2021

Sam is currently a student at Stony Brook University completing a double major in Environmental Studies and Political Science. Her professional interests are doing advocacy work and environmental justice work. 

Samantha Ayala

Fire Island National Seashore

Karla is a graduate student from Southern California. She is a Salvadoran-American woman & a first-generation college graduate. In the future she hopes to work as a public servant focused on building community engagement, especially among Latino communities.

Karla bonilla

Salem Maritime & Saugus Iron Works National Historic Sites

Jade is currently a first year MPP Environmental Policy candidate at Arizona State University. Her future career goals includes working as a policy analyst, at either the public or private level. She hopes this internship will allow her to grow as an environmentalist and professional.

Jade Bravo

Denver Service Center Planning Division, Natural Resources Branch

Daniella is a junior at Brandeis University currently pursuing a double major in Psychology and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and a minor in Creative Writing. Ultimately, her goal is to pursue a career where she can make a positive on the communities she belongs to.

Daniella Castillo Vásquez

Northeast Regional Office/Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation

Tahmoor is currently a senior student at The Ohio State University, majoring in Biology and History. One of his end professional goals is to become superintendent of a large national park. He sees LHIP is an excellent stepping stone on his long journey to that ultimate goal.

Tahmoor Chadury

Salem Maritime & Saugus Iron Works National Historic Sites

Yahel attends the Universidad de Puerto Rico en Arecibo. He is in his junior year of college in the department of education. Educating is his vocation. Before he graduates, he is interested in learning all he can from the teams of interpreters and mentors NPS has to offer. 

Yahel Delgado Diaz

Indiana Dunes National Park

Suzanne is obtaining a degree in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems with a minor in Environmental Science from the University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley. Her career goals involve sustainability and conservation. In the future she hopes to work with more federal agencies just like the National Park Service.

Suzanne El-Haj

Grand Canyon National Park


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Kristian is a junior at the University of North Texas in Denton studying History with a minor in Mexican American Studies. He has a  growing interest in one day being involved in archival and research work professionally, especially within Chicana/o Studies. I find this field truly fascinating because preserving history is vital.

Kristian Enbysk

Homestead National Monument of America

David is currently a sophomore majoring in Journalism with a minor in Digital Technology and Emerging Media studies at Fordham University.  He hopes to gain experience in the world of archival journalism, and one day work for the National Parks Service.

 

David Escobar

John Muir National Historic Site

Claudia is a senior majoring in Museum Studies from Arizona State University. She is an aspiring museum professional. Her focus is accessibility & engagement , and creating spaces where everyone feels welcome and eager to learn; specifically, people of color and minorities.

Claudia Garcia

Padre Island National Seashore

John is a senior at the University of Texas of San Antonio (UTSA) and will obtain his bachelor's in Environmental Science and a minor in Biology. His passion is in protecting & restoring ecosystems from previous or present anthropogenic harm. He also hopes to inform the general public about ecosystems.

John George

Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site

Alisa is an undergraduate student pursuing a B.S. degree in biological science with a concentration in ecology and evolutionary biology at California State University, Fullerton. She is also working toward a minor in geography and geospatial information systems and geospatial technologies certificates. 

 

Alisa Hernandez

Cabrillo National Monument

Paola is a first generation college student attending California State University, Fullerton & will be graduating May 2021. Paola is passionate about the nonprofit field and has become increasingly passionate about their role in environmental conservation.

Paola Hinojosa

Southwest Border Resource Protection Program

Alícia recently graduated from the University of San Diego (USD) with a BA in Environmental and Ocean Sciences, with a focus in Environmental Science, and a minor in Chemistry. Her professional goals are to obtain a master’s in Environmental Health and become a physician. Is passionate about both the environment and medicine.

Alícia Kelley

Point Reyes National Seashore

Cristóbal is currently a Nau Graduate Fellow in the Department of History at the University of Texas at San Antonio, concentrating on the Spanish Borderlands. His interests in history include Public History, State and Local History, Historic Preservation, Family History, and Museum Studies. 

Cristóbal López

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Ramona is going into her 2nd year of her PhD program in Geography and Environmental Studies. Her PhD research will focus on water equity in arid lands, specifically the Río Chama in New Mexico and the Río Atuel-Chadileuvú in Argentina. In the future she hopes to serve communities.

