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Celebrating the Class of 2020

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William (Jake) Sehnert

Master of Science in Data Science


Hometown: Fairport, New York, USA

Previous Education: B.A. Economics from the University of Rochester

Capstone Project: Shoptaki Crypto Bot

Internship(s): Technical Assistant for RDSC

Research: Technical Assistant for RDSC

Other Highlights: Graduate Housing Assistant for Residential Life

Future Plans: Industry: I'm planning on working hard as a Data Scientist for RDSC, learn from some of the smartest people in the field, and utilizing these skills to one day work as a quantitative researcher at the NBA.

Memory of Rochester: Getting to study the application of data science through a diverse array of academic perspectives.

Message to Family and Friends: 

"I took that personally." - MJ