Geographic Information Systems & Environmental Management

Ontario, Canada

Honours Bachelor of Science – University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus       2014-2018

Program: Double Major in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Environmental Management


o   Sessional GPA for 2018: 3.42

o   Annual GPA 2017 – 2018: 3.29


Pre-approved by ECO Canada’s Environmental Youth Corps (EYC) Internship Program, giving eligible employers up to $15,000 to hire recent grads for full-time, meaningful environmental jobs.

·        Dedicated and ambitious graduate practiced in GIS data management, creation, analysis and modeling

·        Experienced in GIS and remote sensing integration, working with various software programs to create data and process geospatial images

·        Strong analytical and problem-solving skills working with various software programs and packages relative to GIS, remote sensing, and landscape analysis

·        Educated in systems thinking and the integration of environmental management practices and environmental systems into reports, case studies and experiment planning

·        Hands-on experience in project planning; allowing for the development of strong decision-making, collaboration and leadership skills in a team environment

·        Familiar optimizing GIS workflows using ArcGIS Model Builder and Python

·        Skilled researcher with strong written and verbal communication skills; produced numerous research papers through both group and independent initiatives

·        Self-motivated worker capable of juggling multiple projects with tight deadlines while producing quality outputs

·        Desktop GIS Software:  ArcGIS (Spatial Analyst, Network Analyst, 3D Analyst, Tracking Analyst)

·        GIS Programming Languages/Environments: Model Builder, Python, SQL

·        Cartography:  Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

·        Design:  AutoCAD 2017

·        Geospatial Image Processing: ERDAS Imagine, Geomatica 2017

·        Landscape Analysis: Fragstats, GraphAB

·        Statistical Computing: R

·        Microsoft Office: Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel



Geographic Information Systems & Remote Sensing

·        Determined accessibility to healthcare facilities based on annual income in the Greater Toronto Area via Network analyst

·        Performed hydrological analysis in ArcGIS to identify the impact of damming rivers, assessing potentials for water withdrawal and assessing a focus area for fishery habitat restoration

·        Created GIS maps reflecting various analyses including least cost path, population distribution, surface temperature, and land cover

·        Automated GIS workflows with Python and Model Builder

·        Built knowledge of SQL syntax and commands relative to GIS

·        Experienced in data extraction, conversion, and management of geodatabase files

·        Developed skills in the processing and classification of geospatial imagery

·        Experience with cleaning, coding, and processing geographic information

Environmental Management & Assessment
·        Developed an understanding of environmental management systems and gained knowledge and exposure to environmental legislation including: Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA), Fisheries Act, Species at Risk Act (SARA), Federal Sustainable Development Act

·        Produced Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments and created contamination reports based on wind, water, and soil data gathered from contaminated areas/areas of interest

·        Built a foundational understanding of climate science, biogeography, and physical geography and applied this understanding to create a breadth case studies and scientific papers

Assistant Market Coordinator                                                                                    2017
Erin Mills Backyard Farm and Market, Mississauga Ontario

The Backyard Farm is a Non-Profit Organization that provides an urban agriculture experience and permaculture education to local community members by setting an ‘Urban Farm and Market’ showcase in Mississauga. My duties included:

·        Fostering valuable relationships with stakeholders, vendors, and volunteers to effectively coordinate market materials and activities. Built a collaborative and engaging environment.

·        Delivering health and safety training to new volunteers and supervising use of equipment on site

·        Enhancing flow and organization of the market by designing a master volunteer and vendor schedule

·        Evaluating various market needs and creating a collaborative weekly plan for market ad hoc activities and digital engagement efforts

·        Collaborating with vendors and volunteers to create promotional materials for the market and communicating promotions via weekly newsletter and social media



Completed June 2018

Honours Bachelor of Science for GIS and Environmental Management at University of Toronto

The Bachelor’s degree program I completed is a double major degree, as specified my two majors are Geographic Information Systems and Environmental Management.

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