Cole Kachejian

(631) 972-7781

Ckach002@plattsburgh.edu

EXPERIENCE

Production Technician

SEPTEMBER 2019 – DECEMBER 2021, SUNY PLATTSBURGH

As a production technician, I was involved in the lighting and sound setup and production for campus events, spanning from talent shows to musical productions and admission events.

Plattsburgh State Television / Director, Producer, Writer, Actor, Cage Attendant

AUGUST 2019 – PRESENT, SUNY PLATTSBURGH

Working at PSTV, SUNY Plattsburgh television station helped honed my skills in the arts as well as helped me improve my ability to take charge of large groups of people and ensure the efficiency and completion of projects. 

 

EDUCATION

SUNY PLATTSBURGH/ Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology & TV/Video Production

AUGUST 2019 – MAY 2024, SUNY PLATTSBURGH

Psychology Research Apprenticeship / Researcher

AUGUST 2023 – PRESENT, SUNY PLATTSBURGH

In my senior year of undergraduate at SUNY Plattsburgh, I joined Dr. Andrew Christy’s research team. During my first semester with Dr. Christy, I helped in building a large survey that spanned several various topics from social engagement to college adjustment to online interaction and much more. At the end of the fall semester of 2023, I presented my findings at a research panel along with other peers who shared their research as well. 

Individual Course Research – Pen Pal Program / PSY485B Student Researcher

AUGUST 2023 – DECEMBER 2023, SUNY PLATTSBURGH

During my first semester of senior year, I conducted my own individual research into the relationship of similarity and social skills and involvement. Over the course of the semester I experienced first hand the trials and tribulations of what it takes to be a researcher in the field and design my own experiments while conducting human research. In conducting my research, I designed an online pen pal program and recruited PSY101 students to participate. I presented my findings at the end of the semester to my peers. 

 

ORGANIZATIONS/CLUBS

Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society – Fall 2023 – Present 

Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society – Spring 2021 – Present

Lambda Pi Eta National Communications Honor Society – Fall 2023 – Present 

Phi Eta Sigma National Freshman Honor Society – Spring 2023 – Present

Pinky Swear Pack Cancer Foundation – Spring 2023 – Present

SKILLS

  • Psychology-related skills: SPSS knowledgeable, Excel/Google Spreadsheet knowledgeable, Qualtrics Survey Program Knowledgeable. 
  • Production-related skills: Video/Photo editing with Adobe Software. Creative and formal writing. Graphic design for posters, covers, flyers, etc. Directing productions and having the ability to manage groups and individuals. 
  • General skills: Strong leadership ability. Work well under high amounts of pressure. Strong presentation skills. 

AWARDS

  • Dean’s List ( Fall 2019, Fall 2020, Fall 2021, Spring 2023, Fall 2023
  • Award for Participation in the Fall 2023 Psychology Student Research Panel
  • TRIO Student Support Services Award of Academic Achievement (3.0 or higher)