Ramona Malczynski

National Trails – National Park Service

Brian is a sophomore at Arizona State University pursuing a degree in Sustainability with a focus in Sustainable Urban Dynamics, minors in Political Science and Urban Planning. His long-term career interests are to work toward the conservation of biodiversity & achieving climate justice for historically underrepresented communities 

Brian Mecinas

Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

Gabriel is a freshman at Tufts University. He is studying environmental engineering and biology. He hopes to go on to get both a PhD in some conservation related engineering field as well as a law degree so that he can pursue his interests in environmental justice and conservation in the political domain. 

Gabriel Mogollón

Saguaro National Park

Hillary is currently a third-year dual-degree master’s candidate in Architecture and Historic Preservation at the Stuart Weitzman School of Design. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Hillary graduated Magna Cum Laude in Environmental Design and Western Art History from the University of Puerto Rico.

Hillary Morales

Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS)

of the Heritage Documentation Programs

Marshall is a current third-year student at Arizona State University, double majoring in Sustainability and History, and pursuing a minor in Parks and Protected Area Management. He is passionate about our nation’s National Parks, and his dream career is to be a Interpretation Ranger.

Marshall Morgan

Flagstaff Area National Monuments

Lisset will be graduating this spring from Bemidji State University with a bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Biology. Her biggest career goal is to work for Minnesota’s Department of Natural Resources with non-game wildlife.

Lisset Olvera Chan

Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Christopher is a first-generation 4th-year undergraduate student at the University of California Berkeley. He is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in American Studies with a minor in Journalism. He wishes to pursue professional work documenting & creating media that focuses nature & culture.

Christopher Para Mccomas

Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail

Yuyavan graduated from CSU East bay, where he obtained his B.S. in General Biology. He hopes to gain more insight and help connect national parks with local communities. His career goal is to be an outreach specialist but is still unsure in what specific field.

Yuyavan Robles

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

Maya is a junior at American University. She is pursing a degree in International Studies with a focus on Environmental Sustainability & Global Health. Interning with the National Park Service is a wonderful way for Maya to explore different career options and develop more clarity on her future profession.

Maya Rodriguez

Chesapeake Bay Office

Antonio graduated from Humboldt State University in fall 2020, with a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Conservation and Management. He has a great interest in behavioral ecology but is also passionate diversifying the science field and allowing minorities to be a part of the conservation.

Antonio Ruvalcaba

Dinosaur National Monument

Ana is a senior & full-time student-athlete attending the University of the District of Columbia. Currently, she is working towards completing her dual degree in Political Science and English, set to graduate in December 2021. She hopes her career path will help create a positive and lasting impression on this earth

Ana Sanchez

Rock Creek Park, Division of Interpretation, Education, & Outreach

Manuel is a senior at Loyola University New Orleans, majoring in Graphic Design with a minor in Art History. He is excited to work somewhere that honors music history and is interested in using design both in a creative environment and a practical environment. He hopes his work can be useful and inspiring others.

Manuel Santos

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

Nicole graduated from the University of Florida with a BA in TV Journalism in 2017. Since then she has worked as a writer for a local TV news station in Orlando. However, she has since realized that industry is not for her and has decided to move on to a new career where she feels she is making a greater impact.

Nicole Segnini

NPS WASO Office of Communications

Lance is a student of Anthropology at the Arizona State University. Before school, he was a wilderness trail builder and everyday boots-on-the-ground conservationist. His future career goal is to inspire Indigenous youth to remain active on the lands that were originally under their stewardship.

Lance Tubinaghtewa

Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program (RTCA) Austin, TX Office

Rosario is a student at California Polytechnic University Pomona, and she is pursuing a degree in Visual Communication Design. As an artist one of her biggest career goals is to keep her art aligned with the values and ideas she is passionate about. 

Rosario Valdivia

Tumacácori National Historical Park

Francisco is a third-year student at California State University, Fullerton majoring in Spanish and minoring in Geography. He is also pursuing certificates in both Global Positioning and Geographic Information Systems. He hopes this position can open pathways for him within the National Park Service.

Francisco Vazquez

The Alaska Public Lands Information Center

Stephen is finishing his junior year at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. He is pursuing a B.S. in Environmental Science. Stephen has a profound appreciation for Earth and planetary sciences. Recently some more specific interests include solar technologies, and feedbacks between vegetation and the hydrosphere.

