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New York State Museum - Collections Assistant Resume Example

Paisley Bryant
Professional Summary:
Aspiring History Writer and Award Winning Academic Researcher.  Working toward Doctorate in Military History.  Possessing of Travel and Linguistic Experience.  
  • Academic Research
  • Critical Thinking
  • Information Synthesis 
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Writing
  • History and Archeology
  • Foreign Languages (Spanish, German, Italian, Latin)
  • Professional Presentation Experience
Collections Assistant Aug 2014May 2015 New York State Museum Albany, NY Evaluated and cataloged new museum materials, with a particular focus on militarily significant items.  Wrote physical descriptions and brief histories of new artifacts to assist in database searches.  Assisted in the rehousing and preservation of materials for storage and later use.
Interactive Media Specialist Aug 2014May 2015 State University of New York at Albany - University Library Albany, NY Rented and received rentals of video, photo, and sound equipment for customers.  Assisted with IT problems or directed customers in obtaining further aid.  General office duties.
Student Supervisor Jan 2013May 2014 State University of New York at Albany - University Library Albany, NY Supervised student workers in the periodicals department of the University Library in the performance of their duties.  Responsible for training and evaluation of student workers.  Assisted patrons with research and the location of materials.
Periodicals Assistant Aug 2012May 2014 State University of New York at Albany - University Museum Albany, NY Assisted patrons with the location of research materials.  Answered phones and provided in person assistance to patrons.  Responsible for re-shelving and retrieval of research materials.  
Telecommunications Transfer Specialist (Answering Machine) Sep 2011May 2012 CAS Computing Albany, NY Greeted and provided basic assistance to patrons.  Answered phone calls and transferred patrons to appropriate technical specialists.  Performed general office duties.
Bachelor of Arts : History May 2015 State University of New York at Albany Albany, NY Graduated Summa Cum Laude in the History Department Honors Program with a cumulative GPA of 3.85. Wrote a +70 page honors thesis in military history on the politics of promotion in the United States Army. Won top researcher prize at undergraduate historical conference (May 2015). Completed an academic minor in Anthropology.
Ancient Roman Archaeology / Italian Language Aug 2014 John Cabot University Rome, IT Studied abroad in Rome, Italy during the summer of 2014. Took courses in Ancient Roman archaeology and the Italian language. Credits counted toward Bachelors degree at SUNY Albany.
Master of Arts : History Kansas State University Manhattan, KS Currently attending Kansas State University, pursuing a Masters Degree in Military History. Expected graduation date: May 2017.
Spanish, German, Italian
* Member, Phi Alpha Theta (National History Honors Society)
*Member, Phi Beta Kappa (Nation's Oldest Academic Honors Society)

* Graduated Summa Cum Laude from SUNY Albany Honors History    Program - May 2015
* Helena U. Whitaker Scholarship - Spring 2015
* Class of 1969 Scholarship - Fall 2013
* Dean's List, Fall 2011 - Spring 2015
* National History Bowl Finalist - Spring 2011

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Previous Companies:

  • New York State Museum
  • State University of New York at Albany University Library
  • State University of New York at Albany University Museum

Previous Job Positions:

  • Collections Assistant
  • Interactive Media Specialist
  • Student Supervisor
  • Periodicals Assistant
  • Telecommunications Transfer Specialist


  • State University of New York at Albany
  • John Cabot University
  • Kansas State University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Arts

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