Samantha Getzen

  • Samantha Getzen
  • Portland, OR, 97201, US
  • Mar 22, 2021
Full time role, Internship Fellowship / Internship Human Resources Recruiting Research Consulting

Personal Summary

• Expertise in I/O psychology: completed extensive coursework and contributed to various research projects on topics including leadership, teams, selection, retention, work-life balance, diversity and inclusion, energy management and mental health in the workplace.
• Strong writing skills: completed and collaborated on research proposals, manuscripts, literature reviews, and blog posts.
• Data analytics: Completed a series of courses on both academic and applied-oriented data analyses. Proficient in R and SPSS.
• Strengths: Adaptability, organization skills, and attention to detail.

Work Experience

Graduate Research Assistant
Jan 2018 - Jun 2021 Portland State University

• Proposed, planned, and conducted research studies
• Authored and reviewed manuscripts
• Managed communication with extra-organizational partners
• Onboarded and coordinate new joiners
• Reviewed and synthesized latest literature in the field of I/O Psychology

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Jan 2018 - Jun 2021 Portland State University

• Contributed to course planning, instruction, and grading with 6 University faculty over 3 years.
• Served as a mediator between undergraduate students and faculty members.

Jan 2020 - Jan 2020 XPand

Generated a series of blog posts published on LinkedIn on bridging the research to practice gap, particularly in an on-boarding context.


Bachelor of Arts
Aug 2014 - May 2021 University of Arizona
Masters of Science in Applied Psychology - progress
Sep 2018 - Jun 2021 Portland State University

Software Languages & Skills

R, Excel

Experience Level

Current student (or less than 1 year)

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Sectors of Interest

Community & Movement Building

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