Diego is a third-year student at Pitzer College majoring in anthropology and Spanish. He hopes to build a cultural resources career centered on anthropoligcal reserach, GIS, and geography.
Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail
Pia attends Clark University and is interested in sharing how Latino communities are passionate about environmental conservation work. They look foward to supporting land stewardship practices in their internship.
Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation
David is a graduate of Vanderbilt University who has worked with several various federal agencies and conservation programs including the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Forest Service, and the National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance program.
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Cassandra attends Northern Arizona University with a focus in environmental sustainability studies. She hopes to learn more about conservation practices and enjoys photography focused on animals.
Grand Canyon National Park
Andrea is an ethnicity, race, and migration and environmental studies double major at Yale University. She is passionate about education equity and is looking forward to developing educational outreach programs during her internship.
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
Kristian is a first-generation student at the University of North Texas studying history with a minor in political science and a certificate in Latina/o Mexican-American studies. He formerly interned at Homestead NHP as an archives intern.
Homestead National Park
Juan is a first-generation college student pursuing a bachelor's in earth sciences with a specialization in geology at Southern Methodist University. He hopes to pursue a master's degree in geology and help Latino communities build stronger connections with geological phenomena.
Dinosaur National Monument
Elizabeth is a recent graduate of South Texas Community College and is currently working towards an envionrmental sciences bachelor's degree at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. She possess experiences in managing the spread of invasive species in previous positions.
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
Kevin studies environmental science at Queens College in New York. He hopes to pursue a master's program related to environmental science and believes this internship will guide him towards a better understanding of conservation careers.
Fire Island National Seashore
Leslie is a first-generation American currently attending CUNY Lehman College. Her interest in LHIP stems from her desire to encourage diversity in the science field, and she hopes to become a park ranger or work in an area the protects the environment.
Ricardo is a history major graduate of California State University Bakersfield. He aspires to become a museum curator and looks forward to gaining experience in curation and archiving during his internship.
Harpers Ferry Center & Cesar Chavez National Monument
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David attends the University of Puerto Rio, Rio Piedras campus. His academic focus is history of the Americas with a minor in digital arts. His goal is to become an investigative paleographer and help transcribe and protect ancient Spanish documentation that are preserved in Puerto Rico.
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park
Isabel is working towards her masters in public history and is excited to explore America's natural and historical landscapes. She is passionate about the preservation and interpretation of natural and human history.
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
Sophia is a first-generation college student studying communications and media at University of Maryland. Her interest in communications and media stems from her goals of communicating the importance of advocacy and representation
National Parks of Boston
Nathaniel is an environmental studies major and economic studies minor at Florida State University. He's dedicated to preserving and saving the environment and aspires to be a park ranger or environmental lawyer.
Biscayne National Park
Xochitl is pursuing a master's in public policy at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. Her policy concentrations include immigration and education policy. She is eager to gain valuable federal work experience while providing her perspective as a second-generation indigenous Chicana.
Pacific West Region – Park Planning & Environmental Compliance
Justin recently graduated from Tulane University with a double major in anthropology and environmental studies. During his internship, he hopes to use his writing, photography, and videography skills to document and highlight the cutler and artists produced in New Orleans.
New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park
Tatiana is a graduate student at the University of North Carolina studying parks and recreation management with a concentration in therapeutic recreation. Her internship role focuses on creating programs that improve visitors' mental, physical, and emotional well-being.
Congaree National Park
Nayelie is a senior at the University of Puerto Rico at Humacao where she researches the environmental impact of microplastics. She looks forward to further developing data collection and data analysis skills while collecting data from the tree canopy at her internship site.
George Washington Memorial Parkway
Marshall is a returning LHIP intern and a student at Arizona State University with a double major in sustainability and history and a minor in parks and protected area management. He hopes to purse a career with NPS as an interpretation ranger.
Flagstaff Area National Monument
Kristy is a graduate of Augsburg University and is now pursuing a master's degree in public history at Colorado State University. As a Mexican-American, she is excited to share stories about sea turtle conservation efforts between Mexico and the United States.
Padre Island National Seashore
Andres is in his second year of a master's program in planning with an environmental and social emphasis at the University of Puerto Rico, Humacao Piedras Campus. He aspires to work with the federal government or NGOs in natural resource management.
Midwest Regional Office Planning and Compliances Division
Kiara graduated from UC Santa Cruz as a biolgy major and is highly interested in animal conservation, field work, and climate change. She is also passionate about photography and videography and hopes to use these tools to amplify underrepresented voices.
Bering Land Bridge National Preserve
Adelaide is a natural resources management major at Texas Tech University. She looks forward to using her academic background in conservation sciences and bilingual communication skills during her internship. She hopes to pursue an urban planning and sustainable development career.
Tin graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a major in biology and a minor in art. They have multiple research experiences in entomology and looks forward to conducting fieldwork in incredible natural settings. They believe this internship will be an important step towards a career in ecology.
Natural Resource Stewardship and Science Directorate, WASO, Inventory and Monitoring Division
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Julisa is a first-generation Chicana student pursuing a major in anthroploy and a minor in Spanish at Georgia State University. She is excited to plan and curate a museum exhibit with her supervisors during her internship. She also hopes to reach Latino communities and her internship site more accessible for future generations.
Tonto National Monument
Estrella is a master's student at the University of Texas at Austin Community and Regional Planning program. She earned her bachelor's at the University of California, Berkely as a development studies major with a global poverty and practice minor.
Minute Man National Historic Park
Amie is pursuing a bachelor's degree in architecture at Auburn University. She's passionate about heritage modeling and historic preservation and hopes to pursue a master's degree in architectural conservation.
Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS)
Diana is an environmental studies major at the University of Kansas. She started in the environmental field as a horticulture laborer and has also worked as a naturalist at a nature center. She hopes to gain more experience teaching and working with the public.
Shenandoah National Park
Yeishmary is an environmental sciences student at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Pedras campus. She hopes to obtain research experience and get more involved in outreach activities to educate her community about the importance of science. She is excited to advance her career by gaining hands-on research experience.
Monocacy National Battlefield
Francisco is a recent graduate from California State University with a B.A. in Spanish, Geography, and GIS. He is a returning LHIP intern and hopes to make information on public lands more accessible by breaking down language barriers.
Point Reyes National Seashore
Paola attends the University of North Texas. She is a first-generation college student double majoring in anthropology and philosophy. Fascinated by science and the outdoors, she hopes to foster more involvement from underserved and underrepresented communities in science fields.
Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program
Anna graduated from UC Davis with a degree in ecology, evolution, and biodiversity with a minor in education. She is now pursuing her master's in education at the University of Arizona. She is excited to practice hands-on applications of her science background as an intern.
Saguaro National Park