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Student Assistant,  (January – September 2006; January 2007 – May 2008)
Student Assistant Lead (January 2009 – December 2009) 

California State University, Northridge Information Technology Help Center
Call Center & Walk-In Support Center

Duties Included:

  • Collaborate with staff members and peers in the writing and editing of a handbook for the Student Assistant position
  • Assist students and some faculty members with the proper use of campus technology, including wireless Internet, software, and hardware maintenance.
  • Collaborate with full-time consultants for difficult issues.
  • Supervise training of new student assistants.
  • Help customers maintain a safe and secure computer through the recommendation and use of anti-virus, anti-spyware, browser, and firewall programs.
  • Use Secure Shell program to look up student records and assist with file transferring.
  • Entering “tickets” or records of customer support, into the Remedy® program or the EBSuite support system.

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Floating Supervisor (November 2009 – Present)

Duties Include:

  • Answering new questions in categories that I have expertise or interest in
  • Correcting the spelling or grammar of questions and answers
  • Merging and finding alternates for the same questions throughout the site
  • Re-categorizing or trashing questions where appropriate
  • Removing content that is flagged, such as URLs, and formatting all answers according to site standards
  • Collaborate with other Supervisors and Community Assistants to build the best crowd-sourced answers website on the Internet via our corrections, answers, and monitoring of the site

Contributing Editor (July 2009 – Present)
Gaming Dead, LLC

  • Writing and editing of video game-related articles, including news, interviews, and reviews.
  • Management of articles via the WordPress blogging platform.

Click here to view my Journalism portfolio, which includes the articles I have written for Gaming Dead!

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Store Operations Cast Member (Stores Hostess)/Intern (May 2008-August 2008)
Disney College ProgramDisneyland Resort, Anaheim, CA

Duties Included:

  • Helped hundreds of guests daily find exactly what they were looking for in order to have the most enjoyable experience at the resort.
  • Worked with fellow Cast Members to ensure the store’s cleanliness

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Team Member (May 2005 – October 2005)
Jamba Juice – Plummer St. and California State University, Northridge locations
Northridge, CA

Duties Included:

  • Cleaning juice blenders, lids, measuring cups, empty canisters, and juicer parts and utensils
  • Preparing smoothies by blending and measuring juices, adding fruit and sorbet/sherbet where requested, adding ice and any other additives (including Boosts™) and blending in a standing blender
  • Pouring finished smoothies into cups and delivering them to the customer
  • Ringing up customer orders at the register
  • Maintaining store cleanliness by sweeping/mopping, bringing chairs and umbrellas inside at closing time, or setting up machines and store prior to opening time

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Online Desk Clerk (Seasonal, including Fall 2004, 2005)
California State University, Northridge Matador Bookstore
Online Department

Duties Included:

  • Searching for books listed in an online order (arranged in bookstore by department, course number/class ticket number, and professor)
  • Assembling orders and marking them as complete or incomplete
  • Notifying customers of any errors or difficulties in processing their order, via phone
  • Bringing completed orders to Online Pick-Up Desk or Room
  • Delivering completed orders to customers at the Pick-Up Desk or Room, getting their signature, and clarifying any alterations to the order
  • Calling for assistance via walkie-talkie if there are errors with the order, or an order is unable to be found

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Filmcrew Member (September 2003 – May 2004)
AMC Theatres Van Ness 1000
San Francisco, CA

Duties Included:

  • Maintaining the cleanliness and functionality of all food-service items in the concession area
  • Refilling any empty food storage units, including the candy display area, the popcorn heater, condiments, the freezer, and the steaming unit
  • Cashiering at the concession area
  • Maintaining the cleanliness and functionality of theatres as an usher
  • Selling tickets and gift cards at the box office
  • Taking tickets and controlling ticket lines during large-scale events

Online Representative (Summer 2001)
Richters Music Boxes and Gifts 
Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco, CA

Duties Included:

  • Organizing and maintaining the company webpage by scanning, editing, and uploading up-to-date images from the catalog
  • Informing staff members of new online orders
  • Processing completed online orders by notifying the customer via email
  • Maintaining the company Yahoo! Group mailing list