Environmental & Engineering Careers Exploration

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Sat.-Sat. July 21 – 27, 2019

Apply for an Amazing 7-Day Exploration of Environmental Science & Engineering  At Michigan Tech & the Upper Peninsula! Transportation, meals & lodging Provided!

OPEN to High School students  who want to explore Environmental Careers:  forestry, natural resources, wildlife, engineering, water quality, and more! Michigan Tech’s Environmental Science program is ranked 5th in the Nation and best  in the Midwest

What YOU will do …


¨ In the forest, ID and measure trees, and collect frog data;

¨ On the water, sampling aboard a research vessel;

¨ In the lab, examine plankton, drive a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), and design a process to clean water;

¨ Tour MTU campus, stay in a dorm, eat in the dining hall;

Experience national & state parks with scientists and experts in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula! Come ready for adventure!

To Apply

  APPLICATIONS DUE:  April 15, 2019

TaraBal Insects&Forests¨ Complete application form HERE or download and mail.

¨ Provide at least one letter of recommendation.

Download Program Flyer

Exploration Team Leaders:

Mike Reed,  Curator of Education, Detroit Zoo

Lisa Perez, U.S. Forest Service ~ Detroit Urban Connections

Bruce Ross, MI Dept of Natural Resources

Joan Chadde, Director, Center for Science & Environmental Outreach, Michigan Technological University

Jerry Jondreau, Director of Recruitment, MTU School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science

Coordinated by  Michigan Tech Center for Science & Environmental Outreach

With funding from:

 School of Forest Resources &  Environmental Science

College of Engineering

Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Michigan Tech Transportation Institute

MTU Housing & Residential Life

Center for Diversity & Inclusion

College of Engineering

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

MTU Admissions

MTU Great Lakes Research Center

Michigan Department of Natural Resources

U.S. Forest Service