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John Williams

Bakersfield, CA, USA

California State University, Bakersfield – Bakersfield, CA
Certificate of Completion – Geographic Information Systems
California State University, Stanislaus – Turlock, CA
Bachelor of Arts: Geography – Concentrations: Physical, Geospatial, Global, and California
Ohlone Community College – Fremont, CA
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts – Certificate of Accomplishment: Cultural Geography

• ArcGIS 10 – 8 years
• Google Earth – 10+ years
• Photoshop – 5 years

San Jose State University – San Jose, CA
Graduate Research Assistant - Dr. Kathrine Richardson
30 hours per month
• Meet with Japantown officials to discuss new project for community
• Create a Health, History, and Happiness Walking Tour in Google Tour Beta
• Add waypoints to map, with descriptions and photos of each location
• Design walking tour safely and efficiently for residents and tourists
City of San Jose – Planning Dept. – San Jose, CA
GIS Special Projects intern
$14 per hour
20 hours per week
• Work with City of San Jose General Plans, beginning from 1970s
• Edit parcel and street layers in ArcMap
• Input findings into excel spreadsheets
• Give finished datasets to supervisor and Planning Department
Frontline Energy Services – Walnut Creek, CA
GIS Field Technician
$20 per hour
40 hours per week
• Work with data and maps in ArcGIS 10.2
• Map out PG&E pipelines throughout Bay Area
• Digitize parcels and georeference paper maps
• Type up reports from each project and submit to supervisor

• "Food Deserts in Santa Clara County." SHiFT Magazine. Illustrations, Neal Waters. Issue 6. San Jose: College of Business, San Jose State University, 2014. 10-11. Winter 2015.
• “Food Choices: A Look at Food Deserts in Santa Clara County” 2014 Geography Department Symposium, San Jose State University: San Jose, CA
• “Turlock Zones of Livability ” 2013 California Geographical Society Conference: San Luis Obispo, CA
• “Land Change After the Haiti Earthquake” 2012 California Geographical Society Conference: Davis, CA
• “Community Based Mapping: Meeting the Needs of Recent Assyrian Refugees in the Central Valley” 2011 California Geographical Society Conference: Bishop, CA

• Achieved Dean’s List four semesters at California State University, Stanislaus
• California State University, Stanislaus Geography Club President

John Williams

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Posted 2018-12-29 under Geospatial