NCAS

The┬áNASA Community College Aerospace Scholars program consists of an online course about NASA. It also has an on-site component at one of the NASA campuses, where you get to visit the facilities, meet NASA employees, and plan a robotic “mission” with your team. If you…

REUs

REUs or Research Experiences for Undergraduates are NSF funded summer programs that give undergrads full-time research experience. It is especially helpful to students at institutions that do not have a graduate school. In 2017 I participated in an REU program for community college students at…

Washington Conservation Corps

The Washington Conservation Corps is an AmeriCorps program with an environmental focus. My group restored a former sand and gravel mine to a county park, removing invasive species and planting native ones! My team also completed a beach cleanup around the San Juan Islands and…

STEMSEAS

In October of 2018 I spent two weeks in the Bering Sea on the R/V Sikuliaq through the STEMSEAS program. STEMSEAS gives undergraduate students (both in STEM and non-STEM fields) the chance to experience life at sea and participate in oceanographic research during vessel transits….

NE Montana Fieldcourse

This past summer I finished my degree in Earth and Space Science with a Biology emphasis at the University of Washington. The last course I took was Paleontology Field Methods and Research. We worked on lands around Hell Creek State Park and Jordan, MT. The…