Sile Lynskey - GIS GRADUATE

Student GIS at N.U.I.M



Work category

IT and Technology



Profile Activity

Sile Lynskey's Professional Experience

2007 - 2012

N.U.I.M - Student GIS

Seeking a position to employ my skills acquired during my Msc studies in Geographical Information Systems and Remote sensing course at the National University of Ireland (NUI), Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland.
Seeking to work as a GIS professional by utilizing my capabilities, confidence and intelligence in every aspect of the professional domain and by executing any given project with utmost responsibility, effort and satisfaction.
Experienced in the use of ArcMap10, Eradas10, Java Script and other software applications
Achieved 1st Class Honours in G.I.S. and Remote Sensing modules in my undergraduate degree. I enjoy the challenge of mapping physical attributes of the landscape to the more qualitative attributes of people.
I enjoy working as part of a team, but can work equally well using my own initiative.
Excellent communication, organisational, delegation, negotiation, time management and leadership skills.
Creative, enjoy a challenge and am target driven.

Westmeath Co. Council, Mullingar (July-Sept 2011)
Internship: in the Forward Planning Department mapping Athlone town

Ordinance Survey Ireland, Phoenix Park, Dublin (May-July 2011)
Internship: processing digital information for the Prime 2 Project

Midlands Youth Service Community Employment Scheme
Mullingar, Co. Westmeath (2007)
Youth Worker:
Responsible for organisation of youth club activities for young people in the Mullingar area, working in partnership with a number of national and regional organisations including Youth Work Ireland, FAS (the National Employment Placement Service), HES (the Health Service Executive).
Engaged in activities and projects that assisted in learners’ development of communication and interpersonal skills.
Supporting and encouraging young people to become active participants in shaping their futures.

Agency Work (Childcare for HSE) (2005)
Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.
Care Assistant
Provided care to vulnerable clients with disabilities which required patience due to many being very aggressive in nature.
Liaised with people from other areas such as; social services, housing officers and General Practitioners.
Centra Supermarket & Delicatessen, (2004 – 2005)
Rochfortbridge, Co. Westmeath.
Deli Assistant
Provided excellent customer service as the motorway was being built. The working environment was very busy and enjoyable.

Sisters of Charity Residential Home (2003)
Delvin, Co. Westmeath.
Care Assistant
Residential care facility for intellectually and disabled people.
Provided care to vulnerable clients with disabilities which required patience due to many being very aggressive in nature.
Worked with clients on a daily basis assisting them in practical activities.
Assisted in a range of duties from distribution of medications under supervision to household duties.

Irish Society of Autism, (2000 – 2003)
Dunfirth Farm, Johnstownbridge, Co. Kildare.
Assisted in the smooth running of a farming community based project for adults with autism.
Good organisation, planning and time management skills were essential.

Sile Lynskey's Education and Qualifications


Masters/PostGrad - GIS and Remote Sensing

N.U.I Maynooth

National University of Ireland (NUI) Maynooth, Co. Kildare. (2007-2012)
Msc Degree (2.1) in Geographical Information Systems and Remote sensing (2012)
Bachelor of Arts Degree (1.3) in Geography (2010).

Athlone Institute of Technology, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. (2005 –2006)
Certificate in Community Studies (2006)

Athlone Institute of Technology Garrycastle, Co. Westmeath. (2003 – 2004)
Certificate in Computer Applications (2004)

N.U.I., Galway, Co. Galway. (2002-2003)
Certificate in Social Care (2003)