ThunderWolves Have Arrived!
CSU- Pueblo students interning at the Smithsonian this summer: (back- left to right) Jose Ortega, Cassidy Nemick, and Terrin Hearst, (front- left to right) Megan Petersen and Dianne Archuleta
Five students from Colorado State University-Pueblo (CSU-Pueblo) Jose Ortega, Cassidy Nemick, Terrin Hearst, Megan Petersen, and Dianne Archuleta have arrived to Washington DC for their summer internships at the Smithsonian! These students are interning at various museums from June 1, 2016- July 1, 2016 through an internship program with CSU and the Smithsonian.
“It’s always been my dream to work with the Smithsonian, being here is such an amazing opportunity both personally and professionally.” -Megan Peterson, National Postal Museum (NPM)
“I’ve been learning different methods and standard programs the Smithsonian uses for the archives. This experience will help me so much with jobs back home.” – Jose Ortega, National Museum of American History (NMAH)
“I’m excited about this internship because this is the kind of job I would like to have after college. I’m so grateful for the time and energy people are putting into helping me.” – Cassidy Nemick, Archives of American Art (AAA)
“I love being in the city and getting to visit all the different museums as part of my internship. Experiencing things behind the scenes opened my eyes to a whole new perspective.” -Terrin Hearst, Smithsonian Facilities (SF) Emergency Management
“I’m looking forward to giving education experiences that are entertaining and engaging for the audience.” – Dianne Archuleta, National Postal Museum (NPM)
These interns are performing various tasks and duties such as digitizing objects & fixing meta data for the National Museum of American History (NMAH); creating program events for the National Postal Museum (NPM); learning how to process archives in the Archives of American Art (AAA), and so much more!
To find out more about CSU-Pueblo and these internships, click here for a recent article from the Pueblo Chieftain.