This month's Spotlight features Noëlle Boucquey, a former Environmental Studies major who has switched careers from environmental consulting to designing and teaching courses to prepare the next generation for saving the world.
Noëlle, on the risk of changing directions:
"There have been many moments along this journey where I felt unsure of what I really wanted for my future, or unsure of the right choice. But I've just continued to follow what has felt like the best decision for any particular moment. And now I'm so thrilled because it feels like I've found my dream job. But it has taken 10 years since graduating UCSB to find it!"
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Noëlle welcomes UCSB students to contact her via email with questions about her research and advice on how to prepare for a career in the environmental studies field. Requests to review resumes or inquiries about open positions will not receive replies.
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Editor: Brandilyn Gilbert, Academic Advisor