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Michael O.

CAD $23/hr

Knowledgeable on high school math and english, enthusiastic in teaching

Tutor Information


Enthusiastic tutor keen on providing high quality, enriching learning experience for students in math, chemistry and English. Completed International Baccalaureate (IB) in high school, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science at UBC, and Master of Environmental Science at University of Toronto Scarborough. 2 years tutoring and teaching experience from high school to undergraduate chemistry students.


Toronto, Ontario, Canada


English, Korean




Middle School
High School


University of Toronto Scarborough

2018 - 2019
Master's, Environmental Science

University of British Columbia

2013 - 2017
Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science

West Vancouver Secondary

2009 - 2011
IB Diploma

Work Experience

Hatfield Consultants

June 2020 - August 2021
Environmental Technician
• Lead Environmental Monitor managing up to six concurrent infrastructure projects, working independently to conduct routine inspections on site - verified compliance with environmental management plans and applicable regulations • Demonstrated interpersonal skills by building collaborative relationships with clients and contractors to mitigate environmental risks and maintain compliance with relevant environmental legislature • Developed concise report writing in forms of daily, weekly, and quarterly written inspection reports documenting compliance with projects’ environmental requirements in a timely manner, maintaining summary of observations

Ontario Nature

November 2019 - June 2020
Conservation Projects Intern
• Reviewed, processed, and archived herpetofaunal observations received from organizations and individuals – processed over 35,000 reptile and amphibian observational data from citizen scientists, lead to successful completion of the Ontario Reptiles and Amphibians Atlas publication outlining Ontario’s key trends and conservation priorities • Assisted projects aimed to protect wild species and habitats through conservation, education and public engagement in form of webinars, distribution of educational information via e-mail, and participating in stewardship meetings • Engaged public by actively responding to their mail-in and e-mail inquiries on conservation ideas and questions, up to 20 inquiries addressed daily

Environment and Climate Change Canada

May 2019 - November 2019
Habitat and Species Annex Support
• Applied concise written skills in form of a gap assessment report of biodiversity conservation in the Great Lakes – report served to meet a Commitment of the Great Lakes Water Quality Act to identify gaps in current binational and domestic initiatives to conserve and enhance native species and habitat • Reviewed, synthesized, and highlighted critical threats to Great Lakes biodiversity and recommended mitigation strategies derived from biodiversity conservation auditing, scientific research, and community research reports • Demonstrated effective communication with a wide range of audience including team members, agency and community members, and other stakeholder partners to coordinate meetings and substantiate report findings

CARO Analytical

November 2017 - August 2018
Organics Environmental Technician
• Applied knowledge on principles and practices of quality assurance and quality control during review of organic analytical results • Successfully managed and extracted up to 60 samples per batch, consistently meeting strict deadlines and maintaining at least 95% positive client feedback • Troubleshooted and calibrated analytical instruments during analysis of water and soil samples, adhered to CALA accreditation audits

University of British Columbia

December 2016 - August 2017
NSERC Research Assistant
• Monitored water quality at a headwater stream in a research forest, collecting air and water samples and analyzing for dissolved organic carbon, nitrate, turbidity using field and analytical instruments • Collaborated with visiting professor to conduct a greenhouse experiment investigating effects of biochar on corn plant growth parameters - contributed to drafting part of methodology and edited manuscript for two papers, both published in peer-reviewed journals • Assisted with aquatic and terrestrial monitoring research projects – analyzed water quality from research sites to review and assess effectiveness of methodologies in measuring carbon dioxide evasion flux from a headwater stream