Summer is wrapping up, but the adventure continues at Independence NHP. This month marks the beginning of my second year as an LHIP intern at the park, which is wild—I can’t believe I’ve been here an entire year. Time flies when you’re having fun (and/or incredibly busy).
The highlight of my summer was definitely Project Write, a two-week writing camp … Read more
This past week has been packed with an assortment of amazing opportunities and experiences. From sharing with other LHIP interns in Colorado to working with the Puerto Rican Community here in Lowell, there has been no shortage of excitement and energy!
This past week at the LHIP conference in Denver I was reminded of how amazing this program is and … Read more
A career in underwater archaeology often times seems glamorous and exotic, and what I’ve experienced here at Biscayne National Park during my internship has done nothing to disprove that notion. But when we’re not searching for pirate-slave ships or diving on the remains of a possible new find, we are in the conservation laboratory, working to conserve and analyze the … Read more
Humbling, incomparable, and gratifying. Those are the three words I will use to describe the past couple of months here at Manzanar NHS. It was humbling because I had the privilege of meeting and working with people whose stories are tied to the Owens Valley. Whether it was a native American family or relatives of former Manzanar incarcerees (or former … Read more
My research is in its final stages as I finalize my report and get ready for Denver. I have been working on segregation and integration within Gateway’s forts and I am amazed by how soon my time here will be complete. During my work, I have found the stories of those who worked within the military complexes that make up … Read more
I am currently sitting in the airport waiting for my flight home to Missoula from Denver, after an amazing Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP) Conference. These last four days have been jam packed with learning, being inspired, meeting like-minded individuals, professionalism, exploring, adventures, and memories.
I just wanted to take a quick minute to thank everyone at LHIP for an … Read more
I just finished up my second go-round at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park as an LHIP Intern. On my last day I did a presentation on my research, in front of an all-division meeting the rangers had. I know people say public speaking gets better with practice, but I still can’t quite figure it out. It’s easy for me … Read more
Today is my last day! I will definitely miss everyone here at the Intermountain Regional Office. One of the last things I did was to coordinate a meeting with Denver Public Schools (DPS). With more than 200 schools and 90,000 students, they are a great resource to reach youth in the greater Denver area. Someone from their Office of Family … Read more
Hello LHIP community,
Today and tomorrow are the final two days that I will be working at Grand Canyon National Park this summer. I have to say it was a great time. I met many interesting people of various backgrounds, which includes many geology majors. It was neat learning about botany, … Read more
As part of my internship I have to present to my park staff. I would be lying if I said I wasn’t nervous! The truth is, public speaking is one of my biggest fears. As a graduate student, I have had to do a lot of this, which has been one of the biggest challenges I have faced. However, greatness … Read more