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 …

Eulachon Larval Sampling along the Nourse River.

The Missing Beaver

I spent most of this week in park wide training for first season park service staff but at the end of the week I led a hike on the Chilkoot Trail with the goal to reach several sample sites. When …

Between the Mountains

Luxurious green mountains encapsuled in a white fog. The air is crisp and cool, heavy with humidity along rivers and creeks. The sun rays escape through the spaces between the leaves of the canopy. Everywhere hiked, there is visible variability …

A Day in the Field

A day in the field for a Mosaics in Science (MIS) intern can be a journey into a lava tube, a hike to a high elevation pond, or time indoors at the computer entering data. MIS experiences happen all over …

2018 Internship Sites

You can’t pick a better or more beautiful place to spend a summer than in a National Park. In 2018, Mosaics in Science (MIS) interns will travel to Denali National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, and Point Reyes National Seashore, …

Mosaics

A Mosaics in Science Internship is a rich opportunity to work side-by-side with scientists and other professionals. In 2017, participants were part of bat research, bird surveys, seed collection projects, geological surveys, archeological explorations, and much more. Throughout MIS, interns …