Jun 14, 2021

Tree Conservation and Biotechnology

Environmental Sciences student Bethany Suarez completed an internship with the Forest Biotechnology Group. During her internship, she learned about genetic improvement of hemlock trees. To read more about Bethany's experience, click here.

May 24, 2021

Learning About Fish at the Coast

Sophia Boyd is an Environmental Sciences student who spent a semester studying at CMAST and completing an aquaculture internship at Carteret Community College. To read more about Sophia's experience in Morehead City, click here.

Mar 25, 2021

My Experience in the Climatepedia Program

Olivia Merritt is a Natural Resources Policy and Administration major who participated in a 12-week climate change program called Climatepedia. During her time in the program, Olivia got to meet and connect with many inspiring students in her cohort. To read more about Olivia's experience, click here.

Nov 4, 2020

Saving Salt Marshes From Home

Joshua Pil is an Environmental Technology and Management student who spent his summer working for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Directorate Fellowship Program. Although his internship was completed from home, he was still able to contribute to salt marsh conservation efforts with his work. To read more about Joshua's internship, click here.

Jan 23, 2020

Hog Farm, Sunshine, and Lots of Ammonium

Arunabh Saikia is an Environmental Technology and Management student who had the opportunity to conduct research on whether trees located near a hog farm were able to reduce concentrations of atmospheric ammonium.

Nov 15, 2019

Why We Do It

Claire Riley is a Sport Management student who participated in an internship at the Ripken Experience in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. She worked during eight week-long baseball tournaments throughout the summer.

Nov 1, 2019

Summer in Herbicide

Rachel Burris is a Forest Management student who worked as an intern for Premier Forestry and Environmental Consulting in New Bern, NC. She learned firsthand about herbicide application, and gained some valuable new skills including arborist work and operating different kinds of equipment.

Jun 17, 2019

Learning to Lead and Loving My Job Thirty Feet in The Air

Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management major Kristen Biddle spent her summer working at Clearwater Cove Young Life Camp in Lampe, Missouri. Her time at Clearwater Cove allowed Kristen to make connections with people that changed the way she sees service and faith, learned how to become a better leader, make new friends, and see the ins and outs of Clearwater Cove as an organization working towards their mission in serving kids.

Jun 15, 2019

Catching Turtles on Campus

Kyle Watkins, a Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology student, got to be an Intern Supervisor and work with box turtle surveys taking place on centennial campus.

Jun 5, 2019

An Urban Bird Quest

Research doesn't have to be conducted in a lab. Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology major, Kolby Altabet, recently discovered this as they worked a summer internship birding in urban areas.