Category Archives: OBXFS 2017 students

Dropping Temperatures, Rising Workload

Hello from the Outer Banks! As the temperature is dropping, our workload is rising here in Manteo. With internship presentations coming up, a Community Advisory Board to impress, capstone research to complete, and birthdays to celebrate – there has been … 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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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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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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A Busy Week in Paradise

With fall break behind us; our internships, the capstone project, and classes are ramping up and we are buckling down for the ride!  Starting off the week with my internship with the Town of Nags Head, I sat in on the … Continue reading

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Capstone Progress

Despite some hurdles early in the semester, last week we finally made significant progress in our capstone project on living shorelines. We started off the week meeting with our community advisory board at the Dare County Arts Council, where we … Continue reading

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Capstone and Cake

Amelia here! Another fun-filled week of internships, birthday celebrations, and capstone data collection at the Outer Banks Field Site. Starting out the week right, Tara turned 22 October 2nd, and as per usual, we went all out. Surprising new talents … Continue reading

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Retreat to Corolla

Despite Maria’s best efforts to deter our plans, we had a successful (albeit slightly abbreviated) retreat to Corolla this past week. Our trip started bright and early on Thursday morning with an 8am departure from CSI. First stop: The Currituck … Continue reading

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