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Matt Snider - Letters from The Desert

Matt Snider is a May 2009 graduate of our ANSC Science/Professional option. He hails from Middlebury, VT. Going into college, Matt's plans were to attend vet school after graduation, but a combination of internships and experiences eventually steered him toward conservation rather than veterinary studies. While an undergrad here, Matt worked as a Zookeeper Aide at the National Zoo's Asia Trail and then also subsequently work as a paid intern in the National Zoo's nutrition lab. Matt was very active in student organizations during his time here, including; being an AGNR Student Ambassador, a member of the Animal Husbandry Club and a Highriser Council member. After graduating, Matt left the country to work as a Research Intern for Global Visions International and is a member of their staff at Karongwe Game Reserve in South Africa. He is now back in the states working for The Peregrine Fund in New Mexico.

Click on the links below to read Matt's letters from "The Desert".

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