Certificate of Achievement. Shreyas Pasumarthi: Skills, Tasks

Participated in project from Stage 1 to Stage 5
(CST Project Stages)


Technologies & Tools learned and applied

  • Google Cloud Platform -- cloud hosting, Google software tools
  • Google Data Studio -- data visualization


Soft Skills learned and applied

  • Research new ideas
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Team work
  • Communication


Primary tasks

  1. Participated in initial project path-finding with focus on data visualization and data sources.
  2. Represented STEM-Away at Santa Clara Convention Event for outreach
  3. Participated in data visualization research
  4. Mentee in Django web app setup and deployment


Tasks by stage highlighted below:

  • Stage 1: Getting Started
  • (June 2019)
    1. Researching prior work in this area
    2. Identifying technical requirements
    3. Identifying logistical requirements
    4. Creating organizational system for CST documents (Google Drive)
    5. Project Specifications document


  • Stage 2: Team Assembly
  • (June 2019)
    1. Recruiting. Team is a mix of interns and other students.
    2. Information meetings
      1. Understanding STEM-Away
      2. Understanding CST
    3. Project management tool
      1. Initial set of tasks identified and entered


  • Stage 3: Group Discussion and Assigning Responsibilities
  • (July 2019)
    1. First All-Team Meeting
    2. Assigning Tasks
    3. Researching
      1. Google Cloud Platform
      2. Data sources (API’s)
      3. Database technologies
      4. Web App technologies
      5. Visualization Tools
    4. Team Discussions
      1. Django or Flask (web app)
      2. BLS, CareerOneStop, Indeed API, Glassdoor API, or something else (data sources)
      3. PostgreSQL or mySQL (database)
      4. Data Studio, Pandas, Google API’s, Big Query, a combination, or something else (visualization)


  • Stage 4: Career Fair and The New Asana
  • (July 2019)
    Note: By now the whole team understands STEM-Away’s mission and the details of our specific project. We have researched, discussed, and decided which options suit the project best.
    1. Showcasing STEM-Away at Santa Clara Convention Center
    2. Asana, new project management structure created
    3. Weekly All-Team Meetings


  • Stage 5: Prototyping p.1
  • (August 2019)
    1. Creating the Python-Django virtual environment and web application skeleton
    2. Deploying to GCP
    3. Choosing/Researching visualization chart types
    4. Dashboard UI Prototype
    5. Making a request to BLS API
    6. Weekly All-Team Meetings



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