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Michael Park

Research Developer
  • Ladera Ranch, CA
  • May 11, 2018

Education

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)          Expected Graduation in June 2019

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology     GPA – 3.3

Skills.

  • Experience in Microsoft Office (Powerpoint, Excel, Word,), Google Suite, Adobe Lightroom/Elements, SPSS, STATA
  • Languages: Korean (basic), English (native speaker)

Research Experience

Psychology Research Symposium, Saddleback College                  February 2017 March 2017

Research Developer

  • Developed IRB-approved study aimed at observing correlation between degrading nature of hip-hop/rap lyrics and misogyny.
  • Collected and analyzed online, self-reported survey data from people ages 19-40 using Google Surveys/SurveyMonkey and writing full length research paper. Dedicated 2-3 hours daily over 2 week period.
  • Concluded that there was no significant main effect between listening to degrading hip-hop/rap lyrics and misogynistic tendencies.

Research Study: Communication, UCLA                        November 2017 December 2017

Head Researcher                 

  • Formulated study aimed at observing effects of social media use on maintaining social relationships, and presented it to students.
  • Collected and analyzed online, self-reported survey data from college students ages 19-25 using SurveyMonkey and writing full length research paper. Dedicated 1-2 hours daily over 6 week period.
  • Concluded that social media use for individuals ages 19-30 does not negatively affect ability to communicate or maintain social relationships, and does not increase preference for offline vs. online communication.

Research Study: Unusual request, UCLA    February 2018 March 2018

Research Developer

  • Collaborated on developing 2x2 factorial study aimed at observing effects of the type of request made (unusual vs. normal) and the tone of voice (sad vs. neutral) on likelihood of compliance to fulfill the request.
  • Gathered and analyzed data from UCLA Research Methods students (ages 19-24) using 10 question, in class survey and writing full length research paper. Dedicated 1-2 hours daily over 5 week period.
  • Concluded main effect for tone of voice on compliance, but no main effect for type of request. No significant interaction between type of request and tone of voice.

Extracurriculars/Volunteer Experience

Mission Viejo Hospital, Mission Viejo   August 2012 February 2013

Student Volunteer        

  • Worked front desk; directed visitors to various care units within hospital, fielded phone calls, and printed guest passes.
  • Assisted on-duty nurses/doctors with equipment deliveries, coffee runs, and general filing work.

Saddleback College Mens’ Tennis, Mission Viejo      September 2015 – May 2017

Team Captain                  

  • Lead team to statewide regional tournament for 2 consecutive years.
  • Spearheaded on/off court conditioning with 14 members of team to improve physical and mental performance.
  • Semi-finalist in invitation-only statewide regional tournament (April 2016).
  • Dedicated 25-30 hours per week to on/off court practice and conditioning.

Professional Experience

Cutting Edge Tennis / G Tennis Factory, Ladera Ranch              June 2009 – May 2017

Tennis Instructor        

  • Developed fundamental training drills/techniques customized to individual learning ability and skill levels to 40+  kids.
  • Communicated with parents and students daily on progress and scheduling 4-7 private lessons weekly.
  • Efficiently instructed moderate-to-advanced techniques to groups of 6-8 kids; 5 kids are now top ranked in So. Cal.
  • Worked together with head coaches to put together detailed team-building activities for students.

Nordstrom, Costa Mesa         May 2013 – August 2013

Quality Control Supervisor               

  • Monitored packaging department and compiled hundreds of online orders daily to be shipped out.
  • Implemented new pallet organization and delivery system for efficient distribution of shipments throughout the store.
  • Processed over 80 pounds of clothes and distributed over 200 in-store deliveries daily.
  • Polished interpersonal skills and assisted others in building excellent customer service skills.

Awards/Honors

  • Saddleback College Scholar Athlete                  May 2015 May 2017
  • Saddleback College Student-Athlete of the Year                                June 2017
E-mail
michael.parkk1@gmail.com
Phone Number
7143360193

Education

Bachelor's @ University of California, Los Angeles
Sep 2017 — Current

Experience

Quality Control Supervisor @ Nordstrom
May 2013 — Aug 2013
-Monitored packaging department and compiled hundreds of online orders daily to be shipped out.
-Implemented new pallet organization and delivery system for efficient distribution of shipments throughout the store.
-Processed over 80 pounds of clothes and distributed over 200 in-store deliveries daily.
-Polished interpersonal skills and assisted others in building excellent customer service skills.
Tennis instructor @ G Tennis Factory
Jun 2009 — May 2017
-Developed fundamental training drills/techniques customized to individual learning ability and skill levels to 40+ kids.
-Communicated with parents and students daily on progress and scheduling 4-7 private lessons weekly.
-Efficiently instructed moderate-to-advanced techniques to groups of 6-8 kids; 5 kids are now top ranked in So. Cal.
-Worked together with head coaches to put together detailed team-building activities for students.

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