Shane Canyon Walsh


Objective:     Physical geographer seeking opportunity to develop and apply skills in the fields of Geoscience, Cartography, Remote Sensing, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).



Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, Anticipated Graduation – December 2017

  • Bachelor of Arts in Geography, Concentration in Geoscience, GIS Minor, Planning Minor – GPA 4.0
  • Member – Gamma Theta Upsilon International Geographical Honor Society
  • Member – Tau Sigma National Honor Society

Antonelli Institute of Photography, Erdenheim, PA, May 2004

  • Associate in Specialized Technology – Photography – GPA 3.55


Employment:     Photographer, 2002 to 2014

  • Directed and executed digital photography work flow: lighting, capturing, downloading, editing, retouching, printing, archiving.
  • Oversaw digital capture and digital capture work flow, from conception to post production, in studio and on location, in high stress environment.

Yeoman, United States Coast Guard, 1997 to 2001

  • Maintained files and administrative records, pay and personnel requests, prepared military travel orders and prepared correspondence.
  • Disaster response, search and rescue, marine resource protection and waterway security, in high stress environment.


Internships:        Rowan University (Dr. Christman) – Jan. 2017 to present

  • This study presents an object-based approach to mapping LULC using illustrator software and mid to high resolution, aerial photographs, in order to create a versatile map product, able to display multiple viewpoints.

Rowan University Community Visualization/Planning Lab (Dr. Meenar) – Jan. to Sep. 2017.

  • Mapping, graphic design, qualitative data analysis for ongoing research lab.


Relevant Skills:      

  • Geographic Information Systems software/web mapping platforms: ArcGIS Suite, including ArcMap, ArcScene, ArcGlobe, ArcGIS Online, IndieMapper
  • Remote Sensing software including TerrSet/Idrisi
  • 3D modeling software including SketchUp
  • Desktop and Database Suites: Microsoft Word/Excel/Access, Powerpoint, Google Docs, Dropbox, Evernote and Piktochart
  • Graphic Design/Photography software including Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop



  • Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team – Disaster Mapping
  • Rowan University Fossil Park, PBS Nova Production – Fossil set up and prep work
  • Wenonah Shade Tree Commission, Wenonah, NJ – Member
  • Home and School of Wenonah – Graphic Design Work

References and Letters of Recommendation available upon request.