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
Since I have been stationed primarily in an office setting for the duration of my internship, my supervisor wanted to make sure I got a look at communications at the park level and had the chance to get into the field. They worked with the Chief of Interpretation and Public Information Officer, Kathy, at Great Sand Dunes National Park & … Read more
This week I met with Nick, a Conservation Legacy intern who is here at the Intermountain Regional Office working with the National Park Service’s Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) program for the summer. We are putting together a brochure to share with our local partners to let them know about the RTCA program. They are sort of like … Read more
These past couple of weeks I have been working on a variety of small projects, helping the Office of Communications and Legislative Affairs become more efficient in their outreach efforts to the Latino community in the greater Denver area.
We are updating our list of potential partners often, to make sure we are including all opportunities to partner or share … Read more
This was a productive week that ended with a cool field trip to a National Historic Landmark less than 15 minutes away from the office. In an effort to bring together people from different work groups, there was a Communications and External Relations Brown Bag Lunch at Red Rocks Amphitheatre today.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre is a naturally formed open-air amphitheater … Read more
During my third week, I have continued to learn more about the important work the Office of Communications and Legislative Affairs does to support communication between parks, the public, and government officials. The Congressional and Legislative Report I have been working on will now be posted on our internal website, and shared via the weekly newsletter that goes out to … Read more
This week flew by! The other LHIP intern at the Intermountain Regional Office, Jenn, and I helped unload the supplies from the Get Outdoors Colorado Day. We helped clean, inventory, and organize all of the supplies and put them into the the storage unit.
I made progress on editing and updating the Legislative Affairs Summary tracking sheet, and took several … Read more
My first week at the Intermountain Regional Office (IMRO) was great! It did not take long to get fully settled in – laptop and internet access, building tour, and introductions are all done.
I have met with the Communications and Legislative Affairs team and learned a little bit about what I will be helping with this summer. I will be … Read more
Hello! My name is Cristina Ramírez, and I will be working in the Public Affairs Office at the Intermountain Regional Office this summer. I am originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico, and went to school at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. A few days after graduating I started my position as the Centennial Volunteer Ambassador at Valley Forge … Read more