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Graduate chemist sample resume

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Shannon Heggarty

574 Yamber Avenue
Kirketon WA 6800
T: (08) 8222 1111
M: 0400 333 888

Professional Summary

Chemistry graduate with team spirit and a positive, can-do attitude. Highly organised with well-developed communication and time management skills. Keen to apply the skills acquired at university in a working laboratory.


Bachelor of Science (Chemistry Major)
University of New England
Graduated: 2011


Higher School Certificate
Perth, WA
Swan High School
Graduated: 2007


Employment History

November 2011 – Present
Laboratory Assistant (Work Experience), Smithford Laboratory
Bedford, WA


  • Assist the laboratory manager with quality control testing of packaged products
  • Maintain the laboratory equipment including cleaning and calibrating
  • Distribute weekly laboratory reports to the management team
  • Help with the data entry of test results
  • Order laboratory supplies
  • Provide administrative support
February 2008 – November 2011
Retail Assistant, Wave Clothing Store
Perth, WA


  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Process payments and refunds and set up lay-bys
  • Manage stock levels and inform store manager when stock is low
  • Arranged store window displays which are changed on a weekly basis
  • Open and close the store without supervision
July 2006 – December 2007
Waitress, Food Galore Café
Perth, WA


  • Provided exemplary customer service and food service
  • Assisted the kitchen staff in food preparation
  • Was responsible for organising any functions such as birthday parties
  • Ensured the café was clean at all times
  • Opened and closed the café without supervision


Grant Bennett
Laboratory Manager
Smithford Laboratory
T: (08) 9111 0000
Evelyn Kennedy
Store Manager
Wave Clothing Store
T: (08) 9333 0000
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