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Serena C.

Average rate
$30/hour
  • Joined March 2017

Electrical Engineer-to be. In the meantime, I balance budgets, produce events, tweet on social media, and blog. I could do that for you.

  • Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Serena C.
Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Experience

Summary

Originally from the Greater Toronto Area, I moved out to Vancouver for UBC and mountains. I’m in my third year of electrical engineering but I'm also an event producer, snowboard instructor, sponsorship guru, and blogger for fun.

Work history

Sponsorship Coordinator
> Managed an $80,000 budget > Seeded a new outreach program to provide STEM programming to 300 more families > Initiated our first Girls Only Makeathon to introduce 40 high school girls to Arduino and the engineering design process
Facilities Condition Assessment Intern
> Anticipated Project Managers’ assignments such as billing sheets, reports, and quality control > Delivered a formal presentation and proposal for an initiative that can increase productivity by 15% > Developed cost estimates for facility systems

Education

Accreditations

University of British Columbia
Electrical Engineering

Skills

Languages

Chinese

Limited working proficiency

English

Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills

blogging customer outreach editing event management events infographic design proofreading website audits social media management transcription

Tools

Asana Slack Canva Eventbrite Hootsuite LinkedIn Medium Powerpoint Tilt Trello Twitter Wordpress Zapier Product Hunt Instagram

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available evenings and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 4hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year

Interests

Industries I love

Education Events Food Medtech Music Tech Travel

What I read

Medium, Lifehacker, Monocle Magazine, Ideo blogs

Side projects

UBC Engineering Competition, National Engineering Month Gala, Women in Tech Week

Ideal team

I love medium sized teams where there's opportunity to mesh with people one-on-one. Clients with desires to get things rolling match my ambitions to get things done.