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Sarah Offenbecher

San Marcos, CA 92078 | (760) 685-5259 | Email:


California State University San Marcos

B.S. in Kinesiology Health Science
Minor in Psychology
Cumulative Grade Point Average: 3.62

May 2016


Excellent organizational and communication skills.

Exceptional listener and able to follow instructions very well.
Experienced in research procedures such as preparation of lab equipment, participant
scheduling and coordinating, and collection of data.
Literate in use of Word, Excel, email, and statistical program SPSS.
Flexible team player that thrives in environments requiring ability to effectively prioritize
and juggle multiple concurrent projects.
High degree of detail orientation.
Ability to remain positive and motivated in the workplace.
Dependable, responsible contributor committed to excellence and success.

Previous Experience

California State University San Marcos

Fall 2012 - Present
Lead Student Assistant - Distribution Services
- Responsible for sorting, organizing, and delivering campus mail as well as faculty
and staff correspondence, resulting in high customer satisfaction among departments.
- Coordinate and delegate tasks to fellow student assistants to ensure both quality and
productivity in the workplace.
- Provide training to new student assistants on required tasks and responsibilities of the
position, resulting in efficient and organized completion of these tasks.
- Provide excellent customer service through answering questions about shipping
procedures and coordination of pick up and drop off times, resulting in high customer
- Collaborate with fellow student assistants on most effective method of solving a
problem or completing a project
- Create desktop procedures through the utilization of programs Microsoft Word and
- Research Assistant in Exercise Physiology Laboratory
Fall 2016
Faculty: Professor Todd Astorino, PhD
- Experience preparing lab equipment, such as cycle ergometer, 1RM, and electrode
preparation and placement.
- Collaborated and assisted in the process of writing professional research papers.

Collected and organized data for ongoing study in topics such as carbohydrate and fat
oxidation and VO2max evaluation.
- Nutritional Counseling Intern
Faculty: Professor Tracy Daly, RD
Fall 2016
- Provided nutritional counseling to students that resulted in gradual adoption of health
behaviors and improved overall nutrition.
- Collaborated with fellow interns on best course of action and develop ideas to help
clients be successful.
- Maintained strict confidentiality of all clients receiving nutritional counseling,
resulting in safe and comfortable environment for each client.
- Research Assistant in Health Behaviors Laboratory
Spring 2015
- Assisted in the development and implementation of various wellness modules at a
local high school.
- Utilized statistical program SPSS to input and analyze data.
- Collaborated between fellow research assistants and faculty in respect to the
development and implementation of the different wellness modules such as
Stress Management, Nutrition and Physical Activity.
- Pathmaker Intern
June 2012April 2013
Palomar Health Medical Center and Palomar Pomerodo Hospital,
Escondido, CA
- Performed tasks such as vital signs, and patient room cleaning and
- Worked alongside nurses and medical staff to provide
patient support under the guidance of staff.
- Enhanced patient experience by tending to patient requests and
addressing needs.

Honors/ Affiliations
Member of the Golden Key International Honors Society
Member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Deans List, 7 semesters, California State University San Marcos
American Society for Nutrition member