College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Environmental Science & Policy

ENSP alumni careers

ENSP alumni demonstrate the variety of careers available to ENSP majors, and many have contributed their e-mail addresses.  Feel free to contact them to ask about their academic and/or professional experiences!  

  • If you are an ENSP alum and would like to add your information to this page, please e-mail abm13@umd.edu 
  • If you are interested in learning about early alumni careers (1999-2010), go here.

Biodiversity & Conservation Biology

  • Annelise Buck (2016).  AmeriCorps/VISTA volunteer, New York Cares. abuck1347 [at] gmail.com
  • Christopher Burgess. Double degree, Mathematics (2011). Field research assistant, Drexel University's wildlife research center, which is part of the Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program, Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea. cjb0326 [at] gmail.com
  • Kira Burkhart (2012). Currently: Researcher, Environmental Integrity Project. Post-graduate internship: Bonobo Conservation Initiative. kiraburk [at] gmail.com
  • Brady Cunningham (2011). Ph.D. program, Marine Science, University of South Carolina. bcunning12 [at] gmail.com
  • Maggie Glaudemans (2015).  Environmental educator, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center.
  • Michelle Graulty (2017).   MPS in Marine Conservation, University of Miami.  michellegraulty[at]gmail.com
  • Ori Gutin (2015). Volunteer English teacher for Tibetan refugees, LHA Charitable Trust in Dharamsala, India. Post-graduate internship: Center for American Progress. omgutin [at] gmail.com
  • Kara Loyd (2013). Animal keeper, Small mammal house, The National Zoo.
  • David Markman (2011) Ph.D. program: Zoology, Colorado State University. First position after Maryland: Vector and Parasite Biologist, contractor at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. davidwmarkman [at] gmail.com.
  • Alaura Moss (2013). M.E.M. program, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University.
  • Alyson Parker (2013). Law school: Columbus School of Law, Catholic University.
  • Chris Riley (2014).  Graduate research fellow, Ph.D. program, Entomology, Ohio State University.  riley.595 [at] osu.edu
  • Caitlin Seppi (2014). Graduate school: Sustainable Solutions, Arizona State University. caitlinseppi [at] gmail.com
  • Hilary Staver (2012).  Associate:  E3: Energy + Environmental Economics.  M.S., Environmental Science, Yale University.
  • Ashlee Walker (2012). Graduate school: Sustainable Development and Conservation Biology (CONS),University of Maryland.
  • Kate Weiss (2014). Ph.D. program, Environmental Life Sciences, Arizona State University.
  • Hannah Zinnert (2015). Chesapeake Conservation Corps Volunteer, Center for Coastal and Watershed Studies, Hood College, MD.  hzinnert [at] gmail.com
  • If you are interested in learning about early alumni careers (1999-2010), go here.

Environment & Agriculture

  • Shane Connolly (2012). Lieutenant, US Air Force.
  • Dierdre Griffin (2012). Graduate school: Soil science, University of California - Davis. dierdre.e.griffin [at] gmail.com
  • Emileigh Rosso (2011). Graduate school: Soil nutrient management, University of Maryland. emileighrosso [at] gmail.com
  • Jimmy Shue (2017).  Regional Food & Agriculture Intern, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, Washington, D.C.
  • Mayhah Suri (2015).  Extension Environmental Specialist, University of Maryland Agricultural Law Education Initiative/CONSERVE.  msuri1[at]terpmail.umd.edu
  • Viviana Zalles (2014). Ph.D. program, Geographical Sciences (Remote Sensing), University of Maryland.
  • If you are interested in learning about early alumni careers (1999-2010), go here.

