Intern Blog Postings

Friday, June 29, 2018

Kristen Larson

I can’t believe that an entire month has past by already! Time is going by so fast.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Daniel A Morales

This week was a little far from average for me. I didn't discover the graviton (yet) nor did I figure out what happened before the big bang. Instead, I decided to shave my head for breast cancer awareness in honor of my stepmother who was recently diagnosed.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Michael Welter

 "If you think of anything ever, do it. Then show me." -Brad Conrad, encouraging me to be creative with new SPS promotional material.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Brigette Smith

OSA ambassadors are emerging leaders in the field of optics and photonics and they provide career advice, technical knowledge and mentorship to students and early career professionals.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Collin Flynn

What a week.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Jesus Perez

So we are officially more than ⅓ of the way through the internship and it has flown by. This past weekend was spent riding my bike all through DC. Then astronomy at the mall was a lot of fun.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Krystina Williamson

“Okay okay okay, so what if, let’s just imagine, that this vase and the orbeez was actually a bowl of cereal and if it was a bowl of cereal and you gave it to me I would be like wait theres’ nothing in here and then I would take a bite and I would be like OH MY GOSH THERE'S SOMETHING IN

Headshot of Sarah Monk, AIP Mather Policy Intern

Friday, June 29, 2018

Sarah Monk

It’s the end of my fourth week at Capitol Hill. Since I started I’ve been asked countless times how I like working there. Have I started to pull me hair out yet? Is working for the government as bad as it seems? To be completely honest, I absolutely love it.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Samuel Borer

Disclaimer: Any and all thoughts displayed here are my own.


Thursday, June 28, 2018

Elon Price

The title is a quote from astrophysicist Dr. Wanda Diaz-Merced. Please look up her very inspirational TED Talk!!