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).  Manager, Public Spaces and Events, New York Cares, New York.  Previousty: 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). Biologist, Centers for Disease Control and Protection, Atlanta, Georgia.  Previously: Ph.D. program, Marine Science, University of South Carolina. bcunning[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). Currently: Outdoor instructor, Education Outside. First job after UMD: Center for American Progress. omgutin[at]gmail.com.
  • Daniel Lauer (2017). Ph.D. program, Quantitative Biosciences, Georgia Institute of Technology. daniel_a_lauer[at]yahoo.com.Kara Loyd (2013). Animal keeper, Small mammal house, The National Zoo.
  • Jessica MacGregor (2018). Laboratory/field technician, Wetland Ecology Lab, George Washington University. macgregorjess[at]gmail.com
  • 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.
  • Sze Wing Yu (2015). Currently: Master’s program, Fisheries and Wildlife Biology, Clemson University. First job after UMD: Environmental educator, Teton Science Schools. szewiny[at]clemson.com
    Hannah Zinnert (2015). Currently: Program manager, Patapsco Heritage Greenway, Ellicott City, Maryland. First job after UMD: Chesapeake Conservation Corps, Hood College Center for Coastal and Watershed Studies. 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). Assistant professor, Soil Quality and Management, Mt. Vernon Northwest Research and Extension Center, Washington State University. d.griffin@wsu.edu
  • Emileigh Rosso (2011). Graduate school: Soil nutrient management, University of Maryland. emileighrosso [at] gmail.com
  • Jimmy Shue (2017).  Research analyst, ACDS, LLC, Jessup, Maryland.  Previously: Regional Food & Agriculture Intern, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, Washington, D.C. jshue[at]acds-llc.com
  • Mayhah Suri (2015).  Extension Environmental Specialist, University of Maryland Agricultural Law Education Initiative/CONSERVE.  msuri1[at]terpmail.umd.edu
  • Jason Winik (2018). Energy analyst, Resource Energy Systems. jasonswinik[at]gmail.com
  • 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).  Events associate, Earthjustice Headquarters, San Francisco, California. 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.
  • Natalia Jaffee (2018). Energy analyst, D+R International, Silver Spring, Maryland. Nj141996[at]gmail.com
  • Nicholas Jan (2011).  Currently, staff physical therapist, Schrier Physical Therapy.  DPT,  University of Maryland - Eastern Shore.
  • Debbie Namagayi (2011). Sustainability manager, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Debbie.namugayi[at]gmail.com
  • Olivia Newport (2016). Sustainability Data Team Lead, Eastern Research Group (ERG), Arlington, Virginia. opn4445[at]gmail.com 
  • 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: Senior program officer, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. Completed: master’s program, Georgetown University, 2017. 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). Development manager, Ranger Power, Brooklyn, New York. s.harris2423[at]gmail.com
    Naomi Henry (double degree in GIS-Geography, 2011). Graduate school: Environmental Resources Engineering (Water), SUNY-College of Environmental Science and Forestry.
  • Steve Hohman (2014).  Currently: Soil and Water Science Master's program in the Soil and Water Science Department at the University of Florida.  First position: 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).
  • Alexandra Kramer (2017).  Currently: Environmental Specialist, Booz Allen Hamilton. First position: Environmental Department Intern, ECS Limited Mid-Atlantic.  alexandrakramer[at]sbcglobal.net
  • Tyler Lang (2012). Environmental scientist, URS Corporation.
  • Alan Marquez (2013). PhD program in Industrial Ecology at the University of Leiden. amarquez527[at]gmail.com
    Dana Rushovich (2013). Urban farmer, Boone Street Farm, East Baltimore, MD.
  • Elizabeth Meg Ryan (2014). GIS Specialist, Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District, Oahu, Hawaii. emryan7[at]gmail.com
  • Matt Stocker (2013). Research Associate, USDA Environmental Microbial Food and Safety Laboratory; and PhD student, Soil and Watershed Science, University of Maryland.  mdstocker89 [at] gmail.com
  • Matt Viens (2012).Currently: Urban forestry program manager, Urban Resources Initiative. Graduate school: Master of Environmental Management, Yale School of Forestry & 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 Hammond (2012). Currently: Surface water hydrologist, USGAS Maryland Water Science Center, Catonsville, Maryland. Completed: Ph.D. program, Watershed Science, Colorado 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 Breitenother (2012). Currently: Program manager, Maryland Department of Health. Completed: Master’s program, Applied Environmental Health, University of Maryland. allison.gost[at]gmail.com
  • Kate Harrison (2018). Program assistant, Energy & Environment Program, Aspen Institute. katejamie42[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.
