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...
"I want to be able to say that I had a part in preserving natural areas where I live and help to foster a love for the outdoors and nature. I want to play a role toward transitioning our current society toward renewable energies and mitigation of climate change."
"I want to be a leader in the sustainability world so I can educate others on the value of living a sustainable lifestyle. Achieving this at a global level would mean a lot to me because sustainability issues are felt worldwide."
"A diligent, joyful, experimental and industrious worker who believes in working for a cause, in my case Sustainable Energy."
"Driven by passion to improve energy efficiency, eliminate transmission losses and attract companies to profit from green energy, I have gained experience in the fields of thermal and energy engineering, corporate finance and oil and gas."
"At the end of the day, I want to look back and confidently say that I have positively impacted the world by spreading sustainable development and furthering the use of renewable energy."
"As a woman in the field, I am the minority. The hope is that I can spread the importance of STEAM type careers amongst other woman, not just Geology, to help make the science related field more diverse. "
"I've always wanted to have a career in sustainability, and to do something that makes the world smarter, greener, and healthier!"
"The renewable energy and sustainability field is extremely alluring to me. I would love to work in this industry and be able to see how energy use develops throughout my lifetime."
"The GREEN Program is a dream come true for any student in a renewable energies focused program or are planning to."
"I view the land, its culture, and its history as a resource which I feel called to protect and act as a voice for. This is why I am studying urban planning; so that I can someday soon be this voice for our valuable resources."
"I want to mitigate the effects of industrialization by helping people and companies transition back to a sustainable mindset that will shape a healthier future on Earth."
"A resume can show ambition, but it cannot appropriately portray the passion that I have for energy and the environment, nor the people, places and ideas that have come with exploration in this field."
"Instilling the passion, drive, and vision that are fundamental to being a pioneer in this ever-changing, and ever-greening world is imperative."
"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."
"I want a career in which I can apply my engineering education to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of renewable energy systems while also working with community members to gain an understanding of how their lives can be improved."
"I want the leave the world with much better built environments for people to inhabit, which I believe starts with innovative material use, renewable energy, and smart and resilient city planning."
"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."
"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!"
"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."