Now that my internship has been going on for three full weeks, it's time to start diving in to what I'll be working on for the remainder of my time! Park Atlas is an initiative that the National Park Service has begun that will provide comprehensive...

Chaco-Aztec Outreach Explained The nitty-gritty Day-to-day Have you ever wondered about the research that is conducted in national parks, monuments, and historic sites?  Very much related to my work as an intern, the artifacts and specimens from research conducted in national parks, monuments, and historic sites are...

Zion National park has practically been my backyard for my whole life. It is disappointing to say that I have only visited the park four times prior to my first day as an intern for the Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP). My first few days...

Hi everyone, my name is Yajali and I'm here at Tonto National Monument! Driving from Illinois to Arizona was a long trip, but with the help of my dad and mom, we made it safely (Featured image: The view from the house)! When I finally arrived...

Hello, my name is MacEva Wright! I recently graduated from the University of North Georgia (UNG), earning a Bachelors of Science in Biology. During my time at UNG, I developed a love for research, conservation, and science communication. In the near future, I intend to...

Last Thursday, June 1st, I had the incredible opportunity to work in the OCOMMS office at the Department of Interior for the first time. The occasion was the raising of the Progress Pride Flag, symbolizing the start of Pride Month. Alongside my colleagues from the...

What i will be up to this summer Hi my name is Allison Toro Villada. This summer I am interning at the Historic American Building Survey in Washington D.C. My project is focusing on the Rio Vista Farm in Socorro, TX. The Rio Vista Farm, made...

You read that right! The Dog Days are over for summer in Nome. All weekend I have heard, "Wow, you came at a great time. Usually when the interns come, it's hard to get them out here. Their flights are delayed or they experience some...

Hi everyone, My name is María (preferred pronouns: she/her/hers). I am a graduate student at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania's Parks, Conservation, and Resource Management M.Sc. program. I decided to apply to the Pacific West Region Park Planning and Environmental Compliance Fellowship this year because I...

Hello everyone! My name is Dumari De Leon and this summer I will be working as the Don't Feed the Landfill intern for the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona! A little about me is that I am a rising Junior at Rice University and...

For my first week at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, we walked a lot around the trails and went around looking at the cabins and farm animals that the park has. We shadowed the other workers here as well when they were giving the school children...

Hi my name is Marty. I am a senior at Northern Illinois University working to get my Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences. I would love to tell you where I'm from, but I've moved around enough that home are the people and not the...

Hi, my name is Tatiana Mihaita and I am an ‘Art in the Park’ intern at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado this summer! Last year, I was a Forest Wellness intern at Congaree National Park in South Carolina. This is my second summer with...

Brandywine Falls Hello everyone! My name is Sofia Gilroy. I am an Environmental Science student from Brown University (originally from Texas) and this summer I will be stationed in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, located between Cleveland and Akron, Ohio! I recently arrived in the park and began...