Environmental Economics

  • Soyanne Austin (2016).  Environmental specialist, CCJM Engineering.
  • Rebecca Bailey (2014).  Currently, graduate school:  MPH program, University of Maryland.  First position:  Development assistant, Center for Science in the Public Interest. rlbailey22 [at] gmail.com
  • Ella Clarke (2014).  Currently:  Development Assistant, Donor Relations, EarthJustice.  First position after Maryland:  Sunnyvale Community Services, a social justice non-profit that works to prevent homelessness and hunger in Sunnyvale, CA.  eclarke [at] earthjustice.org
  • Christopher Frye (2016). Construction Crew Leader, AmeriCorps, New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity. christopher.d.frye [at] gmail.com
  • Kaitlin Greco (2012).  Currently: Ph.D. program:  Ecology and Evolution, and M.S., Technological Systems Management (Energy and Environmental Systems), Stony Brook University.
  • Anand Gupta (2013). Currently:  ReNew Power, a clean energy company based in Delhi, India.  First position: Research Assistant, Energy, Environment and Transportation Group, ICF International. anandgupta92 [at] gmail.com.
  • Nicholas Jan (2011).  Currently, staff physical therapist, Schrier Physical Therapy.  DPT,  University of Maryland - Eastern Shore.
  • Debbie Namagayi (2011). Graduate school: Sustainability Studies, Arizona State University. First position after Maryland: Media relations intern: Oceana.
  • Monica Saavedra (2011). Ph.D. program, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland
  • Theodore Saltos (2012). Ph.D. program, Applied Economics, The Ohio State University.
  • Kenny Theodos (2011). Research assistant, ICF International. kennethatheodos [at] gmail.com
  • Jonathan (Yoni) Vick (2012).  Graduate school:  Soils and biogeochemistry, University of California - Davis. yonatan.cooperman [at] gmail.com
  • Jason C.Y. Wong (2013). Second degree in Germanic Studies. Ph.D. program, Sustainable Development, Columbia University. jw3144 [at] columbia.edu and his webpage(link is external).
  • Kiera Zitelman (2013). Currently:  Program officer, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.  First position:  Federal strategic accounts analyst, ICF International.  Attending Georgetown University part-time, studying public policy. k.zitelman [at] gmail.com
  • If you are interested in learning about early alumni careers (1999-2010), go here.

Environmental Restoration & Management / Environmental Geosciences and Restoration (beginning 2014)

  • Sarah Au (2011). Graduate school: Environmental toxicology, Clemson University. First position, Technician, US Agricultural Research Service. sarahau9 [at] gmail.com
  • Nephtali Chavez (2013).  Certification Coordinator for the American Tree Farm System ®, American Forest Foundation. nephtali.chavez [at] gmail.com
  • Joseph Hager (2011). AmeriCorps. Deconstruction/Critical Repair Volunteer, Sea Island Habitat for Humanity, South Carolina. joeyhager1 [at] gmail.com
  • Martin Handelman (2014). Seasonal naturalist, Maryland Park Service. m.p.handelman89 [at] gmail.com
  • Sean Harris (2014). Research assistant, Sustainable agriculture program, ARS-USDA.
  • Naomi Henry (double degree in GIS-Geography, 2011). Graduate school: Environmental Resources Engineering (Water), SUNY-College of Environmental Science and Forestry.
  • Steve Hohman (2014).  Environmental scientist, AECOM, a consulting firm.
  • Alexandra Jamis (2012). Currently: Research assistant, ICF International - Alternative Fuel and Advanced Vehicle Program. First position after Maryland: Communications intern, Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).
  • Aleandra Kramer (2017).  Intern, ECS Limited Mid-Atlantic.  alexandrakramer[at]sbcglobal.net
  • Tyler Lang (2012). Environmental scientist, URS Corporation.
  • Alan Marquez Martinez (2013). Graduate school, Industrial Ecology, University of Leiden.
  • Dana Rushovich (2013). Urban farmer, Boone Street Farm, East Baltimore, MD.
  • Meghan Ryan (2014).  Currently:  Graduate student, Water resources engineering, University of Maryland; and Research intern, NASA Goddard.  Meghan is studying snow in the polar regions of the globe using various forms of remote sensing, including satellite data.  Immediately after undergrad: Post-graduate internship, Water quality division, Environmental Systems Analysis, Inc.
  • Matt Stocker (2013). Hydrological technician, USDA Environmental Microbial Food and Safety Laboratory.mstocker00 [at] gmail.com
  • Matt Viens (2012). Graduate school: Sustainable Land Management, Use, and Policy, Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. First position after Maryland: Student contractor, EPA Office of Research and Development. matthew.r.viens [at] gmail.com
  • Paul Widmeyer (2012). Environmental scientist, Northrop Grumman Corporation. Also: Part-time MBA student, Robert H. Smith School of Business.  pawidmeyer [at] gmail.com
  • If you are interested in learning about early alumni careers (1999-2010), go here.

Global Environmental Change

  • Stephen Dessel (2012). Staff Scientist, Advantage Environmental Consultants. sdessel [at] gmail.com
  • Mark Drymala (2012). Recycling Coordinator, University of Maryland - Baltimore.
  • John C. Hammond (2012). Currently, Ph.D. program, Hydrology, Colorado State University.  M.S., Water Resources Sciences and Hydrology, Oregon State University. john.christopher.hammond [at] gmail.com
  • Roy Hewitt (2011). GIS analyst, US Fish and Wildlife Service/Southeast Region (Georgia).
  • Nina Randazzo (2015). Graduate school: Environmental Earth Systems Science, Stanford University.
  • If you are interested in learning about early alumni careers (1999-2010), go here.

