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Resume Details: Matthew Miyares

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6825 Silassie Court Lorton VA USA

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Willng to Relocation :
Desire Location:
Washington DC Area
Date Available :
21-5-2012 to 20-8-12
Desire job Title::
Year of Experience:
Entry Level

Education :
Fall 2009 – Present: Undergraduate pursuing a BA in Geography with a minor in Geospatial Information Systems, George Mason University Honors College
– Current GPA 3.92
– Course Work included experience in: Remote Sensing and GIS, Cartography, Economic Geography, Quantitative Analysis of Geographic Problems (with experience in SPSS)
– Member of the GMU Policy Debate Team

Fall 2005 – Spring 2009: High School Home School
– GPA 3.96
– Course work included US Geography and Geospatial Studies: Remote Sensing/Cartography
GIS Skills :
- Three semesters of practical GIS training
+ Basic Qualitative Image Analysis (Satellite and Arial Photography)
+ Basic Image Processing
+ Basic Data Manipulation
+ Basic Quantitative Data Analysis
+ Climate Data Analysis

- Experience with basic cartographic techniques
+ Data Classification
+ General Reference Mapping
+ Thematic Mapping (Chloropleth, dot density, and proportional symbols)
+ Basic Color Theory and Graphic Design Elements
+ Transferring files in KML to Google Earth
+ Map Layouts and Publishing

- Experience in public presentation of geographic information
Work Experience :
- Feb 2010 – May 2010; Feb 2011-Present: Student Assistant – Mason Life Program, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

- Jun 2010 – Aug 2010: Volunteer at the Information Desk at the Library of Congress, Washington DC

- Jul 2009 – Aug 2009: Assistant – Lorton Community Food Bank, Lorton, VA

- Jan – Jun 2007: Page and Event Assistant – Kingstowne Branch, Fairfax County Public Library, Lorton, VA


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