The Intern Experience: Students see green jobs up close
Filing reports? Fetching coffee? What do you think this is—a boring bureaucracy gig? Over the summer, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources welcomed 22 interns in seven units to gain invaluable hands-on experience. Several trips into the field were also arranged for maximum exposure to different areas of expertise, as well as an opportunity to meet others in the program.
Donyae Adams helped educate the community about water and boating safety with the Maryland Natural Resources Police.
In pursuit of an environmental studies degree, former Marine, Zach Carnegie, spent his summer with the Maryland Forest Service at Morgan Run. Zach spent his previous two summers with the Maryland Park Service.
Aspiring videographer Nathan Simms had the chance to film some exciting field work with the Office of Communications. Here he is recording mussel relocation efforts, which you can read all about here!
Article by Lauren Mitchell—graphic designer and publications manager. Appears in Vol. 21, No. 4 of the Maryland Natural Resource magazine, fall 2018.