Senior ENST student Ilana Herold has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program English Teaching Assistantship to South Korea for the 2019-20 academic year.
At Maryland, Ilana is also pursuing a minor in Geographic Information Systems. She is a member of the University Honors Program of the Honors College, the UMD University Band, UMD Club Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Team, President of RESTORE Environmental Science, and a four-year recipient of the President’s Scholarship. She is also an alumna of the Federal Fellows Program, through which she interned at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
While in South Korea, in addition to her teaching responsibilities, Ilana plans to serve her local community by volunteering for environmental clean-ups and restoration projects. She hopes to do this work with the Korean Environmental Education Center, and contribute to their blog.
Upon her return to the U.S., Ilana plans to earn a master’s degree in Environmental Sociology. Combining her interests in environmental science and teaching, she intends to pursue a career as an environmental researcher with a focus on sustainability education.