Post-Bac Fellowship


The Spatial Analysis Fellowship at Smith College is a one-year position for a graduating senior or recent graduate with strong spatial analysis and GIS skills to gain work and teaching experience while supporting the Spatial Analysis Lab’s ongoing research, teaching, and outreach projects. Founded in 2012, the Spatial Analysis Fellowship has successfully prepared Fellows for careers or graduate study involving spatial analysis and geospatial technology. We are currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Spatial Analysis Fellowship; for more information about the application requirements and instructions for how to apply, check out the How to Apply page. The application period will open in the middle of December and the application deadline is February 15, 2014.

IMG_0318The current Spatial Analysis Fellow, Cory Keeler, graduated from Grinnell College in 2012 with a B.A. in Geography and has been especially involved with teaching and “spatial thinking” curriculum development during her Fellowship. In her time at Smith, Cory has worked with classes from the Environmental Science, Geoscience, Architecture, Sociology, Landscape Studies, English Literature, Mathematics, and Biology departments, as well as co-teaching an intensive GIS course during January Term and developing a workshop series to make GIS and GPS methods more accessible to the Smith community. She has also assisted in faculty research using spatial statistics and provided mapping and cartographic support to various departments and projects on campus.

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