On 111th Street big houses stand. Stairs led up to Victorian style porches. Walking past into the neighborhood row homes begin with brick facades and green or red alternating wooden porches. Trees line the sidewalks to provide a healthy amount of shade, little front yards...

Hello everyone! As previously mentioned, first Friday in the town of Globe is coming up. Meaning I have been reading and learning a lot about the typical things people see when using a solar telescope. It's been a lot of solar flares, spots and the sun cycle....

In the last two weeks, I met someone who has been a federal employee for 60 years, attended an all-hands meeting where years and decades of service were recognized by regional staff, and was invited to a retirement party for a beloved employee. I learned from...

  Dear reader, I am currently at the halfway point of my internship! It has been an absolute pleasure being apart of the Salem Maritime (SAMA) and Saugus Iron Works (SAIR) teams! The National Park Service works with a huge variety of people and partners, in this...

Summer at the Department of the Interior Hello again,My name is Steven Esparza. For this part of the summer, I am continuing my architectural internship in Washington, DC at the Historic American Building Survey (HABS) office in the Department of Interior - Stewart Lee Udall Building....

Howdy, everyone. Thanks again for (virtually) joining me in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This week's blog topic is relevant to what I have been working on for the past two weeks. This past week I gave a practice tour to the staff here and demonstrated the...

This past week, I was fortunate enough to go to Grand Canyon with two other Zion interns, Jada and Iris, to help with the Grand Canyon Juneteenth event and research in their museum collection archive! [caption id="attachment_16602" align="aligncenter" width="432"] Jada, Iris, and I![/caption] The first day I...

Zion National Park has a rich history behind it, alongside being one of the most beautiful canyons in the US. However, much of the Latino history has not been thoroughly researched and this is where our team comes in. Our main goal is to compose...

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, a park that had originally been a memorial for Nancy Hanks Lincoln, is now also standing to commemorate Lincoln’s youth and the 14 years that he spent here in Indiana. For this blog, I will talk about the things I learned...

Volcanoes and more volcanoes I have finally arrived to Lassen Volcanic National Park. It has been a busy two weeks of learning the park, getting to know everyone and learning about the variety of projects that are happening this summer. I have been lucky to have...

Hey there, everyone! I’m back and eager to tell you all about my two projects for this summer. My first one will be about the history of the Klondike Gold Rush, what it was and the effects it had on our present day United States....

Sea Ya Later Published by Toni Nicole Ramos, History Science Intern at Padre Island National Seashore Division of Sea Turtle Science and Recovery Toni Ramos, History Science Intern, holds a Kemp's ridley hatchling during a public hatchling release. Prior to my internship at the Padre Island National Seashore...

As I approach my fourth week at Shenandoah, the park has become increasingly busy, and so have my duties! I gave my first ranger program on invasive species in the park (such as the Emerald Ash Borer and Periwinkle). I felt it went great, and...

My projects with Mount Rushmore National Memorial this year is to create social media content, develop communications planning, and contribute high quality photographs to build the digital library. This project focuses on content related to Mount Rushmore and Native American Heritage Month. I will come...

One of my jobs here at Cuyahoga Valley National Park is to assist with the pilot season of the park's Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS) bird banding station. About every ten days this summer I and other employees of the resource management office go...

Hello all, thanks for keeping up with me! A little introduction to myself and my project. My name is Gisel Adame, and I am a Social Media Intern for Bering Land Bridge National Preserve. On a day to day basis I come up with many...

Hi friends, Glad you’re back! My main project for the summer consists of doing different things to better manage natural resources inside Biscayne National Park. As a natural resource management assistant, I am responsible of conducting creel surveys in the Homestead Bayfront and Black Point marinas. These...

While in the field in Socorro, Texas, we experienced long days. There were dust storms, dry air, goat heads in our shoes and a scorching sun. Not being from the area, my supervisors were worried about how I’d react. Turns out I did better than...