Alums Host Group of Nic Students For Career Trek Out West

In early October, 11 MEM students and 1 Sanford student traveled to the Seattle and Portland area to visit with sustainability departments at different companies, including:

  • Amazon
  • Nike
  • MiiR
  • Bullitt Foundation
  • Recology CleanScapes
  • Sustainable Business Consulting
  • REI
  • Greenwood Resources

Students met with the following alumni along the way who served as hosts at their respective employer’s offices. They answered students’ questions, offered insight and advice, shared their own experiences, and provided hands on experiences for the students:

  • Xander Kent MEM/MBA’15
  • Alexis Fuge MEM/MF’05
  • Lisa Appel DEL-MEM’15
  • Kara Jones MEM/MBA’15
  • Adam Brundage MEM’07
  • Patrick Reaves MEM/MBA’12

Check out photos and details from the Career Trek below!

MEM Students at, inc. in Seattle, WA


Bullitt Foundation in Seattle, where students met the founder of Earth Day, Denis Hayes


Adam Brundage MEM’07, Nike Senior Manager of Sustainable Business and Innovation, at Nike headquarters with students in Portland, OR


In front of Nike HQ in Portland, OR


The crew at Recology CleanScapes in Seattle, WA


MiiR in Seattle, WA


At Sustainable Business Consulting in Seattle, WA


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