Intern Blog Postings

Friday, August 3, 2018

Brigette Smith

This week at work has been a little different since my main supervisors are away at Siegman International School on Lasers in Sweden. That means I have been mostly working on wrapping up my various projects as I see fit and reporting to the OSAF director.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Michael Welter

"Some people are walking around with a tub of doubts.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Elon Price

This week further affirmed my desire to become a teacher and provided me some assurance being a double minority in physics.  I did a lot of networking and learned a lot about efforts to make physics teaching the best it can be!


Friday, August 3, 2018

Stephanie Williams

This week was the American Association of Physics teachers conference in DC. Greg and I presented at 3 different talks, 2 of which were at the eAlliance summit.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Mikayla Cleaver

This week was the last full week of work this summer, which is crazy to me. I didn’t realize that this summer would go so fast.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Phoebe Sharp

I knew this would happen. I would get adjusted to this position, establish a routine, and become comfortable. Each weekend we have made a point to try something new in the city and to see a new museum. It’s been so exciting, but it has made this program fly by.

Headshot of Sarah Monk, AIP Mather Policy Intern

Friday, August 3, 2018

Sarah Monk

While sitting in my office watching NASA’s announcement of the next Space Flight Crew, I’ve been thinking about how nice it is to be surrounded by people who care about many of the same issues that I do.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Amanda Williams

If you were to walk around the Renaissance Hotel this week, you would find it filled with physicists on a mission. It was the AAPT Summer Meeting, which was (fortuitously for us) in DC! I haven’t been to an AAPT Meeting before, and what a shame I haven’t; I had so much fun.

Monday, July 30, 2018

Kristen Larson

The last two weeks have felt like they have escaped from me. They have been action packed and I am still living to tell the tale.

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Elon Price

This past week has been an equal mix of excitement and down-time.  Today is actually the first sunny and hot day in a while as most of this week has been rainy and stormy.