Location: Honolulu, HI, USA
School: Hawaii Pacific University
Field of study: Biology


Theresa Suarez Pamintuan
94-129 Pupupuhi St. Apt. 4
Waipahu, HI, 96797
*Relocating to New York*
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To acquire various work experience and necessary skills in a medical setting that can be applied to all sorts of situations. I hope to build connections beneficial to everyday life and my career pathway.

Work Experience:

Position: Student assistant, Hawaii Pacific University (2018)
Duties: Maintain tidiness of workplace, and assist school faculty in carrying out school functions.

Position: General receptionist, Wellington Taxes (2018)
Duties: Responsible for making copies of clients’ paperwork, ensuring the completion and submission of paperwork, and submitting E-files.

Position: Physician’s shadow, Queen’s Medical Center – West Oahu (2018)
Duties: To observe the duties of a doctor, and support or assist in tasks when necessary.

Position: Simulation lab technician, Hawaii Pacific University (2017–2018)
Duties: Responsible for ensuring the proper setup of the simulation of a proper medical environment for nursing students depending on the assigned scenario(s). Mannequins are expected to be maintained by technicians and nursing students so that they remain functional.

Position: Writing tutor, Hawaii Pacific University (2016-2017)
Duties: To assist college students in improving their grammar and vocabulary retention to create concise essays with impact.

Position: Lab research assistant, University of Hawaii Cancer Center (2015)
Duties: Executing scientific analyses including gel electrophoresis, Western blotting, and fluorescence microscopy to deduce the role certain proteins play in the proliferation of mesothelioma cancer cells.

2015-2019: Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, HI
Major: Pre-med with a concentration in Biology-Human and Health Sciences
2011-2015: Waipahu High School, Waipahu, HI
Cumulative GPA: 3.93

Communication Skills
● Attentive to others, listens, understands and asks questions
● Ability to follow directions and work under pressure
● Ability to communicate clearly and memorize critical details

Computer Skills
● Ability to work with Microsoft Office Applications
● Ability to type 56 words per minute

People Skills
● Provide strong commitment individually or when it comes to teamwork
● Ability to recognize and respect differing opinions
● Ability to interact with people and show interest by seeking clarification

Reason and Problem Solving Skills
● Combine patience, determination, and persistence to fix problems
● Capable of handling complaints from other people and acquire information or comprehending the situation(s)
● Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

I am: very meticulous about my work, determined, attentive, alert, independent, ambitious, insightful, practical, reliable, responsible, sympathetic, and trustworthy.
Extra-curricular activities/clubs:
- Leaders for a Sustainable Future; serving as a historian
Description: In this club, members strive to promote the need to sustain the health of our environment. By engaging in events concerning sustainability, this club is eager to get HPU involved in helping each other become more efficient and thoughtful in the efforts to keep our environment healthy.

- The Write Club
Description: In this club, students from various majors are encouraged to explore their imagination and creativity. By compiling students’ artwork and written works of fiction and poetry into a booklet, students are able to come and enjoy together, listening to readings of those writings straight from the authors.

- Pre-Health club; member of club communications team
Description: This club gathers students who aspire to major in the medical field. Bringing together such individuals, the students also participate in volunteer activities related to health.

- Global Brigades club at HPU; member of club communications team
Description: In this club, members can volunteer to provide aid to civilians of underdeveloped communities in South American regions. Such aids are associated with medical, dental, water systems, public health, or environmental missions.

- STEM Club
Description: “Students here advance professionally with a sincere interest in matters of mathematics, science, engineering, and applications of technology to society.”

- Volunteer at New Hope Kapolei
Description: Volunteers come together to join hands in providing sustenance for less fortunate families. This organization aims to look past race and religion, and reach out to those in need.

Volunteer Services:
July 27, 2017
Hawaii Pacific University Simulation
Details: Over summer break, social work students were invited into the HPU nursing simulation rooms to practice their skills. A scenario was set up in which an actor was used. The actor pretended to be an elderly patient, while the students practiced their ability to interact and provide assurance to the patient.

October 28, 2016
Halloween Funfest
Details: The Halloween Funfest is an annual event that Hawaii Pacific University holds. As a student of HPU, it was a great opportunity to get acquainted with numerous people by volunteering at this event. The main thing that was done was setting up a haunted house that incorporated a chosen halloween theme by creating props and applying lots of cobbed webs. I also helped to set up booths by different clubs.

October 22, 2016
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Event
Details: Beginning at 5AM, I helped to make fresh orchid leis for runners and also played with kids and adults as they played game booths that I, along with others, helped to set up.

October 8, 2016
Pali Momi
Details: In partnership with Pali Momi hospital of Aiea, I was given the opportunity to show my support for breast cancer awareness. Along with other women, I helped to spread awareness about cancer risk factors especially about breast cancer by playing games and passing out informational flyers and brochures about it.

March 24, 2016
Institute for Human Services – Women and Children services
Details: With the help of Pre-Health club, students in the medical field volunteered to pack lunch to ensure that incoming women and children in need had something to eat.

March 22, 2016
Da Freakshow at HPU
Details: Da Freakshow is an annual event that Hawaii Pacific University holds in which students get to showcase their talents. Here, I volunteered to help set up the event at the Hawaii Theatre along with faculty and other volunteers. Doing so allowed contestants to rehearse before the actual show.

November 24, 2015
Global Brigades at HPU - Bake Sale
Details: To raise funds for an upcoming South American public health trip, I volunteered to help sell baked goods to fellow students in my school. Prior to that, I created a flyer to promote the event and the club’s purposes.

August 28, 2015
University Scholars Program – Kapalai Farms
Details: With the goal of reconnecting people with themselves and the community, volunteers were provided with the opportunity of participating in a taro patch cleanup. The duties included were weeding, removing snail eggs, and removing invasive vegetation.

September 2014 – December 2014
Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center, Hospital volunteer
Details: Helped to restock supplies and also assisted patients & staff with their needs. Such assistance to patients included providing water and warm blankets.

Awards and Honors:
February 2016 – Present Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society
January 2016 – Present Dean’s List
August 2015 – Present University Scholars Program