  • Lauren McAllister (2016). Senior consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton, Washington, D.C. lmcalli14[at]gmail.com
  • Katie Nicolato (2012). Master’s program, Sustainable Forest Management in Biometrics and Geomatics, Oregon State University. Katherine.nicolato[at]oregonstate.edu
  • Alexa Nieves (2014). Currently, Aerospace Product Specialist, Honeywell Aerospace Company. M.S. , Data Analytics, Arizona State University. alexanieves [at] gmail.com
  • Taylor Robey (2015). Currently: Transportation planner, Fehr & Peers, Washington, D.C. Completed: Master’s program, Community Planning, University of Maryland, 2018. First job after UMD: internship, DC Department of Transportation. taylorlrobey[at]gmail.com
  • Alexis Robinson (2014). Currently: Urban planner, Department of Planning and Zoning, Fairfax County, Virginia. Completed: Master’s program, Community Planning, University of Maryland. First job after UMD: Planner technician, Department of Planning and Zoning, Fairfax County, Virginia. robinson.alexisj[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).  Project Coordinator for the Research Competitiveness Program at the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  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). Currently: Master’s program, City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. First job after UMD: Intern, Clarion Associates, Chapel Hill, NC. aevogel6[at]gmail.com
  • If you are interested in learning about early alumni careers (1999-2010), go here.

Marine & Coastal Management

  • Alec Burke (2016). Environmental Scientist at BayLand Consultants & Designers, Inc. in Hanover, Maryland. alec.t.burke[at]gmail.com
  • Maura Duffy (2013). Conservation technician, National Aquarium.  Post-graduate internship, Chesapeake Conservation Corps.
  • Taylor Giordano (2013). Oceanographic engineering technician, Earth Resources Technology Incorporation, NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office, Annapolis, Maryland. 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
  • Leah Izzett (2015). Special assistant, Office of the Executive Director at the National Council for Science and Environment, Washington, D.C. leah.izzett[at]gmail.com
  • Willem Klajbor (double degree in Economics, 2018). Master’s program in Marine Resource Management at Oregon State University. klajborw[at]oregonstate.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). Environmental Scientist, Green Streen Environmental.  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). Law school: George Washington University. 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
  • Catherine Baker (2016). Master's program, Foreign Service, Georgetown University.
  • Rachel Belkin (2012). Operations manager, the Carter Center, South Sudan. 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). Master’s program, Energy and Environmental Policy, University of Maryland School of Public Policy. 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). Currently: Master’s program, Public Administration, University of Delaware. Previously: LIFT AmeriCorps, New America, and the Supreme Court of the United States. First job after UMD: Furbish, Baltimore, Maryland. sade.angelina[at]gmail.com
  • Sabra Bushey (2014). Deputy project manager, Galileo Project, LLC, Tempe, Arizona. sbushey1492[at]gmail.com
  • Santiago Manuel Canton (2014). Currently: J.D. program, George Washington University Law School. Completed: Master’s program in Sustainable Natural Resource Management, UN Mandated University in Costa Rica, 2016. Previously worked for: National Institute for Industrial Property, Buenos Aires, Argentina. santim.canton[at]gmail.com
  • Suhani Chitalia (2015).  Currently: J.D. program, Environmental Law Concentration, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. First job after UMD: U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources. suhani.chitalia[at]umaryland.edu
  • 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).  Department of Interior Solicitor’s Honors Program. Law school: University of Maryland.
  • Maura Donovan (2011). E3 Federal Solutions supporting the US Census Bureau. 
  • 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.
  • Justin Gallardo (2015). Uptown Metro Ministry Group Intern, Chesapeake Conservation Corps. justingallardoccc[at]gmail.com
  • Eric Golman (2015). CEO and co-founder Javazen.
