My road in life has been direct.
Had a passion for sharing knowledge and experience with others.
Majored in English and Philosophy with focus on teaching.
Moved from New England to Montana and learned of other opportunities to teach.
Discovered environmental education and began volunteering at local natural resource non-profits.
Obtained an EE fellowship with Rocky Mountain Conservancy.
Realized my interest in designing and managing a program from start to finish.
Opened myself up to opportunities to combine my passion for nature, education, and management.
Aspired to manage a conservation corps program at Rocky Mountain Conservancy after my fellowship.


Conservation Corps Manager and Field Institute Assistant

I manage a Conservation Corps Program, assist in directing a Field Institute, and instruct environmental education field courses.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Environment & Nature
Upholding a Cause and Belief

Day to Day

Coordinating gear, housing, programming, credits, and stipends for interns. Partnering with federal agencies to develop an engaging and constructive experience for the conservation corps crews working in the field. Developing new programs for the Field Institute and new outlets for marketing and outreach. Managing the registrations and payment for classes through workplace databases and corresponding with participants.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

Volunteer, volunteer, volunteer! The best way to gain experience and demonstrate your passion in a particular field is to do it for free. If you can do it for free, getting paid will be a perk.

Recommended Education

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The Noise I Shed

From Society in General:

"Studying Literature and Philosophy won't help you obtain a sustainable career."