Hi, my name is Jennifer Williams. I am a first year undergraduate student at the University of Michigan in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. My prospective major is Computer Science. On campus, I am a member of the Women in Science and Engineering Residential Program (WISE RP) and Girls in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (GEECS). In addition to these organizations, I am also part of the Undergraduate Research Opportunities program, where I am an undergraduate research assistant working in the Crowds + Machine (CROMA) lab under the advisement of Professor Walter Lasecki. My goal in the technology field is to promote education in this discipline as well as make technology accessible for everyone.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
September 2019 - April 2023
Prospective Major: Computer Science
Relevant Coursework: Introduction to Computer Programming (EECS 183 - Fall 2019), Programming and Introductory Data Structures (EECS 280 - Spring 2020)
WORK AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
HOLLAND SPECIAL DELIVERY (TRUCKING COMPANY)
July 2019 - August 2019
Summer Paid Intern for the Accounting and Human Resources Departments
Analyzed and edited data on spreadsheets and in a database to ensure accuracy of billing information
Compiled information from paper employment applications by entering it into an online recruiting website to aid in the hiring process
Contributed to a more cohesive and efficient work environment by assisting other employees in their duties
THE LAURELS OF HUDSONVILLE
February 2018 - August 2019
Volunteer Activities Assistant for Nursing and Rehabilitation Home
Managed and transported 20+ residents around the facility to create a positive and encouraging environment
Enhanced my interpersonal skills by interacting with residents, nurses and staff to support residents' well-being
CROWDS AND MACHINES
I am an undergraduate researcher in this lab through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). In this lab, my current area of focus is on mental models and human-AI interaction.
October 2019 - Present
MHACKS 12 (HACKATHON) - SHOPTIMIZE PROJECT
I was a member of a four-person team creating an iOS app to increase efficiency in shopping by sorting inputted items by store location. I worked on the login/sign-up page layout and code, as well as connecting it to Google's Firebase database. For this project, I used the programming language Swift.