Leila Character was in Guatemala chopping through the tropical forest with a machete and trying to avoid the getting even more covered in bug bites than she already was. Character and her team were looking for caves at a Maya archaeological site with the hope of finding climate records. They would later correlate the climate to Mayan population demographics at the site.
“This sort of thing is fun, but also it's like miserable at the same time,” she recalls about the trip. The team mostly couldn’t find what they were looking for and she found herself wondering aloud if a computer could make the process more efficient.Read More
Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command – NREIP and SEAP
Have you ever wondered what it would be to engage in work that delves into the intricacies of the ocean’s floor and studies the mysteries of the cosmos? It’s one of many things you’d be able to do as an intern at the Naval Oceanography enterprise — and, side note: it’s co-located with NASA Stennis Space Center.
Naval Sea Logistics Center – NREIP
Being involved in robotic process automation or mining data for analytics seems like it can be an interesting way for an intern to spend their summer. It’s what NREIP participants at the Naval Sea Logistics Center (NAVSEALOGCEN) are engaged in, among other innovative projects.Read More