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Mapping the Nation

Mapping the Nation

Across the globe, governments use GIS to move communities toward healthier, more resilient, and safer outcomes. From actions as simple as optimizing routes for field workers, to visualizing policy impacts and developing intelligent transportation systems, GIS supports governments at all levels—local, state, and national.

The Godfather of Digital Maps

The Godfather of Digital Maps

Esri owns more than half of the market for so-called GIS (short for “geographic information systems”) software, and its technology is used around the world by some 350,000 businesses, government agencies and NGOs, which collectively create 150 million new maps every day.

GIS Position Wanted – Kiel Rohring

I am a recent environmental studies graduate from Purchase College (SUNY) with a focus in policy and a minor in biology looking for a position involving GIS.

I have experience working in ArcGIS 10, having taken multiple courses and receiving an A in each. I also completed the 2014 National Park Service Module, and over 48 hours of ArcGIS training through the Esri Virtual Campus, receiving sixteen certifications. I am proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, have completed and presented my senior thesis titled “Selection of intertidal substrate by gravid Asian Shore Crab females (Hemigrapsus sanguineus)” and am confident in my research and presentation capabilities. My customer service and public education experiences have enabled me to communicate amicably and efficiently with diverse groups of people. I am quick to learn and am comfortable working in fast-paced environments and on both individual and group projects.