Category Archives: 2017 Internships

(Solar) Electric Outer Banks Avenue

Howdy there party people, I’m Kurt and the past few months I’ve been up to some real electric stuff. But really though, I’ve been working with Solar Services Inc., which is a solar installation group out of Virginia Beach. I … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Pappy’s Lane Shipwreck

For the past few months, I’ve been helping solve a mystery, one at the intersection of science and history: how a World War II gunboat ended up in the Pamlico Sound. As the outreach intern for the Pappy’s Lane shipwreck … Continue reading

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Guilty of Having a Good Time

My internship is at the Dare County District Attorney’s office. My mentor is Jennifer Karpowicz-Bland, one of two Assistant District Attorneys (ADAs) in this county. I’ve been working in the office with her, ADA Jeff Cruden, and legal assistants Lisa … Continue reading

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Being in the Room Where It Happens

Not everybody likes government but I sure do! For that reason, I was beyond ecstatic to be paired up with the Town of Nags Head’s Planning Department for my internship this semester. Nags Head is a popular tourist destination that has a year-round … Continue reading

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Stuff I Do in Nags Head Woods

Hey there! I’m Mark, comin’ atcha with and update about my internship this semester. Since august I have been interning at the Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve under the supervision of Aaron McCall and Jennifer Gilbreath. I can’t thank them … Continue reading

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Vegetation Monitoring

Hello all! I’m here to provide a brief snapshot into the work I’ve been doing with the N.C. Coastal Reserve, with the fantastic Kate Jones and Rachel Veal. The Coastal Reserve office I intern at manages the Currituck Banks Reserve, … Continue reading

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Shello from Wanchese

The northeast office of the North Carolina Coastal Federation is where I have been interning this semester.  The organization as a whole promotes a healthy coastal environment that supports thriving coastal communities.  The northeast office in particular focuses on issues … Continue reading

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The Art of Interning

Hi! I’m Bianca, and this semester in the Outer Banks has taught me more than I ever expected. School is great, but my favorite part so far has been my internship. I’m interning with the Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) … Continue reading

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A Wild Semester at the Center for Wildlife Education!

Hey, everyone! It’s Cassandra, here to tell you all about the best internship anyone’s every had here at the OBXFS, also known as an internship at the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education. By best, I mean that everyone I’ve worked … Continue reading

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PARCS and Checks: The Manteo Way

Hi, I’m Tara (actual, real-life April Ludgate for all you Parks and Rec fans), and this semester I interned with the Town of Manteo, which could practically double for Pawnee, Indiana, give or take a Sound. All jokes aside, the … Continue reading

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