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December 20, 2018

Internships in the U.S. Capital

Washington, DC (Internship) Universe: Policy Positions and Beyond in the U.S. Capital I’ve heard that you can be an intern in Washington, DC, on a virtually indefinite basis. After 6 months working in the U.S. capital city, my preliminary findings so far confirm the idea. In my time in Washington, I’ve held two internships. My first internship was at the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) working in geoscience policy, and my …


April 21, 2017

Heidi Gottschall, InternView: Putting your path into focus

Heidi Gotschall worked as an intern at AGU last fall.  One of the many projects she worked on during her time here was our new Pathfinder Beta tool.  In today’s blog, Heidi reflects on what she learned while working on the project.  You can learn more about Pathfinder Beta at the end of the article. I never knew the answer to the question of what I want to do when …


December 27, 2016

Rachel Cabosky, InternView: DEVELOPing Career Skills

It was invaluable to have the chance to see a project through from beginning to end, and to have physical deliverables that I created as evidence.


November 15, 2016

InternView: Haley Gannon

I’m 23 years old, and I still am not sure what I want to be when I grow up—and that’s okay. This has been my postgrad experience and that of many of my peers. I graduated from the College of William and Mary in 2015 with a degree in environmental geology. I knew at that point that my interests were in Earth science and its use to create a better …