STUDENTS: The Rocky Mountain Sustainability and Science Network Summer Academy is a one-week program providing intensive leadership training on global sustainability to undergraduate students. While in the beautiful settings of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, RMSSN’s Summer Academy will expose you to researchers, Park employees, regional experts and faculty working on issues related to leadership in science and sustainability. In addition, you will learn about environmental and cultural sustainability in the field while practicing science and inquiry.
Successful applicants are interested in sustainability or science as a career. To be eligible, students must be full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates with career or personal interests related to climate change, natural or cultural resource management, environmental science, or sustainable development. You should be ready to immerse yourself in a week of intense training and reflection that includes working in teams with other students, exploring Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks and being challenged with new experiences. Click here to apply for RMSSN’s 2017 Summer Academy.
DATES: May 18 – June 1 2017 (including optional workshop May 30 – June 1)
TEAM LEADERS: RMSSN Summer Academy groups are led by graduate students from various fields and backgrounds who have an interest in sustainability. If you’re a graduate student who is interested in leading a team during the course of the week, please see our Team Leader application.