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Jacob Frankel Greenhouse Technician

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Jacob Frankel

Email: jacoblevifrankel@gmail.com , Phone: (916) 698-5543

Education

Carleton College, Northfield , Minnesota  Graduated June 2017

▪ B.A., Political Science/International Relations.

▪ Awards: Distinction on Senior Thesis, Distinction in Major.

▪ Related Coursework: Comparative Aquaponics, Energy Flow in Biological Systems (Lab), Global Change

Biology, Fluids and Waves (Lab), Global Social Changes and Sustainability.

SIT Study Abroad, Cusco, Peru  August 2015 – December 2015

▪ Completed research project on changing agricultural practices in remote region of Southern Peru,

conducting extensive interviews with farmers, Ministry of Agriculture officials and soil engineers.

Experience

Rehabilitation Specialist , South End Community Health Center, Boston, Massachusetts  August 2017 – Present

▪ Provide bilingual and community-based case management for English and Spanish-speaking adults with

severe mental illness.

▪ Coordinate care among psychiatrists, therapists, medical specialists, community service providers, etc.

▪ Develop and implement individualized treatment plans.

▪ Track client progress, write treatment goals and annual comprehensive assessments.

Hydroponics Research , Department of Biology, Carleton College  March 2017 – June 2017

▪ Awarded funding from Carleton College to conduct independent research.

▪ Built fully-functioning aquaponics system in college greenhouse using koi fish.

▪ Tested the effect of aquaponic nutrient solution against two store-bought hydroponic nutrient solutions

on lettuce plant growth.

Student Team Lead , Classroom Technology , IT Services, Carleton College  March 2014 – June 2017

▪ Coordinated training plans for 20 student workers.

▪ Filmed and edited seminars/lectures for more than 2000 students, faculty and staff.

▪ Troubleshot media technology issues with clients over phone and in person.

General Laborer, Lomax Home Improvement, Sacramento, California  June 2016 – September 2016

▪ Painted industrial buildings on tight schedule as part of a 10-person team.

▪ Worked full days outdoors in hot conditions.

Volunteer Activities

Program Director, Center for Community and Civic Engagement, Carleton College  March 2015 – June 2017

▪ Designed 100-square-foot community garden in center of campus.

▪ Organized community work days and maintained garden during off season.

▪ Worked with food-justice organizations on campus to encourage sustainability and drive climate action.

Education Volunteer, Amigos de las Américas, Paraguarí, Paraguay  June 2012 – September 2012

▪ Taught environmental education in local elementary school to over 50 children for eight weeks.

▪ Planned and built community kitchen, in collaboration with local leaders.

Skills

Computer

▪  Statistics : R/R Studio, ArcGIS.

▪  Film, Web and Design : Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects, Audition, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop,

Premiere Pro), Apple Final Cut Pro.

▪  Other: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).

Language

▪ Professional proficiency (written and verbal) in Spanish.