The Ellen Toll 1977 Memorial Fund was established by friends and family as a symbol of her generous and mentoring spirit supporting good work and will support a student internship in the general area of environmental studies, with a preference for projects related to land use.
Ecologic Institute, Germany This summer I interned at the Ecologic Institute in Berlin, an environmental policy think tank. I am studying German at Williams, and I am very interested in a career in environmental policy. This internship was a great experience that allowed me to work on my skills and… Continue reading »
Mission Green, Sarasota, FL During the summer, I worked for Mission Green which is a part of the TREE Foundation. Mission Green’s goal is to complete ten tree canopy walkways in endangered forests around the world using ten million dollars in funding over the next ten years. To increase focus… Continue reading »
McKinleyville Land Trust, McKinleyville, CA This summer, I had the opportunity to work with the McKinleyville Land Trust, a non-profit dedicated to land conservation and management in Northern California. The organization has quite a unique story of origin: it was started in 1994 because of the response of local… Continue reading »
Harpeth Conservancy, Brentwood, TN This summer I had the opportunity to intern at a small non-profit organization called the Harpeth Conservancy (HC). HC operates out of a small office building that they share with a variety of other groups. From this small, often cramped office space, a team of… Continue reading »
Williamstown Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, Williamstown, MA This summer, I had the opportunity to work as a research intern for the Williamstown Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee (PARAC). PARAC is an ad hoc committee appointed by Williamstown’s Select Board with the task of developing and presenting a report… Continue reading »
Bondh-E-Shams, Pakistan Water borne diseases are a leading cause for contagious illnesses and lack of productivity in many societies. Moreover, the scarcity of or lack of access to water itself makes life even harder and in turn halts the progress of the society in question. Bondh-e-Shams (BeS) is an organization… Continue reading »