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Undergraduate Student Profiles

May 19, 2023

Emily Dye: Growing with CAMCORE

The famous Norman Borlaug, the creator of Dwarf Wheat, formed the basis of tree improvement and conservation methods that are used by Camcore and the Tree Improvement Program at NC State… 

Mar 16, 2023

Miles Dillard: DEQ Step Intern Experience

Have you ever wanted to take part in environmental research that will help new environmental standards and initiatives become reality? If so then you will be interested in the internship… 

Feb 24, 2023

Lana Davenport: Backcountry Ranger Assistant at Shuyak Island State Park, AK

This past summer I embarked on the greatest adventure of my life: two and a half months on the Kodiak Archipelago, in southwest Alaska. Fifty days were spent on a… 

Feb 10, 2023

Audrey Benton: Uncovering the Wonders of Our Coasts

Imagine waking up, stepping outside, and seeing dolphins swimming right in your backyard. That’s what I did this summer at the North Carolina Coastal Federation in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.… 

Jan 27, 2023

Cassi Shires: Diving in to North Carolina Marine Fisheries

I held on to the rain-soaked handrails as tightly as I could, adrenaline pumping through my system as we motored back to the dock to escape the storm. In that… 

Rhiannon - Rhiannon See: A Summer of Photography, Writing, and Lemurs! -Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Jan 13, 2023

Rhiannon See: A Summer of Photography, Writing, and Lemurs!

The first day of my internship at the Duke Lemur Center was unlike any other first day at a new job I have ever experienced. I began the day with… 

Ridge Road Park -Eben Preston: Invasive Plant Specialist with Raleigh Parks - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Dec 12, 2022

Eben Preston: Invasive Plant Specialist with Raleigh Parks

Everyone enjoys a lovely trip to Anderson Point Park, Lake Johnson or any of the other wonderful parks the city of Raleigh has to offer, but did you know that… 

Sep 8, 2022

Nick Ginipro: A Summer at the Museum

Asking questions is hard, and in a museum where all the information is exclusively contained on plaques scattered around exhibits, it’s even harder. If someone wants to know more about… 

NC State student Tatiana Frontera stands in the Madison River in Montana.

Aug 4, 2022

Montana Conservation Corps Intern Tatiana Frontera is Safeguarding the Outdoors

This summer, Frontera is interning with the Montana Conservation Corps in support of the Madison River Foundation in Ennis, Montana. 

Aug 1, 2022

Kaitlyn O’Donnell: I relearned how to write at my City of Raleigh Internship

I consider myself a proficient writer. Sure, I don’t know all the right places to put a comma, or sometimes I misuse a word. But my style of writing has…