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...
"Seeing Machu Picchu will be forever in my memory and it was one of the best moments of my life."
"This trip opened my eyes to how understanding a culture enables sustainable infrastructure and practices to take place and make meaningful change."
"My experience in Peru solidified my graduate work to focus on water."
"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."
"This trip was for anyone who strives to live a purposeful life. I mean that in every sense of the word."
"Just do it! Go! It's so amazing and however nervous you are it's so worth it."
"This trip has been an eye-opening experience that has made me want to help create a better, more sustainable world."
"I want to be able to say that I have helped make this world even just a little bit happier. If I have helped one person live a better life, then I feel like I have done something worth while in this world."
"While there are countless ways to improve both the natural and built environment, my passions lie in the broad field of water resource management, renewable energy, and various sustainability initiatives."
"I would like to implement solutions on community scales that can make a world of difference."
"In the future, I hope to work as a Civil Engineer world-wide and especially help impoverished countries with essentials like waste-water treatment plants, drinking-water treatment, building wells, etc."
"I would like to spread the love and joy from having a connection with the world and inspire others to look beyond the generic expectations of what it means to be successful and a human."
"I want to use my creativity and problem solving skills to tackle problems impacting people all over the world, especially in developing countries."
"Through empowerment, education and grit, we can revive our inner cities into innovative hubs for green solutions."
"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."
"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."
"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."