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Leah Jacobs

Leah
Jacobs

Research

3 years of experience

aspiring teacher with a love of science

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Work Experience

2016 - Present

Self employed

Private Tutor

Philadelphia, PA, United States

  • Providing private instruction to individual students from 4th to 12th grade in ESL, Math, and Science to improve academic performance
  • Conducting English learning sessions to encompass a range of skill building activities in speaking, writing, reading, and listening

2014 - Present

University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine

Clinical Research Coordinator/ Lab Manager

Philadelphia, PA, United States

  • Recruiting and consenting both adult and pediatric epilepsy patients for tissue collection and ensured that informed consent and research was properly obtained and documented
  • Studying several novel age-specific therapies and the role of altered neuronal and glial function in epilepsy
  • Assessing changes in cellular and regional synaptic proteins and signaling pathways in both animal and human tissue

2009 - 2010

Kumon

Tutor

Gaithersburg, MD, United States

  • Tutored up to 30 students at a time from Preschool to 12th grade in math and reading
  • Coordinated, assigned, and evaluated students' homework curriculum to encourage independent learning

2014 - 2014

Drexel University

Administrative Assistant

Philadelphia, PA, United States

  • Worked with students and faculty members in the Biology department to help resolve inquiries and concerns
  • Promoted events and seminars held by the Department of Biology

2011 - 2012

Estee Lauder Companies

Consumer Care Representative

Bristol, PA, United States

  • Monitored consumer contacts to ensure prompt action on allergic reactions, hygiene, and product incidents according to risk management procedures
  • Investigated ingredient inquiries and product information needed to answer consumer product concerns
  • Developed an extensive knowledge of company services and products including product formulation, package directions, promotions, and pricing

Education

2010 - 2014

BS in Biology

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA, United States

2006 - 2010

High School Diploma

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart

Bethesda, MD, United States

Awards

2013

Dean's List

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA, United States

2010

Drexel Trustee Award

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA, United States

2009

National Merit Finalist

National Merit Scholarship Corporation

Hobbies

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    Running
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    Cooking
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    Reading