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Current Students

These students are currently working with WRI as undergraduate or graduate student workers. WRI offers many exciting and unique student positions. Continue to check back on our opportunities page to see current student worker or staff openings!


Jess Kaplan is a master's student pursuing a degree in Recreation, Parks and Tourism Resources. She will be working at WRI as a graduate research assistant.

Jude Platz

Jude Platz is an undergraduate student majoring in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics. His role at WRI is to work with 3RQ sampling / data entry and outreach projects.


Joe Kingsbury is pursuing a masters in science in wildlife and fisheries resources. His main roles at WRI are field sampler and data analyst.


Chris Keller works as a GRA for the National Brownfields Assistance Center. He is working towards a master's degree in political science.

Alex Pall is an undergraduate student majoring in environmental, soil, and water science. He works under Three Rivers Quest projects.

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Loren Gormley is an undergraduate student majoring in Environmental, Soil, and Water Sciences. She will be working for 3RQ as a project assistant. 

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Chelsie Kotlar is an undergraduate student majoring in Forest Management. She will be working on research and analysis for 3RQ.