University of Vermont

GIV eSAT - the Governor's Institute on Environmental Science and Technology

Real Science and Technology

Use modern technology to document and critically evaluate environmental problems. Explore local and global environmental issues and career options.

Hands-on Learning

Work alone and in groups asking questions, doing science, and solving real environmental problems as you gain a broad range of skills useful for your future.

The Student Experience

Have a great time living for a week in a college environment with a diverse group of like-minded, interested students and faculty from around Vermont.

This year at eSAT
  • FREE college credits!
  • 2016 Web page
  • 2016 Schedule
  • 2016 Photographs
  • 2016 Student Packing list

  • Christine Massey, Director eSAT GIV
    Geology Department
    Delehanty Hall
    University of Vermont
    180 Colchester Avenue
    Burlington, VT 05405-1758
    (802) 343-5861

    GIV eSAT

    The Governor's Institute of Vermont, Environmental Science and Technology has been operating for more than 20 years from the University of Vermont in Burlington. GIV eSAT is one of ten Governor's Institutes focused on a range of academic and creative topics. For more information on other Governor's Institutes, or to apply, visit

    Click here to see the 2016 GIV eSAT web site

    This year's GIV eSAT program will run 7 days from June 26 to July 2 at the University of Vermont. Many GIV eSAT students are eligible to earn 3 free college credits from UVM (click here to learn more) Together, 36 students and 9 staff, including graduate students, college faculty, and State of Vermont environmental scientists, will investigate the Burlington environment.

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