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Jeremy Smith (He/him)

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Currently living in

Manhattan Beach, California, US

Work Preferences

In-Person

Open to roles

InternshipLong Term EmployeeCo-opShort Term ContractUnpaid Internship

About Me

#ActuallyAutistic

I am a recent college graduate student. I did a software testing training program almost 2 years ago called, NFAR (National Foundation for Autism Research). I also an internship program last summer at the Power of NeuroGaming Center at the University of California, San Diego. I additionally did a 2-month online software testing certificate program at Everett Community College.


Skills and Strengths

My Neuro-exceptional talent

Because of my neurodiversity, I am very good at pattern recognition. I immediately notice changes in the environment, like people and objects around me. I can concentrate intently for long periods of time. I don't mind repeating the same task. I also want everything I do to be perfect.

Technical Skills

Software Quality Assurance Analyst & Testers

Top 5 Soft Skills

AdaptabilityConsistencyReliabilityLogical ReasoningAttention to Detail

Inclusion Essentials

Accommodations

Send questions in advanceInterviewer experienced with neurodiversityAllowance of Fidgeting DevicesExtra timeAlternate interview formatWritten interview instructionsEmail / calendar organizationDaily job-coach checkinsCommunication planConcise instructions for processingWritten checklistsReceive information in advanceWritten InstructionsRecorded Meetings1:1 meetingsExtra time off for appointmentsShorter meetingsPeriodic rest breaksUninterrupted work timeErgonomic seatingQuiet / individual workspacesSelf-stimulation tools / gadgetJob coachingSupport with advocating1:1s with the teamIn a meeting, I would like to be able to take notes.

Environments I'm comfortable with

Working with animals
Driving a vehicle
Bright or blinking lights
Loud noises
Outdoors or places with strong smells
Variable temperatures
Working with food
Interaction with the public
Heavy lifting
Standing for long periods
Uniforms (hard hat, hair net, etc.)

Education and Credentials

Attended for 4 years from 2015 to 2019

California State University Dominguez Hills

Bachelor's degree - Computer Technology