Stephen Sanders

Tonto National Monument

2020

Abigail is a Mexican-American recent anthropology graduate from Florida State University—researching biological anthropology, specifically osteological analysis of different populations.

ABIGAIL HOUKES​

Southeast Archeological Center (SEAC)​

Adrianna is on her way to completing her B.S. in Conservation Biology from the University of Arizona. Her dream is to work as a scientist, and she hopes to one day do her own research or work for the National Park Service.

ADRIANNA MURRIETA​

Saguaro National Park​

A Maryland native, Andrea is currently pursuing an M.S. in the Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences program at the University of Maryland. In her free time, she likes to spend time outdoors, cook, hike, sing, and make tequeños.

ANDREA MIRALLES-BARBOZA​

Cultural Resources, Partnerships and Science and NPS Citizen Science Steering Committee​

Graduated in May of 2017 from Cal State University, Fullerton with a BFA in Creative Photography and coursework in Art Education. My professional interest is to creatively promote conservation and environmental education.

ARACELI FIGUEROA​

Indiana Dunes National Park​

A New York native, Ashley is a first-year Masters of Landscape Architecture student at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. She hopes her studies will inform better design practices to increase the quantity and quality of human connection to nature.

ASHLEY CRESPO​

Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation​

Astrid recently received a B.S. in general geology from the University of California, Riverside. Her interests range from the application of remote sensing technology to tectonics geomorphology to land conservation and educational advocacy of the earth sciences.

ASTRID GARCIA​

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument​

A second-generation Cuban American, Carter spent his youth gaining an appreciation for nature in the forests, streams, and mountains of Virginia. Inspired to aid in the preservation of wildlife and wild spaces, he attended UC Santa Barbara, earning a B.S. in Ecology in 2020.

CARTER ADAMSON​

San Francisco Bay Area Inventory and Monitoring Program​

Born and raised in Southern California, Cynthia is currently a senior at California State University, Long Beach, where she will obtain a B.A. in Environmental Science and Policy. In the future, she plans to further her education and pursue a Masters's degree in environmental conservation.

CYNTHIA AGUSTIN​

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks​

Jazciel is an undergraduate student attending Our Lady of the Lake University, pursuing a B.A. in English. Being a first-generation college student, she hopes to help her community with her education. She hopes to help people by becoming a grant writer to help non-profits. 

JAZCIEL SOLIS​

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park​

Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Jhulian has been fascinated with zoology and wildlife conservation since he was a kid. He plans to take all of the experience and to utilize the skills he acquired from his LHIP internship and apply them to his future career.

JHULIAN GUTIERREZ​

Fire Island National Seashore

Justin is an undergraduate student attending Tulane University. He is entering his senior year of university pursuing a triple major bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Environmental Studies, and Philosophy.

JUSTIN MARCANO​

Everglades National Park​

Liz is currently a Senior studying Wildlife Biology at Bemidji State University in Minnesota. She aspires to become an ornithologist, so she can study and interact with wild birds in their habitats and help educate others about bird conservation and protection.

LISSET OLVERA CHAN​

Lassen Volcanic National Park​

Luis is currently completing his undergrad at Kansas State University. He plans to continue his passion for preserving the environment by becoming an Interpretative Park Ranger and guiding individuals on their personal journeys towards environmental protection.

LUIS ÁVALOS

Rocky Mountain National Park​

Luis is a Cuban-American who studied at Florida International University, graduating with a bachelor's in Sustainability and the Environment. His interests include the full range of the environmental field from research & policy to communications.

LUIS GARCIA FALCON​

Dinosaur National Monument​

Mallary studied Natural Resources with an emphasis in Conservation Biology at the University of Arizona, graduating in 2019. She enjoys fieldwork and has always had an interest in learning more about insects.

MALLARY RAE PARKER​

Saguaro National Park​

Maryana recently graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a major in Cultural Anthropology. She hopes to engage and connect communities to the National Park Service and discover/explore my own interests in this greater context of conservation and culture.

MARYANA CARREON​

Salem Maritime and Saugus Ironworks National Historic Sites​

Mayra's interest in conservation and education has inspired her to eventually earn a bachelor's degree in environmental studies. She hopes that in the future she can be in a position to teach others how to be good stewards of their environments.

