Intern Blog Postings

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Benjamin Perez

My research started to wind down even more this week. While Arvind was at a conference in Italy, he gave me the goal to finish the simulations I am running and start preparing a presentation to show him come Monday.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Ashley Finger

I mentioned last week that the events on my calendar looking forward were extremely exciting, but even so, I was not aware of the whirlwind in which I was about to be swept up.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Kirsten Randle

As my project is nearing its conclusion, corners are being straightened, wrinkles ironed out. Tuesday night, the interns gathered at the Aviation Museum in College Park for a dinner with our mentors and sponsors, including Dr.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Simon Patane

This past week has been absolutely packed! The big thing around town last weekend was of course the Fourth of July and I was not disappointed by the celebrations! On top of all the extra things happening around here, it seemed like Vassar descended on the capital!

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Benjamin Preis

This week was not altogether that different from last. I went to events, continued to write memos and draft letters. Overall, there were no complaints. I’m learning my way through the underground tunnels and confusing hallways of the Capitol.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Jacob Zalkind

Scrambling

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Nick Durofchalk

The week of July 7th began like every other week, but I wasted no time getting back to work. This week, like the week before, would be one work day short. On Friday, Kelby and Ben were to lead us on a tour of NIST.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Kearns Louis-Jean

This was my second week working at NIST. It gets more exciting by the day. On Monday the institute for the middle school science teachers started and I finally got to meet all of the teachers. We did introductions on the first day and the teachers went through a workshop on measurement.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Stephen Skolnick

While we visited NIST last week for an outreach event, this week we got to take a more thorough tour of the grounds and facilities.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Kelby Peterson

As promised this week's post will start with the 4th of July celebrations. I was very lucky and my girlfriend came to visit me for the weekend. We met up with all the interns Friday morning and spent the day with a blanket laid out near the Washington Monument.

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