Jonathan Fang

Los Angeles, CA, USA


I graduated from Occidental College with a major in Diplomacy & World Affairs, with minors in Linguistics and East Asian Studies. I am passionate about foreign languages & culture, international relations with an emphasis in East Asia, and self-development.
I studied Korean language abroad in Seoul as a National Security Language Initiative for Youth Scholar. I am also an alumnus of Seth Godin’s Akimbo Emerging Leaders Workshop.


Occidental College • Los Angeles, CA
B.A., Diplomacy and World Affairs, Linguistics Minor, East Asian Studies Minor | AUG 2019  MAY 2023

Dean’s List Student, GPA: 3.76

Ewha Womans University • Seoul, South Korea
Korean Language and Culture, Summer Study Abroad | JUN 2019 – AUG 2019
National Security Language Initiative for Youth Scholar


Jonathan Fang
Private Writing Tutor & Editor | JUN 2020 – Present
• Tutor middle and high school students virtually in writing and languages
• Commissioned to review 12 college application essays to strengthen students’ applications
• Created & designed website to establish & market personal brand

Webmaster, Chief Notion Officer, Club President | JUN 2021 – MAY 2023
• Oversaw a 200% increase in unique visitors and page views compared with the previous year.
• Redesigned the YORKonnection website to improve the UX, UI, and accessibility.
• Streamlined internal processes by establishing a digital knowledge and communications hub in Notion.
• Co-founded the on campus YORKonnection club as Club President

Website: Link

John Parke Young Initiative at Occidental College
Program Assistant | JUN 2021 – MAY 2023
• Created the Truth in Los Angeles website, establishing an online home for truth and reconciliation efforts in Los Angeles.
• Redesigning the Young Initiative website to improve the UX, UI, and accessibility.
• Streamlined internal processes by establishing a digital knowledge and communications hub in Notion.

Young Initiative Website: Link
Truth in Los Angeles Website: Link

Pandium Fusion
Media Intern | AUG 2022 – DEC 2022

• Created deliverables for clients in Adobe Photoshop, Character Animator, After Effects, WordPress, and Canva.
• Worked as a Set P.A. on two film sets.

Asian Pacific Islander Forward Movement
Research Intern | MAY 2022 – AUG 2022
• Created website prototype with Figma for the Water is Life campaign.
• Investigated types of rain barrels and contractors for the stormwater capture project.
• Tabled at outreach events and contributed material for community workshops

Website: Link

Mayor’s Office of International Affairs at the City of Los Angeles
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Data Analytics & Web Design Intern | OCT 2020 – AUG 2021

• Created brand style guide with Figma to standardize design guidelines across the site
• Redesigned & prototyped webpages on Figma to update site to current design guidelines
• Modernize backend legacy code with HTML & CSS which significantly improved code legibility


Occidental College
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant | AUG 2020 – NOV 2020
• Assisted Professor Anthony Chase in DWA 102 – “International Organizations” in a virtual setting
• Coordinated a two-hour Model United Nations style virtual simulation with 20 delegates
• Advised students in Diplomacy & World Affairs major-related matters in weekly office hours

Center for Digital Liberal Arts at Occidental College
Diplomacy & World Affairs Peer Student Advisor | MAR 2020 – MAY 2020
• Provided academic support in papers, advising, and exam preparation for DWA students
• Developed peer-mentoring skills and tutor students twice per week
• Reported to supervisors on a biweekly basis about further improving the peer advising experience

National Honor Society
Tutoring Coordinator | MAY 2018 – JUN 2019
• Redesigned and maintained a Wix website [Archived here] to process and resolve tutoring requests
• Oversaw 56 student tutors and processed 47 student client requests
• Overhauled Email Layout to streamline communication between the Board and our 300+ Members


Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA)
Summer Intern | JUL 2020 – AUG 2020
• Called dozens of Los Angeles residents to survey if they have completed the 2020 Census in a joint phonebanking campaign with the City of Los Angeles

Korean American Student Association (KASA)
First Year Representative | OCT 2019 – MAY 2020
• Reported to KASA Executive Board at weekly meetings about recruiting first year students
• Represented KASA in the Asian Pacific Islander Mixer Activities Committee
• Helped sell Mandu, Korean dumplings, at the Asian Pacific Islander Night Market and helped bring in $300 in revenue


• English (native) • Spanish
• Japanese

• Chinese • Korean
• German

Website Development
• Wordpress • Drupal • Wix • Weebly
Graphic Design
• Canva • Figma • GIMP • Microsoft PowerPoint
• Google Drive • Microsoft Excel • Microsoft OneNote


National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) Scholarship
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State (2019)

Multiple Foreign Language Award
Palos Verdes Peninsula High School World Language Department (2019)