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Education

Aug 2015May 2019

Bachelors of Science - Computer Science

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

GPA: 3.73 

Achievements

  • President's List [Fall 2015 / Fall 2017] | Dean's List [Spring 2016] 
  • Accepted into Honors College [Fall 2015]

Scholarships

  • Allen and Mary Bachman Scholar [Fall 2016 - Spring 2016] 
  • UTRGV Scholars [Fall 2015 - Spring 2017]
  • UTRGV Excellence [Fall 2015 - Spring 2017]
  • Top Achieving Scholars [Fall 2015 - Spring 2016 / Granted but could not accept Fall 2016 - Spring 2017] 

Relevant Coursework

Spring 2017: Computer Science III | Games, Puzzles, and Computation | Programming in JAVA 

Fall 2016: Discrete Data Structures  | Computer Organization and Assembly Language 

Spring 2016: Programming in Linux/Unix Environments

Skills

Programming Languages

  • Python, C++, Java

Work Experience

July 2017Present

Research Assistant 

UTRGV Computer Science Department

Currently using Python to find typo-squatting domains in big data sourced from a overseas university. Assists in running scripts and monitoring computers that generate radar images. 

Girls Can Code Camp Teaching Coordinator

Brownsville ISD

Planned a 40-hour/one week course for middle school girls in HTML and p5.js. Instructed and coached teachers on how to present information. Helped students to troubleshoot issues they had with programming. 

Jan 2017Present

Lab / Teaching Assistant 

UTRGV Computer Science Department

Helps and assists students in Computer Science II class during recitations on Fridays. Provides extra support for students during lab hours and through developing more effective strategies of studying. Was specifically requested by students to tutor outside of class. 

Aug 2016Dec 2016

Student Mentor

UTRGV Computer Science Department

Provided guidance and support for students in Engineering Computer Science I - experimental Python section. Is an aid in lab and helped students outside of class through Slack and other mediums. Met with students in order to provide necessary feedback to professor. 

Student Involvement

Jan 2016Present

President 

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Coordinates meetings, team activities and volunteering. Handles relationships with university faculty, college organizations, and professional communications. Coordinates opportunities for members to become more involved (research, collaboration with other organizations, etc). 

  • Organized Computer Science Research Day 2017, an event showcasing the department's senior design projects.
  • Gave a workshop on undergraduate resume creation and refinement. 
  • Scheduled guest speakers to give presentation during meetings (Self-Assembly, IEEE's LED Wall, Attending Conferences, Artificial Intelligence in Video Games, Programmers needed for Rocket Launchers, etc.) 
Apr 2016Dec 2016

Vice President

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Organizes and coordinates events and general meetings. Designs presentations, flyers, and graphics for organization. Acted as public relations to professors in department and scheduled guest speakers. Kept up with administrative work. Promoted organization to students at university and companies at hackathons.

Nov 2015Sept 2016

Volunteer Photographer

Humans of UTRGV

Photographs and interviews the university's students/faculty for the Humans of UTRGV Facebook page, which shares daily unique experiences of those on campus.

  • Featured in Pulse, a UTRGV student magazine.
Feb 2016Oct 2016

Webmaster

Association for Computing Machinery - Women in Computing (ACM-W)

Maintained the ACM-W website and posts announcements on current events. Though not an official duty, took on role of maintaining social media accounts and photographing events and outreach programs. 

Volunteer Work

March 2017

Boy Scouts - Merit Badge University 

ACM

Led a team in creating an 8 hour Programming course for middle school age Boy Scouts. 

Feb 2016May 2016

Google Ignite CS Mentor

ACM-W

Assisted middle school students as needed during process of learning basic Computer Science concepts. 

May 2016Jun 2016

STEP (Striving Towards Educational Pathways) Camp Mentor

ACM / ACM-W

Coached a single team of students in engineering new designs for Vex IQ robots. Referee for robotics competition, setting up playing field and overseeing students' adherence to rules and sportsmanship. Performed other duties as needed such as dissembling robots and creating playing field. 

Certifications

Adobe

  • Certified Associate in Visual Communication UsingPhotoshop CS6

CompTIA 

  • A+ Certified Computer Technician