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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...

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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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Kayla Holguin

University Of Washington

Chemical Engineering

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Casey Fritz

University Of California, Berkeley

Marine Science, History Minor

"I want to make impactful progress in environmental protection by raising public awareness for the issues we are currently facing such as climate change, ocean acidification, and habitat loss."

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Daniel Yinglong Liu

Colorado School Of Mines

Biochemical & Chemical Engineering

"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!"

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Casey Smith

Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo

Electrical Engineering

"Even though I'm an engineer, expressing creativity is a huge part of my personality and I spend a lot of my free time practicing art of various mediums."

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Brian McCarthy

University Of Massachusetts Amherst

Chemical Engineering, Minor: Engineering Management

"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."

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Ty Dane Rempe

University Of Nebraska- Lincoln

Mechanical Engineering

"I want to engineer technology to create a more efficient and sustainable world."

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Andrea Miller

University Of Michigan

Chemical Engineering

"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."

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Lauren Hillis

Rowan University

Reykjavik University

Sustainability Energy Engineering

"I want help improve sustainable energy technologies and spread awareness of sustainable practices."

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Robert Belau

University Of Minnesota

Math, Physics, And Mechanical Engineering Majors, Astrophysics Minor

"I want to leave the world better than I found it. From my closest family and friends, to strangers I'll never meet. From humankind to the animal kingdom. From mountains to valleys. From oceans to deserts. I want to make the most positive impact possible, and will work to whatever lengths necessary to make it happen."

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Hayley Walker

Boston University

Mechanical Engineering

"I want to use human-centered design to solve sustainability, renewable energy, transportation and engineering problems."

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Ben Brosnan

University Of Kentucky

University Of Denver

Mba And Bs In Electrical Engineering

"I would enjoy working for a small company helping grow a company and make a positive impact on the world. I would specifically like to work in sustainability and renewable energies."

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Nicole Ricchione

Business, Entrepreneurship

"I have a passion for cooking and healthy eating. I'm a vegetarian, and I want to own my own food business to educate people about healthy eating and cooking."

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Rebecca Cartellone

Columbia University

Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering Minor

"I have such a strong passion for preserving the environment because of this experience; it definitely has influenced my career aspirations."

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Trent Cummings

The George Washington University

Environmental Studies, Sustainability

"I'd like to work towards conserving the natural wonders that have inspired me so that my children's generation has the opportunity to appreciate the environment as more than an afterthought of past generations."

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Chelsea A. Vargas

University Of Rochester

Engineering Sciences, Minor: Studio Arts

"As a child I always understood the importance of being a globally minded citizen, which is why I think I grew up with the desire to be apart of something bigger than myself and help others become better versions of themselves."

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Benjamin Stallings

Purdue University

Chemical Engineering / Energy

"Seeing the beautiful natural world has grown my desire to preserve it as much as possible."

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Louis Graup

Temple University

Applied Mathematics, Computer Science Minor

"I have a passion for environmentalism and living sustainably and I want to make that my career."

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Katie Stevens

Lafayette College

Biology Minor: Environmental Science

"I want to work in a position where I can help make my community more sustainable and actually see the direct results of my work."

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Zoe Elizabeth Gobetz

North Carolina State University

Chemical Engineering, Minor In Sustainable Energy, Focus In Sustainable Energy Engineering

"I am an incredibly passionate individual for sustainability! I want to help solve the largest and most pressing issues affecting our planet."

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