Hello everyone! My name is Lena Guidi and I am a 19-year-old student at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, which is also the main location of my internship. I’m currently majoring in American Studies with minors in Journalism and History. I’m interested in studying the interactions between place and culture in America, and am excited that this internship … Read more
My name is Gibrán Lule-Hurtado; I am from La Moncada, Guanajuato, Mexico and have lived in Texas for the past ten years. I taught third and fourth grade in Irving, Texas after completing my BS in Political Science at UT Dallas, and finished my MS in Urban Planning at the University of Texas in May 2015—hook ’em!… Read more
Up in the Tetons it seems that the mountains are always hiding! It has been dark and raining, and I sure wish there were more sun and warmth going. It even seemed to be a bit gloomy in the room when I’m off in my training center with my peers.
On one fine gloomy morning in our training class, I … Read more
My name is Salvador, and I’m a proud 23 year old Los Angeles native. This city has allowed me to experience a multitude of diversity from culture to nature. It’s amazing to be able to attend a Chinese festival, eat Ethiopian food, take a swim at the beach, see a live mariachi band, and see the night stars from the … Read more
Hi there! My name is Ilianna Padilla. I am 22 years old and just recently graduated from Cal State Long Beach with a B.A. in Geography. I am passionate about anything that has to do with people, places, and the environment! I have lived in Los Angeles all my life, and it is a place where you can get stuck … Read more
Hi everyone, my name is Daniel Ruiz but I go by Danny. I am a 19 year old Environmental Biology student from San Diego. I am currently completing my general education at Grossmont College and plan on transferring to Humboldt State University.
For the next 10 weeks I will be working at Cabrillo National Monument in Point Loma, as an … Read more
Hello y’all, my name is Patrick Rios. I am 20 years old and I am from the small town of Seguin, Texas. I am an incoming junior at Texas State University; my major is Advertising with a minor in Communication Studies.
For the next ten weeks, I will be working at the Jimmy Carter National Historic Sites in Plains, Georgia. … Read more
Hi everyone! My name is Amanda Marte-Cruz, and I am 21 years old. Like Patricia Robello (who also works at Grand Teton), I also have the privilege to work as an intern at the Grand Teton Nation Park in Wyoming. So far, it has been pretty amazing being here…especially the view. It is so breath-taking to be able to wake … Read more
Hola, my name is Lesly Caballero. I am from Sonoma County, California. I am 22 years old, and I am a student at Humboldt State University pursuing an Environmental Management and Protection BS with an emphasis in Environmental Education and Interpretation. I am elated to be part of the Latino Heritage Internship Program with Environment for the Americas and the … Read more
Hello everybody! My name is Patricia Robello and I am 22 years old. I’m proud to say that I was sent out to Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming to be an interpreter, and it was all thanks to the Latin Heritage Intern program! The picture above shows what I see every morning, right outside of my cabin window.
I’m … Read more