Charles Mize

Charles Mize

Career Interests

conservation, environmental policy, land use policy, natural resource management
Employment Sought:


Master of Environmental Management and Master of Forestry, December 2019
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Environmental Economics and Policy
Bachelor of Science, May 2016
Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
Major(s): Sustainable Development
Concentration: Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
Minor(s): Spanish, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) certificate

Professional Experience

Farm Manager, Camp Grier, Old Fort, NC
Planned, budgeted, and implemented diverse sustainable agricultural enterprises to expand Camp Grier’s educational and production garden. September 2016 – June 2017
Sustainable Development Fellow, ASU Sustainable Development
Digitized historic maps of Parc Ivoloina, Toamasina, Madagascar, to track changes in property boundaries and match with aerial/satellite imagery. August 2015 – May 2016
Intern, Original Beans, Mono Bravo, Esmeraldas, Ecuador
Built education and support for organic practices, organic certification, and a local buying/processing facility for cocoa to further conservation in a remote rainforest community. January - April 2015
Resident, ASU Teaching and Research Farm, Fleetwood, NC 
Performed daily tasks on diversified university farm. Assisted with sustainable layer, broiler, cattle, hog, vegetable, orchard, and woodlot enterprises. August 2014 - December 2015
Intern, UNC Chapel Hill Herbarium, Chapel Hill, NC
Measured Liriodendron tulipifera leaf morphology to assist graduate student in ongoing research project. 2012

Additional Information

Proficient user of: ArcGIS 10.2, ArcGIS Pro, Microsoft Office, Stata Student member of Society of American Foresters and active in Duke Student Chapter of SAF Forest inventory and Southeastern US plant Identification skills Eagle Scout


community-based management
environmental economics

Graduation Date

December 2019

Additional Resources



Preferred Location


Preferred Sector

Academic Institution
Entrepreneur / Start-up
Federal Government
Non-profit / NGO
Research Institute / Think Tank
State / Local Government