Undergraduate Profiles

May 6, 2019

Graduation to Vocation: Mixing Fields and Materials in a Paper Mill

So proud of Sam Melikian!  He is graduating with an undergraduate degree in Paper Science and Engineering with a minor in Business Management.  Read the full article here. Repost from College of Natural Resources Monthly News

May 2, 2019

Achieving Sustainable Success

In the College of Natural Resources, graduating senior Mary Paz Alvarez Valverde discovered a passion for understanding “trash” and its significance in today’s world.

Nov 30, 2018

Summer Internship with International Paper… Leaves Lasting Impressions

Internships Required and Essential The College of Natural Resources requires every student to complete an internship or co-op prior to graduation. These programs are aimed at helping students gain real world experience and exposing them, first hand, to what it’s […]

Sep 18, 2018

Out of the Classroom and Into the Field

From DC to China to right here on campus, students in the Department of Forest Biomaterials got out of the classroom and into the field this summer to put their knowledge to work and gain hand-on experience. Heather Starkey I […]

Aug 28, 2018

Student Spotlight: Garnett Bullock

Garnett Bullock, a Sustainable Materials and Technology major, has completed a number of hands-on experiences while at NC State. From Compost Concierge to Cabinet Installer, he’s able to take a closer look at the sustainability angle at any position. Get […]

Aug 14, 2018

Student Spotlight: Mary Paz Alvarez Valverde

Sustainable Materials and Technology major Mary Paz Alvarez Valverde is well aware of the benefits of professional development, especially as a student. Recently she traveled to Boston, Massachusetts to network with industry professionals at the International GreenBuilding Conference and Expo. When […]

Jan 17, 2018

Student Spotlight – Heather Starkey

Paper Science and Chemical engineering December 2017 graduate Heather Starkey traveled across China with her Paper Science and Engineering classmates in her last year of undergraduate studies. They spent two weeks visiting various manufacturing facilities related to the paper industry and […]

Dec 13, 2017

Graduation to Vocation: Solar Installation Technician

Jack Marley is graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Sustainable Materials and Technology and a certificate in Renewable Energy Assessment. He’ll start his job as a Solar Installation Technician for Southern Energy Management in Morrisville, N.C., almost right away. […]

Dec 11, 2017

Graduation to Vocation: Project Engineer

Jeramy Williams is graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Sustainable Materials and Technology and a minor in Renewable Energy. He’ll start his job as a Project Engineer I for JE Dunn Construction in Atlanta, Ga., almost right away. In […]

Dec 7, 2017

A Junior PSE Students Journey with Paper  

The traditional internship for a Paper Science & Engineering major will likely include collecting samples, wearing PPE, engineering projects and producing good quality paper products. But is there anything else a paper science intern could do? Personally, I wanted to […]