Alumni

This is just a sample of our alumni from the past eight years. Our 2018 graduates were the program's 7th cohort.
MS3 Alumni - of you have updates that you would like made, or if you don't see yourself on this page and would like to be added, please contact us.  Thank you!

** Alumni rated their overall MS3 experience 4.3 out of 5! **

** 100% would recommend this program to other students! **

    * Data is from MS3 alumni survey responses, Sept 2018.
 

Tom O'Neill
Cohort 7
Title: Climate Resiliency Fellow
Company: Climate Action Business Association
Practicum: Resonant Energy: Community Outreach Fellow
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Santoshi Nadimpalli
Cohort 7
Title: Environmental Health & Sustainability Intern
Practicum: UMass Medical School in Worcester, MA 
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Laurie Simmons
Cohort 3
Title: Sustainability Coordinator for ResLife
Company: UMass ResLife
Practicum: Residential Academic Program (RAP), UMass
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Jeremy Price
Cohort 7
Title: City Planner / Clean Energy Project Manager
Company: City of Gloucester, MA
Practicum: UMass Clean Energy Extension 
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Leah Wang
Cohort 6
Title: Program Coordinator
Company: Massachusetts Department of Correction (DOC) Division of Research and Planning
Practicum: The New Garden Society 
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Kris Badertscher
Cohort 6
Title: Field Organizer
Company:  Friends of Northampton Trails & Greenways
Practicum: Pioneer Valley Planning Commission
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/ChrisCopeland.pngChristopher Copeland
Cohort 6
Title: Greenhouse Horticultural Technologist
Company:  Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
Practicum: Wellspring Harvest Greenhouse
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/JackieHynes.pngJacquelyn Hynes
Cohort 6 
Title: Graduate Research Assistant
Company: University of Massachusetts Amherst Office of Waste Management
Practicum: Nuestra Comida
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Zachary Jenkins
Cohort 6 
Title: Meal Solutions Clerk
Company: Fresh Acres Market
Practicum: Senator Edward J. Markey’s Boston Office
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/JesseKoyen.pngJesse Koyen
Cohort 6 
Title: Land Protection and Stewardship Specialist
Company: Door County Land Trust
Practicum: Door County Land Trust
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/HannahLeighton.pngHannah Leighton
Cohort 6 
Title: Farm to Institution Research Associate
Company: Farm to Institution New England (FINE)
Practicum: Farm Fresh Rhode Island
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/BrendanMcGowan.pngBrendan McGowan
Cohort 6
Title: Monitoring and Regulatory Billing Analyst
Company: Solect Energy
Practicum: Solect Energy
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/CarolineMyran.pngCaroline Myran
Cohort 6
Title: Project Manager
Company: New Venture Advisors LLC
Practicum: CISA
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/Seth_E..jpgSeth Engelbourg
Cohort 5
Title: Naturalist Educator and Program Manager
Company: Linda Loring Nature Foundation, Nantucket, MA
Practicum: Field Research and Education Assistant, Linda Loring Nature Foundation
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/rebecca.jpgRebecca Longvall
Cohort 5
Title: Assistant Project Coordinator
Company: Worcester Tree Initiative
Practicum: Worcester Tree Initiative
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/pictures/Court2.jpgCourtney Angen    
Cohort 4
Title: Apparel Buyer and Department Manager
C​ompany: UMass Store, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Practicum: PV potential analysis for Holyoke, MA using GIS for UMass Clean Energy Extension
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/pictures/todd_beals.pngTodd Beals
Cohort 4
Title: Associate Consultant to Urban Forestry
Company: Davey Tree Expert Company, Seattle WA
Practicum: ReGreen Springfield
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Lauren Bullard
Cohort 4
Title: High School Science Teacher
Company: Nashoba Regional High School
Practicum: Regreen Springfield; Research Associate; Springfield, MA
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/pictures/aimee.jpgAimee Bushman  
