Cara M Evans

Major: BBA MIS
Graduation: May 2019

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EDUCATION:

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY | Fox School of Business, Philadelphia, PA

Bachelor of Business Administration, Graduation: May 2019

MAJOR:   Management Information Systems     GPA: 3.76

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

Development – PHP, HTML/CSS, JavaScript

Database Management – SQL, MySQL

Data Analytics – Tableau, Power BI, R, RStudio

Cloud Computing – Microsoft Azure

Prototyping – JustinMind

 

AWARDS:

  • First Place, Association for Information Systems National Competition, April 2018
    • Analyzed future scenarios of retail, focusing on implementation of Internet of Things technology into brick and mortar stores.
  • Professional and Academic Achievement Award, Temple MIS Department, April 2017 & April 2018
    • Recognizes MIS students who are excelling in both academics and professional achievement, determined by GPA, career knowledge, leadership, and readiness for the workplace.

EXPERIENCE:

GRANT THORNTON, LLP, Philadelphia, PA

Intern

June 2018 – August 2018

  • Evaluated IT environments and controls for risk analysis, compliance with reporting requirements, and to ensure proper security measures were in place, such as system administration and password parameters.
  • Won the local and regional stages of a nation-wide Intern Key Client Project competition, creating a proposal for how Grant Thornton can increase revenue from an existing client account.

 

ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SYSTEMS, Philadelphia, PA

Vice President

Summer 2018 – Present

  • Manages day-to-day operations and budgeting of the Temple chapter, which serves to provide professional and technical development to our 200+ member.
  • Responsible for all data reporting for our organization, including reports to our home department and national organization.

Director of Corporate Relations

Summer 2017 – Summer 2018

  • Streamlined communications between the organization and the Temple Management Information Systems department by creating standardized procedures for proposals and requests.
  • Managed logistics and planning for meetings with C-Suite executive guests joining our Speaker Series.

 

CENTER FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF TEACHING, Philadelphia, PA

EdTech Partner

January 2017 – Present                                                            

  • Coordinates with select faculty to support them throughout a semester-long project implementing technology into their classroom, with the goal of improving student learning and engagement.
  • Specialize in support of the Canvas and Blackboard online learning platform.

Instructional Technology Consultant         

January 2017 – present                      

  • Provide technical support to Temple professors wishing to better use technology in their courses
  • Advise clients on the best methods of incorporating technology to promote student engagement

 

SELECTED COURSES:

Digital Solutions Studio, User Experience Design, Application Integration and Evaluation, Data-Centric Application Development, Data Analytics, Information Systems in Organization


Professional Achievements

  • WORK EXPERIENCE 2
  • PROJECTS 2
    • Class project Fall 2017

    • Marka Beach Tags AppSpring 2018

  • LEADERSHIP 3
    • AIS officerFall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018

  • PARTICIPATION 28
    • Assist at a department sponsored eventSpring 2017

    • Fox IT Career FairFall 2017, Fall 2018

    • Other Career FairFall 2017

    • IBIT small group meeting with industryFall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Fall 2017, Fall 2017, Fall 2017, Fall 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2018, Spring 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Fall 2018, Fall 2018

    • IBIT/CDI Challenge or ConferenceFall 2017

    • National AIS CompetitionSpring 2018

    • Advance to finals of AIS NationalsSpring 2018

    • Active AIS memberFall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018

    • AIS Speaker Series TrackFall 2018

    • AIS Technical Development TrackFall 2018

  • ATTENDANCE 12
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