Land Use

  • Atara Bernstein (2013). Manager / teacher / coordinator, Sweetgreen, DC Greens.
  • Morgan Bachman (2014).  Currently:  Recycling Coordinator, Georgia State University.  First position: Recycling program associate, Univ of Maryland.  morganlbachman [at] gmail.com
  • Naseera Bland (2014). Student contractor, US EPA, National Center for Environmental Assessments.
  • Garrett Byron (2015).  Law school: Pace University.
  • Nicole Diven (2012). Customer service specialist, Ecobeco: Energy Efficiency Experts. nicole [at] ecobeco.com
  • Brad Fetzer (2013). Currently, GIS analyst, Prince William County, VA.  First position: GIS specialist, Stafford County, VA.  beradftzr [at] yahoo.com
  • Morgan Folger (2016), with double degree in English language and literature.  Global Warming Solutions Fellow, Environment America.  mfolger [at] environmentamerica.org
  • Allison Giza (2015). Energy Efficiency and Marketing Assistant, Ecobeco, LLC.  alillian193 [at] gmail.com
  • Allison Gost (2012). Faculty research assistant, Dept of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland.  allison.gost [at] gmail.com
  • Amanda Junge (2013). Environmental analyst, Macris, Hendricks & Glascock, P.A.  
  • Maureen Kelly (2014). Faculty research assistant, Dept of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland.
  • Andres Lobo (2013). Currently: Environmental scientist, Project Enhancement Corp., contracted to US Dept of Energy. Also, part-time, Master's program: Audio-engineering, Johns Hopkins University.
  • Joanna Luu (2012). Environmental systems analyst, BAE/US Navy.
  • Katie Nicolato (2012). Currently:  Biological Science Technician, Katmai National Park, AK.  During the off-season:  Education Specialist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the Alaska Peninsula and Becharof National Wildlife Refuges.   Second position: Ecologist/GIS Specialist, Montana Natural Heritage Program (Wetland and Riparian Mapping Project). First position after Maryland: Research technician, University of Alaska (Fairbanks).
  • Alexa Nieves (2014). Currently, Aerospace Product Specialist, Honeywell Aerospace Company. M.S. , Data Analytics, Arizona State University. alexanieves [at] gmail.com
  • Kelci Schexnayder (2014).  Patient Care Technician, University of Maryland Medical Center.  BSN, UM School of Nursing.
  • Ben Shapiro (2016).  Currenlty: Master's program, Sustainability in the Urban Environment, City College of New York.
  • Colleen Shipley (2015). Graduate school, non-profit management, UM School of Public Policy.
  • Adrienne Small (2011). Recycling specialist, University of Maryland.
  • Emily Voelker (2013).  Currently: Americorps, Outreach and Education Coordinator, Community Kitchen Pittsburgh. Second position: AmeriCorps, Educational programs apprentice, Pittsburgh Botanic Garden.  First position: DEVELOP Young Professional - Communications Manager, NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center. 
  • Hannah Weiss (2015).  Business development assistant, The QED Group.  M.S., Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland.
  • Hannah Younes (2015).  Currently: Ph.D. program, Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland.  First position: GIS Data Technician, Central Maryland Regional Transit (CMRT) Program. 
  • Audrey Vogel (2017).  Masters program in City and Regional Planning (MCRP degree), UNC Chapel Hill.  avogel12[at]terpmail.umd.edu.
  • If you are interested in learning about early alumni careers (1999-2010), go here.

