© 2019 By Gavin Aquin.

HELLO, I'M

Gavin Aquin.

Business Analytics & Hispanic Studies Student. Writer and journalist.

Gavin Aquin

BBA in Business Analytics & Hispanic Studies.

Las Vegas, NV

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About

MY BACKGROUND

With a passion for authentically telling a story, I have both the skill set and professional background necessary to dive deep into the creative marketplace. Coming up with California roots, I grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada and I hope to travel the globe throughout my life and career. As a self-motivated team player with excellent communication, I envision an exciting future in a writing or business-based field. 

 

Education

WHAT I’VE LEARNED

2018–2022

College of William and Mary – Williamsburg, Virginia

Bachelor of Business Administration, Business Analytics (Data Science) & Hispanic Studies; Class of 2022 

  • Research into Sephardi expressions throughout the post-1492 diaspora

  • Research into Catalan/Chilean painter Roser Bru, for which I helped to prepare a possible exhibit in the Muscarelle

 

Activities: The Flat Hat, Sinfonicron Light Opera Company, WCWM 90.9 FM, Tribe Sailing, Latin American Student Union, W&M Hillel

Relevant Coursework: Identidad y cultura vasca (Basque Identity and Culture), History of Jewish Thought, Censura/Censorship, Oral Communication

Experience

WHERE I’VE WORKED

Sep. 2018–Present

The Flat Hat – Williamsburg, Virginia (writer profile)

  • Sports Editor (Newspaper); January 2019 – Present

    • Kept the campus updated on sporting events, focusing on soccer, swimming, golf and the nascent esports programme

    • Trained a new staff of writers through the Flat Hat Intern Programme

  • Design Editor and Webmaster (Magazine); August 2019 – Present

    • Oversaw design and production of the magazine

    • Created and maintained the magazine's website

  • Editorial BoardFebruary 2019 – Present

    • Vetted candidates for university-wide positions

Aug. 2019–Present
Summer 2020

Universidad de Cádiz – Cádiz, Andalucía, España

Study Abroad: Hispanic Studies

Class of 2018

Nevada State High School – Henderson, Nevada

Dual credit experiences at the College of Southern Nevada and Great Basin College where I earned over 62 credits.

William and Mary Information Technology – Williamsburg, Virginia; Student Support Technician

  • Assisted faculty/staff/students with their technology needs

  • Worked to help facilitate a network switchover as well as two-factor authentication usage in the student body

Jun. 2018–Aug. 2018

Vineyard Vines – Las Vegas, Nevada; Sales Associate

  • Sold merchandise, specialising principally in Spanish and French speaking consumers

Skills & Languages

WHAT I BRING TO THE TABLE

Content Writing & Editing

Adobe Photoshop and InDesign

Data Analysis

Arranging/Executing Interviews

Customer Service

Project Management

Sales and Persuasion

Digital Communication

Computer Hardware/Software Maintenance

Adobe Premiere Pro

Investigative Journalism

IC3 Digital Literacy Certification

Research/Fact Checking/Accuracy

Columns/Editorials/Op-Ed Pieces

English

Spanish

French

German

Portuguese

Catalan

Modern Hebrew