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					                                                                                   23 Clark St.     james@jamesan.ca

James An                                                                           Toronto ON
                                                                                   M4M 1M5
                                                                                                    647 298 9485
                                                                                                    http://jamesan.ca

EDUCATION
   2005–present B.A.Sc – Engineering Science – University of Toronto
      Specialize in computer option with a 16-month coop term with Mapleridge Capital Corp.

TECHNICAL SKILLS
   Web Technologies
     PHP, SQL (MySQL and MSSQL), Javascript, jQuery, (x)HTML/CSS
   Programming Languages
      C/C++, Java, MS Visual Basic for Applications, Assembly

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
   Summer 2009 Module and Install Profile Developer – Drupal
     Evaluating community-driven implementations of social networking features
     Developing an install profile and admin section to simplify how social networking features are rolled-out
     Work sponsored by Google Summer of Code
   2008–2009    Assistant Researcher – Mapleridge Capital Corp
      Redesigning multi-core test execution platform to better utilize available server blades
      Developing short-term (intra-day) trading models based on various numerical analytic techniques
   Summer 2006 Computer Programmer – BMO Nesbitt Burns, Management Advisory Group
     Designed software to analyze and generate reports to back-test large-scale investments
     Used MS VBA and Excel API to manage database and generate reports
   2004–2005     Game of Life Simulation
      Developed customized GUI in DOS using C++/Assembly
      Submitted as part of National Scholarship application as original work (see Scholarships)
      Awarded Silver Medal and the OSSTF award in the Toronto-wide Sci-Tech Fair (see Other Academic Awards)

RELEVANT PRO BONO COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
   2008–present Co-founder and Web programmer – OpenMynds.com
      Developing an active online social network around GLBT youth with Drupal 5
      Currently migrating site to Drupal 6.
   2006–present Board of Management Member – Ralph Thornton Community Centre (RTC)
      Currently, engaged in an RTC-wide IT renewal plan
   2008–2009    Web Developer – Toronto Youth Cabinet (TYC)
      Implemented a visual design and site functionality using Drupal 6.

OTHER EDUCATION
   1994–present Pianist – currently playing Royal Conservatory of Music Grade 10 repertoire
   Summer 2007 GMAT Total Score: 740/800 or 97th percentile

OTHER WORK AND COMMUNITY EXPERIENCE
   Summer 2006 Lifeguard and Aquatics’ Instructor – City of Toronto
   Summer 2005 Lifeguard and Aquatics’ Instructor – Toronto Community Housing Corp. (TCHC)
   2005            Volunteer Assistant Swimming Instructor – John Innes Community Centre
   2004            Computer Technician – Glenyan Manor (Toronto InterGenerational Partnerships)


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                                                                                23 Clark St.    james@jamesan.ca

James An                                                                        Toronto ON
                                                                                M4M 1M5
                                                                                                647 298 9485
                                                                                                http://jamesan.ca

VOLUNTEER UNIVERSITY INVOLVEMENT
   2009–present Webmaster – Citizen Engineer (CE)
      Design and build website as a founding executive of CE
   2007–2008     Treasurer – UT Environmental Resource Network (UTERN)
   2007         VP External Relations – AIESEC Toronto
      Managed team to maintain relations with AIESEC alumni in Toronto
   2006–2007     Account Manager – AIESEC Toronto
   2006–2007     Internal Executive Liason – UT Environmental Resource Network (UTERN)
      Maintained active relationships with UT student unions and relevant campus groups
   2006–2007     Internal Coordinator – Lesbians Gays Bisexuals Trans People of the University of Toronto (LGBTOUT)
      Maintained the information system of LGBTOUT (website, listservs, etc.)
   2006–2007    Consultant – U of T Consulting Association (UTCA), Volunteer Consulting Group (VCG)
      Engaged in consulting by non-profit, JUMP Math Canada on global growth strategy
   2005–2007     Treasurer – Society of Manufacturing Engineers UT Student Chapter
   2005–2006     Publication Layout Designer – AIESEC Toronto
   2005–2006     Elected Treasurer – University College Perron Residence House

SCHOLARSHIPS
   2005          National Scholarship – University of Toronto
      Awarded to about 12 students entering the University
      Recognizes “superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and exceptional achievement in a
      broad context”
      Original work submitted was the Game of Life simulation (see Work Experience)
   2005          National CPC Scholarship – Canada Post
      Scholarship awarded to 6 students entering college/university
      Recognizes “academic achievements and leadership qualities as demonstrated through school and/or community
      involvement”
   2005          Millennium Excellence Award – Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation

OTHER ACADEMIC AWARDS
   2001–2005      Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute
      National Biology Scholar for UT Biology Competition, placing 113rd out of 6300 participants
      Award of Distinction for the Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge
      Silver Medal and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation award for the best senior project for the
      Game of Life simulation in the Toronto-wide Sci-Tech Fair (see Relevant Work Experience)
      Award of Distinction for Fermat Mathematics Contest and Hypata Mathematics Contest
      Certificate of Distinction, top 10 in Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge in school
      Certificate of Achievement for International Math Tournament of Towns in Toronto
      Most Involved Musician Award from Music Department for this semester
      Academic Award of Excellence for highest grade 10 average of 1st semester: 96.5%
      Award of Distinction for 1st place in Cayley Mathematics Contest at school 52nd out of 20000 participants
      Award of Distinction for 2nd place in Pascal Mathematics Contest at school, 81st out of 21000 participants
      Best Ensemble Performance for performing Chopin’s Waltz, Op. 64, No. 2 at the DECA Talent Show




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