Mentor Spotlight: Beth Darrow

Dr. Beth Darrow is a Senior Scientist for the Bald Head Island Conservancy, a small but effective non-profit organization focused on barrier island conservation, preservation, and education in North Carolina. Dr. Darrow leads a variety of projects from oyster reef restoration and water quality monitoring to deer population management and sea turtle protection. They hire a number of interns each year, and it’s a great way to learn about non-academic career options. Learn more about BHI Conservancy and positions working with Dr. Darrow at:

You can see more about Dr. Darrow’s past work at, and if you have questions for Dr. Darrow you can email at

Dr. Darrow is very interested and excited to mentor students!