Shelby Van Arnam

  • Albuquerque US-NM
Shelby Van Arnam

Master's Candidate - Geography

Work History

Work History
Sep 2014 - Jun 2015

Teaching Assistant 

Western Washington University
  • Lab Supervisor
  • Introduction to GIS
Feb 2013 - Jun 2014

GIS Technician

SpARC

I was employed at the Spatial Applications Research Center at New Mexico State University as a GIS Technician while completing my undergraduate degree. Through this experience, I have developed my skills with software, research, leadership, and data collection/analysis.

Projects I have worked on include Land-Based Sources of Air Quality Contamination in the Binational Border Region of Southwestern New Mexico, Northwestern Chihuahua, and West Texas; Particulate Matter Emission Inventory for the International Border Region of Southern New Mexico Using GIS and Source Specific Emission Factors; and Healthy Kids of Las Cruces, New Mexico Department of Health Awareness.

May 2010 - Aug 2010

Temporary Secretary

6th Judicial District Attorney's Office
  • Case Management System Entries and Design Implementation
  • Telephone Operations
  • Data Organization of Case Loads
May 2008 - Aug 2009

Contractual Worker

3rd Judicial District Attorney's Office
  • Case Management System Entries and Design Implementation
  • Telephone Operations

Education

Education
Sep 2014 - Jun 2016

Master of Science

Western Washington University

Geography

Aug 2010 - May 2014

Bachelor of Science

New Mexico State University

Geographic Information Science and Technology

Cumulative GPA: 3.56

Major GPA: 4.0

Skills

Skills

Leadership

Leadership Experience: Meeting Leader, Position Holder, and Rule Enforcer. Different achievements I have earned throughout the years are in direct correlation to the continuous leadership positions that I have held.     Awards and Membership: Awarded Crimson Scholar (2010-present), Delta Gamma Scholarship Director (2011-2012), Member of Young Women in Computing (2011-2012), Delta Gamma Honor Board Junior Member (2013-Present), College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s List (2012-present), Vice President of Gamma Theta Upsilon (2013-present), Secretary of Geography Club (2013-present)    

Micrsoft Office

Throughout my career as a student at New Mexico State University I have been required to learn the different programs within Microsoft Office. I continuously create presentations, documents, and statistical analysis through these applications with a direct correlation to projects completed in GIS.

Computer Programming

I have studied Java, C++, C, Python, Lennox and object oriented programming methodology through the Computer Science department at New Mexico State University as well as completed various ESRI training involving object oriented programming with GIS.

ArcGIS

I have studied ArcGIS throughout my undergraduate career and worked with the software extensively through my position as a GIS Technician in the Spatial Applications Research Center (SpARC).

Spatial Information Products

Certifications

Certifications

Regression Analysis Using ArcGIS 10.1

ESRI

Python for Everyone Using ArcGIS 10.1

ESRI

Learning ArcGIS Desktop Using ArcGIS 10

ESRI