Meet The Interns

2021 Mosaics In Science Interns

Ana is a recent graduate from the University of Michigan where she obtained a degree in Wildlife Biology. Through the Mosaics In Science internship program Ana hopes to gain guidance and mentorship from experienced professionals, that will have a life-long impact on her life and that will help her navigate the wildlife biology career path.

Ana Arce

Isle Royale National Park

Ashleyann recently obtained her B.S. in Physiology and B.A. in Environmental Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is now a first year master's student enrolled in California State University, Chico's Wildland Management program. She is excited to be  a part of helping increase diversity within NPS through her Fire Ecology Assistant position at Lava Beds National Monument this summer. Her future career goals involve working in a natural resources management position that will allow her to be a role model to younger women of color who aspire to work in the environmental sector

Ashleyann Bacay

Lava Beds National Monument

After pursuing an undergraduate degree in chemistry with minors in German, and Environmental Studies at The College of Wooster, Ohio, Jenelle turned away from laboratory research and decided to pursue field research instead. As a woman of color, the internship opportunities that Environment for the Americas offers through its’ Mosaics in Science internship program seemed like the perfect entry point into the world environmental education and field work. Jenelle intends to complete a Master's degree in natural resource management in Berlin after her time in the Mojave Desert.

Jenelle Booker

Mojave Desert Inventory & Monitoring Network

Lynneva is a 2-time MIS intern! She is currently earning her B.S. in Biological Sciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Lynneva thoroughly enjoys field work and looking forward to Peregrine Falcon surveys she will be doing this summer on the Yukon River. In the future she aims to do work related to studying the impacts of climate change on the arctic.

Lynneva Carroll

Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

Sahil is currently a second-year student at Brandeis University working towards in Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies. Conservation has always been his biggest passion. Sahil is excited to participate in the MIS internship programs! He feels certain that this internship opportunity will allow him to gain valuable skills that will help propel him in his pursuit for a career with the NPS. 

Sahil Duvadie

Boston Harbor Islands

Sasha recently graduated from California State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a concentration in Ecology. Her long-term goal is to become a restoration ecologist with the National Park Service. She also hopes to attend graduate school in the future. She is excited about the DHA status associated with the completion of this internship, since she recognizes the huge advantage it gives applicants when applying for permanent positions.

Sasha Escamilla

Grand Canyon National Park

Cristal was born and raised in sunny Miami, Florida. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Florida International University in 2019. Currently, she is a first-year graduate student pursuing a Master’s of Science in Environmental Science at Florida Atlantic University.

Cristal Espinosa

Cape Lookout National Seashore

Sebastian Espinosa

Sebastian Espinosa

North Coast and Cascades Inventory & Monitoring Network

Charles Hambley

Charles Hambley

War in the Pacific National Historical Park

Jenna Heckle

Jenna Heckle

Monocacy National Battlefield

Jailyn Hoskins

Jailyn Hoskins

Padre Island National Seashore

Devante Jones

Devante Jones

Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park

Marwa Mahmoud

Marwa Mahmoud

Mount Rainier National Park

Quenten Masters

Quenten Masters

Congaree National Park

Matthew Millado

Matthew Millado

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Melissa Miranda

Melissa Miranda

Wind Cave National Park, Mount Rushmore, Jewel Cave, and Northern Great Plains Inventory & Monitoring

Viridiana Orona

VIRIDIANA ORONA

Saguaro National Park

Andrés L. Pérez

Andrés L. Pérez

Biscayne National Park

Edwin Torres

Edwin Torres

North Cascades National Park

William Tsai

William Tsai

Rocky Mountain National Park

Jorge Vargas-Barriga

Jorge Vargas-Barriga

Homestead National Monument of America

Samantha Ye

Samantha Ye

Urban Ecology Research Learning Alliance

Ty Zanders

Ty Zanders

NATCHEZ TRACE PARKWAY

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Caleb Bolin

Caleb Bolin

San Juan Island National Historical Park

Alanna Bond

Alanna Bond

Vicksburg National Military Park

Matthew Butzin

Matthew Butzin

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Saida Burns-Moore

Saida Burns-Moore

Wind Cave National Park

Lynneva Carrol

Lynneva Carrol

Central Alaska Inventory & Monitoring Network

Maaz Fareedi

Maaz Fareedi

Mammoth Cave National Park

2019 MOSAICS IN SCIENCE INTERNS