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Data Assistant

Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
January 24, 2018

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Laura Friese


*** ****** *** *** *, Charlottesville VA, 22903


- Graduated from UVA with a major in Interdisciplinary Statistics with a concentration in Mathematical Statistics

- Relevant Coursework: STAT 3559: Data Analytics and Decision Making, STAT 3080: From Data to Knowledge, STAT 3220: Intro to Regression Analysis, STAT 3130: Design and Analysis of Sample Surveys, STAT 4995: Statistical Consulting Work Experience

- Research Assistant at UVA: January 2016 – January 2017 o Worked under Prof. Tong, in the UVA Psychology department o Learned some coding in R and how to use various R modelling packages o Gave a presentation about Mixtools, a Mixture Modelling package in R

- Statistics in Forensic Workshop: May 2016

o Worked with my team researching the statistics involved in fingerprint analysis o Presented our project, and sent our findings to UVA to be used by statisticians, providing them with background information that might aid in their research

- J-term Course: STAT 3559: Data Analytics and Decision Making: January 2017 o Analyzed a big data set in teams using SAS and Tableau o Presented our findings to representatives of several companies looking for Data Analysts as our capstone project

o Gained experience with data visualization software

- Worked as a Server for College Inn Restaurant: October 2016-September 2017 o Improved my ability to work as part of a team and communicate o Dealt with customers on a personal level and with professionalism Special Skills

- Experience in the following statistical software: o R


o Python

o Tableau

- Proficient in Spanish

- Excellent Writing Skills

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