Cohort 4
Title: Ocean Planning Outreach Manager
C​ompany: Conservation Law Foundation
Practicum: Completed her practicum at the job she recieved directly after graduating
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Max Dilthey  
Cohort 4
Title: Graduate Instructor
C​ompany: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Practicum: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Environmental Conservation Program (Graduate Instructor)
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/Web%20Shot.jpgLindsay (Kenney) Gallant
Cohort 4
Title: Solar Design & Permitting Specialist
Company: ReVision Energy
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/sarah_lang.jpgSarah Lang
Cohort 4
Title: Project Manager, Southern VT Economy Project
Company: Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation
Practicum: St. Clair Development
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/ari.jpgArianna Moscone
Cohort 4
Title: Sustainability Coordinator
Company: UMass Amherst
Practicum: UMass Office of Waste Management, Assessing the Environmental and Monetary Impacts of Waste Management Practices at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, UMass Amherst
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/Donata%20Asta%20Netunisa_pic.jpgDonata Asta Netunisa
Cohort 4
Title: Accountant
Company: Johanes Don Bosco Do Prime Clinic
Practicum: Simple Gift Farm Amherst
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/pictures/Toni-Marie%20Powell%20Photo_cropped.jpgToni-Marie Powell
Cohort 4
Title: Community Retrofit Outreach Coordinator
Company: Pratt Center for Community Development
Practicum: Urban Sustainability with Green Infrastructure and High-Quality Urban Design in Commercial Real Estate, Silverstein Properties Inc, NYC
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/pictures/Sum2.jpgSumedha Rao
Cohort 4
Title: Assistant Project Manager
Company: Entegrity
Practicum: Earthships Biotechture (helped build off-the-grid sustainable houses)
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/pictures/b%20sims.jpgBrittany Sims   
Cohort 4
Title: Environmental Consultant
C​ompany: Green Restaurant Association 
Practicum: Conducted a research project and wrote a manuscript with Professor Andy Danylchuk (UMass) on the presence and accuracy of catch and reslease best practice guidelines found on recreational angling NGO websites
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/ryan_wicks_0.jpgRyan Wicks   
Cohort 4
Title: Research Adjunct, Adjunct Faculty
C​ompany: UMass Amherst Transportation Center, UMass Amherst School of Public Policy
Practicum: Spirit Solar, Springfield MA. Helped design and build a custom solar-powered drip irrigation and greenhouse system for the Springfield-based urban farming cooperative "Garden the Community". Designed and constructed the solar power system which provided power to the greenhouse and irrigation pump year-round.
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/katie%20d_0.jpgKatie Desmarais
Cohort 3
Title: Hydrologic Technician 
Company: US Geological Survey
Practicum: Hatfield Laboratory, laboratory technician
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Stephen Treat
Cohort 3
Title: Senior Analyst
Company: The Cadmus Group Inc
Practicum: Tighe & Bond, Inc; Renewable Energy Intern; Westfield, MA
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/Sarah%20Hebert%20pic.jpgSarah Hebert
Cohort 2
Title: Operations Manager
Company: Trinity Solar
Practicum: Education and Outreach Ecofellow at the Center for EcoTechnology in Pittsfield, MA
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/Bighinatti%2C%20Vanessa.jpgVanessa Bighinatti
Cohort 3
Title: Marketing & Lean Coordinator
Company: TRO
Practicum: A Better City- Sustainability Intern
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/pictures/Ryan%20Fahey.jpgRyan Fahey    
Cohort 1
Title: Senior Renewable Energy Analyst
C​ompany: The Cadmus Group, Inc.
Practicum: Business development intern for Sungage Financial, a residential solar financing start-up in Amherst, MA
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https://www.umass.edu/sustainsci/sites/default/files/headshot.jpgBrian Pizzi
Cohort 1
Title: Quantitative Research Analyst
Company: Ontegrity, Inc.
Practicum: UMASS Facilities Management, UMASS Planning
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