This summer, EarthScope hosted seven students as part of the International Undergraduate Internship for Seismology and Geodesy Skills Building. Interns from six different countries spent the summer working virtually on a seismology or geodesy research project.
Bailey Fitzgerald is a fourth year PhD student at Ohio State University studying the relationship between earthquakes and underwater landslides. This summer Bailey has been selected to participate in the Student Career Internship program as a science communication intern.
This summer Danielle is working with Dr. Sharon Bywater-Reyes of University of Northern Colorado on measuring and mapping the topography of St. Vrain Creek in northern Colorado.
Yair Franco is from San Francisco and is a junior geophysics major at the University of California, Berkeley. This summer, Yair is participating in the URISE internship program researching seismology.
Luise Gleason is originally from Germany and is currently attending the University of California, Santa Barbara as an Earth science major. Luise is spending the summer in Boulder, Colorado while participating in the RESESS internship program.
Katelyn Fredrick is originally from Mississippi but is currently attending Front Range Community College in Fort Collins, Colorado as a geology major. This summer, Katelyn is using her knowledge of chemistry to investigate the mineralogy of the Lemitar Carbonites in the Lemitar Mountains, New Mexico.
This summer we’re introducing interns from URISE, RESESS, Student Career, and Geo-Launchpad programs to highlight their research projects and how EarthScope programs further their career goals. Elliz McClelland is originally from Michigan but is spending this summer in Denver, CO and Hawai’i. They are currently a senior at Michigan Technological University, pursuing a degree in Geology. Elliz has been selected … Continued
Charles Garcia is originally from Pueblo, CO but has been living in Albuquerque, NM for the last ten years. This summer, Charles has been selected to participate in the Geo-Launchpad internship program and is mapping aquifers in Southern New Mexico with Laila Sturgis, his mentor from the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources.
Sara Agard is a Geo-Launchpad intern that recently completed her first year at Central New Mexico Community College studying pre-health science. This summer, she will be mapping the St.Vrain using QGIS over the past decade to collect research on the behavior of flood plains.
Kaden Berkhahn is a RESESS intern from Milwaukee, Wisconsin spending the summer in Boulder, Colorado. This summer, Kaden is working on a project examining megacrystic zircon from kimberlite pipes.