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Work experience

Aug 2010Present

ITAP Molecular Movie Intern

DePauw University Information Technology Associates Program

ITAP, Information Technology Associates Program, is one of five programs of distinction at DePauw University. This program focuses on Information Technology and its crucial role in the modern world. Last year, my first year as an ITAP intern, I was assigned with four different internship rotations and am trained with different softwares such as Dreamweaver, Final Cut Pro, Audacity, etc.

This year, I am working for Professor Dan Gurnon, Asistant Professor of Biochemistry Department. Using Chimera and Adobe Premier Pro, I make animated movies to show different protein trajectories, energy diagrams, protein structures, etc.

2006Present

Piano Teacher

Self-employed

I have been teaching piano since 8th grade. My junior high school hired me to teach students from 2nd graders to seniors in high school. As I passed Grade 8 piano exam (British System) and Grade 5 Music of Theory (British System) , I was able to further my studies in piano. Since graduation, I continue to teach piano to local high school students as well as volunteer to play for a local church in Greencastle, IN (Cornerstone Baptist Church).

2009Present

Math Tutor

I tutor high school students in Greencastle, IN.

Jun 2010Aug 2010

Employee / English Teacher

Eastern English Institute

After my first year at DePauw University, I visited South Korea for the summer and worked as an English teacher at an English institute in Busan. I was privileged to work with over 40 elementary children from 2nd grade to 6th grade. This special experience taught me how to control young crowds and teach them not only through plain text books, but also through games and fun activities.

Feb 2010May 2010

Note Taker

DePauw University Disability Services

DePauw University has a wonderful department for students with disabilities: DePauw University Disability Services. For a semester, I worked as a note taker for this department by attending a few extra classes to take notes for students with physical disabilities. Through this experience, I learned how to make documents presentable for others and easy to understand.

Education

Aug 2009Present

BA

DePauw University
  • Dean's List (Freshman Year - Present)
  • President's Award for Excellence  (Fall 2009 - Present)
  • Ruth & Philip Holton Memorial Scholarship (Fall 2009 - Present)
  • Congressman, Circle K International, Service Organization
  • Student Research, Protein MA4344 Crystallography research with Professor Jackie Roberts (soon to be published)
  • Animated Molecules Intern (ITAP / Biochemistry Department)
  • Woman in Science Mentor
  • Member, Tiger Pep Band, Alto Saxophone
Sep 2004Jul 2009

Academic Honors

Rift Valley Academy
  • Cumulative GPA: 3.93 (non-weighted)
  • Wind Ensemble Section Leader (Alto Saxophone)
  • Varsity Volleyball
  • Outreach Committee
  • Wind Ensemble Student Director
  • Jazz Band Section Leader (alto Saxophone)
  • Small Group Piano Player
  • Piano Teacher
  • Sunday Service Worship Leader

Skills

Adobe Photoshop / Adobe InDesign
Protein Crystallography
Through MA4344 Crystallography research I was privileged to learn how to crystalize proteins with various methods and buffers.
Adobe Premier Pro
I learned this program for Molecular Movies internship at DePauw University. Using this program, I've made a few movies of various proteins projectiles. 
Audacity
Audacity is an audio editing and recording program. I was privileged to learn to use Audacity as an ITAP intern last year.
Coot / Chimera
These programs are used for crystallography. I have been using these programs for defining the structure of MA4344 protein as my student research at DePauw University.
Piano
I have been playing the piano since I was 8 years old. I have been self-employed as a piano teacher for the last 7 years and currently play for a local church in Greencastle, Indiana: Cornerstone Baptist Church. 
Adobe Dreamweaver
I was privileged to learn Adobe Dreamweaver as an ITAP intern last year.
Microsoft Office
I have been using Microsoft Office for school, business, research, and personal use for as long as I have been using computers.
CPR
I becmae certified by the American Red Cross in CPR in 2010.
Korean
I was born and raised in Korea until my parents moved to Uganda to serve as missionaries. I am fluent in Korean. 

Certifications

Nov 2007Present

Grade 8 Piano

The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
Oct 2006Present

Grade 5 Music of Theory

The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

Web Authoring Project

Technical Training Strategies

MA4344 Crystallography Research

Personal Statement

Resume

Summary

I am a biochemistry major graduating this May. I was born in South Korea but moved to Uganda, Africa, at the age of 13 when my parents decided to become missionaries. Africa has changed my life and I am passionate about its great potential. My prayer is that I will be able to aid Africa in any way possible.

Interest

My career goal is to become a biochemistry researcher. Since my sophomore year at DePauw, I have been working on Protein MA4344 crystallography research with professor Jacqueline Roberts (Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Department) as my student research project I also had a privilege to work as a student research at Medical University of South Carolina for summer 2012. This research focused on performing southern blots on brain cells to study the enhancement of cue-induced reinstatement of cocaine-seeking in rats by epinephrine at a molecular level. 

I am also extremely interested in Information Technology and through Information Technology Associates Program at DePauw University, I have been blessed to work as an IT intern on campus.