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Jesse Harris uses freelance writing to explore themes related to politics, the environment, animal rights, science and technology. If you are interested in working with Jesse on projects involving writing, editing, researching, or fact-checking, please contact him via the contact page.

Employment

  • Precision Services – Billing and Operations
    September 2019-Present
    Responsibilities – manage logistics and operations for a construction company
  • Student Resource and Service Representative, Contact North
    May 2019 – August 2019
    Responsibilities – Assisting students using distance education programs.
  • Head of Science Department, Nancy Campbell Collegiate Institute
    October 2011 – June 2013
    Responsibilities – Teaching and developing content for high school science courses.
  • NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Assistant
    May 2011 – August 2011
    Supervisor – Dr. John Honek, University of Waterloo
    Project – Binding Interactions of TipAS protein to Thiostrepton and its analogs

Education

  • Queen’s University, MSc in Chemistry
    Supervisors: Dr. Pascale Champagne and Dr. Philip Jessop
    November 2015 – February 2019
  • Queen’s University, MASc in Chemical Engineering
    Under the supervision of Dr. A. Daugulis
    September 2013 – October 2015
  • University of Waterloo, B. Sc., Major in Biochemistry (Honours)
    Dean’s Honour List
    September 2007 – April 2011

Awards and Certificates

  • NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Assistantship
    Held May 2011 – August 2011
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship
    Held September 2014 – September 2015

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proficient in the use of a wide range of publishing tools, including:
    • Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
    • Google Apps: Documents, Sheets, Forms, Analytics, and Calendars
    • Adobe: Photoshop, Audition, Premiere, Acrobat
    • On-line platforms such as WordPress, Squarespace, and YouTube
  • Rated a top writer in Climate Change and Sustainability on Medium
  • Editor for Climate Conscious.
  • Hard working, collaborative, and creative.
  • Subject matter expertise on biochemistry, chemical engineering, green chemistry, bioremediation, and environmental engineering.
  • Comfortable working in as a member of a group or independently.
  • Extensive experience teaching and training coworkers on a range of subjects.
  • Skilled at writing articles or creating presentations for either a specialized audience, or for the general public.
  • Comfortable working with children, adolescents, or seniors.

Academic Writing Samples

For latest samples of non-academic writing samples please see the home page.

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