Summer 2018 Employment

Life is weird. I have a hard time processing just how lucky I am. I have a great guy, family, and friends who support me. It’s been a very stressful winter, with the worry of finding a job. Through a lot of hard work, I got a job this summer only 2.5 hours from home!…

Thinking About 2017

As I have been thinking about what all happened in 2017, I’ve come to realize that I really can’t complain that much. I moved forward a lot in my personal life, and even though I didn’t step forward in my career, I didn’t move backward either. It’s all about perspective right? 2017 started off with…

Where am I? What am I doing? And more…

Where am I? Well, I’m not in a park. I’m currently in Virginia working on making a home with my soon-to-be husband. What am I doing? To be honest, not that much. I’m unemployed from the National Park Service and looking actively for next summers employment. I am hopeful to get a position with a…

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

3 weeks in Alaska 2 weeks of training 1 visit to the park Just for a moment on Friday, I felt like I was actually doing my job and working. There was no more training, no more trips, and I could focus on researching for a post on the Katmai Terrane Blog. I got excited…

Thoughts in the not so dark

I have met some great people on my training so far and tomorrow will hopefully be learning more about what I will be doing as the Science Communicator. Right now the Interpreters are starting to brainstorm for programs and I’m getting jealous. It’s an exciting feeling when first entering a park to try to pin…