Hi everyone! Greetings from the location of “the shot heard around the world.” I am interning at the Minute Man National Park in Concord, Massachusetts. In this location on April 19, 1775 the colonial militia of Concord and the surrounding area armed themselves against the approaching British Regulars. Little did they know how this interaction would help ignite the war … Read more
Hello! My name is Naomi Doddington and I am so happy to work for the Hispanic Access Foundation (H.A.F.) in its partnership with the National Parks Service’s (N.P.S.) Latino Heritage Internship Program (L.H.I.P.). I am working in the acronym-happy Heritage Documentation Programs division which houses three programs, the Historic American Buildings Survey (H.A.B.S.), the Historic American Engineering Record (H.A.E.R), and … Read more
Hola! My name is Sophie Lange and I am 21 years old. I graduated from Boston Univerisity this past January with a B.A. in Archaeology and am so thrilled to be working at the Southeast Archaeological Center (SEAC) this summer!
I grew up in Maryland and have spent the past four years living in Boston, with semesters abroad in Spain … Read more
My second week interning at Cabrillo National Monument has been a most fun one. I’ve been able to work all over the park doing all sorts of things and with different people. One of these places has been our rocky intertidal, otherwise known as tide pools. At Cabrillo, the tide pools see the highest tides and the lowest tides during … Read more
My ten weeks at the Lewis and Clark National Historic Park will be jam packed with a lot of fun and adventures. These first two weeks I will be training to lead interpretation programs, reenact rifle shots, and lead kayak tours along the Columbia river! The staff is great. Currently there are 20 staff members in the whole park, but … Read more
Hi! Let me start off with saying: MY FIRST WEEK WAS AWESOME! Upon my arrival, I was surprised to find the National Park Service is in the heart of Downtown LA, with a 2 minute walking distance from the Historical Olvera Street. So yes, naturally my lunches went from salads to torta’s and horchata real fast. My first day consisted … Read more