Marine & Coastal Management

  • Maura Duffy (2013). Conservation technician, National Aquarium.  Post-graduate internship, Chesapeake Conservation Corps.
  • Danielle Dupuy (2012). Marine scientist, CSS contractor / NOAA. dupuy.di [at] gmail.com
  • Taylor Giordano (2013). Hydrographic assistant, contracted by Earth Technology Resources, Inc., to work on NOAA research vessel Bay Hydro II in the Chesapeake Bay. taylor.giordano [at] noaa.gov
  • Carey Goldman (2014).  Coordinator, Project Ocean Change, AmeriCorps/UNC-Wilmington's MarineQuest Program.  carey.gold [at] gmail.com
  • Justin Hanacek (2011). NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service. justinhanacek [at] gmail.com
  • Taylor Hollady (2017).  Data Analyst, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Sciences (UMCES) Chesapeake Biological Lab, Solomons, Maryland.  Also: Environmental Consultant, Cricual Economics Group, LLC. thollady[at]terpmail.umd.edu
  • Jack Kleman (2012). Ph.D program: Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland.
  • James Kramer (2013). Biological technician, NPS fisheries survey team, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska. Began there as SCA intern.  In the off-season, works with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.  jmkramer15 [at] gmail.com
  • Eric Long (2011). Field technician, Harris Lab, Chesapeake Bay Laboratory.
  • Kelsey Monaghan (2017).  M.S. Geology (Earth and Atmospheric Science), The City College of New York.  kelsmonaghan23[at]gmail.com.
  • Briana Otte (2015). Graduate school: Plant sciences / agro-ecology, University of Maryland. Also: Biological Lab Technician, USDA.  briana.a.otte [at] gmail.com
  • Michael Pascone (2016).  Currently: GIS Specialist II at CDM Smith in Boston, MA.  Will begin Masters of Professional Studies (MPS) in Geographic Information Technology at Northeastern University beginning Spring 2017.  pascone.mv@cdmsmth.com
  • Dustin Picard (2013).  Currently:  Marine Operations Coordinator, Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary / NOAA.  First position:  Junior officer, NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps. Also: graduate school part-time, Marine Resources Management, Texas A&M University - Galveston. dustin.ryan.picard [at] gmail.com
  • Sara Reedy(2015) Instructor, Marine Science, SEACAMP San Diego.  First position after Maryland: STEM Education Ambassador (AmeriCorps), New England Science and Sailing.  sarareedy1 [at] gmail.com
  • Mary Rose Sheldon (2017).  Post-graduate internship, USDA, National Instittute of Food and Agriculture (Bioenergy, Climate and Environment sector), Washington, D.C.  
  • If you are interested in learning about early alumni careers (1999-2010), go here.

