; As a student of Geography at Auburn University, I have worked on many GIS and mapping projects within the Geography and Geology department. •••••; In June •••••, I accepted the responsibility of an independent study requiring me to teach myself Definiens eCognition Developer, an object-based image analysis software recently purchased by Auburn University, with the objective to write teaching outlines for the software as well as write lab assignments for an Advanced GIS class that will be offered beginning Spring ••••• I successfully completed the assignment August 2, ••••• •••••; I have tutored many students in the Forestry and Wildlife Department with the mapping of forest and vegetation as well as wildlife populations. •••••; I have worked with many data and image clearinghouses including •••••, ••••• and •••••. •••••; During spring •••••, I participated in a three day Flood Plain Management field work training trip to the Gulf Coast where I gained knowledge and experience in gathering, analyzing, and processing data for management and emergency planning purposes.
Work and Related Experience: Auburn University College of Science and Mathematics - AU EXPLORE – Auburn, Alabama Teaching Assistant (May •••••) I assisted Dr. Luke Marzen (Professor of Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing) in teaching Google Earth workshops to students in grades ••••• of participating Southeast regional public and private schools for the Geography and Geology Department’s division of the AU Explore science and mathematics program. American Speedy Printing Center – Auburn, Alabama Sales Representative (March ••••• – February •••••) I worked as a sale representative assisting customers with paper choices, paper quality and design consulting. I also provided customers with cost estimates and ordering. I gained extensive knowledge and experience in customer service.
Fred D. Peak and Associates - Land Development and Residential Construction Company– Central and southeast Alabama/ Central and southwest Georgia Internship as an Assistant Project Manager/ Punch-list Coordinator (May ••••• – July •••••) Punch-list Coordinator (July ••••• – June •••••) – I worked part-time while attending fall and spring semesters at Auburn University. I gained great knowledge and experience during my internship and part-time work with this company. I assisted Senior Project Managers and Architects in the supervision and management of land development and new residential construction projects as well as several remodel jobs. I learned an immense amount of business knowledge as well as hands-on construction related skills wor••••• on these projects. I also gained knowledge by being responsible for such business operations as material take-off and cost estimates, issuing work orders, developing and coordinating construction schedules, hiring and firing subcontractors, evaluating subcontractor payment draws, maintaining legal requirements, ma••••• design choices and resolving design dilemmas, real estate analysis, and reviewing and relating construction plans and specs, land plats, elevations, surveys, and engineering reports. Education: Bachelor of Arts in Geography, Auburn University Major: Geography Concentration: Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing Related Coursework: Remote Sensing and Aerial Photography, Geographic Information Systems, Cartography, Natural Hazards, Computer •••••, Statistics, Environmental Law, Geology I-II, Wor••••• Drawings and Specs. Computer Skills and Training: GIS/RS Software: •••••; Definiens eCognition Developer (object-based image analysis software) •••••; ArcGIS: ArcMap, ArcCatalog •••••; Erdas Imagine •••••; Completed ••••• training modules Google Earth Other Software: •••••; Microsoft Office •••••; Sharepoint Designer •••••; Adobe Photoshop •••••; Adobe Illustrator