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...
"Having our guide paint a picture like that for us was really impactful because we were able to see how climate change was destroying the earth with our own eyes."
"I'm really passionate about the environment, public health, and helping people. I wanted to become an engineer to help create a better world for all who inhabit it."
"I make a point to take in the sustainable practices of every country I visit and try to apply it to the US."
"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 want to leave the world better than I found it. I have a diverse background in sustainability and GIS. I would love to work with a company in either sustainability or GIS."
"My GREEN Program trip to Iceland really was the most influential experience for me in choosing to continue down the path of environmental policy as a career choice."
"Education is the most important tool we have against climate change, the more educated people are, the more likely they are to make a positive difference."
"When I realized I could positively impact the world and help solve its' technical problems, I knew this was the career for me."
"I want to help people use Earth`s resources more efficiently and in lesser amounts. More, specifically, I aspire to contribute to the creation of food systems which bolster food security, preserve ecosystem services for future generations, and provide jobs."
"I want to protect the environment through political activism, writing, and international climate change policy. Overall, I want to do as much good for the cause as possible."
"Visiting the Eyjafjallajökull glacier in Iceland had an immediate and profound impact on my future career."
It is my hope that I can leave my impact on the world by making a difference in the field of energy policy in the United States.
"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!"
"GREEN helps open the eyes of the younger populations on the opportunities that are out there."
"I want to leave my impact on the world by being an integral part of the engineering team that improves human space flight"
"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."
"One thing that is not reflected on my resume is how much I enjoy being creative."
"I want to do good in my life to leave the world just a little better than it was while I lived."