Cara M Evans

Major: BBA MIS
Graduation: May 2019


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Many of the classes I have taken so far have already prepared me well for a career in IT.

At the Fashion Institute of Technology, I took a course on Excel for Business. This was an extremely thorough and in-depth course on the powerful tool of Microsoft Excel. After this class, I am able to say I am skilled in most essential aspects of Excel, including advanced formulas, tables and formatting, conditional formatting, pivot tables, macros, and data analysis. This has given me a good base knowledge for learning more advanced analytics tools, which will all be helpful in my future career.

At Temple, I have taken multiple courses specifically geared towards IT and data analytics. In the Fall 2016 semester, I took Data Science, a course focused on data visualization and analysis. In this course we learned the data visualization software Tableau. This tool is very popular in the industry and something I am excited to learn more about and hopefully use in my future. Here and here you can see examples of my projects from this course including visualizations I created for it on Tableau.

Currently, I am enrolled in Information Systems in Organizations. Already in the class we have learned many different tools and skills that will be useful in a career in IT. These include WordPress, Google Analytics, and SalesForce. We have also learned about the use of swimlane diagrams and ERDs for organizing the business process. All of these tools are the foundation of MIS and I am excited to build on to this platform in my future courses.

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Professional Achievements

    • Class project Fall 2017

    • Marka Beach Tags AppSpring 2018

    • Earning an industry recognized certificationFall 2018

    • AIS officerFall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019

    • Assist at a department sponsored eventSpring 2017, Spring 2019

    • 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, Spring 2019, Spring 2019, Spring 2019

    • 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 Mentorship ProgramFall 2018, Spring 2019

    • AIS Speaker Series TrackFall 2018, Spring 2019

    • AIS Technical Development TrackFall 2018, Spring 2019

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