¡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 …

Surprise!

Where does your wastewater go?

It’s not a question everyone thinks to ask (I certainly never cared to), but it’s an absolutely critical question. 

Why am I asking you this?

Well, as an environmental science student, I’ve taken a planning

Hungry Hungry Island Marble

Air Quality Monitoring

(Photo credit, Kubby, 2019).

Chiricahua National Monument has an air quality monitoring station that studies visibility and ozone (O3), nitrogen (N) sulfur (S), and ammonia (NH3) concentrations. Every week we collect the data and send the …

Real-World: Collaboration

Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend a workshop. Under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative’s Pollinator Conductivity Working Group, I listened to different presentations from Fish and Wildlife (USFWS), USDA, USGS, NRCS, and NPS personnel.

One presentation where …

Learning a lot more about WNS

When I started this internship, I knew very little about WNS or white nose syndrome as a whole. All I knew was that it was a very deadly disease that pretty much destroyed most of the big bat colonys all …

Error 404: No Data

My grandpa’s favorite saying was, “When you assume, you make an a** out of you and me.” This past week, I learned a costly lesson from making assumptions and it was a hard lesson in what NOT to do. I …