Graduate Student – Masters of Natural Resources
Scholarship funding available. Positions start in August 2021.
A University of Idaho – Environmental Education and Science Communication (EESC) graduate student earns a Masters of Natural Resources while developing an array of professional skills and expertise. Applied coursework and targeted study in science communication, leadership, place-based education, and ecology give our residents what they need to impact the workforce and the world.
EESC graduate students can expect to:
• Experience learning in new ways by taking experiential coursework in ecology, science communication, place-based education, and leadership.
• Gain outreach and instructional skills as a part of a mentored teaching practicum through our award-winning McCall Outdoor Science School. This includes working with a diverse group of students in a variety of programs.
• Build interdisciplinary thinking skills to address complex socio-ecological issues.
• Enjoy a 1:6 faculty to graduate student ratio that ensures a student-centered approach to learning.
• Immerse themselves in a supportive, community-based, learning experience that prepares students for a wide range of professions. Visit our alumni webpage to see examples of the many career paths of our graduates.
• Participate in a once in a lifetime trip into the Taylor Wilderness Research Station located in the heart of the Frank Church/River of No Return Wilderness.
About University of Idaho -McCall Outdoor Science School
The mission of the McCall Outdoor Science School is to transform individuals and communities through innovative research and educational experiences. We envision vibrant, diverse and inclusive communities, empowered to ask difficult questions and transform ways of thinking, to collaboratively and compassionately sustain the social and ecological systems that provide for us. Our faculty, staff and students value creativity, sustainability, diversity, inclusion, integrity, collaboration and reflection. To this end, we educate, lead, discover, create and communicate.