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Gavin Meader

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Gavin Meader
1607 70th Street
New Richmond, WI 54017
(715)-977-1310
gavinmeader@gmail.com

Recent graduate with a collection of technical and interpersonal skills. Passionate about data collection and field work. Trained in cartography and spatial analysis.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
FOND DU LAC RESOURCE MANAGEMENT St. Peter, MN
Remote Intern March 2018 May 2018

Offered free ArcGIS work for Fond du Lac Reservation in Cloquet, MN
Cleaned and converted raw data to use in GIS
Developed a collection of animated maps that were later given to United States Geological Survey and used in a watershed project
Balanced expectation of client with those of professor (internship accounted for 40% of total grade)
Managed project timeline and scope
Problem solved and offered solutions to client, who had little exposure to GIS

HIDDEN PINES RANCH Stillwater, MN
Camp Counselor June 2016 August 2017 (Seasonal)

Practiced public speaking, presentation skills, and leadership responsibilities
Made lesson plans while balancing education, entertainment, and safety
Practiced customer service when speaking with parents at the end of the day
Worked individually and on a team for different duties throughout the day
Managed group dynamics and became experienced in conflict resolution

EDUCATION
Gustavus Adolphus College St. Peter, MN
Bachelor of Arts in Geography June 2018
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
GPA: (3.758) | Major GPA: (3.933)
Gamma Theta Upsilon

School for International Training Arusha, Tanzania
Wildlife Conservation and Political Ecology May 2017
Conversational proficiency in Swahili
Independent Research: Data collection and analysis in remote rainforest
o Data gathered entirely in Swahili without aid of translator

ADDITIONAL SKILLS
Advanced in Microsoft Office
Advanced in ESRI ArcGIS including model builder
Data collection, synthesis, and analysis
Cartography
Cataloging and record keeping
Database management
Leadership in form of a club president and founder

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Posted 2018-11-28 under Entry Level