Our alumni work around the country and the world in a wide variety of jobs, from conservation science to education to urban planning. Linking them all is a deep commitment to helping the Earth's inhabitants — humans and other animals, plants, fungi, microbes — live together sustainably and in mutually beneficial ways. Click through career profiles with the gray arrow below to get an idea of where the Field Naturalist Program propels its graduates.

  • Kathleen on the savannah

    Kathleen Fitzgerald '99

    Based in Nairobi, Kathleen is a consultant and partner at Conservation Capital, focusing on increasing revenue for wildlife conservation and management of protected areas. She has decades of experience in integrated large-landscape conservation and was a Vice President at the African Wildlife Foundation for a number of years. She has helped create new conservation areas, improved management of existing areas, established co-management arrangements with African governments, and designed innovative models for community integration in conservation. Before moving overseas in 2007, Kathleen was Executive Director of the Stowe Land Trust and co-founded the Northeast Wilderness Trust.

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