Category Archives: Internships

Picturing the News – CriShaun’s Internship with the OBX Voice

For my internship through the OBX Field Site I’ve been working alongside the OBX voice as a photographer. The OBX Voice is a local news outlet that works to inform the people of the NC coast of everything going on … Continue reading

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Avery’s Semester with Dare County Soil & Water

Hi! I’m Avery and this semester I interned with Dare County’s Soil and Water Conservation District. The District does a lot of important work for Dare County, including providing community assistance programs for low-impact development and agriculture, determining best practices … Continue reading

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Anna-Gray’s Semester at Island Farm

Hi! I’m Anna-Gray, a junior at UNC, and I had my internship this semester with Island Farm. Island Farm is a site under the Outer Banks Conservationists, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating people of the Outer Banks’ rich history … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle (Dredge Material)

This semester I’ve been interning with the northeast office of the North Carolina Coastal Federation! The nonprofit works to accomplish its five goals of improving coastal resiliency through grant-based projects. I have been working with Michael Flynn, NCCF’s coastal advocate … Continue reading

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Environmental + Entreprenurship = ??

Have you ever wondered wanted to go down a pathway where entrepreneurship meets environmentalism? Well look no further, this blog post is for you! My name is Danesha Byron. I’m a senior at UNC studying Environmental Science, Geology and Anthropology. … Continue reading

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You Have the Right to an Awesome Internship

This semester I’ve had the pleasure of working with Jennifer Karpowicz-Bland at the Dare County District Attorney’s Office. Jennifer is one of two Assistant District Attorneys for Dare County along with Jeff Cruden. Jennifer and Jeff both work to gather … Continue reading

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I may not be a local, but I work in local government!

This semester I had the privilege of interning with the town of Nags Head. My mentor Holly White is the principal planner –and an angel–of the town. There’s not much that in the scope of planning that Holly’s job does … Continue reading

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News Flash! A Multi-Media Internship

A bit about me As a senior Environmental Studies major with a concentration in Environmental Behavior and Decision Making at UNC Chapel Hill, I committed to the Outer Banks Field Site with a hope for experiences where I could explore … Continue reading

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T<3M – Interning with the Town of Manteo

My internship for the the fall 2018 OBXFS semester has been with the wonderful Town of Manteo.  Centrally located in downtown Manteo, a pleasant 5-minute bike ride from our Manteo home, interning with the Town of Manteo has been one … Continue reading

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An Internship with a Porpoise

This semester I have had the pleasure of working at the Outer Banks Center for Dolphin Research, a 501 c(3) non-profit focus on the study of bottlenose dolphin in the northern Outer Banks through non-invasive photo identification. This research is … Continue reading

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