Student Opportunities

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The University of New Hampshire provides many educational and research opportunities related to Arctic and sub-Arctic regions, including classroom and field experiences for undergraduate students, graduate students, and research partners. As a student, you will earn your degree through different academic departments on campus, but you can work with UNH Arctic scientists on an exciting range of arctic research topics. This is your opportunity to change your life -- and the world.

Student Spotlights

  • Elizabeth Weidner

    “The connections I have made at UNH have provided me with a solid foundation on the international research stage through opportunities like the Ryder Expedition and my joint-appointment PhD at UNH and Stockholm University. The UNH community has helped me make international research connections, grow my scientific collaboration sphere and participate on high-impact papers, providing me with solid footing for my future in academia.”

    - Liz Weidner

  • Clarice Perryman

    “Having the opportunity to engage with UNH researchers on topics of Arctic environmental change has provided me with a more holistic understanding of climate change in the Arctic and has given me a stronger connection with my research.”

    - Clarice Perryman

  • Tamara Marcus

    "Having the opportunity to engage with UNH researchers on topics of Arctic environmental change has provided me with a more holistic understanding of climate change in the Arctic and has given me a stronger connection with my research."

    -Tamara Marcus

Student resources

Arctic Minor

An undergraduate minor is under development to educate students on Arctic concerns across the sciences and humanities. This program will include 5 new Arctic courses, science communications training, and field experiences to provide students with skills to address major societal issues pertaining to the arctic.