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Anjali Narasimhan, MCM’19 Summer Externship with the Alaska Whale Foundation

Wednesday, September, 25th, 2019 MCM MCM & CCM MCM Alumni Profiles MCM Student Profiles

Whales are among the largest and most intelligent species to inhabit this earth. I have always been drawn to these enigmatic creatures and stunned by their unparalleled beauty. Driven to promote ocean conservation and pursue a career in advancing marine mammal health, I sought out a position with the Alaska Whale Foundation and had the Read More

A Survival Guide for Field Work in the Alakai Wilderness Preserve

Tuesday, April, 30th, 2019 MCM MCM & CCM MCM Alumni Profiles MCM Student Profiles

Dayna Martinez, MCM’19 Discusses her Winter Externship with the Kaua’i Forest Bird Recovery Project in Kaua’i, Hawai’i As a master’s candidate in Tufts conservation medicine (MCM) program, I was able to spend my winter break in Kaua’i, Hawai’i volunteering with a non-profit organization called Kaua’i Forest Bird Recovery Project (KFBRP). I was able to experience Read More

How to Live Your Best Life Down Under – Out in the Field vs. Inside the Office

Friday, February, 22nd, 2019 MCM MCM & CCM MCM Alumni Profiles MCM Student Profiles

Natalie Bauer, MCM’19 Shares her Winter Externship Experience with Devils at Cradle Wildlife Sanctuary and Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies in Tasmania Tasmania may seem like a random place to work, but it is a hidden gem for conservation related jobs. There is so much to offer on this island found below the mainland Read More

Testing for Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus in the Nation’s Elephants at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo

Friday, February, 22nd, 2019 MCM MCM & CCM MCM Alumni Profiles MCM Student Profiles

Elena Iacono, MCM’19 Discusses her Winter Externship with the National Elephant Herpesvirus Laboratory at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, DC When I entered the MCM program, I had an inkling that I may want to get more experience in a laboratory setting. Through some experience I had gained in my undergraduate years, I garnered Read More

Working with the Loon Rangers at LPC: MS in Conservation Medicine Externship

Monday, July, 24th, 2017 MCM MCM & CCM MCM Alumni Profiles MCM Student Profiles

Dr. Estefania Parra Ochoa, MCM’17, Discusses her Externship with the The Loon Preservation Committee (LPC) The Loon Preservation Committee (LPC) works to preserve loons (Gavia immer) and their habitats in New Hampshire. LPC´s mission is to restore and maintain a healthy population of loons throughout NH; to monitor the health and productivity of loon populations Read More

Flying Toward Ocean Conservation

Friday, February, 3rd, 2017 MCM MCM & CCM MCM Alumni Profiles

Just before sunrise, when the water is calm in the Sea of Cortez and dolphins often slowly travel by, you can find Ben Sawicki on the bow of the MV Farley Mowat. The quietest section of deck, the bow is a peaceful place to begin the day with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. A biologist and Read More