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Darcee Caron

Darcee Caron

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The American University of Paris

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Introduction to Python

Data Enthusiast | Problem Solver | Data Analysis | Storyteller | Curious coach & active listener

My Work

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Data Manipulation with pandas

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Joining Data with pandas

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Introduction to Python

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Intermediate Python

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DataCamp Course Completion

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My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

Storyzy | Nov 2014 - Nov 2016

Business Developer

As the 'Swiss Army Knife' in residence, my tasks included sales and business development, strategy, CRM, marketing, communications, PR, product development, API management, and internship management - basically everything except accounting and coding! :) - Sales prospection: research & track potential sales contacts, make first contact (call, email, meetings) - CRM: identified and built sales CRM (Pipedrive), tracked prospects through the sales cycle (including sales forecasts) - Market research: competitors, pricing, benchmarking - Research & media monitoring: industry insights (stats, trade publications, thought leaders) for sales solution discussions - Social selling: used LinkedIn Sales Navigator - Significant contribution to product development: platform, website, and API design - Communications activities: social media tools, content marketing, sales decks, presentations, French-English translation - Regular travel: Paris - London
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Fat Tire Bike Tours, City Segway, Easy Pass and Classic Walks

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The American University of Paris | Jun 2020 - Present

Director of the Center for Academic Advising, Careers, and Experiential Learning

Managing a team of professional academic advisors and career coaches. Responsible for overseeing the AUP Global Professional Skills (GPS) Program. Responsible for overseeing the AUP Internship Program. Responsible for overseeing academic advising processes and policies. Responsible for managing career services. Responsible for developing cross-university partnerships and collaborations. Responsible for annual assessment of ACE Center, GPS Program, and one aspect of AUP's core curriculum. Active role in curricular development and design. Notable projects include redesign of first-year curriculum and various contributions to the Experiential Learning portion of the Core Curriculum.

The American University of Paris | Oct 2018 - Jun 2020

Director of Experiential Learning

Responsible for building and promoting the AUP Global Professional Skills (GPS) Program. Responsible for overseeing the AUP Internship Program.

The American University of Paris | Nov 2016 - Oct 2018

Internship Coordinator and Corporate Liaison

I help young professionals navigate their way into the professional sphere. Students (and sometimes alumni) come to me for assistance with their internship and job applications, to figure where and when to apply, to discover best practices and organization skills, for advice on how to build a professional life as an expat, and for support as they navigate administrative hurdles. Achievements: - Asked to present on "Defining and Using Assessment Metrics/KPIs" to staff & faculty - Pulled together & extracted insights from 7+ data sources - designed and published "AUP Internship Program" brochure used by university Leadership Team, Admissions Office, & Outreach & Advancement Office - Overhauled the process to submit internship evaluations/reports, reducing total emails per student from 5+ down to a maximum of 2. - I "sell" The American University of Paris to employers to strengthen our internship program. - Relationship cultivation and management. - Responsible for definition of KPIs/metrics and annual assessment for department. - Create/maintain both internal & external facing newsletters. - Create/manage a CRM solution for employer network (special focus on GDPR obligations). - Create/maintain/manage a large suite of complex business processes and policies. - Database management. - Write and edit website copy. - Creation and maintenance of web forms and surveys.

WordHustle Consulting | Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Marketing, Sales, & Communications Consultant - Self Employed

Specialized in Anglophone marketing for French startup companies.

Paris | Mar 2014 - Oct 2014

Tour Guide

Crafted a fun and informative experience for groups of 20+. Certified in emergency first response. Great reviews of my tours (see media below). History can be extremely interesting, especially when contextualized. Also biking in Paris is not a scary as you think.

Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD | Sep 2013 - Mar 2014

Policy Director Assistant

We hashed out the (sometimes extremely) different points of view from multiple competing industries to make policy recommendations to OECD delegates. - Research, copy writing, and copy editing. - Speech writing. - Public speaking (international audience of 100+).

rue21 | Feb 2008 - Apr 2008

Store Manager

We rocked out merchandizing and perfum sales to become one of the leading stores in the region!

Tween Brands | May 2005 - Feb 2008

Assistant Store Manager

Managed team of 20+ people. Responsible for merchandising, meeting/ reporting sales benchmarks, & general store operation.

Bay Point Elementary School | Jan 2007 - May 2007

Special Education Assistant

About 180 hours spent helping out a class of about 8 kids with autism. We would go to the store, play at the park, and (sometimes) do homework.

Eckerd College | Sep 2006 - Mar 2007

Student Fundraiser - Advancement Office

Solicited financial gifts/donations from alumni via phone and email. Approximately 60 hours spent fundraising.

My Education

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Master of Science - MS, Data AnalyticsData ScienceTech Institute | 2024
Master of Arts (M.A.), Public Policy and International LawThe American University of Paris | 2013
Certificate Program in International Human Rights Law, LawOxford University | 2013
Master's of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture and Herbal MedicineEast West College of Natural Medicine | 2011
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Anthropology & PhilosophyEckerd College | 2010

About Me

Darcee Caron

I have long described myself as a data enthusiast. My goal is to undertake a career pivot in 2024 to become a data analyst. I am actively working on a training program with DataCamp and will begin an MSc in April with Data ScienceTech Institute.

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