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Employer in the Foyer: Advice for Applications, Jobs, Internships, and Interviews

January 24, 11:00 am1:30 pm

…bring a friend – or five! Confirmed Employers: Cable Natural History Museum Representatives: Mollie Kreb-Mertig ’16, Curator Naturalist (Outdoor Education alum!) | Rich Jaworski, Director Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation Representative: Valerie Damstra, Burke Center Operations Manager National Park Service – Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Representatives: Peggy Burkman,…

Careers in Psychology: Employer Panel

December 7, 2023, 10:00 am11:00 am

Calling all students who enjoy supporting and working with people! Learn more about the types of careers available for graduates from psychology or related programs through this in-person panel! The following professionals will provide an overview of what they do through their current roles, how they gained relevant experience to…

Northland College alum Audra (Jung) Willing installing solar panels on top of a roof.

Climbing roofs? No problem.

Audra (Jung) Willing '05 uses outdoor ed skills for solar design

After college, Audra (Jung) Willing ‘ 05 moved to Seattle to work for the National Outdoor Leadership School as a wilderness field instructor and later as a program supervisor for the mountaineering program. Without Northland, she says she would have likely lived a different life. “I didn’t even know what…

Northland College alum Shannon Franks

Using Science to Monitor Earth’s Changes

Shannon Franks '01, NASA Senior Scientist

Home state: New Jersey Major: Environmental Studies ‘01 NC Highlight: Internship with NASA Current location: Greenbelt, Maryland Employer: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center Occupation: Senior Scientist What I do: Study and improve metrics for monitoring forest disturbance and recovery How I got here. When I was…

Careers in Business: Stormy Kromer/Jacquart Fabrics Presentation

October 2, 2023, 9:00 am10:00 am

Calling all students interested in learning more about post-grad careers related to business administration/management, manufacturing, distribution, branding, and more! Gina Jacquart Thorsen, the owner and CEO of Jacquart Fabrics (which includes the Stormy Kromer brand), will be at Northland to present an overview of her company, what her role and…

Careers in Business: Virtual Alumni Panel

October 3, 2023, 11:00 am12:00 pm

…Current Employer: Evans Transportation Services Responsibilities: Currently tasked with the development and progression of the procurement side of truckload brokerage while mentoring and leading carrier procurement representatives to become successful contributors within the logistics industry Direction and leadership of the carrier side of the Evans Transportation Strategic initiatives, market analysis,…

Northland College alum Jennifer Granick

Veterinarian & Prof of Small Animal Internal Medicine

Jennifer Granick Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Majors: biology and writing with minor in chemistry ‘98 Occupation: veterinarian, assistant professor of small animal internal medicine Employer: University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine What I do: Teach medicine veterinary students, interns and residents. Perform basic science research on alternatives to antibiotic therapy…

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Fed Jobs Just Got Easier

…Craig said. “Of all the internships, the federal system hires — they are the nation’s largest employer.” The Northland College Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute Executive Director Mark Peterson, who is assisting Craig in administering the program, noted that Northland is an ideal institution for the partnership. “Our long-standing focus on…

SONWA-PressTemplate-2021 recipients

…Zuckerman (The New Press, 2021). Seed to Dust: Life, Nature, and A Country Garden, Marc Hamer (Greystone Books, 2021). The Porch: Meditations on the Edge of Nature, Charlie Hailey (University of Chicago Press, 2021). SONWA Children’s Winner: Ocean Soup: A Recipe for You, Me, and a Cleaner Sea, Meeg Pincus,…