Politics & Policy

  • Aaron Aber (2016). Currently: JD/MPH program at George Washington University.  First position: Project Assistant, Technology Transition Corp (TTC),  which provides advocacy and consulting services to the renewable and clean energy industries.  aaronjaber [at] gmail.com
  • Rachel Abbott (2012). Joint program: MSW / MPH, UM School of Social Work and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, studying social action and community development / global environmental sustainability and health. rach141 [at] gmail.com 
  • Daniel Atlas (2013).  Associate, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, LLP.  J.D., University of Pennsylvania. datlas13 [at] gmail.com
  • Rachel Belkin (2012).  Currently:  Building Efficiency Intern, World Resources Institute.  First position:  Peace Corps Volunteer, Science education, Uganda.  rbelkin90 [at] gmail.com
  • Natalia Bengoechea (2011). Growing Blue Project Manager, US Water Alliance. Also, graduate school: Global environmental policy, American University. nbengoechea [at] gmail.com
  • Julia Benjamin (2014).  Currently:  Analyst, Clinton Health Access Initiative, Swaziland.  First position: Program Assistant / Performance Evaluation, Social Impact.  juliagbenjamin [at] gmail.com
  • Emily Blase (2016).  Indiana University Maurer School of Law.  emily.of.blase [at] gmail.com
  • Ryan Block (2017).  M.P.P. University of Maryland, College Park, School of Public Policy (specialization in Energy and Environmental Policy).  Also: Intern, Office of Senator Roger Manno.  ryan.block3[at]gmail.com
  • Allison Bredder (2015).   Research Analyst I, Optimal Solutions Group, M-Square Research Park, College Park.
  • Carly Brody (2016). Double major in American Studies.  Currently: Program Assistant at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, Division on Earth and Life Studies.  Post-graduate internship: Arava Institute - Center for Transboundary Water Management.  carbrody [at] gmail.com
  • Sade Bruce (2013). Program Associate, New America Foundation. bruce@newamerica.org
  • Sabra Bushey (2014). Law school: Wayne State University. sbushey1492 [at] gmail.com
  • Suhani Chitalia (2015).  Law school, University of Maryland.  Post-graduate internships: Legislative intern, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC); and Policy Intern, House Committee on Natural Resources, Democrats
  • Vince Clementi (2013).  Law School, Environmental Law Certificate: Lewis and Clark. clementiv [at] comcast.net
  • Sara Dibernado (2015).  Law school: University of Maryland.
  • Arlynnell Dickson (2016).  Law school: University of Maryland.
  • Madeleine Dwyer (2017).  Communications Assistant, Environmental Defense Fund.  maddie221b[at]gmail.com
  • Ethan Epstein (2016).  American Public Power Association - Energy and Environmental Services Department.  eepstein [at] publicpower.org
  • Cameron Etienne (2011).  Site surveyor, Solar City.
  • Eric Golman (2015). CEO and co-founder Javazen.
  • Susan Gore (2011). Capital Budget Analyst II, Maryland State Department of Budget and Management, Office of Capital Budgeting. M.P.P., University of Maryland. susanjgore [at] gmail.com
  • Gary Greening (2013).  Currently: Transportation planning associate, Michael Baker International. M.S., Geo-environmental Studies, Shippensburg University.  garygreening2 [at] gmail.com
  • Virginia Hagerott (2017).  Staff Assistant, U.S. Senate. vhagerott[at]gmail.com
  • Brooke Hartman (2013). Schools Outreach Specialist, Sustainability and Energy Division, DC Government.
  • Megan Hepner (2012). Currently:  M.S. program, Marine Science, University of South Florida.  Post-graduate internship: NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. First position: Marine assistant, Sea Camp - Newfound Harbor Marine Institute, Florida.
  • Nathan Hurwitz (2012). Presidential Management Fellow/Social Science Analyst, HUD / Policy Development and Research.  Prior positions:  Management support intern, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). MPP, University of Maryland. Post-graduate internship: NOAA - Office of Response and Restoration.  nathanhurwitz [at] gmail.com
  • Shannon Jackson (2011). Currently: Budget analyst, US Senate Budget Committee.  Previously: Staff assistant coordinator, US Senate Committee on Veteran's Affairs; taught ESL for a year in Thailand; and served as an intern with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I, VT) shannon.drake.jackson [at] gmail.com
  • Alexander Jonesi (2015). Freelance photographer.
  • Rachel Kenigsberg (2013). Law school: Harvard University. rachelkenigsberg [at] gmail.com
  • John Keniston (2013).  GIS Analyst,  Anne Arundel County Department of Health in the Bureau of Environmental Health. Graduate school: MPS in GIS, University of Maryland.
  • Deb Kim (2014).  Environmental Engineer, Lockheed Martin.
  • Grant Klein (2013). Currently: Renewables analyst, Sol Systems, a solar finance company.  Formerly, Program Manager, Solar Co-Ops, Community Power Network.  First position after Maryland: Post-graduate intern, ACORE (American Council On Renewable Energy). grantk928 [at] gmail.com
  • Maggie Koester (2015). Litigation paralegal, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. rollerkoester [at] gmail.com
  • Clara Kollm (2011). Law school: Georgetown University.
  • Alex Krefetz (2014). Masters Program in Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania.  Formerly: Program Assistant, Climate and Urban Solutions, Natural Resources Defense Council. Fellow: Food Recovery Network, a student-led program that recovers perishable food from university food services and donates it to people in need, helping to solve the problem of hunger. alexkrefetz [at] gmail.com
  • Sara Levy (2013). Project Scientist II, Trileaf Corporation.  Also, graduate school: Geography and Environmental Planning, Towson University.
  • Angelica Li (2017).  University of Michigan Law School.
  • Caitlin Madera (2015).  Manager, Energy Program, Maryland Smart Energy Communities Grant Program, Maryland Energy Administration.
  • Christine Marcozzi (2012). Law school: Villanova University. cmarcozzi90 [at] gmail.com
  • Catherine McGrath (2015).  Double major: Communications.  Law school: University of Maryland.
  • Sean McTamany (2013). Currently:  Claims adjuster and fraud investigator, Nationwide Insurance; and part-time graduate student in Legal Studies at the University of Baltimore.  Second position: Legislative Fellow - 2014 Maryland General Assembly, MD Dept of Natural Resources. First position: Government Affairs and Outreach Fellow - Smart Growth America. smctaman [at] gmail.com
  • Vicki Mihailidis (2014).  Graduate student: School of International Service, American University.
  • Cara Miller (2011). Office assistant, US Dept of State.
  • Emily Morrow (2014).  Currently:  Program Staff, Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center.  First position:  Volunteer Maryland Coordinator (AmeriCorps), Seeds4Success, Inc.  Also: attending graduate school, Environmental Science and Policy, Johns Hopkins University.  emilymorrow92 [at] gmailcom
  • Sarah Mostafa (2011).  Analyst, Commercial Energy Division, ICF International.  MPP, Renewable energy, School of Public Policy, University of Michigan. smostafa [at] umich.edu
  • Neda Movahed (2014). Ph.D. program: Sustainability Studies, Arizona State University. nemovahed [at] gmail.com
  • Camille Newell (2017).  FoodCorps service member, Springdale, Arkansas.  camillenewell95[at]gmail.com
  • Zadie Oleksiw (2011). Currently:  On a Fulbright grant studying energy in India.  Previously: Administrative assistant, Solar Energy Industries Association; and completed a Fellowship at the Clean Energy Leadership Institute.  zadie.oleksiw [at] gmail.com
  • Kevin Partowazam (2012). Graduate school: American University. Currently: Booz Allen / Office of Environment and Energy, Federal Aviation Administration - Sustainability and Climate Change Adaptation projects.
  • Brittany Patterson (2012).  Project Management Associate, Chemonics International.  MPP, Public Policy, University of Maryland.
  • Mike Penansky (2014). Special Assistant, Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs, Department of Energy.  Post-graduate internship: Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, The White House. 
  • Carley Pouland (2015). Environmental Educator, Chesapeake Conservation Corps/Meadowside Nature Center, Montgomery County Parks.  carley.pouland [at] gmail.com
  • Darien Pusey (2015).  Staffer, Hillary Clinton Campaign.  Post-graduate internship: Program assistant, DC Dept of Energy and Environment, Washington, DC.
  • Claire Pywell (2012).  Currently:  Communications Manager, Strategies 360,  Anchorage, AK.  Post-graduate internship, Gas Licensing and Permitting, Alaska Conservation Foundation, Anchorage, AK.  clairefpywell [at] gmail.com
  • Jesse Rabinowitz (2013). Currently, MSW program, Howard University. Second position after Maryland: Advocacy Specialist, Miriam's Kitchen.  First position:  Program associate, AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps.  jesselrabinowitz [at] gmail.com
  • Kate Richard (Double degree in English Language and Literature, 2013). Sustainability Associate, UM Office of Sustainability.
  • Michael Riedman (2012). Research assistant, UM Dept of Environmental Science and Technology. Graduate school: Master in Professional Studies (M.P.S.): Geographic Information Systems (GIS), UMBC (Shady Grove). riedman1 [at] umbc.edu
  • Jennifer Schwarz (2012).  Currently:  Consultant, Alert and Response Operations -- International Health Regulations, Pan American Health Organization / WHO. First position: The World Partner Fellowship/American Jewish World Service, Ahmedabad, India.
  • Mukul Sharma (2011). Currently: Project associate, Engility Corporation. First position after Maryland: Assistant Project Administrator & Research Associate, SEGURA Consulting LLC. msharma550 [at] gmail.com
  • Sasha Sicard (2014). Master's program, Environmental Conservation Education, New York University.
  • Rob Steinberg (2011). Graduate school: Public Policy, University of Maryland.
  • Emilee Van Norden (2013). Clean Energy Program Manager, Maryland Energy Administration.
  • Andrea Wagner (2011). Research assistant, ICF International. andrea.wagner14 [at] gmail.com
  • Michael Warley (2011). Law school: Georgetown University.
  • Erik Wengle (2013). Research assistant, The Urban Institute. erik.wengle [at] gmail.com
  • Leah Werner (2014). Research assistant, Integral Consulting, Inc. leahkwerner [at] gmail.com
  • Samantha Zwerling (2014).  Chief of staff, Office of Senator Richard Madaleno, Maryland State Senate. samanthazwerling [at] gmail.com 
  • If you are interested in learning about early alumni careers (1999-2010), go here.

