Short-term, experiential education for our world’s most pressing issues in sustainable development.

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Reasons why students are going GREEN, and you should too 

Supercharge your resume and set yourself apart in the global job marketplace

Experience sustainable development in the world's leading destinations

Maximize your year and spend winter, spring, or summer break abroad

Gain exclusive facility access with private behind the scene tours

Check epic adventures and cultural experiences off your bucket list

Develop entrepreneurial solutions towards sustainable development

Work alongside local communities to bring sustainable solutions to life

Join our global community of change makers and global citizens


99% of GREEN Alumni say that The GREEN Program has refined their purpose: professionally, personally, academically

First Time Travelers

One in four GREEN students are traveling abroad for the first time with us

Interview Topic

Four in five GREEN Alumni say that employers have asked about their GREEN experience during a job interview

Alumni Engagement

91% of GREEN Alumni stay connected with our global alumni community for mentorship, jobs, industry news, travel, and more

Long-Term Impact

95% of GREEN Alumni stay involved in sustainability efforts after their GREEN program

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Trey LaSane

Howard University

Chemical Engineering

"No other study abroad program will provide this unique combination of meaningful impact, education, and fun."

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Jossy Jose

Shiv Nadar University

Technology & Mechanical Engineering

"This unique program not only highlights the need for renewable energy, but is also a memorable learning experience for students."

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Charles White

Stanford University

Masters In Civil And Environmental Engineering

"Being a part of the GREEN program encouraged me to pursue a job with the firm I’m working for now and even now I am inspired to continue creating experiences and opportunities for myself."

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Taylor Ryan

Pennsylvania State University

Community, Environment, Development

"GREEN helped me fuel my passion and grow a burning desire to do what I wanted with it"

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Andrea Carranza

University Of California, Berkeley

City Planning (masters)

"This trip has been an eye-opening experience that has made me want to help create a better, more sustainable world."

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Tristan Perkins

University Of South Australia

Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering

"I want to leave my impact on the world by being an integral part of the engineering team that improves human space flight"

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Amy Marie Amaon

University Of North Texas

Mechanical & Energy Engineering

"My big dream is to somehow be able to make a global impact that promotes sustainability, clean energy, and the pursuit of STEM education."

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David Fagbola

University Of Maryland

Electrical Engineering

"I believe I am part of a generation willing to set out a path and foundation for the future."

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Shelby Bierig

University Of Pennsylvania

Mechanical Engineering

"I felt the passion in myself and my colleagues, so I sought out to find a company motivated by sustainability and found myself at Tesla Motors!"

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Corey Aydlett

North Carolina State University


Environmental Technology And Management

"The GREEN program was the fastest 10 days of my life, but I learned more about myself and the environment than I did through four years of my undergraduate career."

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Robyn Jones

Environmental Engineer

"The most valuable part of the program for me was the opportunity to make connections and form professional relationships and friendships that I still rely on today."

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Vasu Sojitra

University Of Vermont

Mechanical Engineering

"GREEN helps open the eyes of the younger populations on the opportunities that are out there."

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Emilie Gentry

Colorado School Of Mines

University Of Texas

Geoscience, Structural Geology

"Specifically, I think I would like a career in high impact research such as working at a national lab, or something relating to geothermal energy."

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Zachariah Rizk

University Of Oregon

Environmental Studies, Business Administration - Minor

"Through empowerment, education and grit, we can revive our inner cities into innovative hubs for green solutions."

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Sarah Collmus

Rochester Institute Of Technology

Mechanical Engineering - Environmental Studies

"With the capability of working together on technical innovations we can arrive at feasible solutions much more quickly and with a sense of unity."

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Faces of The Future

Not only do our students get to experience a life-changing trip, we also place them on a path to career fulfillment in sustainability & give them a global community to call family. These are their stories.

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Our mission advances the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for global sustainability.

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Blog   |  August 2nd, 2019

Hot In The Streets: Composting

*This is part of a summer blog series written by an anonymous member of our alumni community. The opinions expressed here are independent of GREEN Program and do not...

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Blog | August 2nd, 2019

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