Traditional Admissions

Richard M. Kliman
Chair, Department of Biological Sciences
610-437-4471 ext. 3501

Environmental Conservation:
Field Experience

Marine Conservation course fieldwork

It is important for Environmental Conservation students to “get into the field” to experience first-hand the issues that are affecting the world’s species, habitats, and ecosystems. You will also gain valuable and marketable experience for applying to internships, to graduate school, or for your first job after graduation. Previous Environmental Conservation students from Cedar Crest who are in graduate school, have done internships or have jobs report that their success was in large part because of their field, and research, experiences.

Environmental Conservation students can satisfy the field requirement in several ways (scroll down to see all of the exciting opportunities):

Cedar Crest faculty-led field courses

Maureen Manning'11
Seed germination research

The School for Field Studies

Cedar Crest College is an affiliate member of the School for Field Studies (SFS), an organization whose mission is to create “transformative study abroad experiences through field-based learning and research.” Through this affiliation, Cedar Crest students are able to conduct hands-on, community-focused environmental field work in SFS programs around the world, including sites in:

These are semester-long and month-long summer programs.

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (B.A. students only)

Field work

Other field experience opportuinities:

Design your own field experience, international or domestic, that is approved by your advisor.

Or through your independent research project (if approved by advisor).



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