Society & Environmental Issues

  • Alyse Carter (2011).  Coordinator, Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Maryland.
  • Sara Edwards (2012). Glacier Guides, Glacier National Park, MT.
  • Jim Gandolfo (2012).  Pipeline development specialist, Savi Technology.  Natural resource manager, Envirotech Environmental Consulting
  • Jennifer Kulp (2013). Policy analyst, Energy Star Program, ICF International.  jkulp32 [at] gmail.com
  • Julia Nagy (2014).  Student contractor, US EPA, Program in Human Research Ethics.
  • Lisa Pietrangelo (2013). Environmental scientist, Geographic Services, Inc. lisapietrangelo [at] gmail.com
  • Attiya Sayyed (2014).  Graduate school: Global Environmental Policy, American University.
  • Mallory Shramek (2011). Grantmaking Associate, National Environmental Education Foundation.  mshramek25 [at] gmail.com
  • Emily Stubbs Belson (2013). Currently: Senior Manager, Communications & Marketing, Chemical Education Foundation.  First position:  Communications specialist, The Nutrients for Life Foundation. eybelson [at] gmail.com
  • Leah Werner (2014). Environmental Consultant, Integral Consulting, Inc., New York, NY
  • Sarah Woolsey (2013). Executive director, US Quidditch.  Also, attending graduate school: Public Policy, Grand Valley (MI) State University.  woolseysarahe [at] gmail.com
  • Leah Yablonka (2014). Federal/business consulting, Price, Waterhouse, Coopers (PWC). leah.yablonka [at] gmail.com
  • If you are interested in learning about early alumni careers (1999-2010), go here.

