¡Hola! Welcome to our Mosaics in Science Diversity Internship program ! I am Sheylda Díaz-Méndez, the MIS coordinator for  Environment for the Americas, a partner based in Colorado. Last year, I was invited to collaborate with MIS to do site …

Welcome to Mosaics

Hello Everyone! Welcome. My name is Christine Louis-Jacques and I am a Project Manager with the Greening Youth Foundation. After obtaining my Bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, I moved to Washington, DC and worked with a dynamic …

A GYF Welcome

Welcome to the Mosaics in Science Diversity Internship Program! My name is Eboni Preston, and I am a Director of Programs at the Greening Youth Foundation (GYF). For the last few years I have worked in nonprofit management, community development, …

Greetings and Welcome

Hello! Congratulations on your acceptance into the Mosaics in Science Diversity Internship program! My name is Stephen Poblete and I am an Internship Assistant with Environment For The Americas.

In 2016, I graduated from the University of Maryland with a …

Welcome to MIS!

Mosaics in Science Diversity Internship Program is special in many ways. I am Susan Bonfield, the Director of Environment for the Americas. As a biologist and educator, I love the opportunities MIS provides you to meet professionals in the National …

Welcome to Mosaics in Science!

Welcome to the National Park Service and the Mosaics in Science Diversity Internship Program! I am happy that you are joining us as a Mosaics in Science intern this summer. Your role is critical in fulfilling the National Park Service (NPS) mission …

Welcome to Mosaics in Science!

Hello and Welcome! I am the NPS Program Assistant for the Mosaics in Science Diversity Internship Program.

I was first exposed to careers in the National Park Service through the Geoscientists-in-the-Parks Internship Program, where I served as a Geology Education …

Legacy Part Two

As Lin-Manuel Miranda famously sang in Hamilton, “What is a legacy? It’s planting seeds in a garden you’ll never get to see.”  Well, here’s the garden I helped plant, but won’t ever see.  Using the findings of my research, the

Every Breath You Take

How visitation is affecting the air quality in Carlsbad Cavern

Carbon dioxide is a naturally occurring gas in Earth’s atmosphere, but in high concentrations, the gas can act as an asphyxiant. OSHA and other government agencies recommend a 5,000 parts …

Great day in the morning

Something I haven’t talked about yet this summer is my schedule. My particular internship is an office job, which means I have some flexibility with my schedule and some freedom to work from home. If I had a more traditional …

Hello, Karly!

Meet Saguaro’s Geoscientists in the Parks intern, Karly Chin! She hails from Redding, California, and was already an environmentalist and biologist before working in the park. She previously researched environmental change and infectious diseases at the Hopkins Marine Station in …

Desert Frogs

We met at 5 A.M., and have been hiking since 6, scrabbling up Madrona Canyon’s rocky drainages. Madrona Canyon is in the park’s Rincon Mountain District, which has a higher elevation (Mica Mountain, at 8,664 ft., is the highest point) …

World Jamboree

When we first got to the entrance of the Jamboree, all I could think was: “I would never in my life want to be the person in charge of organizing all this.” Picture about 45,000 Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, …