Going back to the East coast from our short / long week in Texas surveying in the heat – it feels good to be back familiar temperatures. The heat of D.C. is more bearable than working out in the field in San Antonio. Back in...

For this blog post I wanted to share something that I learned in combination with sharing about the person who taught me what I have learned. She is one of the most influential persons I have had the honor to work and intern with. She...

While bird conservation through science communication has been a large part of my job, I have also had the opportunity to participate in ongoing projects around the park. The Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center is very conservation minded, so they wanted to “bird proof” one...

I have had the pleasure of working with a wonderful staff at Biscayne National Park this summer. I have met many new people who have done things completely different from me! I have also been exposed to many new things that I can apply to...

After completing our  first week surveying the Alazan Apache Courts in San Antonio Texas, I have a much bigger appreciation for the amount of work that field surveyors go through when documenting Historic Sites and buildings. Our work consisted of laser scanning The Alazan Courts Leasing...

I'm halfway through my internship, and I really wish time could slow down because I'm thoroughly enjoying my time here at Canyonlands. These past few weeks, I've been working extra hard on my Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP) project, which focuses on the contributions of Latinos...

As my time here draws to a close, I've had an amazing experience delving into history at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site. The people I've met and the knowledge I've gained during this time have been truly unforgettable, although innumerable. Apart from all the random...

9, 240 feet is the depth of the Quincy mine. Although I did not go that deep underground, I still got to experience just a little of what a miner back in the day would have worked. [caption id="attachment_21428" align="alignleft" width="225"] The dry house where mine...

As the weeks go on, the adventures never stop! It has been an amazing experience so far during my time within the Everglades National Park and now recently with Biscayne National Park as well! While I am in the Everglades working out of my little...

Chapter Three: I Learned about Colombian Immigration in Lowell, MA Something Interesting I have learned during my internship this summer is about the first Colombians that came to Lowell and their relationship with Lowell National Historical Park. Learning about Colombian textile workers in Lowell, Massachusetts gives us...

During my stay at the Rocky Mountains I have learned an incredible amount of interesting things. Since my project is based on wildfires, I have learned a lot about the 2020 wildfires in Colorado and the management actions the national park has taken in response...

Before I begin, my southern hospitality kicked in like never before. Honestly, my first week was the scariest week of my life. I felt nervous, the most awkward, and physically weak. My supervisor's nickname is Kim Possible, I believe she could forge though the roughest...

Pursuing GS5 Park Ranger Positions During my second summer at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, I've grown increasingly determined to pursue GS 5 Park Ranger positions. After graduating college in May and finishing up my summer internship this August, I realized the importance of creating a federal...

Hi everyone! Hope allis well! For this update I'll be discussing interesting findings I've investigated in my internship so far! For the past seven weeks, I have immersed myself in the worlds of First Ladies through their biographies, letters, documentaries, and personal accounts, while sipping a...

My first week in Death Valley called for a lot of adjusting. I was entering the hottest place in the world during its hottest season. But, my NPS colleagues were incredibly welcoming and kind. My supervisor Brian took me around the vast areas of the...

I have previous experience as an outreach assistant, facilitating connections between schools and a professional development program at the Department of Labor, and coordinating payments between American United Nations interns and internal United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA) staff. However, my...