Graduate Interns

The Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) is an independent non-profit organization that engages stakeholders to deliver technically sound solutions to complex environmental and health problems – without unwanted side effects.

IES is seeking motivated volunteers and graduate interns passionate about protecting the environment!

IES Graduate Intern-Volunteer Announcement

Students and faculty members are encouraged to contact IES to discuss specific opportunities.

Current Graduate Interns

Gabe Catenacci :

Gabe Catenacci

Michigan State University, Philosophy and Humanities

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Nicole Dellana :

Nicole Dellana

BA, Environmental Analysis, Boston University

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Blakesley Egan :

Blakesley Egan

Colorado State University, Communication Studies

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Grace Helgager :

Grace Helgager

Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of Minnesota
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences

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Caitlin Jacobshagen :

Caitlin Jacobshagen

Masters in Urban and Regional Planning, University of Colorado Denver, May 2020

BS University of Iowa.

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Carrie Martin-Haley : Environmental Education Coordinator

Carrie Martin-Haley

Environmental Education Coordinator

BA Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Northern Colorado
Greeley

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Kelly O’Toole : On leave

Kelly O’Toole

On leave

MA, Cultural Anthropology, University of Colorado - Boulder
BA, Anthropology, The College of William & Mary

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Cathi Schramm :

Cathi Schramm

MA, Biology and Conservation Leadership, Miami University, Ohio

MA, Germanic Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington.

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Graduate Alumni

Derek Ager :

Derek Ager

Master of Public Health, Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health
Physical Scientist, USEPA Great Lakes National Program Office

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Emily Alvarez :

Emily Alvarez

B.S. Urban Planning, Arizona State University
Candidate, Master of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Colorado Denver

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Christen Amdahl :

Christen Amdahl

Front Range Environmental

MA, Sustainable Business Administration, Marylhurst University

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Elizabeth Angell :

Elizabeth Angell

M.B.A., Texas Tech University
B.A., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, CU Boulder

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Kirstin Blanzy :

Kirstin Blanzy

Master of Public Health (Environmental Health), University of Florida Gainesville

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Shelly Bleckley :

Shelly Bleckley

Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art
Denver CO

Master of Nonprofit Management, Regis University

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Barbara Bonner :

Barbara Bonner

MA International Development, University of Denver
Josef Korbel School of International Studies

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Elodie Boucher :

Elodie Boucher

MS Environmental Science, University Joseph Fourier

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Lee Brann :

Lee Brann

Master of Science, Environmental Studies, University of Colorado

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Kate Brayton :

Kate Brayton

Master in Environmental Science Candidate, University of Illinois
B.S. Biology, James Madison University

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Andrew Britton :

Andrew Britton

MA International Development, University of Denver

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Kristin Brubaker :

Kristin Brubaker

MA Environmental Science and Policy, Clark University
Worcester, MA

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Ross Calhoun :

Ross Calhoun

B.A. Biology, The Colorado College

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Braeden Carr :

Braeden Carr

MA Urban Planning and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Joanna S. Chan :

Joanna S. Chan

MS Environmental Studies / MBA, University of Colorado at Boulder

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Gregory Colucci :

Gregory Colucci

B.A. Environmental Planning and Management, SUNY Plattsburgh
Candidate, Masters and Urban Regional Planning, University of Colorado Denver

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Colette Crouse :

Colette Crouse

Spanish and International Studies, University of Oregon

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Celine Davis :

Celine Davis

B.A. Environmental Studies, Communication, University of Colorado Boulder

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Kari Delany :

Kari Delany

B.A., University of Denver, Critical and Cultural Studies

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Patrick DePriest :

Patrick DePriest

International Studies, Kenyon College

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Brianne Eby :

Brianne Eby

Public and Environmental Researcher, Washington D.C.
University of Colorado-Boulder

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Meghan Fox :

Meghan Fox

Masters Environmental Policy and Management, University of Denver

Abby L. Fulton :

Abby L. Fulton

MS Environmental Policy and Management, University of Denver

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Kevin Gallagher :

Kevin Gallagher

B.S. in Horticulture: Commercial Crop Production, Delaware Valley College
Master of Natural Resources Stewardship in Ecological Restoration, Colorado State University, Fall 2016

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Brian Goble :

Brian Goble

B.S. Computer Science, Colorado State University

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Alex Gougeon :

Alex Gougeon

BA Environmental Science, University of Denver
Chemical Footprint Project Intern
Samantha Grant :

Samantha Grant

B.A. Psychology, Purchase College, State University of New York

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Robin Gross :

Robin Gross

University of Denver
Environmental Policy & Management

Mandy Gruchow :

Mandy Gruchow

MA International Development, Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver

Justin Guay :

Justin Guay

MA International Development, Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver

Fan Gui :

Fan Gui

Biology, Vanderbilt University

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Aaron Gutierrez :

Aaron Gutierrez

MS Environmental Policy and Management, University of Denver

Bridgette Haggerty :

