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Chicago, Illinois, United States
August 25, 2018

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Chicago, IL (e mail) 1-708-***-**** (p hone)

Curiosity-inspired educator with 4+ years of college journalism and radio experience and a Bachelor’s of Science studying physics and philosophy from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Professional experience also includes teaching children, teens, and adults in subject area including math, coding, and physics.


Ø ComEd: Tools of the Trade Instructor at A fter School Matters April, 2017 - August, 2017 & May, 2018 - August, 2018 ƛ Acting as primary instructor of fifteen teenagers in trades and STEM-centered math, science, safety, tools, skills, and knowledge to help them accomplish their career goals. ƛ Working with ComEd and After School Matters to prepare and execute projects and activities to facilitate improvement in problem-solving, teamwork skills, and personal growth. ƛ Ensuring that by the end of the program, teen achievement is demonstrated through quantifiables and deliverables, and that student are able to convey what they have learned to the instructors, their families, and ComEd and After School Matters executives.

Ø Saga Innovations Fellow at S AGA Innovations

October, 2017 - June, 2018

ƛ Providing daily individualized lesson plans for 13 students to support them in their mathematical aptitude and overall academic success at Foreman and Schurz Chicago public high schools. ƛ Generating daily content to respond to student needs and supporting a team of tutors and teachers in generating engaging content and activities for their students. ƛ Working in teams to assure weekly, monthly, and yearly academic goals are meet and encouraging students and fellow tutors to constantly learn and improve through questioning, critique, and empowerment.


Ø Writer, Editor, & Distribution Manager at T echNews February, 2015 - May, 2017

ƛ Writing prolifically for the Illinois Institute of Technology student newspaper on topics ranging from campus news and events to administration and politics. ƛ Working in teams of editors to correct the grammar, structure, and tone (when necessary) of to-be-published articles to meet Associated Press guidelines and maintain consistency and quality of the publication.

Ø Program Director & Host at W IIT Chicago

August, 2014 - May, 2017

ƛ Ensuring constant, consistent, and unique content airs on the station’s 24/7 broadcast and acting as the primary contact for show and studio scheduling and management for hosts, DJs, and affiliates. ƛ Hosting and producing, for one year, the notable weekly radio show and podcast, U nknown Talent: conducting thoughtful, sincere, and informative interviews with local artists and musicians. RESEARCH

Ø Working with Dr. Ali Khounsary since June, 2017 on several physics-based research projects, including: ƛ Designing a pair of dual-bandwidth multilayer monochromator for use at the BioCAT beamline. ƛ Investigating the use of an axicon lens to simplify placement of samples for commercial spectroscopy. ƛ Writing a handbook of x-ray imaging techniques for easy reference. EDUCATION

Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL August 2013 – May 2017 Bachelors of Science in Physics Minor in Philosophy GPA 3.33 SKILLS

Autodesk Inventor CAD software, Blender CAD software, Zemax ray tracing software, BeamFour ray tracing software, IMD for XOP optical software, Adobe Photoshop, some programming language proficiency (Octave, C++, Python) Office Suite software (Microsoft, Google, Libre), Written and Verbal Communication, Teaching, Writing (Technical, Creative), Public Speaking, Data Analysis

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