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28 August 2020

A Different Kind of Internship: Lessons and Final Thoughts

The entire year of 2020 has been a whirlwind filled with an unprecedented pandemic, economic uncertainty, protests in the name of racial disparity, and natural disasters. For many college students and recent graduates, this resulted…
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28 August 2020

Final Week as a DFP

After 11 weeks of hard work, I am logging off with a 50 page species report, a final presentation, many new connections within the service, and a wonderful experience. I started this internship with no…
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28 August 2020

Results and reflections: Conserving fisheries into the future

Hello all, thanks for following along on my journey as a USFWS DFP intern this summer. It’s hard for me to believe my time here is drawing to a close. It has been an immense…
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28 August 2020

The Art of the Online Interview: Interviewing People in a Post-Zoom Call

Something that might not be readily apparent to the average person is how much conversational dynamics shift when you aren’t able to talk face to face. Having to have an in-depth conversation online versus in-person…
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28 August 2020

Little Fish Going Crazy in Tanks, What is Wrong?!

A few weeks ago, I spoke about the technicalities of pond culture, where I pointed out how delicate and complex it could be to successfully grow endangered Lost River and Shortnose sucker in ponds. However,…
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28 August 2020

A superb seasonal sojourn…

Like the shorebirds at the heart of my fellowship project, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my “stopover” with Midway Atoll. This fellowship has provided an opportunity to learn so much about the atoll, these birds, their behaviour,…
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