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London, England, United Kingdom
Posted:
April 29, 2019

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OLUWAKOREDE FAKAYODE

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Email: ac88n3@r.postjobfree.com

PERSONAL SUMMARY

A highly motivated and hard-working individual with the commitment to pursue a career in data analytics and research. Demonstrates a sound knowledge of conducting research and finding information from online sources. Main strengths include being adaptable, an effective communicator and resilient. Looking to utilise my transferable skills in a progressive organisation.

EDUCATION

2017 -2018: University College London (UCL). MSc Research Methods in Psychology.

Modules: Statistics. Computing for Psychologists (Python). Qualitative Data Analysis. Social Psychology. Brain & Mind. Understanding Individuals & Groups. Empirical Projects. Masters’ Thesis: Capturing a thin slice- The effects of thin slicing on facial expression perception.

2014-2017: Southampton Solent University. BSc Hons (2.1) in Psychology.

Modules included: Foundations in Psychology. Methods and Analysis in Psychology. Psychological Inquiry. Biological Psychology. Applied Research Project in Psychology. Perspectives in Mental Health.

EMPLOYMENT

January 2019- March 2019.

Intern at Challenge Advisory.

Conducted research on AgTech (Agriculture and Technology) companies to find information on the types of investments that they make and the funding that they have completed.

Performed independent research and found statistical information on the impact of Brexit on labour shortages in the UK.

Used Excel to find and highlight duplicate names of investment companies that were on the spreadsheet.

Produced a database of the names and contact details of investors that had invested in AgTech companies.

Wrote a report to address the lessons learnt from Cambridge Analytica and 2016 government elections.

Created a fact sheet on private equity firms that had invested in AgTech companies.

Updated the company database with new contacts on a daily basis.

Performed general administrative tasks such as responding to emails, data entry, drafting and proofreading documents.

Summarised online newspaper articles.

January 2019- February 2019.

Intern at YouthSight.

Supported the insight team by checking that the numerical figures on the presentation corresponded to the figures on the Excel spreadsheet (fact checking).

Developed searchable tag words for the questions that were on the YouthSight database by creating themes and adding keywords to the question text.

February 2016-May 2017.

Volunteer Psychology Research Assistant at Southampton Solent University.

Recruited participants for the study.

Booked time slots for the laboratories.

Entered participant information onto Excel.

Transcribed voice recordings onto Microsoft Word.

Used thematic analysis to create themes from the transcribing’s.

Summarised research papers for a literature review.

November 2015- March 2017.

Psychology Peer Mentor at Southampton Solent University.

Provided competent and reliable mentorship to first-year psychology students.

Provided academic coaching and study skills for students.

Organised academic training workshops, using lesson plans.

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Southampton Solent University.

Achieved an award for my presentation on my dissertation.

Achieved a letter of recommendation for being a peer mentor at the university.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Knowledge of using Excel/pivot tables, with the willingness to learn other software that is used to analyse and visualise data.

Highly proficient in using Word and PowerPoint.

Highly proficient in using the statistical package for social science (SPSS) to analyse and interpret research data.

Good knowledge of conducting desk-based research from research journals, financial reports, online articles and websites.

Good level of written and verbal communication skills, gained from report writing and from conducting presentations.

Highly proficient in conveying complex ideas as simple concepts.

Able to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines multitask and manage time effectively.

Good knowledge of writing proposals.

Highly competent in working with others effectively in a team.

Good knowledge of using qualitative and quantitative research methodologies.

Knowledge and understanding of the investment industry.



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