Kayla Murphy - Dog Walker
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Location: Winthrop, MA, United States
University: University of New Hampshire
Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders

Kayla Murphy - Dog Walker

Kayla Murphy
Professional Summary:
Seeking a career working with individuals with various communication disorders and challenges. An enthusiastic, up-beat, hard worker who is passionate about bettering the quality of life for others. Background includes course material in communication sciences and disorders, observation hours within the speech-language pathology field and hands-on internships within the speech therapy field.
Education: .
University of New Hampshire: Durham, NH Class of 2016
Major: Communication Sciences & Disorders (Speech Therapy, B.S.)
Minor: Human Development & Family Studies
GPA: 3.51, Cum Laude
Winthrop High School: Winthrop, MA Class of 2012
Activities and Achievements: .
Alpha Epsilon Delta Sept 2013-May 2016
• National Honors Society for Pre-Health professionals (GPA 3.5 or higher)
• 20+ hours community service benefiting health organizations around the community
• Fundraised for health organizations throughout the community
• Raised awareness of health issues (i.e. strokes, traumatic brain injuries, heart attacks, speech and hearing disorders)
National Student Speech Language Hearing Association Sept 2013-May 2016
• National association benefiting those with speech and hearing impairments
• 15+ hours community service benefiting organizations throughout the community
• Fundraised for organizations/events such as Project Sunshine, Boston Marathon, National Stroke Society, National Multiple Sclerosis Society etc.
• Raised awareness of speech and hearing impairments
Krempel’s Center Internship Fall of 2015
• Intern at a day-rehabilitation facility for adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI)
• Tasks included lesson planning and facilitating groups each week (groups included Aphasia Education and Book Club)
• Created a group planner each week which included long-term & short-term goals, skills addressed, accommodations needed, and evidence based research to support the group process
• Developed professional and appropriate relationships with individuals living with TBI as well as other interns & supervisors
• Worked in the field and put direct knowledge and skills to use
• Over 10 hours per week of on-sight service
Employment: .
Nanny: Greenland, NH September 2015-Present
• Duties include: supervising two girls (age 7 & 10), transporting to after school activities, assisting with school assignments, etc.
• Working closely with a child with ADHD, making sure she has the proper medication, help focus and behave appropriately in everyday settings
• Light housekeeping, daily laundry, dog walking/tending to dog’s needs
Boston Harbor Hotel: “The Alley Bar” Boston, MA May 2015- August 2015
• Duties included: serving tables, preparing the restaurant
• Adhered to the standards of a 5-star hotel
• Exuded professional and interpersonal skills
American Campus Communities: Durham, NH August 2014- May 2015
• Community Assistant (maintain property, assist current residents)
• Receptionist (assisted prospective residents with inquiries)
• Facilitated tours of property
• Insured completion of all leasing documentation; filing; word processing
Skills and Strengths
Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Upbeat, professional and friendly demeanor. Excellent inter-personal skills. Great team worker.
• License to work as a Speech-Language Assistant in MA (degree from accredited University in May of 2016)
• 25 observation hours of Speech-Language Pathologists in various settings (hospital, school, private practice)

Dog Walker