1. NOAA: Diving Deeper into Research on Invasive Mussels in Lake Huron

    August 23, 2017

    By Jenny Par, Loyola University Chicago. This summer, I worked at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) with Dr. Ashley Elgin and Dr. Ed Rutherford. This was my second year working as an intern at NOAA GLERL.  In both years, my project focused on invasive dreissenid mussels (i.e., quagga and zebra mussels).  Read more

  2. Great Lakes Commission: Getting a Taste of Environmental Policy

    August 18, 2017

    By Yorick Oden-Plants, College of William and Mary.  As an intern at the Great Lakes Commission (GLC), my work was focused on answering important questions concerning the inspection and maintenance of crude oil transmission pipelines in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River region. These questions were designed to garner ancillary information on best practices used to increase Read more

  3. Michigan League of Conservation Voters: Protecting Communities through Advocacy

    August 18, 2017

    By Danielle Moni-Zo’obo, Hamilton College. As the start of my internship at the Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV) loomed ahead of me, I was both nervous and excited to intern for an organization whose work coincided with my own interests. From what I had gathered from previous online research on the organization and through conversations with Read more