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Jennifer Palese

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                                   Jennifer Palese
26 Buhl lane                     East Northport, NY 11731              631 368 1895
                                            Professional Objective
To obtain entrance into a School Counseling Program
State University of New York at Geneseo
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology   Conferred May 2002
Minor: Organizational/Occupational Behavior
Minor: Conflict Studies: Applied Conflict Managmenent
Deans List:  Fall 1998; Fall 2000; Spring 2001; Fall 2001
Overal GPA:  3.38
                           Education and Counseling Related Experience
Private Tutor
Private Tutor, Elementary Education (Self-Employed), Summer 2003- Current
  • Mentor, Counsel, and Encourage students to succeed, acheive their academic goals and reach their fullest potential
  • Offer guidance to the student to help them attain their goals
  • Responsible for tutoring Elementary School Students in all subjects of the Elementary Curriculum
  • Effectively communicate subject material to clients
  • Subjects include English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Reading and Writing
Insurance Counselor
Insurance Counselor, Geico Direct, Fall 2002-Summer 2003
  • Insurance Counselor, responsible for assessing client's individual insurance requirements
  • Guided and assisted clients through the insurance process
  • Formulated customized insurance policies to meet client's individual needs
  • Heavy interpersonal communication with the public
  • Received numerous letters of praise from clientele who were impressed with my ability to accurately assess their insurance needs, while exhibiting a professional, accommodating and affable demeanor.

College Tutor                                                                                                                    Access Opportunity Tutor, S.U.N.Y. College at Geneseo, Spring 2002

  • Responsible for tutoring ESL and Special Needs Students in specific college courses
  • Encouraged and motivated students to reach their academic goals
  • Counseled and assisted students in fulfilling their "core" requirements by reccommending courses that would satifsy "core" curriculum
  • Obtained a letter of recommendation from the Assistant Director of the Access Opportunity Program

Teaching Assistant/Intern                                                                                              Teaching Assistant, Geneseo Psychology Department, Fall 2000

  • Assisted distinguished professor in teaching an Industrial/Organizational Psychology class
  • Interacted with and formed positive relationships with both students and faculty
  • Independently conducted lectures, held review sessions, composed exams and graded exams
  • Held "office hours" where students could seek help and support to enhance their comprehension of subject material
  • Obtained a letter of recommendation from my Professor attesting to my academic ability and personal character

                                                   Work Experience

  • Private Tutor      Self-Employed    Commack, NY     Fall 2003-current
  • Insurance Counselor  Geico Direct  Woodbury, NY   Fall 02' -Sum 03'
  • AOP Tutor         Geneseo College   Geneseo, NY     Spring 2002                         (Courses: Statistics; Social Problems and Public Policy)

                                                             Computer Skills

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Works
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Website Construction using Tripod
  • Internet
  • Adobe Photo Shop
  • Email
  • Net-meeting
  • Sales Talk
  • Fax


  • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
  • Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society
  • National Order of Omega Honor Society
  • Alpha Omega Pi Service Organization

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