GEM Environmental is excited to welcome one of our new members to the team. Troy Gamble is our new GEM CORPS AML Geographer’s Assistant.
Troy is originally from Los Angeles and currently lives in Flagstaff, AZ where he attends Northern Arizona University. He enjoys hiking in the beautiful pines and camping whenever he has free time. Troy values STEM education because he feels that it provides individuals with a wide range of opportunities and education that will help in long term decision making and life skills. Welcome to the team, Troy!
How did you hear about this service opportunity?
I received an email from the NAU faculty and decided to look into the organization and my specific position.
Please provide a brief description highlighting your work/area of focus.
I am working towards my bachelors degree in Geology at NAU
What do you plan to accomplish during your service term with GEM?
I plan to learn a lot about the job and see if I would want to pursue that further.
Do you plan to continue your education? If so, what programs or school are you looking into and what is the highest degree you plan to earn?
Yes, I want to eventually get my masters degree, maybe from NAU.
Have you had any other internship or service opportunities before this? If so, how do you believe internships have benefited you so far?
I had one other small position, they have helped me by showing me different aspects of how a geology degree can be used out of college.