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Hi there! My name’s Tut, and I’m serving as the Mosaics in Science Paleontology Assistant at Dinosaur National Monument in Jensen, Utah this summer. My position doesn’t begin until June, but earlier this month, I had the opportunity to accompany Dr. Mathew Wedel, an expert...

Hello reader, My name is Crystal Zhao and I am a rising sophomore at Johns Hopkins University studying environmental science, English, and economics. This summer I will be interning at Cuyahoga Valley National Park as a science communication assistant. My work will revolve around developing a...

Welcome to my very first Mosaics in Science blog post! This summer I will be an interpretation and resource education assistant at Point Reyes National Seashore, and these posts allow any reader to follow along. So thank you for checking in over the course of...

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 Intern at Rocky Mountain National Park....

Perhaps you’ve always wondered what it's like to be a field scientist, maybe you’re considering applying to the Mosaics program, or perhaps you’ve never really given it much thought but now I have you questioning what it would be like… If any of these descriptions sound...

This week I had the opportunity to help out on a brand new bat monitoring project over in the Everglades. Just a bit of background - there are currently 5 bats in the species list for Everglades National Park but there are possibly more. There...

It's hard to fit all my experiences this summer into this last blog post. It was not only an internship at Glen Canyon; it was 12 weeks of traveling, friendships, good food, and even better times. It was a time to challenge myself, push myself...

What a time it’s been. I’ve finally successfully adopted my 6:30 wake-up call, gotten my much-delayed personal identity verification card (which grants access to the park’s data store of years bygone), and gotten into the groove of day-to-day tasks and happenings. All of this just...