Category Archives: Internships 2016

An Internship in Science Journalism

This semester, I’ve been taken a closer look at how the public stays informed about research and environment-related issues. My internship was different than everyone else’s in that it was largely independent — Andy Keeler, the director of the field site, … Continue reading

Posted in Fall 2016, Internships 2016, Student Information | Leave a comment

The Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education

My internship for the semester is with the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education and my mentor is the center director, Karen Clark. Not to start off this post bragging about how incredible of an experience my internship has been, … Continue reading

Posted in Fall 2016, Internships 2016, Student Information | Leave a comment

Dare County Soil and Water Conservation District Internship

The Dare County Soil and Water Conservation District has been a great place to work for my internship this semester, despite not being sure who I am working for. The district is a county agency that is not even funded … Continue reading

Posted in Fall 2016, Internships 2016, Student Information | Leave a comment

One fish, two fish, no red fish, just blue fish

Well there are a lot more than two, but how many people would have guessed there were any blue catfish at all? Who even really thinks about what kind of catfish they’re dealing with when they find one in a … Continue reading

Posted in Fall 2016, Internships 2016, Student Information | Leave a comment

To Preserve, To Prosper, To Pet Cats!

Do not worry I will totally explain the cat thing, but my internship for the OBXFS 2016 was with the Town of Manteo. Located conveniently down the street from the Elizabeth Friends II house, I was able to walk to my … Continue reading

Posted in Fall 2016, Internships 2016, Student Information | Leave a comment

Into the (Nags Head) Woods

While “Into the Woods” is a creepy Disney movie about a witch, Nags Head Woods isn’t anything like that. There have been reports of a pack of coyotes stalking trail-goers. But that’s largely uncorroborated. My name is Julia Maron, I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Fall 2016, Internships 2016, Student Information | Leave a comment

Sandspur Island

My name is Jack, and I am a sophomore Environmental Science major from Wilmington, North Carolina. My internship is with the one and only Lindsay Dubbs, doing research here at CSI. I am working on the Salinity Gradient Energy Project, … Continue reading

Posted in Internships 2016 | Leave a comment

Swamped in the Swamp

Well not really a swamp, more of a coastal salt marsh, but I digress. If you had told me at the beginning of August that within a month I would be stuck up to my knees in muck, constantly pricked … Continue reading

Posted in Fall 2016, Internships 2016, Student Information | Leave a comment

Holly White is the Leslie Knope of Nags Head

If you read the title of this blog post and didn’t get the reference – I highly recommend you check out the show Parks and Recreation immediately. It’s a about a lovable group of local government employees who work in … Continue reading

Posted in Fall 2016, Internships 2016, Student Information | Leave a comment