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What are Our ESS Students Doing After Graduation?

So many different things!

We asked our students to tell us what their plans are for next year. This is what some of them said:

Chonsa Schmidt

I'll be working as a Hike Leader at Ring Lake Ranch in Wyoming. I'm looking for an Americorp position in Colorado for a more permanent job. I am very excited and looking forward to the new adventures.

Ayesha Ahmed

Along with maintaining my steadily growing vegetable garden and fruit trees, I have plans of traveling in the summer, along with reading 10 books that I have been wanting to read for a long time but haven't gotten a chance to. I will continue working with Hari through the summer writing a paper on the mechanics of atmospheric rivers. I will be starting grad school in Soils and Biogeochemistry at UC Davis in Fall 2018. 

Henry Ferguson

Working at Ernst and Young.

Marisa Rudolph

Just found out I got a Fulbright to do research in Ghana!

Genevieve Clow

I am applying to graduate school next year. I will be interning at Esri in the summer, and I am still trying to figure out what to do for the rest of the year.

Katie Grimm

Hello!  So far I am unsure about what my plans are after graduation.  I have not made any decisions yet about what I am going to do.

Marisa Wong

I'll be interning at Pharmacyclics in Sunnyvale doing EH&S!

Dominique Dold

I'm spending a year doing volunteer work at the University of Dayton's Rivers Institute in Dayton, Ohio as a part of the Marianist PULSE Program.

Mingfei Xiong

I'm planning to go to grad school after SCU. I haven't made my final decision yet, but I will probably go to Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke for Master of Environmental Management (MEM) program.

Ryan Kincheloe

I am hoping to work in either Urban planning or Urban Agriculture after I graduate.

Emily Barney

Buy a one-way ticket and get lost for a while.

Richard D'Albert

Implementation Specialist at Lumity, Inc (health insurance startup) in Sacramento .

Alicia Manfroy

I'm working at the Santa Clara Valley Water District until June then moving to Florida to do coral restoration.

Louis Grace

I will be working at Cloudflare in SF!

Meghan Engh

Grad school! (PhD program in GIS/ Remote sensing @Indiana University) 

Katelyn Diggs

One-year fellowship at Impact Amplifier in Cape Town, South Africa!!!

Amelia Lyle

Publishing my thesis, serving/bartending at the Merlion Restaurant in Cupertino, and traveling!

Ella Kobelt

I will be working at a company in San Francisco called Carbon Lighthouse as a Sales Development Representative!

Anand Purohit

UC Berkeley School of Law!

Matt Fogarty

Potentially a job as a construction monitor at WRA environmental.  I'll also be continuing to do research with Hari.

Tiffany Vien

I am working at City of Santa Clara in the Planning Department.

Travis Osland

Not sure yet but something great!

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