shannon bono



Work history



original volunteers

Aug 2013 - Aug 2013
  • Morocco
  • Freelance
  • international voluntary work in Morocco (2 weeks) (2013) I had an amazing experience on this trip, through help from the Jack Petchy foundation I was able to travel to Morocco and volunteer with under privileged children. By providing educational items, toys plus interact with them through creative and sporting activities. Most importantly I spent time with orphaned babies and young children with disabilities. I was given the opportunity to paint a mural on the wall of a school making their playground bright and inviting.



La Sainte Union secondary

Jan 2013 - Dec 2012
  • Freelance
  • La Swap sixth form, Art department (2013) I took on the responsibility of helping secondary school students with their art GCSE projects after school hours. By coaching them through their personal themes I provided advice on what artists to study that was best related to their work including new techniques and media to implement on and experiment with. By encouraging them to experiment they produced a variety of work earning marks on the curriculum.



BSc Biochemistry

University of Essex

Oct 2013 - Jul 2016
  • Key skills: • Developed independent and group research skills IT Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs • Oral presentation skills • Knowledge of lab techniques and health and safety protocols • Received a 2:1 on my independent research and oral presentation on the topic of teratomas (1st year) • Gained maths and statistic skills to help process research results • Received a 1st for my coursework on molecular cell biology describing the stages of genome organization, cell morphology, and function • Received a 2:1 for my final grade on modules cell biology, membrane biology and bioenergetics, metabolism, molecular biology:(genes, proteins, and disease)


A/level Art Design,Chemsitry, Biology

La Swap sixth form

Sep 2011 - Jul 2013