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Rathanak Teng

Rathanak Teng

Computer Science


Lowell, MA


Semesters at TURI Lab: 2
Projects worked on: Assist in testing chemical solutions that provide a greener chemical substitute for various companies by processing and analyzing samples.
Favorite part of working at TURI: People that work there are fun to be around. Pizza doesn't hurt as well

Past jobs: 

CEC Entertainment Inc as a  dining room attendant. Hosted events for various reserved and walk-in parties.   Served as receptionist, providing hospitable welcome to guests. Operated cash registers; took orders and handled payments. Distributed prizes at merchandise redemption counter.  Closed cash counter, beverage and salad bar, showroom, facilities, and front stand area to company standards. Trained new crew members.

Lowell Community Health Center Teen Coalition. Peer Member.  Helped plan community events and functions revolving around the awareness and development of adolescent minds. Participated in team builder exercises to gain group and leadership skills.  Completed the “Journey to Healing” program.  Planned and hosted exhibit that showcased final art pieces and program goals.

Pollard Memorial Library, Community Service Volunteer.  Organized library items to correct standards.  Performed shelf reading and accurately placed books and DVDs. Carried out office work and mail prepping.

Skills Learned at TURI Lab: 

Use, clean, and maintain various types of equipment.

Handle and store chemicals and other materials.

Appropriately document all lab procedures and results into a formal lab write-up to be reported to clients.