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academic involvement

Many of our students participate in the Geography Department's Field Quarter course:

Jessica K., ESLLC 2014-2015

Mellik G., ESLLC 2014-2015

Sage B., ESLLC 2014-2015

Ryan H., ESLLC 2015-2016

Kelby J., ESLLC 2015-2016

Lindsey B., ESLLC 2015-2016

Tylor J., ESLLC 2015-2016


Right: ESLLC students Kenna (ESLLC 2016-2017), Elizabeth and Rachel (ESLLC 2015-2016) in Peru for course GEOG 2320 Andean Landscapes. This class introduces students to intensive field activities pertinent to the study of Andean individuals and societies. Students study the characteristics of people, activities, as well as landscapes across the locations of Lima, Cusco and Puno in Peru. This course focuses on geography, history, archaeology, anthropology, biology, ecology and sustainability issues surrounding the above mentioned destinations. This course involves moderate physical activity (Inca Trail hike).

On campus involvement

Max, ESLLC 2015-2016 - DU Center for Sustainability: Clean Community Crew

Jessica K., ESLLC 2014-2015

DU Alpine Club Officer

DU Service & Change - Project Action Co-Chair (Environment)

Rachel, Tylor, Max, Kara, Alex S., ESLLC 2015-2016 - Alpha Phi Omega: Co-Ed Service Fraternity

Sophia, ESLLC 2016-2017

DU Center for Sustainability, Garden and Hydroponics Lead

DU Botanical Society, Secretary

Grace, ESLLC 2016-2017 - DU Center for Sustainability intern

Taylor J., ESLLC 2015-2016

DU Environmental Team, Vice-President

DU USG Sustainability Committee, Project Lead

ESLLC Resident Assistant

Maggy G., ESLLC 2013-2014

Emily, ESLLC 2012-2013

John K., ESLLC 2015-2016

Marissa S., ESLLC 2016-2017

Theo C., ESLLC 2017-2018


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Above: Kelby and Lindsay ESLLC 2015-2016, In Nepal on their way to Thailand to study at the International Sustainabile Development Studies Institute

Kendra, ESLLC 2013-2014; Rachel, ESLLC 2015-2016 - DIS Copenhagen Sustainability Program

Jessica K., ESLLC 2014-2015 - SIT: Sustainable Development & Social Change - India

Amy C., ESLLC 2014-2015 - SIT: Comparative Ecology and Conservation - Ecuador

Sophia A., ESLLC 2016-2017 - Arcadia University Food and Sustainability Program in Perugia, Italy


Lindsey B., ESLLC 2015-2016

Chancellor's Global Innovation Fellowship - The Nature Conservancy, Marketing Intern


Taylor J., ESLLC 2015-2016

REU Arctic Waters Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Intern

John K., ESLLC 2015-2016

Rocky Mountain Conservancy intern

Wilderness Ranger Intern with the Forest Service and Indian Peaks Wilderness Alliance during summer 2017. Here is the film he produced during this time:

Jessica K., ESLLC 2014-2015 - World Bank - Pollution Management and Environmental Health Program Intern

Daniel, ESLLC 2013-2014

National Renewable Energy Lab Intern

Chicago Mayor's Office of Sustainability Intern

Erika S., ESLLC 2016-2017 - Aquarist Assistant Internship at Long Island Aquarium

Rachel P., ESLLC 2015-2016 - GIS Intern a City Government

Sara, ESLLC 2010-2011 - TREE Semester - Fellowship in environmental education through a joint program co-sponsored by Colorado College and the Catamount Center. During this semester-long program, fellows work in close collaboration with CC undergrads to develop and implement an inquiry-based curriculum that is taught every Friday to local 5th-graders at outdoor school on Catamount's campus.


Taylor J., ESLLC 2015-2016

Peak Steward for Colorado Fourteeners Initiative (2018)

Instructor Assistant for The Brandwein Institute Summer Science Day Camp (2016)

Max P., ESLLC 2015-2016

Boy Scouts of America: Trail Building/Maintenance/Restoration

Boy Scouts of America: Leave No Trace Training

Grace H. , ESLLC 2016-2017 - DU Center for Sustainability, Energy Team

John K., ESLLC 2015-2016 - DU Center for Sustainability, Garden Team

Daniel, ESLLC 2013-2014 - Environment Colorado

Jessica K., ESLLC 2013-2014 - Volunteer with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado: trail building, vegetation restoration


Avery, ESLLC 2013-2014 - Junior Analyst at Resource Recycle System- a recycling consulting firm with an office in Boulder

Sara, ESLLC 2010-2011 - Teach For America - High school science teacher in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas. Odds are, every high school employing Teach For America teachers is in need of a STEM teacher. I was fortunate to get the opportunity to teach AP Environmental Science my second and third years in the classroom. Not only is the curriculum incredible, but getting the chance to personalize and localize it for your students is both a challenge and a blessing.

Kenna, ESLLC 2016-2017 - NatureBridge Coastal Camp Counselor/Educator

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