Fall Winter Youth Interns – 2008-2009
James hails from Inverness and is a student at NSCC in Port Hastings. James is a Film and Video Technician, he graduated from NSCC with a Screen Arts Degree in June 2003. He is currently working on obtaining an Electricians Certificate to coincide with his Screen Arts Degree and enhance his skills as a film technician.
James has worked as a freelance film technician, specializing in the electrical department on film sets. He has also done some work as a Geophysical Analyst, using advanced GPS technology working as a field surveyor.
James is using his skills to create some video podcasts that will illustrate how to use a GPS and Geocaching. He will also be providing some training sessions on GPS’s, as well as basic Web 2.0 applications. James works out of Port Hood, Scotsville and Inverness C@P Sites.
Karen Jeane Mills – Web Designer
Karen graduated from NSCAD in 2006 with a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts. She completed a Web Design Internship with Student Connections in Halifax in 2007. She has since worked as a Freelance Designer, improving existing web sites and brand identities.
Karen has been very busy creating the design layout for the template for our new site, which will also be available as a template for other regions to use to create their own web site. Karen works out of the Port Hood C@P site.
Angela Wiswell – Computer Trainer
Angela lives close to MacKinnons Harbour in Victoria County. Angela is the mother of two young children and works part time at the Whycocomagh Coop, as well as part time for ICCNS. She is not a new comer to CAP, having worked as a summer youth coordinator and an administrative support manager for Victoria County C@P. Angela received an Honors Diploma in Administrative Medical Computer from Matech Education. Angela has created tutorials for students as well as CAP employees and helped establish a consistent curriculum of course modules adaptable for outreach clients using assistive technology. She will be using her experience and skills to develop some tutorials on Web 2.0 Applications and providing some hands on training sessions. Angela works out of the Whycocomagh C@P Site.