Here's a snapshot of some of our ES senior students!
Also, check out what some of our ES alumni are up to after graduation!
Amy is a senior Environmental Studies major with a concentration in International Sustainability and a minor in Psychology. Amy has interned at the Illinois Green Economy Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing green employment, technologies, and infrastructure. She has also interned for an environmental consulting company testing air and soil. Most recently, Amy has interned with Sugar Grove Nature Center leading camps and developing programs. She also participated in the May Term Tropical Ecology course in Costa Rica studying various tropical ecosystems. On campus, Amy has been an active member in the Sierra Student Coalition. She hopes to a pursue a career in Conservation Psychology or Environmental Consulting. Contact Amy
Tatum is a senior Environmental Studies major with a concentration in Environmental Policy and is minoring in Chemistry. She is co-president of the Sierra Student Coalition. She spent the summer of 2014 at the University of Nevada, Reno working on a project dealing with steroidal water contaminants. She spent her summer of 2013 in Northern Lake Michigan working on water chemistry research at Central Michigan University's Biological Station on Beaver Island. She also took the the May Term course: Water Resource Economics, where she traveled to Nevada, Arizona, and Utah. Tatum is most interested in the intersection of science and policy, and hopes to pursue a career working to bridge that gap, especially in the realm of water issues. Contact Tatum
Brittany is a senior Environmental Studies major with a concentration in Environmental Policy and a minor in Health. She has assisted in planning and organizing the annual Illinois Sustainable Living and Wellness Expo during her internship with the Ecology Action Center. On campus, Brittany has been a part of the Sierra Student Coalition, GREENetwork, and has worked as the Environmental Studies student assistant. In the summer of 2014, Brittany interned in a joint program between State Farm and the local chapter of the American Red Cross where she promoted community awareness about disaster preparedness. She is currently working as a student assistant in the IWU Wellness Office and interns at the Illinois Heart and Lung Foundation, where she is part of the planning process for the annual Women's Health Night. Brittany is interested in pursuing a career that combines her knowledge and love for both health and the environment. Contact Brittany
Amanda is a senior Environmental Studies major with a concentration in International Environmental Sustainability and a minor is Political Science. While at IWU, Amanda has interned with Sugar Grove Nature Center where she helped develop programs for camps and also helped care for animals. In the Fall of 2013, Amanda studied abroad in Australia, during which she interned for an organization called Cultivating Community, who is in charge of Public Housing community gardens and a city wide composting initiative throughout metropolitan Melbourne. Upon returning back to IWU, Amanda became the Peace Garden Manager for the summer as well as the fall semester. Amanda hopes to have a career working with people and the environment, hopefully involving consulting, politics, and non-profit groups. Contact Amanda