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Feb 25, 2020

An Inside View: Nonprofit Organizations

“Breadth more than depth” is a common theme for nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit organizations are popular employers for Forestry and Environmental Resources (FER) graduates because these organizations apply conservation practices and…

Feb 10, 2020

Announcing 2020-2021 Doris Duke Scholars

We are excited to announce the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars for 2020-2021! EmmaLee Hovander, ZoologyJaren Baluyot, Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation BiologyReese Dorroh, Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation BiologyNina Esquerdo, Fisheries, Wildlife,…

Feb 4, 2020

Grace Lackmann: Teaching Through Environmental Engagement on a Barrier Island

Teaching Through Environmental Engagement on a Barrier Island:  Education Internship at the Bald Head Island Conservancy The moonlight glanced off the ocean’s gentle waves, the only light illuminating my post…

Jan 10, 2020

An Inside View: Environmental Education

Internships in environmental education are fairly easy to find, but can these positions lead to more than a summer job? Informal educators interact with audiences in a variety of institutions…

Dec 4, 2019

Chacos and tacos: Exploring the Landscape and Culture of Arizona by Joshua Pil

“But it’s a dry heat,” my friend, a native to Arizona, said “it’s so much better than North Carolina’s weather.” These are the words that convinced me, with a body…

Nov 19, 2019

Jasmine Gregory: Water Resources Outreach and Education Internship

Have you ever turned on the tap to wash your hands? Or maybe you’ve gotten a car wash or watered your lawn? Have you ever watched the streets flood with…

Nov 5, 2019

An Inside View: Environmental Consulting

“As an environmental consultant, my main responsibility is to provide excellent service to our clients.” – Emily Forbes, ONE Environmental Group Environmental consulting firms are viable workplaces for many Forestry…

Oct 1, 2019

An Inside View: Working for a State Agency

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality is one of the popular state agencies Forestry and Environmental Resources students seek employment. From the mountains to the coast, NC DEQ has offices…

Oct 1, 2019

Matt Hill: NC DEQ Environmental Specialist in Air Quality

Why did you choose to work for NC Department of Environmental Quality? I wanted to work for NC DEQ because I wanted a job where I knew the work I…

Jun 4, 2019

Skyler Price: Citizen Science Sparrow Swap Internship

Have you ever seen a small, dainty, blue-colored bird with a dark tan chest? If so, you have probably seen an Eastern Bluebird, one of the area’s most beautiful native…