MAYRA RAMOS​

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site​

Nohemi is a recent graduate from SIUe where she earned a B.A. in International Studies. She's excited to help put the pieces together and help visitors understand the evolution of the neighborhood by mapping changes to the historic property using GIS Story Maps.

NOHEMI COLIN​

Longfellow House Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site​

Patsy is an undergraduate Biology major from Montclair State University. Her interests focus on research and doing fieldwork in ecological agriculture that aids in conservation and food scarcity in underprivileged communities.

PATSY HERRERA​

Minute Man National Historical Park​

Raeann recently received her Master’s degree in Geoscience from Auburn University. In the future, She wants to be in a position where she is able to lead and create opportunities for underrepresented communities to engage with geosciences.

RAEANN GARCIA​

Wupatki National Monument​

Ramon graduated from Harvard College in 2017 with a degree in English and a secondary field in Film/Video. Over the past several years he has worked for CS50, Harvard University’s largest course, as a video producer and outreach coordinator.

RAMON GALVAN​

National Parks of Boston​

Rebecca grew up along the U.S.–Mexico border in a small town called Laredo. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Architecture at the College of Environmental Design at the University of California Berkeley. My work in architecture revolves around social and environmental issues.

REBECCA FLORES

Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail​

Ruby is a first-generation college graduate with a B.S. in Environmental Studies from California State University, Long Beach. Her career goal is to bridge the gap between overburdened and underrepresented communities and the institutions that burden them. 

RUBY GONZALEZ

Point Reyes National Park​

Sheila has extensive education in Anthropology and Environmental Science. She hopes that this opportunity can give her the chance to learn about the National Park Service and the many different branches of working towards conservation and preservation.

SHEILA LUCERO GARCIA​

Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network​

Born and raised in New York City, Tahmoor is a rising senior at Ohio State University and on track to attain a double major in History and Biology. He hopes to gain a ton of real-life experience in the coming months and make many memories as well!

TAHMOOR CHADURY​

Salem Maritime and Saugus Ironworks National Historic Sites​

Tanya is currently working towards an undergraduate degree at St. Mary’s University in Environmental Science. Her goal is to promote sustainability in communities and work with either non-profit organizations or government agencies.

TANYA HELBIG​

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park​

Yahel's goal is to be an inspiring educator in any environment, and he hopes that the experiences he'll obtain from his internship will help him prepare his future students and other aspiring professionals with the necessary knowledge.

Yahel Delgado-Diaz

Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

2019

ALBERTO HERRERA

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park

ALEJANDRO GARCIA

Chamizal National Memorial

ALEJANDRO RAMOS

Rocky Mountain National Park

ALEXANDRA SANTIAGO-GEORGET

National Parks of Boston

AMERICA AVILA

Salem Maritime and Saugus Ironworks National Historic Sites

ANGEL LOPEZ

El Malpais National Monument El Morro National Monument

CESAR ORTIZ

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

CITLALI VILLARREAL

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

DAVID RIERA

Everglades National Park

EDGAR HERNANDEZ

Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Site (Skagway)

EMELYN NAJERA

Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation

EVELYN MALDONADO

Kings Canyon National Park

ISABEL ROBLES

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

ISMAEL URIBE

Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site

JHULIAN GUTIERREZ

Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

JONATHAN TEJEDA

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

KEVIN GARCIA LOPEZ

Point Reyes National Park

KIMBERLY BECERRIL

Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail

LINDSAY MARTINEZ

Dinosaur National Monument

MARCOS GONZALEZ

Minute Man National Historical Park

MARIA ALEJANDRA MUÑOZ

Joshua Tree National Park

MARISOL MORALES

Kings Canyon National Park

MELISSA HURTADO

Washington Support Office, Archaeology Program

MELY BOHLMAN

Saguaro National Park

MÓNICA ORTIZ CORTES

Washington Support Office, Historic American Building Survey

MONIQUE BYRO

Fort Sumter National Monument

NATALIE MATIAS

Southeast Archeological Center (SEAC)

SIENNA CORDOBA

Fort Larned National Historical Park

STEPHANIE POMALES

Washington Support Office, Communications

STEVEN NAÑEZ

Yosemite National Park

TANIA PARRA RAMIREZ

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

TANYA HELBIG

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park (Seattle)

