International Monetary Fund
July 2020 – Present
As I am passionate about studying and improving global economic policy, I am beyond grateful for this opportunity to help economists at the IMF. I am currently helping with better understanding where the world stands in terms of achieving Sustainable Development Goals as well as improving climate change issues. Everyday, I feel extremely lucky to do what I truly enjoy!
Main Skills Acquired: Data Collection and Manipulation, Data Visualization, Fiscal Policy Analysis, Excel and Stata
Tufts University Economics Department
Graduate Teaching Assistant/Grader
September 2018 – May 2020
I worked as Graduate Teaching Assistant for International Economics and Grader for Macroeconomics, and I have to say teaching assistantship was one of the unexpected yet wonderful opportunities that I was given at Tufts. The students’ views were refreshing and kept me mindful of the intuitive and practical importance of economic theories. I wouldn’t have had the chance to interact with and learn from the students otherwise.
Main Skills Acquired: Public Speaking, Written and Oral Communication Skills
Boston Beyond & After School
Summer Data Analyst
Education is another field that I strongly advocate, and I had an exciting opportunity to analyze a decade’s worth of survey data to understand summer program outcomes in the Greater Boston area.
Main Skills Acquired: Data Analysis with SPSS, Writing a Data Analysis Memo.
Department of Housing and Community Development
Data Analyst and Research Intern
The internship with DHCD was an opportunity to experience how it is like to work in the public sector. I worked on creating/improving reports and preparing PPTs for senior meetings. It was absolutely fulfilling to know that my work contributes to important public and community matters!
Main Skills Acquired: Excel Report Development, Data Visualization
Stop & Shop
September 2017-August 2018
I analyzed costs and promotions data for Stop & Shop, and I maintained reports that helped better understand the company’s revenue streams. Even though the retail service was not my expertise, my analytic skills were highly appreciated in the department, and I am glad to start my first full-time experience in such a supportive yet constantly-evolving environment.
Main Skills Acquired: Excel Formulas and Functions, Communication Skills with all levels of individuals within a large, global company.
Asian Women Sexual Health Initiative Project
March 2016-March 2017
Mental health is another field that I feel eager to learn more about. I helped Professor Hyeouk Hahm with her grant proposals, presentations and group therapy sessions. I also had the honor to contribute to one of her book chapters exploring the social and economic factors behind mental health disorders among Asian American women.
Main Skills Acquired: Interview Analysis Skills using NVivo, Writing/Editing Skills.
Click here to read the interview of Prof. Hahm and me with BU Magazine.