Charlotte Houston
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
School: University of Washington
Major: Psychology

Charlotte Houston

Cashier and Line Cook
The Crumpet Shop, Pike Place, Seattle
April 2019-September 2019
Worked in Pike Place during the busiest time of year on the register as well as preparing food, interacting with hundreds of people per day. Able to work under pressure during rushes and maintain a friendly composure. Adept in POS system.

Research Assistant
UW Center for the Science of Social Connection, Seattle, WA
January 2019-present
Research assistant on study that aims to help lonely individuals create more social connection in their life through six-session workshop using the Awareness, Courage, and Love (ACL) method. Participated as an assistant in the group, enrolled participants, and helped design the control group. My PI is Mavis Tsai, co-creator of Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP).

Special Sections / Pacific Wave Co-Editor, Staff Writer
The Daily, University of Washington
January 2019-present
I work as the co-editor of the section that produces annual themed papers as well as the quarterly magazine of The Daily, Pacific Wave. I lead weekly meetings, pitch out ideas, edit articles, and provide support for my writers. I also write my own pieces, usually features.

Opinion Editor
The Daily, University of Washington
September 2018-December 2019
I worked as the Opinion Editor for a quarter and managed the section by pitching articles, editing articles, writing editorials for the paper, working with writers to develop their ideas, and making the section run in general.

College Nannies, Sitters, and Tutors, Danville, CA
June 2018-September 2018
Worked as an on-call nanny for many different kids aged 8mos -13 years, often working for a family for just a day or two. Gained experience in quickly adapting to new situations and learned how to work with many different kids. Also gained experience in caretaking for non-English speaking children.

Seattle Pediatric Therapy, Seattle, WA
December 2017-June 2018
I worked as an assistant to a pediatric therapist (Susan Fox), where I helped reorganize her therapy rooms and office, type up records, and assisted with her website.

Childcare Assistant
Orinda Afternoons Daycare, Orinda, CA
June 2014-August 2017
Assistant at an in-home daycare for an average of 10 children who were aged 3 months-5 years old.

customer service, childcare, psychology, research, food service, bakery