Soil, Water & Land Resources

  • Whitney Beck (2012). Currently: Ph.D program, Ecology, Colorado State University. First position after Maryland: Student contractor, EPA Center for Environmental Research. wbeck1990 [at] gmail.com
  • Aryam Blanco (2014).  Post-graduate internship: Burleson Water Services.
  • Kelly Boeckl (2012). Currently: Middle school science teacher, Montgomery County Public Schools. M.S., Secondary education (Earth Science), Johns Hopkins University. kellboeckl [at] gmail.com
  • Tony Dimeglio (2013). Invasive Insect Biocontrol & Behavior Laboratory, USDA.
  • Twins Max & Spencer Ernst (2013) are professional musicians and perform in a band known as The Walking Sticks.  They recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to create an animated video to illustrate the lyrics in "The Soil Is Alive!" which they are using to help teachers teach children why soils are vital to a healthy planet. If you would like to help, you can make a contribution at: http://igg.me/at/thesoilisalive or reach them by e-mail at: thewalkingsticks [at] gmail.com
  • Dana Goetz (2012).  Environmental law / criminal justice, Lewis & Clark Law School. Post-graduate internship, Oregon Justice Resource Center. dmgoetz1 [at] gmail.com
  • Heather Hall (2013) Soil conservationist, NRCS / USDA, Abilene, TX.
  • Jessica Rupprecht (2014). Plans to WOOF around the world for awhile.
  • Scott Schill (2012). Senior Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (PwC) Advisory
  • If you are interested in learning about early alumni careers (1999-2010), go here.

