Masters of Environmental Science & Policy, Northern Arizona University

Costa Rica

Organization: School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, Northern Arizona University

Contact: Kerry Grim and Clare Aslan

Duties: Determine whether ongoing tree planting could provide resources for seed dispersers and seed sources for forest regeneration, the social drivers behind the practice, and the benefits and barriers landowners may face (e.g., policy, economic). Become instrumental in data collection for this research effort, which is funded and supported by Earthwatch Institute. Students will also work with, train, and supervise volunteers throughout data collection.

Desired qualifications: Comfortable working with people with diverse backgrounds and skill levels. Ability to speak conversational Spanish, or ability to learn. Meet the admission standards and be fully accepted into the ES&P MS program.

Link to more information: Learn more about the Master’s program

How to apply: After talking with us (emails available above), applicants must also submit: online application; transcripts; test scores; three letters of recommendation; and a statement of your interests in and goals for a M.S. program, and your reasons for pursuing an advanced degree. Access the application portal and view graduate school requirements.

Application deadline: January 15, 2017