  • Susan Gore (2011). Capital budget analyst, Maryland Department of Budget and Management, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • 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
  • Grant Johnson (2018). Marketing associate, Billy Casper Golf, Reston, Virginia.
  • Alexander Jonesi (2016). Currently enrolled in UMD's Master of Professional Study in Geospatial Intelligence. Pathways Student Trainee in U.S. Geological Survey's National Geospatial Program and Freelance Photographer for National Football League and Big Ten Network.
  • 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.
  • Emelie Kittlesen (2016). Master’s program, Environmental Management and Physical Planning, Stockholm University. emekitt[at]gmail.com
  • Deb Kim (2014).  Environmental Engineer, Lockheed Martin.
  • Michell Kim (2012).  Law School, Univeristy of Maryland Carey School of Law.
  • Grant Klein (2013). Sales analyst, Sol Systems, Washington, D.C. grantevanklein[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). Master’s program, City Planning, University of Pennsylvania School of Design. 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
  • Morgan Mayes (2015).  Master’s program, Environmental Policy and Regulation, London School of Economics and Political Science. mllewellynmayes[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.
  • Elisheva Mittelman (2016).  Mater of Environmental Management, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
  • 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). Communications director, Vote Solar. Also pursuing: master’s program, PR & Corporate Communications, Georgetown University. 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). Currenty: J.D. Program, Lewis & Clark Law School. First job after UMD: Chesapeake Conservation Corps, Montgomery County Parks. cpouland[at]lclark.edu
  • Ann Prevas (2019).  Law School.  University of Maryland Carey School of Law.
  • 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). Currently: Resiliency and Borough Planner, NYC Department of City Planning. MEM, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, 2018. ka.c.richard[at]gmail.com
  • 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.
  • Melanie Seigel (2016). Environmental attorney, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • Mukul Sharma (2011). Currently: Senior consultant, Accenture Strategy, Chicago, Illinois. Completed master’s program, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. msharma550[at]gmail.com
  • Emily Starobin (2018).  AmeriCorps Stewards VISTA, Rock Creek Conservancy, Bethesda, MD. estarobin@gmail.com
  • 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). Environmental consultant, TRC Solutions, Inc., San Diego, California. Also pursuing: Master’s program, Biological Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego. leahkwerner[at]gmail.com
  • Lauren Wilson (2017). Institutional Relations Coordinator, Rainforest Alliance. laurenwilson228 [at]gmail.com
  • Samantha Zwerling (2014).  Campaign manager for Sarah Elfreth, 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
  • Hailey Murray (2017)Graduate school, Northwestern University.
  • 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). Biologist, EPA Office of Water.  Previously, 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). Arborist, Montgomery County Department of Transportation, Tree Maintenance Section, 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
  • Amber DeMarr (2014). Natural Resource Biologist-Histotechnician, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Oxford, Maryland. amdemarr[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
  • Julia Geschke (2016). Currently: Master’s program, Environmental Management (Ecosystem Science and Wildlife Conservation, Duke University. First job after UMD: Desert tortoise ecology intern, Pennsylvania State University and USGS. julia.geschke[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). GIS Data Scientist, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. mlagua13[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).  School programs manager, Leonardo Museum, Salt Lake City, Utah. mertzjaclyn[at]gmail.com
  • Micah Miles (2014).  Currently: Graduate research assistant, University of Georgia. Completed: Master’s program, Wildlife Ecology, Warnell School of Forestry, University of Georgia, 2018. First job after UMD: Wildlife intern, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. micah.miles1[at]gmail.com
  • Samara Nehemiah (2015). Currently: Master’s program in Fisheries and Aquatic Science, University of Florida. First job after UMD: Internship, Florida Program for Shark Research, Florida Museum of Natural History. sam.nehe11[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
  • Saba Rahman (2016). Master’s program, Public Administration (Environmental Policy and Management), University of Washington. saba0523[at]gmail.com
  • Michelle Ramirez (2014). Multicultural Outreach Coordinator, Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
    First position: 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: Mixed animal veterinarian, Alvarado Veterinary Clinic, Alvarado, Texas. Completed: VMD, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. First job after UMD: Research fellow, San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research. hanum.ws[at]gmail.com
  • Charlene Wu (2011). Environmental planner, AECOM, Arlington, Virginia. 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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