Britt Ridenbaugh

 636 N. Vendome St. Los Angeles, CA 90026

   (330) 231-0058


Chicago State University, Chicago, IL                                                                         2010 – 2014

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry – Magna Cum Laude

GPA: 3.87
Research in Analytical/Environmental Chemistry Laboratory
Senior Thesis:  “Determining lead contamination of water from steel industry waste on the southeast side of Chicago”
President of the Chicago State University Ecological Society Club (ESA Seeds chapter)
Great Lakes Innovative Stewardship Through Education Network (GLISTEN) undergraduate student liaison – helped teach students about the environment and get them involved on campus and in the community
Teaching assistant in CHEM 4365 Analytical Chemistry II laboratory

DePaul University, Chicago, IL                                                                                   2002 – 2006

Bachelor of Arts with Honor in Sociology and Spanish

GPA: 3.69
Honors Program                                                                                           
National Society of Collegiate Scholars                                                          
Study Abroad program in Mérida, Mexico                                                                 
America Reads tutor and team leader


 • American Chemical Society Inorganic Chemistry Award – Chicago State University 2014
• American Chemical Society Analytical Chemistry Award – Chicago State University 2013
• Phi Lambda Upsilon National Chemistry Honor Society – Chicago State University 2013
• Mathematics Instructor of the Year – BIR Training Center 2012


Greenspire, Los Angeles, CA                                                                              Jan. 2015-Present

Energy Assessor                                                                                             

·         Conduct door-to-door marketing

·         Set appointments for and follow up with qualified homeowners


Place 8 Healing, Los Angeles, CA                                                                      Jan. 2015-Present

Personal Assistant

Assist crystal healer with office duties, sales, meditations, workshops, housekeeping

Farm Sanctuary, Orland, CA                                                                                 Nov.-Dec. 2014

Shelter Intern                                                                                             

Provide care for animals and maintenance to the facility

Greencorps Chicago, Chicago, IL                                                                      June-August 2014

Youth Instructor                                                                                             

Worked with inner-city youth on organic community gardening, bike safety and maintenance, environmental education, and job-readiness skills.

BIR Training Center, Chicago, IL                                                                         2011-Oct. 2014

Mathematics Instructor                                                                                             

Instructed adult students in basic Mathematics
Developed class materials and evaluated each student’s academic work


Deibel Laboratories, Lincolnwood, IL                                                                  June-Sept. 2013

Chemist I                                                                                                 

Basic laboratory duties: prepared and standardized solutions, weighed samples, performed titrations
Preformed tests on food samples in order to determine salt content, pH, and moisture

Safer Foundation – Crossroads Adult Transition Center, Chicago, IL                     2008 – 2011

Basic Skills Facilitator                                                                                                 

Instructed students in different areas of Mathematics and English in order to increase their grade level and prepare them to pass the GED test
Provided job readiness training to each student
Tracked each student’s progress in order to meet goals set for the program

Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago, Chicago, IL                                                       2005 – 2008

Assistant Program Coordinator/Career Instructor                                                           

Coordinated all Community Technology Center classes and supervised instructors
Taught English as a Second Language and GED classes in English and Spanish
Maintained client files, composed reports, and held program meetings


Volunteer Coordinator – Farm Sanctuary’s Chicago Walk for Farm Animals 2014

F.A.R.M. “10 Billion Lives” tour at North Coast Music Festival September 2014

Recycling/Trash/Compost sorter with Bright Beat at several outdoor festivals in Chicago
Alliance for the Great Lakes – organized lakefront cleanups    2013-2014
Great Lakes Bioneers conference 2013


 Azalea Lee – Crystal healer, employer, mentor

   (213) 493-2018      

 Dr. Robert LeSuer – Research advisor, professor, mentor

   (773) 995-2321

 Dr. Karel Jacobs – GLISTEN and Ecology Club advisor, professor, mentor

   (773) 995-2338

 Dr. Kristy Mardis – professor, mentor, academic advisor

   (773) 995-2171