Bridgette Haggerty

BS Environmental Science, Colorado College

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Trevor Hammrich :

Trevor Hammrich

Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Colorado Denver

Annette Shinn Haugh :

Annette Shinn Haugh

MS Environmental Policy & Management, University of Denver

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Graham Hill :

Graham Hill

MS Environmental Policy & Management, University of Denver

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Jodi Jones :

Jodi Jones

University of Denver, University College

Master of Applied Science in Environmental Policy and Management
Environmental Policy Concentration

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John Kelly : Tree Project Manager

John Kelly

Tree Project Manager

Master of Public Policy, University of Denver
M.A. History, University of Iowa

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Alex Key : Research Associate

Alex Key

Research Associate

M.S. Environmental Science
University of Colorado

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Patrick King :

Patrick King

BA Rhetoric/Economics, Bates College

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Caitlyn Klein :

Caitlyn Klein

Urban & Regional Planning
University of Colorado, Denver

 

Loren Klick :

Loren Klick

MPA in Environmental Policy, Management, and Law, University of Colorado-Denver

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Louise Lareau :

Louise Lareau

MA Communication, Purdue University

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Amy Laughlin :

Amy Laughlin

Master’s in Public Policy, University of Denver

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Sean Mangus : Tree Project Associate

Sean Mangus

Tree Project Associate

M.B.A. Sustainability, University of Colorado Boulder
B.A., Swarthmore College

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Amy Maxey :

Amy Maxey

B.A. Geography, University of Iowa

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Graham McGaffin :

Graham McGaffin

MS Agricultural & Applied Economics/ Environment & Natural Resources, University of Wyoming

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Alexandra McHenry :

Alexandra McHenry

M.S., Conservation Leadership Candidate, Colorado State University
B.A., Biology, Occidental College

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Erin McVeigh :

Erin McVeigh

MRLS Environmental Law
Sturm College of Law
University of Denver

Product Manager, 3E Company

Maggie Michael :

Maggie Michael

Master of Pubic Administration Candidate, University of Colorado, Denver
B.S., Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Colorado State University

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Sophie Miller :

Sophie Miller

MSc Environment & Development, University of Reading

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Elizabeth Morgan :

Elizabeth Morgan

B.S. Wildlife Management and Conservation, Humboldt State University
M.P.A. Nonprofit Management, University of Colorado, Denver, Expected Spring 2017

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Aaren Morrell :

Aaren Morrell

B.S. Natural Resources Recreation and Tourism, Colorado State University

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Maia Murphy-Williams :

Maia Murphy-Williams

B.A. Biology, The Colorado College

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Marie Mutryn :

Marie Mutryn

M.S. Animal Science, University of Delaware
Tree Project Graduate Intern

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Du Nguyen :

Du Nguyen

Master of Environmental Engineering, University of the Philippines, Quezon, the Philippines
B.S. Environmental Engineering, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam

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Sofia Jean Ponte :

Sofia Jean Ponte

B.A. Environmental Studies, University of Colorado Boulder

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Alani Premer :

Alani Premer

Membership Associate
The Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Alliance
B.A. Environmental Policy, The Colorado College

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Michael (Mickey) Rafa :

Michael (Mickey) Rafa

Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver

Andrew Rasmussen :

Andrew Rasmussen

B.A. Public and Urban Affairs, Virginia Tech
Tree Project Graduate Intern

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Peter Rice :

Peter Rice

B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Missouri

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Ariel Scott :

Ariel Scott

Web Designer, ALPS Funds Services

Masters, Digital Media, University of Denver

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Leiloni Shine :

Leiloni Shine

B.A. Resource Management, University Wisconsin Stevens Point

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Philip Siegel :

Philip Siegel

Masters in Public Policy, University of Denver

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Brandon Singletary :

Brandon Singletary

Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery
University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital

MPH and Epidemiology

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Lys Smith :

Lys Smith

MA International Development, Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver

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Tim Smith :

Tim Smith

Bachelors Degree in Biological Sciences, Minor in Environmental Science, University of Denver
Denver, CO

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Andrea Stucky : Research Associate

Andrea Stucky

Research Associate

MAS Natural Resource Management
University of Denver

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Sara Tabatabaie :

Sara Tabatabaie

Masters, Urban Planning & Design, McGill University
Montreal

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Laura Tiehen :

Laura Tiehen

B.S., Environmental Studies, University of Nebraska

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Olivia Tracy :

Olivia Tracy

M.A.  English (Literature), Colorado State University
B.A. English Literature and History, Regis University

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Patrick Walsh :

Patrick Walsh

Environmental Policy and Management
University of Denver

Melissa Webb :

Melissa Webb

Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver

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Susan Welch :

Susan Welch

MA Public & Private Environmental Management, Freie Universität Berlin

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Elizabeth Wolfe :

Elizabeth Wolfe

MA Biodiversity Conservation & Policy, State University of New York - Albany

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