Alumni Spotlight

  • After graduating in May of 2015, Lynzie accepted a job in Chicago as an Environmental Specialist at Carnow, Conibear & Assoc., Ltd. During her undergraduate studies, Lynzie was introduced to GIS, which she now uses on a regular basis for her position. A typical day on the job includes...
  • Emily graduated from SESE in May of 2015 and is now working as an Environmental Education Coordinator at the Kendall County Forest Preserve District in Yorkville, IL. As a child, Emily spent her summers attending various nature camps and became a camp counselor for the Kendall County Forest...
  • Throughout her undergraduate career, Stephanie had the opportunity to work alongside several PhD students, aiding them in their fieldwork and research, where she gained tremendous experience in problem solving and hands-on scientific research. She also spent a summer as an intern at Argonne...
  • Mallory graduated in May 2014 with experience in environmental advocacy. Soon after graduating, Mallory was hired at Goby, a sustainability consulting firm based in Chicago that hones in on sustainability within the Commercial Real Estate Industry. Mallory now works with a number of clients on...
  • As a student, Tyler dedicated much of his time to grassroots campaign work. Tyler led the UIUC Beyond Coal campaign, advocating for the University’s divestment from the coal industry, and Students for Environmental Concerns (SECS), which serves as an umbrella organization for student-led...
  • Jane Sullivan graduated from SESE in May 2012. She participated in the Field Expedition Course to Costa Rica, which opened her eyes to the many ways in which environmental sustainability can impact the world. She loved the freedom that SESE allowed in selecting courses in Atmospheric Sciences,...