TONY RODRIGUEZ

Cowpens National Battlefield

TRINITY PINEDA

Yosemite National Park

VANESSA COLEGIO

National Mall and Memorial Park

VERONICA BARRETO

Homestead National Monument of America

2018

Daniela Alviz

Everglades National Park

Amy Carrillo

Fire Island National Seashore

Sarah Au

Saguaro National Park

Eduardo J. Chaidez

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Evelyn Arredondo

National Parks of Boston

Christopher Cruz

North Cascades National Park

Brandon Barragan

Point Reyes National Park

Stephanie Cruz

El Malpais National Monument

Ximena Cuervo

Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail

Elizabeth Garcia

Homestead National Monument of America

Kevin Garcia

Grand Canyon National Park

Alejandra Garza

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Aiyesha Ghani

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Marissa Hill

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

Evelyn Hurtado-Doppenberg

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

Kevin Jauregui

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

Ivan Langesfeld

Big Bend National Park

Miriam Lagunas

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

Marvin Lopez

Big Bend National Park

Juliana Luna

Washington Office of Communications

Gabriela Meza

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

Arianna MontaÑo

Salem Maritime & Saugus Ironworks National Historic Sites

Emelyn Najera

Washington Office - Historic American Buildings Survey

Sebastian Palacio

Yosemite National Park

Valerie Parada

George Washington Memorial Parkway

Victoria Pedrosa

Kings Canyon National Park

Edgar Pedroza

Manassas National Battlefield Park

Jocelyn Perez

Kings Canyon National Park

Alejandra Quintana

Joshua Tree National Park

Alejandro Ramos

Rocky Mountain National Park

Reena Ramos

Shenandoah National Park

Sarah Rizvi

Sequoia National Park

Jonatan Sanabria

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

Roxana Saravia

Fire Island National Seashore

Dane Manuel Custodio Silva

Biscayne National Park

Carlos Silva-Trejo

Northeast Region Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation

Josue Teniente

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

Francisco Uribe

Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail

Sammy Vital

Little River Canyon National Preserve

Tangy Wiseman

Intermountain Regional Office

Cesar Zamora

Everglades National Park

2017

Esmeralda Aguilar

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

Cecilia Arteaga

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

AMBER Barbella

Grand Canyon National Park

Monica Briseño

Channel Islands National Park

Alex Brito

North Cascades National Park

Mariana Bruno

Everglades Archives Outreach

Olivia Caro

Homestead National Monument of America

Eduardo Chaidez

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Esperanza Chairez

Chamizal National Memorial

Andrianna Dowell

Biscayne National Park

Allison García

WASO Communications

Rocío Gomez

Manzanar National Historic Park

Edith Jimenez

Lewis & Clark National Historical Park

Alex La Pierre

Tucson & Saguaro National Park

Michaelle Machuca

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

Michelle Catherine Megill

Freedom Riders National Monument

Daniel Miguel

Everglades National Park

Patricia Miguel

C&O Canal - Great Falls

Angelica Muñoz

White Sands National Monument

Jennifer Orellana

Intermountain Regional Office

Marissa Ortega

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Suhey Ortega

Southeast Regional Office

Ilianna Padilla

John Muir National Historic Site

Aileen Palma

Grand Canyon National Park

Jureily Pastrana Solá

Historic American Buildings Survey

Lizzet Pineda

Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail

Sebastian Quinn

Grand Canyon National Park

Cristina Ramirez

Intermountain Regional Office

Genomé Rodriguez

Sequoia National Park

Chantelle Ruidant-Hansen

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Geovanni Salgado

Yosemite National Park

Branca Sanchez

Southeast Regional Office

Gianna Sanchez

National Trails Intermountain Regional Office

Camilla Sandoval

C&O Canal - Georgetown

Roxana Saravia

Fire Island National Seashore

Daniela Sierra

Lowell National Historic Park

Luis Silva

Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve

Yaneris Soto-Muñiz

San Juan National Historic Site

Diana Tapia

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Heather Torres

Gateway National Recreation Area

Luis Vidal

Hot Springs National Park

Sara Vogel

National Capital Regional Office

Kelsey Whitaker

Capulin Volcano National Monument