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James (J.R.) O'Hara

East Greenbush, NY, USA

University at Albany, State University of New York
Master’s Degree in GIS Expected: May 2019
Graduate certificate is GIS
Master’s Degree in Geography May 2018
GPA: 3.7
University at New Paltz, State University of New York May 2016
Bachelor of Arts in Geography
Minors: Music
GPA: 3.7
• Summa Cum Laude
• member of Gamma Theta Upsilon International Geographic Honor Society
• National Resident Hall Honorary
• Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society

Office of Campus Planning - University at Albany June 2018 – Present
GIS Intern
• Creating/modifying GIS maps of important features on campus, including manual fieldwork
• AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Revit, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Access.
Capital District Transportation Committee, Albany, New York July 2017 – May 2018
GIS Intern
• Labeling/condensing data of crosswalks and parks throughout 4 different counties
• Used GPS unit to collect pavement scores and create trail data to transfer to ArcGIS
• Used crash data to create map that highlights various aspects of data
Wallkill River Watershed Alliance, New Paltz, NY January 2016 – May 2016
GIS Intern
• Updated and integrated watershed maps with Orange and Ulster County
• Acquired and generated new data to construct new map layers
• work with the Wallkill Watershed Science group to utilize maps to track pollution sources to Wallkill River
Benjamin Center, SUNY New Paltz, NY September 2015 – January 2016
GIS Intern
• Created and plotted bus stop routes throughout Orange County, NY
SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY May 2015 – September 2015
GIS Intern
• Plotted GPS points and transferred points to ArcMap
• Created maps within the New Paltz recycling center in order create a walking/hiking trail.

• ArcGIS
• Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, etc.)
• Adobe Suite (Illustrator and Photoshop)
• Python
• AutoCAD
• Eagle Scout

James (J.R.) O'Hara

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Posted 2019-03-05 under Entry Level