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 group to call family. These are their stories...
"Not only have I been able to meet people who have the same mindset and goals to save the environment, but I was also able to step out of my comfort zone."
"I can honestly say I will always be able to look back on this trip as one of the most incredible things I have ever done."
"Sharing a positive attitude with others to maintain happiness while working towards the hard goal of saving our planet!"
"I want to lead by example, to inspire, and to educate others on the urgency of transitioning towards green energy."
"I want to leave the world knowing that I helped to improve the life of at least one other person."
"I've always wanted to have a career in sustainability, and to do something that makes the world smarter, greener, and healthier!"
"I want to use my creativity and problem solving skills to tackle problems impacting people all over the world, especially in developing countries."
"My dream job is being a chemical engineer working to design and implement efficient and cost-effective methods of alternative energy, most likely in terms of solar power."
"Whether it be through R&D or technical sales, anything I can do to bring tangible, sustainable solutions to the table of employers and companies is what I'll consider to be good work!"
"My dream is to travel to developing communities in Africa, Asia, Latin America, or wherever there is need to help establish sustainable modes of living, such as renewable energy production. I would love to be able to help fix the political and social climate in the United States in order to make sustainability a national priority, but I know there is also so much we can do outside of the U.S."
"My dream career allows me to continue working in a technical capacity and using my background as a chemical engineer to make an impact on energy systems, while still working closely with other people."
"I have such a strong passion for preserving the environment because of this experience; it definitely has influenced my career aspirations."
"Seeing the beautiful natural world has grown my desire to preserve it as much as possible."
"I am an incredibly passionate individual for sustainability! I want to help solve the largest and most pressing issues affecting our planet."
"I want to improve the lives of others while maintaining the quality of the Earth. I want to harness the power we get naturally from the Earth for human benefit without compromising the Earth or the people, animals, and plants that inhabit it...I want to educate the people of the world and help all to live happily."
"I am most passionate about access to clean water, sustainable energy storage, and sustainable agricultural practices."
"No other study abroad program will provide this unique combination of meaningful impact, education, and fun."