© 2019 By Gavin Aquin.

HOLA, SOY

Gavin Aquin.

Estudiante de la analítica de negocios y de los estudios hispánicos. Escritor y periodista.

Gavin Aquin

Licenciado en Analítica de Negocios & Estudios Hispánicos.

Las Vegas, NV, EE.UU.

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Acerca de

MI PASADO

Con una pasión por contar una historia auténticamente, tengo tanto el conjunto de habilidades como la experiencia profesional necesaria para sumergirme profundamente en el mercado creativo. Con raíces en California, crecí en Las Vegas, Nevada y espero viajar por el mundo a lo largo de mi vida y mi carrera. Como un trabajador en equipo auto motivado con excelente comunicación, imagino un futuro emocionante en una carrera escrita o de negocios.

 

Educación

LO QUE HE APRENDIDO

2018–2022

The College of William and Mary – Williamsburg, Virginia

Bachelor of Arts, Hispanic Studies; Class of 2022,

I officially completed requirements for a minor in Judaic Studies and have extensively studied Music, History and Francophone Studies.

Research Interests: Jewish Diaspora, Zionism, Ancient Israelite history, literary criticism of the Hebrew Bible, Talmud and Midrash, Jewish sacred music, the Convivencia and Borderlands, Sephardic Jews in Ottoman Salonica, traditional Sephardic Music, Catalan and Basque Nationalisms, Spanish speakers in pre-1848 American West, Organised Jewish Crime in Los Angeles and Las Vegas during the 19th and 20th centuries

  • Spring 2019: Research into Catalan/Chilean painter Roser Bru, for which I helped to prepare a possible exhibit in the Muscarelle.

 

Extracurricular Activities: The Flat Hat, Sinfonicron Light Opera Company, Tribe Sailing, Latin American Student Union

Relevant Coursework:  History and Religion of Ancient Israel, Identidad y cultura vasca (Basque Identity and Culture), History of Jewish Thought, Censura/Censorship, Oral Communication, Cultural Landscapes of Spain, Tonal Theory, Music Cultures of the Middle East, Middle Eastern Music Ensemble, Family Sexuality and Women in Judaism, Literary Criticism of the Torah

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.

Experiencia

DONDE HE TRABAJADO

Sep. 2018–Present

The Flat Hat – Williamsburg, Virginia (writer profile)

  • Magazine Editor in Chief; Jan. 2020 – Jan. 2021

    • Oversaw the entire Flat Hat Magazine and recruited and managed a staff of writers, editors and designers

  • Variety Editor (Newspaper); Jan. 2020 – Jan. 2021

    • Covered cultural events, concerts, art exhibits, clubs, and other miscellaneous things

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

  • Sports Editor (Newspaper); Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2020

    • 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

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

    • Oversaw design and production of the magazine

    • Managed a team of writers and curated outside content for publication

    • Created and maintained the magazine's website

  • Editorial BoardFebruary 2019 – Present

    • Vetted candidates for university-wide positions

Aug. 2019–Present

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

Hebrew University of Jerusalem  – Jerusalem, Israel

Study Abroad: Jewish Studies

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

Italian

Catalan

Modern Hebrew

Biblical Hebrew