|De'Andre Brown, a 2012 intern, kayaking on the |
Charles River in Massachusetts.
Credit: Lamar Gore/USFWS
Who knew that theatre studies and working in visitor services at a national wildlife refuge go hand in hand? I would not have thought that before spending last summer in the Career Discovery Internship Program at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge.
Before the 10-week internship started, I kept thinking, “Will I be ready?” After all, I had grown up in Chicago, and my academic concentration at Alabama State University is theatre. How would I fit into a conservation job at a refuge on a barrier island near Newburyport, MA? Read the rest of De'Andre's blog.
More posts in the National Wildlife Refuge Week series.