Proyecto Dinosaurios has mentored 19 students since 2009. Most of these students have continued their education in the geosciences by transferring to a 4-year university, and some have continued on to graduate studies and careers in the geosciences. Read more about some of our alumni below.
After Proyecto Dinosaurios Teresa went on to complete her degree from CSU Long Beach, where she studied Environmental Science & Policy.
“Proyecto Dinosaurios was a great and unique experience and I am so glad I applied and became an intern at the Dino Institute. Overall, this was a wonderful experience and I look forward to the seasonal dinosaur dig in Utah and volunteering at the museum.”
After Proyecto Dinosaurios, Erika transferred to UC Santa Barbara, where she graduated with a degree in Anthropology. After graduating, Erika joined the DI staff as a fossil conservator and field expedition team member for 7 years. She now works as a grant writer for a non-profit foundation.
“I'm enjoying every moment that I have had with this program.”
After Proyecto Dinosaurios, Sean transferred to UCLA and completed his Bachelor’s in Geology, after which he joined the Peace Corps. Following his time abroad with the Peace Corps, Sean completed his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan, researching the structure and thermodynamic properties of alkali and alkaline earth carbonate liquids.
“I feel like my whole future has been laid at my feet.”
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