Wildlife Ecology & Management

  • Alec Arditti (2014).  Currently: Associate Scientist, EOA, Inc.  Second position after Maryland: Wetland Restoration Monitoring Intern, Golden Gate (CA) National Recreation Area.  First position:  Field assistant for a research program in Yosemite National Park.
  • Isaac Bainbridge (2015).  Project manager, Lark Energy.  isaacbainbridgeccx [at] gmail.com
  • Abigail Barenblitt (2013). Graduate school: Wildlife and Fisheries Science/Ecology, Penn State University. First position: Intern, Kalamazoo Valley Bird Observatory. 
  • Erik Bergmann (2011). Graduate school: Entomology, University of Maryland. erikjbergmann [at] gmail.com
  • Cheri Bermudez (2014). Project assistant, Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
  • Lizzi Boncek (2013).  Currently, Ph.D. program, Wildlife ecology, Louisiana State University.  Second position: Bird-banding technician, Minnesota DNR.  First position after Maryland:  Biological technician, USGS San Francisco Bay Estuary.  lizzi.bonczek [at] gmail.com
  • Lainie Brice (2014). Currently: MSc program in Marine Mammal Science, University of St. Andrews (Scotland). Post-graduate internship: Memphis Zoo, TN; and Wolf Park, IN. elbrice92 [at] gmail.com
  • Jane Burgess (2016). Wildlife Response Technician for the MD Department of Natural Resources Wildlife & Heritage Services.  Previously: Naturalist, Maryland Park Service, Smallwood State Park. jane0burgess[at]gmail.com
  • Michael Busam (2013). Environmental scientist, AECOM.  First position:  Biological Sciences Technician (Wildlife), USDA Forest Service.
  • Jessica Cartwright (2012). Graduate school: Environmental education, Florida Institute of Technology.
  • Amanda Chavenson (2011). Education specialist, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center.  amandachavenson [at] gmail.com
  • Arjun Dheer (2013). Research assistant, Botswana Predator Conservation Trust.
  • Michael Ellis (2012) Natural and Historical Resources Division, Park Ranger Office, The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.
  • Melissa Etheridge (2013). Graduate school: Soils and Crop Sciences, Colorado State University.
  • Sara Gabel (2015), with Minor in GIS.  Currently:  Mountains Restoration Trust, an environmental land trust nonprofit in Calabasas, CA.  First position: NPS Ambassador, AmeriCorps/SCA, Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area, CA. saragabel7 [at] gmail.com
  • Ariel Johnson (2015).  NPS Centennial Ambassador, AmeriCorps/SCA. arieljohnson224 [at] gmail.com
  • Katie Johnson (2012).  Environmental scientist, Urban Green Environmental, LLC.
  • Sara Katz-Hyman (double degree in Journalism, 2013). Visitor Engagement Specialist, the Presidio Trust in San Francisco, CA.  First position after graduation: Membership director, Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA). skatzhyman [at] gmail.com
  • Sean Konkolics (2013). Avian Field Technician, Mississippi State University.
  • Amber Koplow (2012). Financial planning research assistant, Montgomery Brothers, Inc. Also: Graduate school: Public administration (non-profit management), University of Baltimore. akoplow [at] yahoo.com
  • Nick Kozak (2016) Facilities IT and Energy Coordinator, Universities at Shady Grove.  First Position: Renewable Natural Resources Foundation.  Bethesda, MD. Nkozak[at]umd.edu. 
  • Piyali Kundu (2013), Carbon fund associate, Conservation International.  Also: MPS, Geographic Information Sciences, Univ of Maryland.  pkundu89 [at] gmail.com
  • Mike Lagua (2013). Coordinator, Long Island Sound and Delaware River Programs, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. First position with NFWF was as a grants administrator.  Also: Graduate school: Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, University of Florida (distance learning program). mlagua15 [at] gmail.com
  • Mason Lee-Bullock (2013). Environmental specialist, Triumvirate Environmental.  mrlb4197 [at] msn.com
  • Maxwell London (2013). Graduate school, Biology, DePaul University.
  • Jaclyn Mertz (2014).  Currently:  Lead Program Implementer, The Leonardo Museum, Salt Lake City, UT.  First position was with AmeriCorps: Science educator, Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, St. Johnsbury, VT.
  • Micah Miles (2014).  Graduate school: Wildlife Ecology and Management, University of Georgia.  First position: Wildlife intern, National Park Service - Santa Monica Mountains (CA) National Recreation Area. micah.miles1 [at] gmail.com
  • Claire Nemes (2013) Graduate School: Biology, Ball State University. First position after Maryland: Avian field technician, Hubbard Brook (NH) Experimental Forest.  c.e.nemes [at] gmail.com
  • Michael P. O'Shea (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2003). Environmental field technician/Wastewater collection systems, URS Corporation. Also: M.P.S., GIS, University of Maryland. mposhea [at] aol.com
  • Melissa Paciotti (2013).  6th grade science teacher, PG County Schools.  Also: Graduate school, UM School of Education.  melissa.paciotti [at] yahoo.com
  • Michelle Ramirez (2014).  Ranger, Patapsco Valley State Park.
  • Galen Rende (2016). Law School, University of Maryland Carey School of Law.  gdrende [at]gmail.com
  • Noelia Roman (2013).  Chesapeake Conservation Corps, Meadowside Nature Center, Montgomery Co., MD. 
  • Justin Rosenberger (2013). District Manager (Northern VA, DC, and Maryland), TruTech LLC/Critter Control Operations.  justinarosenberger [at] gmail.com
  • Ali Sanz (double degree in Animal Sciences, 2016). Veterinary school: University of Pennsylvania.
  • Erin Shaw (2011). Primate technician, Duke Lemur Center. erin.shaw [at] duke.edu
  • Avishi Shuter (2011). Intern, Bronx Zoo Reptile House. Also, graduate school: Biological Sciences, Hofstra University.
  • Mariah Simmons (2013).  Wildlife Programs Coordinator, The Wildlife Society. msimmons [at] wildlife.org
  • Kenny Siu (2012).  Veterinary school: Tufts University.
  • Kristen Stauff (2013). Currently: Project scientist, Environmental Services, Inc., Savannah, GA.  First position: Wildlife technician, Fort Benning (GA) Conservation Branch. kristenstauff [at] gmail.com
  • Emily Stransky (2012).  Currently: Program Officer, Chesapeake Bay Trust.  First position: Environmental Educator, Eden Mill Nature Center (Chesapeake Conservation Corps).
  • Jaqueline Sumski (2015). Jr. Regulatory Analyst, Delta Analytical Corporation. jaqsumski [at] gmail.com
  • Noelle Tom-Wigfield (2012). Field technician, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Robert Walker (2011). Intern, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.
  • Hanum Wensil-Strow (double degree in Animal Sciences, 2014). Currently: Veterninary School: University of Pennsylvania.  Previously, completed a summer Fellowship in Reproductive Physiology at the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research. hanum.ws [at] gmail.com
  • Charlene Wu (2011) Currently: Environmental specialist, Ecology & Environment, Inc. M.S., Environmental Management -- Ecosystem Science & Conservation, Duke University. First position after Maryland: Biological resources analyst, Sapphos Environmental, Inc. charlenejwu [at] gmail.com
  • Sze Wing Yu (2014) Research assistant, USFS, Lewis and Clark NF, Montana.  Sze Wing is doing vegetation surveys to characterize wildlife habitat for lynx and goshawk.
  • If you are interested in learning about early alumni careers (1999-2010), go here.
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