Hola a todos!

After some technical issues, I was finally able to access my account and am now able to introduce myself. My name is Elizabeth Garcia, but you can call me Liz. This summer I will...

Hi! My name is Daniela Alviz and I will be interning at the Everglades National Park and will be working for the Hidden Lake District of Everglades National Park’s Education Program. I first found this internship through my best friend, an Education student at Flagler...

Training…Training…Training. Oh, and did I mention training? This first week has been a blur…between learning the curriculum and the National Park Service (NPS) rules, this week has flown by! What pushed me through was knowing I was...

After an eight hour drive from Ventura County, California to Coolidge, Arizona, I was instantly greeted by the 103 degree weather and the beautiful Sonoran Desert that extends into the distance for miles. After several email exchanges, I was honored to meet...

While I am very new at Little River Canyon National Preserve, I have learned so much in the last three days. I feel honored to share this knowledge with any and all of the visitors that come...

Hello all,

This past Saturday, June 9th, I helped with an event at Sloan’s Lake here in Denver.  GO Day (Get Outdoors Day) is an annual event put on by a variety of environmental agencies to promote...

My name is Emelyn Najera, and this summer LHIP has given me the opportunity to work alongside the wonderful team of architects and historians of the Historic American Building Survey (HABS) in Washington D.C.  I am currently...

Hello everyone! I’m Alejandra and this summer I am the Multimedia Outreach Intern at the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. How did I get here? Well, let me tell you. As a product of the Texas...

My name is Ximena Cuervo, and I’m an interpretive and outreach education intern for the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail. I was born in Bogota, Colombia, and was raised in Miami, Florida. Although I only lived in Colombia for five years before immigrating...

Yesterday I flew in to Midlands Airport where David Larson, Chief of Resource Management, picked me up and shortly thereafter (about 4 hours later; short by Texan standards) arrived at Panther Junction in Big Bend National Park. The Texan landscape is very interesting. It reminds...

Hey Everyone, I’m Roxana Saravia and I’m back for a second season as an intern with the Latino Heritage Internship Program! I will be returning to Fire Island National Seashore (FIIS) for some more fun (and hard...

Summer is almost a week away and saguaro blooming season is in full swing at Saguaro National Park. The saguaro blossom is Arizona’s State Flower, and every morning in the field I’m reminded why. These sacred blossoms...

Another summer–another DC internship. My name is Valeria Parada and this will be my second time interning in Washington, DC. It seems as if, for the past few years, all roads lead me back to the...

Hello everyone, so glad you decided to take some time to read this blog post. To kick things off my name is Jonatan Sanabria. I was born in Brewster, Washington, to a family that came from Michoacán,...

I have just finished my first week of training  at the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historical Trail, with many new adventures. The week consisted of traveling all across the Bay Area visiting sites that had connections with the expedition that Juan Bautista de Anza...

My journey across the country was an amazing experience. As soon as I was offered the job to work in Yosemite National Park, “ROAD TRIP” came into my mind. I started saving up specifically to be able to drive across the country to visit some...

The first thing I noticed about the Manassas National Battlefield Park is the lines of canons all over the park property. These guns mark the original lines held by Union and Confederate regiments during the first and...

As my first week at the Olmsted Center is coming to an end, I have come to realize the intricate dynamics that revolve around the National Park Service. During our orientation week, I had the opportunity to...