Los Angeles

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Jovani Barajas '18

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Pasandena, CA

Oxy Major/Minor:  

Biochemistry

Current Company:

City of Hope

Current Position:

Clinical Research Assistant

Campus Involvement/Special Programs:

Los Compadres, Cross Country, Track, Undergraduate Research

Secondary Schooling:

N/A

Favorite MP/Cooler Food:

Pasta bar and kogi tacos

Best Oxy Class:

“Immigrants in America” & “Biochemistry I”

Groups I Identify With:

First generation students

Bio:

I graduated Oxy in 2018 with a degree in biochemistry. I’m interested in public health + research in public health, and currently work at City of Hope in the greater LA area.

Career Advice:

Explore opportunities early (employment, internship, research, volunteer, etc) and build good relationships during this time.