Diverse and Fun Position at Portland State University
Personal assistant to Dr. Cornel Pewewardy (Former Employee) – Portland, OR – November 19, 2015
The campus is a great atmosphere. It's buzzing with driven students and dedicated faculty. During my time as Personal Assistant/Administrative Assistant to Professor Cornel Pewewardy for the School of Indigenous Nations, I gained basic office work flow and management. I helped walk ins, answered phones, scheduled meetings and appointments ran errands, managed office supply and inventory.
I was responsible for designing math and science curriculum for high school student in the program. Typically I would start the day by working on curriculum and lesson planning for the afternoon. I would also find and arrange internships for individual students, I was also arrange summer learning opportunities for students with other TRIO programs at various colleges around the country. I would also meet with Juniors to assess their academic progress at their current schools, guide them through the college application process, and ensure they met the requirements for college entrance exams. I would teach math and science classes in the afternoons, as well as Test Preparation classes and content workshops on weekends. I found the wide range of responsibilities both challenging and rewarding, exposing me to a larger learning community.
Excellent opportunity to learn about a wide range of cultures and individual learning styles.
Administrative Program Specialist/Store Manager (Former Employee) – Portland, OR – September 3, 2015
It's always fun, excited, and full of surprise to work at PSU. The diverse culture and welcoming campus helped me to be a positive happy individual. It's hard to say good bye to them when I moved on to a different opportunity to challenge myself in different directions.
President, Black Cultural Affairs Board (Former Employee) – Portland, OR – August 20, 2015
The company went above and beyond to assist their clients. The company does all that it can to help, and when they can not help through their own resources they find resource that can help the client. Service is the focus of the company.
Recreation Sports Supervisor (Former Employee) – Portland, OR – July 22, 2015
I worked as a referee for the intramurals at Portland State University for two years. It was a great job and I was able to work with a large group of people. Made tough decisions and had to be confident. I also worked in the recreational center and was a sports supervisor of clubs, students working out, and miscellaneous jobs.
Project Coordinator and Education Consultant (Former Employee) – Portland, OR – July 2, 2015
I enjoyed working at PSU. The administration system was easy to navigate and the department I worked for was very supportive. I feel very fortunate to have worked for such a place that looks our for their employess. My supervisor has been a great mentor and has helped me grow professionally.
Great facilities,great education resource,great help
Research Assistant (Former Employee) – Portland, OR – April 15, 2015
When I developing some applications,I met some trouble.Professor is very patient and teach me step by step,inspire me to find the answer myself.This is a great time for me to study in PSU, and it make me feel free to ask questions.After that ,I solve the problem and I like to program and cooperate with teammates much more than before.
Innovative research conducted by top experts in the field of Psychology
Project Manager (Former Employee) – Portland, OR – March 6, 2015
While work-life balance may suffer, you will learn and do more exciting research on psychosocial determinants of health and well-being here than you would anywhere else. The faculty in the Psychology Department are world-reknown, and the staff are unbelievably supportive and kind.
Undergraduate Research Student (Former Employee) – Portland, OR – February 17, 2015
Typically, I did research on my own project which was the reaction between a substance of amino acid in acidic environment. This is also called research on kinetic reaction mechanism. To understand deeply how the substance effected on our body, especially the metabolism system. Overall, understanding how the activity of the substance would help scientists to control the level of intake medicines and control the acidity or base of surrounded environment.
Graduate Teaching Assistant (Former Employee) – Portland, OR – February 11, 2015
Responsibilities include mentoring students with their assignments and projects; preparing the answer keys and grading assignments. Enjoyed working with students in resolving their issues on the subject.