Janna Zilkha Resume
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Location: Dix Hills, NY, USA
School: Cornell University
Field of study: Environment and Sustainability

Janna Zilkha Resume

JANNA ZILKHA
------------ ·​​ j​hz23@c​ornell.edu

EDUCATION
Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Sophomore, Bachelor of Science Candidate: Environment and Sustainability Major; Music Minor
⋅ Environmental Biology and Applied Ecology Concentration
Ithaca, New York
August 2019- May 2023

WORK EXPERIENCE
Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts Wheatley Heights, New York
Counselor June 2018- August 2018, June 2019- August 2019
⋅ Taught second and third grade clarinetists basic notation and performance skills
⋅ Responsible for monitoring and escorting thirteen children ages 7-9 to their camp activities

COMMUNITY SERVICE EXPERIENCE
Ariella’s Friendship Circle: Bottles for Buddies Program Dix Hills, New York
Program Founder and Director September 2013- January 2020
⋅ Collected redeemable recyclables in my community and used the proceeds to fully fund and run multiple events for children with special needs and volunteers

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND LEADERSHIP Cornell Orientation Steering Committee
August 2020-Present
Recruitment Co-chair
⋅ Manage and coordinate orientation events for new and incoming students

Cornell Orientation
August 2019- Present
Orientation Supervisor
⋅ Oversee orientation leaders and facilitate orientation activities
Orientation Leader
⋅ Helped orient and welcome new first- year and transfer students to Cornell

The Body Positive at Cornell
August 2019- Present
Facilitator
⋅ Organize and lead The Body Positive curriculum to groups of students

Cornell Wind Symphony
August 2019-Present
Ithaca, New York
Member
⋅ Clarinetist in ensemble Cornell Hillel
Member
⋅ Helped coordinate the Big/Little Program, as well as hosted a Shabbat Across Cornell event

CERTIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Languages- ​Chinese: Conversational, Yiddish: Basic