Although my blogs the first two weeks were not very insightful, I do actually have a real job at APS. My job for the summer was to update the APS Top Educators lists and Physics Graphs & Statistics. All in all, lots of working in Excel.
This was a fantastically productive and encouraging week here at APS Careers. I am really starting to feel like a member of the team and the community both within APS Programs and amongst my fellow SPS interns!
Wow, what a week. So much turmoil around us, not only with COVID-19 but also in society with #Strike4BlackLives and #ShutDownSTEM. Will life go back to some sense of normal? What will that normal be when it finally returns?
The second week flew by! Mostly because a lot of work got done, but also because I only had a 3 day week. APS did not conduct operations on Wednesday in support of #ShutDownSTEM, and I took Friday off to go with my family to pick up our new Irish Wolfhound puppy from New York.
As I woke up Monday morning, the air was charged with energy. In just a few moments, I would begin my internship journey, maybe a little bittersweet as we were not able to be in Washington, but exciting nonetheless. The rest of the interns, the SPS staff, and I spent the day on a zoom meeting l