Summer Policy Intern Spotlight: Arjeta Bajramaj

July 20, 2021

Arjeta Bajramaj, a native of Farmington Hills, Michigan, is the SAF Henry Clepper Forest Policy Intern for summer 2021. Arjeta is a rising senior at Michigan State University (MSU) and is pursuing a both a Bachelor of Science in Forestry and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy with a minor in Science Technology Environment, and Public Policy

Originally interested in law, she began studying forestry to better understand the delicate intersection of science and policy in contemporary issues of natural resource conservation and management. Arjeta is a William A. Demmer Scholar, a member of the Forest Forever Scholars Program, and is a co-founder and vice president of the MSU Students Standing with Survivors. 

During her time with the policy team at SAF, Arjeta aims to foster a deeper knowledge of the role forests play in climate change mitigation and carbon management specifically relating to federal natural resource policy. Arjeta is eager to work with SAF towards its mission to advance the sustainable management of forest resources through science, education, and technology to ensure the continued health and integrity of forests to benefit society in perpetuity. 

Fun Facts about Arjeta

          ●   Favorite Tree: Abies concolor (White fir)
          ●   Favorite National Forest: Hiawatha National Forest  
          ●   Favorite National Park: Acadia National Park
          ●   Favorite Hobbies: Hiking and camping along the North Country Trail,
               reading Ken Follett novels, and playing piano 

Welcome to the SAF team!