since 07/2010 Research Assistant with Prof. Dr. Kathrin Leuze, Project Group „National Educational Panel Study: Vocational Training and Lifelong Learning" (NEPS) 2009 – 2010 Research Assistant with Dr. Rita Nikolai, Project Group „Education and Transitions into the Labour Market" , Project: Educational Policy (Social Inequality in German School Policy since 1949)
2008 – 2010 Interviewer on behalf of the Criminological Research Institute of Lower Saxony. Questioning and testing students regarding their media use and academic performance at three different points in time
07/2009 – 10/2009 Freelancer at TNS Infratest Social Research for the project „Competence and Behaviour Tests with Pre-school Children in Institutional Care"
08/2008 – 01/2009 Student Assistant for the workshop „Working with Large Scale Assessment Data“ at the Research Data Centre (FDZ) of the Institute for Educational Progress (IQB)
04/2007 – 05/2007 Test Coordinator for an empirical study at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development on the development of secondary school students' academic performance
10/2004 – 05/2006 Professional development programme to become a conflict mediator (ASFH), active in the fields of group mediation, school mediation, relationship mediation and victim-offender mediation (criminal law)
seit 10/2004 Diplom degree studies in psychology at Humboldt University Berlin
04/2000 – 07/2004 Diplom degree studies in social pedagogy at Alice-Salomon-Fachhochschule Berlin (ASFH). Degree: Diplom Social Pedagogue