Previous Experience

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Education


Credit UW-Madison https://biochem.wisc.edu/sites/default/files/intranet/medialab/clipart/UW_logo.gif


Master of Science in Cartography/GIS
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Geography
Madison, WI-Anticipated May 2017


GIS Capstone Certificate
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Geography
Madison, WI-May 2015

Credit St. Norbert College



Bachelor of Science in Chemistry-Cum Laude
St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI-May 2014

Experience


Credit UW Cart Lab Twitter https://twitter.com/uwcartlab


Project Assistant
Cartography Lab
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
September 2015-Present

Collaborated with professors on a National Science Foundation funded project to study the North American transnational hazardous waste trade.
Tasks included: Website Development, Visual Storytelling, Data Entry, Static Maps, Conduct Interviews
Credit UW Cart Lab Twitter https://twitter.com/uwcartlab

Research Assistant
Cartography Lab
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
June 2016-August 2016

Collaborated on a National Science Foundation and Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation funded project to study Interactive Cartography. Learned project management skills by being on two full-scale research projects at once. Learned grant management skills because a project goal was to be open about the status of all moving pieces.
Tasks included: API Documentation Writing/Styling, Preparing In-House Developed Software for an Empirical Study, Data Preparation, Basemap Styling, and Writing Blog Posts
Credit The Land Allinace http://thelandalliance.org/

Contract Employee
Land Alliance, Inc. Washington, D.C.
July 2015-August 2015

Worked remotely with geospatial data to create presentation slides for the company. Gained experience working with data from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)
Tasks included: Processing UAV Data and Creating Maps and Visuals
Credit St. Norbert College

Student Assistant
St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI
January 2014-May 2014

Developed GIS based activities for the Environmental Studies and World Regional Geography classes. Gained experience with Online ArcGIS and applying it to the classroom setting
Tasks included: Course Project Development
Credit Lakewood SuperValu https://www.facebook.com/Lakewood-Super-Valu-263901759870/

Utility Employee
Lakewood SuperValu, Lakewood, Wisconsin
May 2008-September 2015

I worked at this local grocery store during the summer and winter months through high school and college where I learned discipline, patience, and developed communication skills. I give all credit to my Lakewood SuperValu family for helping me grow as a person as I transitioned from high school to college.
Tasks included: Produce Department Manager Assistant, Dairy Department Manager Assistant, Nigt Manager, Cashier, and Customer Service

Technical Skills


Software:  ArcGIS | QGIS | Adobe Illustrator | Mapbox Studio | Adobe Photoshop | ENVI

Programming: JavaScript | HTML/CSS | D3 | Leaflet | CartoCSS | Bootstrap | Markdown | jQuery | GitHub | Python

Service



Credit http://www.eventbrite.com/e/maptime-madison-web-maps-leaflet-101-tickets-16699872769

Maptime Madison Co-Organizer
Madison, WI
May 2016-Present

Co-organized the local Maptime chapter to bring map-related educational events to the general public. Tasks included: Updating the Website and Writing and Sending Email Announcements

Credit www.backontrackdocumentary.com

Kentucky Equine Humane Center Volunteer
Nicholasville, KY
Spring Break 2016

During Spring Break of my 1st year as a Master's student, I went on an Alternative Break service trip through UW-Madison's Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD). Myself, along with 9 other students went to the Kentucky Equine Humane Center in Nicholasville, Kentucky. The center takes in abandoned and abused horses, rehabiliates them, and finds them new homes. Tasks included: helping the center prepare for a tack sale, cleaning barn stalls, removing old hay from the loft, and various other barn chores