collaborates with other students when carrying out group work.
Developed key listening skills and the ability to effectively put across different viewpoints when discussing student
matters in my past role as a school prefect.
IT and Literacy Skills –
Skilled in using Microsoft programmes, such as Word for writing reports, and Edexcel for recording and processing
Ability to proof own written work and data analysis calculations for spelling, grammar, and numerical errors.
Laboratory and Research Skills –
Competent in a variety of laboratory techniques, such as preparing solutions, gram staining, PCR, cell culture and
SDS page. This is demonstrated by currently working at a first in my professional and scientific practice module.
Experienced in working with equipment such as microscopes, centrifuges, and spectrophotometers.
Work professionally and safely with hazardous reagents and biohazards by following risk assessments.
Habitually keep clear and accurate records of all laboratory work and observations to be reviewed for reports.
Organisational Skills -
Able to prioritise tasks rationally to meet work deadlines.
Create my own timetables to successfully balance my studies with a part time job, extra-curricular activities, and
Consistently reliable and punctual, as demonstrated by an excellent attendance record.
Assistant Laboratory Technician / Placement / Sheffield Hallam University / Sept 2021 – Aug 2022
Carried out routine maintenance on allocated equipment throughout the department, organising repairs and
replacement where necessary.
Communicated clearly when liaising with all levels of staff both within the technical team and in other
Developed knowledge of the universities filling systems, enabling me to access and update quality management
system documents, risk assessments and standard operating procedures throughout placement.
Accurately prepared reagents under tight deadlines such as during lunch periods or in the morning of practical
classes I was assigned.
Trouble shouted problems with equipment and methods when assisting students in their final year projects.
Waitress / Thyme Bistro, Cawthorne, Barnsley / Feb 2019 – Sept 2021
Acted on initiative to solve problems when senior staff members are occupied.
Worked effectively and multitasked under high levels of pressure in peak busy periods.
Maintained high standards, showing attention to detail when polishing, cleaning, and setting tables.
Resolved customer complaints in a polite, helpful, and empathetic manner.
Wallis, Meadowhall / Sales advisor / Sept 2016 - January 2018
Engaged with customers to meet demanding KPIs and deliver excellent customer service to ensure a positive
Tasked with overseeing a concession department and completing weekly target sheets within my first few months
in liaison with area manager.
Received training in till transactions and completed all relevant health and safety policy training.
HOBBIES AND INTERESTS
Member of the Sheffield Hallam Biosciences Society
Volunteered in outreach events such as the millennium galleries Art in Science exhibition which welcomed around
3000 visitors through my role as a STEM ambassador.
References available upon request.