Inspiration comes in many forms. It can be a beautiful view, a moving quote, a touching story, or an accomplished figure. Touring three national parks with Dominique Dawes, inspiration resonated in all its forms.
Dominique Dawes, known in the American Olympic gold-medal gymnast community as “Awesome Dawesome,” visited Washington, D.C. to learn about three incredible national parks that preserve stories … Read more
In these last two weeks at the C&O Canal, I felt like I was able grasp a better understanding of the nature of the canal and the work that’s being done to improve it. One of the unique features of the canal is its long and narrow make-up. The C&O stretches 184.5 miles from Georgetown in Washington, D.C. to Cumberland, … Read more
The magnitude of this internship did not really hit me until the day after I accepted it. It was spring break and I was canoeing on a winding river in Congaree National Park, taking in the silence. That’s when I realized, this summer I will be interning in the headquarters of the National Park Service.
This excitement hit me again … Read more
Hi! A little introduction about me; I’m Jureily from the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. This is my first summer internship working with the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), the Federal Government’s oldest preservation program. I will be documenting building with the HABS Architect Robert Arzola. Robert has a lot of experience documentating historic buildings. Usually, the HABS team documented … Read more
Hi, I’m Camilla Sandoval and I’ll be interning at the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal in Georgetown this summer! I recently graduated from UMBC where I majored in History and minored in Public History. In the fall, I’ll start working on my Master’s degree from UMBC in the Historical Studies program with a concentration in Public History. This internship at the … Read more
We are weeks away from the 2017 Youth Summit Opening!!
We have been working on planning the Summit and the logistics that go into it. I love planning events and that is why I am so excited about this event! There is a guideline of the Youth Summit that we are following but we still have to figure out the … Read more
Hi everyone, my name is Sara Vogel and I am the LHIP for the National Capital Region in Washington, DC. I graduated from Roanoke College (Salem, Virginia) with a Bachelor of Business Administration in May 2016. I am very excited to be a part of the LHIP team at the National Capital Region where I will help with outreach, organize … Read more
Latino Conservation Week is well underway right now. At the Centennial office, I got to work on communications and social media around Latino Conservation Week. Myself and Yaneris, LHIP intern at the WASO Comms office, both worked on the translation portion of the press releases for National Park Service and National Park Foundation. I hope that in the future … Read more
I can’t believe it’s already July. My how the time has flown by. For the 4th of July I went to some events here in D.C. As this is my first time in D.C., I thought I would make the most of my 4th of July … Read more