Marta is our newest USEE intern who will be working with us for Spring Semester. She is from the University of Utah and is rock star! She has jumped into this internship with both feet and is doing a phenomenal job getting to know our programs and adding some great insights into the projects she is working on. We are very happy to have her. Welcome Marta!
My name is Marta Nielsen. I am a junior at the University of Utah, studying both Environmental Studies and Urban Planning. I moved to Salt Lake City with my family when I was only five, and have had sagebrush in blood ever since. In my spare time you might find me hiking in Millcreek Canyon, knitting a hat, cooking (read: eating) something delicious, with my nose buried in a good book, or perusing a local thrift store. I also enjoy traveling, and after seeing and falling in love with Germany last October, I am now trying to find a way to go back to Europe. I am very excited to be working with USEE. I love their mission of teaching people how to think, not what to think. I feel that when people are given the skills to think critically, and accurate information, they generally make the right decisions. This is why education, and especially environmental education is so vital, and why USEE is fulfilling such an important role in our state. This is what gets me excited to be working for USEE!