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Bess Harrington

Freelance Article Writer & Blog Writer

Location:Durham, North Carolina, United States
2 Skills
Permanent Address
1727 Cheshire Bridge Road
Durham, NC 27712
(919) 801-2005
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Bachelor of Arts in Communication, May 2010
American College of Sports Medicine
Certified Personal Trainer, October 2010
Foodbuzz Featured Publisher Program Blogger- September 2010-Present
• Writes blog posts multiple times daily on healthy living through food and exercise
• Sponsored by Foodbuzz
• Site URL is
Wake Forest University Division I Women’s Soccer Team-August 2006-November 2009
• Spent an average of 20 hours per week in practice, play, and travel representing Wake Forest University
• Developed invaluable skills such as teamwork, dedication, competitiveness, mental toughness, and time management
• ACC honor roll
• Athlete Care Team Volunteer 2006-2010
• Team won Dean’s Cup 2007, 2008, 2009, which is awarded to the athletic team with the highest GPA for the previous year
Duke Clinical Research Institute, Primary Care Research Consortium, Durham, North Carolina
Research Assistant, May 2007-August 2007, May 2008-August 2008, June 2009-July 2009, June 2010-Present
• Screened and recruited patients for various Phases of clinical research studies
• Oversee inventory of clinical supplies required for vaccine unit studies
• Managed research trial data in multiple electronic systems
Carolina Railhawks Women’s Professional Development League Team: - Member from June 2008-July 2008
• Played an average of 12 hours per week in practice, play, and travel
• Further developed teamwork skills through competition with other collegiate soccer players
Child Care Provider, Durham, North Carolina
Babysitter, January 2002-Present
• Protected and cared for children ranging in ages from 8 months to 5 years old for many families over many years
• Duke Certified Babysitter
Duke Faculty Club, Durham, North Carolina
Lifeguard, June 2006-August 2006
• Protected and cared for pool members
• Maintained and cleaned pool and surrounding areas
• Helped organize scheduling
American Heart Association
• Basic Life Support (CPR & AED) Certified
• Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing
Blog Writing