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Eager GIS/Geography Graduate in search of Employment (Resume Attached)



OBJECTIVE

To join a company in the related fields of geography that utilizes and expands my technical skills of GIS and technology, and to bring enthusiasm, responsibility, dedication, and an excellent work ethic to an organization.

EDUCATION

University of California, Los Angeles - UCLA

Fall 2010

Geography/Environmental Studies, B.A. (GPA: 3.03)

Geospatial Information Systems & Technologies Minor, Conservation Biology Minor

Study Abroad: University of Melbourne, Australia Feb to July 2009

Study Abroad: Universita di California, Siena, Italy June to Aug 2007

Key Courses: Cartography, GIS & Remote Sensing, Intermediate & Advanced GIS, Applications of GIS

EXPERIENCE

Computer Operator UCLA Facilities Management

March 2010 - Present

Assisted in improving accuracy of the UCLA Interactive Map and other projects

Georeference large sects of terrain, buildings and objects throughout using sub-meter surveying equipment and post-processing software

Perform audits for GIS and Space Inventories purposes

Build and update new and existing GIS layers and presented completed work to campus officials

Work both on individual projects and with a group to design efficient workflows for attribute information with precise GPS coordinates for online publication (http://maps.ucla.edu)

Lab Research Assistant - UCLA Ecology Evolutionary and Biology Department

Oct 2009 - Present

Assistant to college professor and his PhD Candidates at UCLA

Careful measurement and dissection of European Bees, Africanized Bees and Argentinean Ants

Proficient in using high-powered microscopes and other laboratory equipment

Participated in experiments and research that will be used for scientific publication

Using data to create a research project

GIS Intern- The American Red Cross

April 2010 October 2010

Worked with the Emergency and Disaster Response at the West Los Angeles location

Created GIS layers and maps for key personnel based on emergency and long-term operations

Improved communication within the Internship Program by designing and synthesizing an efficient workflow method

Helped to improve GIS data for online publication

Aquarist Intern- Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

July 2008 March 2010

Intern and volunteer at Heal the Bays SMPA in Santa Monica, CA

Assisted senior aquarist in the maintenance of the aquarium by constant sterilization of facilities and key instruments

Ensured the health and well-being of the animals by timely feedings and steady observations

Increased knowledge by educating the public audience about the environment

LEADERSHIP, VOLUNTEER, ACHIEVMENTS

Publicity Chair and Digital Media Manager, QA at UCLA 2007 to present

Renovated organizations website and increased online traffic by 50%

Logistics Committee Director, La Familia (Student Organization)-May 2010

Arranged facilities and registration for conference; 250 Registered Participants

Logistics Committee Director, Samahang Pilipino (Student Organization) Nov 2009

Arranged facilities and registration for conference; 300+ Registered Participants

Volunteer Field Work in East Gippsland, Australia, Melbourne Zoo

Volunteer Lab Assistant, Sork Lab, UCLA Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Volunteer Lab Assistant, Nonacs Lab, UCLA Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Angie Kwon Scholarship Recipient (UCLA)

SKILLS

SOFTWARE: ESRI ArcGIS (9.3.1, 10); Trimble GPS Pathfinder Office 4.00, Terrasync 3.01; ENVI 4.5; Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Lightroom CS3, Microsoft Office Suite

EQUIPMENT: Trimble Nomad G Series Handheld, Lasercraft Contour XLRic Rangefinder, GPS Pathfinder ProXH Receiver, Trimble Zephyr

LANGUAGE: Tagalog (Comprehension)



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