Jacky art purposeful living

Below is my online résumé. If you want a pdf version, click here! Please do not hesitate to contact me. Thank you for exploring who I am. Hope you like what you see!

Jacky So



  • Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences, 2016

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM)

Research, Community Outreach, & Leadership in Organizational Development

Thesis: Studying the Effects of Hormonal Withdrawal on Prostate Cancer Progression

Viewable at: https://goo.gl/xLpOa5

  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 2010

Political Science (Pre-Law), Biological Sciences (Pre-Med), & Business Management

University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine)

Graduated with over 11,000 hours dedicated to philanthropy in empowering community outreach, business development, project management

-Science & Health-
  • President

Biomedical Sciences Class of 2016, PCOM, 2014-2016

  • Biochemistry Department Researcher

PCOM, 2015-2016

Cancer research thesis on studying the effects of drugs on androgen receptor

Collaborated with IT Dept to make Public Defense video recorded (Tegrity software & Blackboard tech). First to do so from medical school.


  • HR Office Assistant

Student Wellness/Health Center, PCOM, 2015-2016

  • Human Records Manager

Center for innovative Public Health Research, 2012

  • Research Assistant (Dr. Rose Aging, Ecology, & Evolutionary Biology Lab/Stress & Epilepsy in Dr. Baram Anatomy, Neurobiology, & Pediatrics Research Lab)

UC Irvine, 2005-2010

  • Ethics Academic Coordinator & Teaching Assistant

UC Irvine Biomedical Ethics, UC Irvine, 2007-2009

-Marketing & Tech-

  • Communications & Media Director/HR Talent Management Coordinator

PCOM Student Government Association Executive Board, 2014-2016

  • Strategy Marketing Intern & Business Partner to Chairman

BrightStar Care of Orange County & San Juan Capistrano, 2013

  • HRM/Strategic Business Partner, PR/Communications Director, Assistant Creative Director

Miss Professional Nail Products, Inc., 2010

  • Personal Stylist, Sales Associate

BCBG Max Azria, 2011 (Top 2 Sales & Client Acquisition, ROI: 4312%)

  • CXO Communications, Branding, & Operations Intern during Indie Fashion House growth (Human Resources, Supply Chain, Events, Editorials, Tradeshows)

BB Dakota, 2007-2009

  • Events Coordinator & Marketing Assistant, HR Strategic Partner, Mentor for 40,000 attendees (28,000+ students, 1,100 faculty, 9,000 staff, + surrounding community)

Associated Students of UC Irvine, UC Irvine, 2005-2010

-Community Organization-

  • Community Outreach Coordinator, HR Strategic Planning

Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA), 2014-2016

  • Resident Life Advisor & Mentor, Crises Management

Campus Village Housing, UC Irvine, 2009-2010

  • Resident Advisor & Mentor to 300 International Students (representing 40 different countries)

EF International Language School, Los Angeles, 2010-2011

  • Bio-Medical Sciences Peer Mentor

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2015-2016

  • Alzheimer’s Resident Life Volunteer

Sunrise Assisted Living, 2000-2005

  • Public Library Mentor & Tutor

The City of Mission Viejo Library, 1999-2006

  • Advanced Placement Literature Consultant

AP Literature, Capistrano Valley High School, 2006-2008

  • Middle Earth Activities Council Liaison

UC Irvine, 2005-2006


  • First Year Achievement (President) & Dedication to the Community (Board)

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Also nominated for:

+ Collaboration

+ Dedication to the Community (Individual)

+ Innovative Programming

+ Outstanding Student Leader of the Year

+ Outstanding Student Organization of the Year

  • PCOM Service Award (2nd year in a row for excellent dedication to University & surrounding community)
  • Board of Trustees Scholarship
  • PCOM Foundation Scholarship

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Homecoming Queen

University of California, Irvine

  • Homecoming Queen

Capistrano Valley High School

  • America’s Homecoming Queen California State Top 10
  • Top 20 Students in Orange County

Orange County Family Magazine

  • Creative Designer Champion

Project Remodel Ethically-Conscious Fashion, UC Irvine

  • Intern of the Year

Associated Students of UC Irvine

  • City Youth Council/Civic Representative

The City of Mission Viejo, California

  • 1 of 2 Superintendent Liaisons (out of over 54,000 students)

Capistrano Unified School District (CUSD)

  • National 1st Place Essay & Literature

United States Academic Pentathlon (later multi-award winner in the Decathlon)


  • ATMS (Academy of Technology, Math, & Science)
  • National Honor Society
  • Kiwanis International, KEY Club
  • Sigma Kappa Sorority
  • Flying Samaritans, Student Medical Organization
  • Bio-Medical Sciences at PCOM
  • APAMSA (Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association)
  • PCOM Without Borders
  • SNMA (Student National Medical Association)
  • AMSA (American Medical Student Association)
  • Infectious Diseases at PCOM
  • Culturally Aware Psychology Students (CAPS)
  • Neuropsychology Club
  • Public Health Club
  • Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA)
  • Jewish Medical Association (JMA)
  • Muslim Student Association (MSA)
  • Christian Medical Association (CMA)


  • Constantly growing
  • What do you need and by when? I’ll get it done.
  • Passionate about always learning, editing, & adapting



  • Self-taught Webscraping (scraping websites)
  • Passionate about using talents to improve community & help others:
    • Graduated University with over 11,000 hours of service
    • Graduated high school with 3,000 hours of community service devoted to the underprivileged

+ Concurrent Varsity honors student, Orchestra Concert Mistress (self-taught violin), Choir Soprano Chair

+ French Club President, Academic Decathlon Captain, Class Vice-President, Thespian, and more

AKA: #ProudNerd #CommunityInfluencer