As soon as I was told that I was given the internship here in Florida, my mind started visualizing the perfect project. I thought that it would basically do itself. Who would not want to support an idea such as renewable energy? After my...

Bienvenido. This week has felt like something out of television. It's like one of those cartoons where someone is picked up and their feet are still running really fast and as soon as they are put down, they only leave a trail of smoke...

We are weeks away from the 2017 Youth Summit Opening!! We have been working on planning the Summit and the logistics that go into it. I love planning events and that is why I am so excited about this event! There is a guideline of...

Hola, my name is Suhey and I am located to Atlanta, Georgia this summer! I was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona and currently attend Arizona State University. I am super excited to engage in a new city this summer along with experiencing...

When I left San Diego to go to school in Montana, I was warned by dozens of people about the unpredictability of the weather. I was told to always dress in layers to be prepared, and I can't begin to tell you how many times...

[caption id="attachment_9892" align="alignnone" width="169"] Statue of a Leather Jacketed Solider or Soldado de Cuera of the Spanish Presidio of San Agustin de Tucson founded in 1776 by an Irish Spanish Military Officer Hugo O'Conor[/caption] I'm working on an incredible project for the National Park...

So I've finally graduated from college, packed up my apartment, and made it to Nebraska! When I got out of my car and stepped into the park for the first time, I was hit by a huge gust of wind, realized I had no cell...

My name is Luis Vidal, and I will be the Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP) intern for Hot Springs National Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas. I wrapped up the school year at the University of Utah earlier this month, and enjoyed a quick camping...

Hello everyone! My name is Roxana Saravia and I am 23 years old. I recently graduated from Farmingdale State College with a B.S. in Bioscience. This summer I have the honor of being the Education and Community Outreach Intern for Fire Island National Seashore. ...

Hello, everyone! A little information about myself: my name is Kelsey Whitaker, and I am a recent graduate from the Wildlife Biology program at the University of Montana. I grew up in San Diego, and I think I have always known that I would work...

Hi, my name is Olivia Caro, and I'm graduating from Grinnell College on Monday! I've been studying studio art these past four years and just turned in my very last project today, so I'm really starting to get excited to spend my summer at Homestead...

Hello, everyone! I’m Cecilia Arteaga. I am one of two interns at Lake Mead National Recreational Area as part of the 2017 Latino Heritage Internship Program. As Communications Specialists under the Public Affairs department, some of what we’ll be working on is developing a communications...

Alaska has always been a place that I have longed to visit. At the age of twelve, I became enamored with the idea that someday I would be amongst the landscapes and wildlife of my dream destination. I read countless books about Alaska; some fiction,...

¡Hola! My name is Esperanza Chairez and I am very excited to announce that I just started my internship at the Chamizal National Memorial as the Segundo Barrio Outreach Coordinator! Upon flying into El Paso, Texas from Amherst, Massachusetts the warm, dry air,...

Hi everyone, my name is Sara Vogel and I am the LHIP for the National Capital Region in Washington, DC. I graduated from Roanoke College (Salem, Virginia) with a Bachelor of Business Administration in May 2016. I am very excited to be a part of...

Hi, my name is Luis Silva. I am a recent graduate from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where I received my degree in mechanical engineering. I am lucky enough to start my internship with the Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP) at Timucuan Ecological and...

  Hi everyone, my name is Alex La Pierre and I am the Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP) intern for the Urban Agenda in Tucson through Saguaro National Park.  I currently attend the University of Arizona and I have been a seasonal employee...

Este será mi última actualización de blog. Disculpa por la demora, debido a que estoy en la recta final universitaria. Por fin terminé introducir todos los artefactos arqueológicos en la base de datos. Sinceramente al terminar, resulta que el equipo de mantenimiento de NPS estaba limpiando...

No es mi primera vez que hago este tipo de práctica, lo he utilizado varias veces para mi curso universitario de “Administración del Museos”. Muchos de mis compañeros detestan esta tarea de trabajo, ya que requiere mucho tiempo en analizar, investigar y descifrar documentos de...

Although these past ten weeks will only be a small fraction of time in my life, I can say that the memories that I created at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, will be ones that I could not possibly forget. I will remember...