LHIP Schedule

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Let's get ready! It's Day 1, and we'll give gratitude for the programs and the opportunity to join together this week. 

Kickoff to the Career and Leadership Workshop with an introduction to the National Park Service's Youth Programs and a thanks to all participants.

Navigating the Federal Hiring Process - Next steps after completing your Public Land Corps (PLC) and Direct Hire Authority (DHA) experience. Learn how to set up your profile and use USAjobs.gov. We'll have a breakout room for each hiring authority. 

Learn about the 2021 internship programs from the participants as they present their work. This session will be moderated by former Latino Heritage Internship Program intern David Reira.

Latino Heritage Internship Program: Alisa Hernández, Natural Resources Intern at Cabrillo National Monument and David Escobar, Historical Research Intern at John Muir National Monument

Meet the LHIP interns HERE

Mosaics in Science Diversity Internship Program: William Tsai, Natural Resources Field Lead at Rocky Mountain National Park and Aubrie Heckel, Hydrology Assistant at Monocacy National Battlefield

Meet the MIS interns HERE

Scientists in Parks Fellows: Hannah Bonner, Zion National Park and Alexandra Gulick, Christiansted National Park

Meet the Fellows HERE

Indian Youth Service Corp: Shaylah Tate and Drew Lister, Tribal Liaison Fellows, Office of Native American Affairs

Latino Heritage Internship Program:  Brian MecinasFrederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

Ease Anxiety & Stress
 
Through intentional breathing and meditation we will relieve anxiety and stress and stimulate energy throughout the body.
 
At the end of the class you will feel centered, calm and full of energy and joy.

Let's get ready! It's Day 2, and we'll give gratitude to an outstanding supervisor and intern as we prepare for the day.

Learn about the 2021 internship programs from the participants as they present their work. This session will be moderated by Tangy Wiseman, 2018 LHIP alumni and Howasta Tahiry, 2018 Mosaics alumni.

Mosaics: Sasha Escamilla, Botanical Resources Assistant, Grand Canyon NP

LHIP: Lance Tubinaghtewa, Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program, Austin, TX

LHIP: Maya Rodríguez, Communications and Outreach Assistant, Chesapeake Bay Office

LHIP: Jade Bravo, Natural Resources Management and Planning Intern, Denver Service Center Planning Division

Mosaics: Sahil Duvadie, Biological Resources Assistant, Boston Harbor Islands

LHIP: Daniella Castillo Vasquéz, Cultural Landscape preservation Digital Media Resource Assistant, Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation

LHIP: Claudia Garcia Quiñones, Submerged Cultural Resources Intern, Padre Island National Seashore

LHIP: Karla Bonilla Portillo, Education Intern, Salem Maritime & Saugus Iron Works National Historic Sites

LHIP: Rosario Valdivia, Graphic Artist/Illustrator, Tumacácori National Historic Park

Mosaics: Sebastian Espinosa, Biological Assistant, North Coast and Cascades Inventory and Monitoring Network

LHIP: Christopher Para McComas, Juan Bautista de Anza National Trail

Ease Anxiety & Stress

Through intentional breathing and meditation we will relieve anxiety and stress and stimulate energy throughout the body.

At the end of the class you will feel centered, calm and full of energy and joy.

Let's get ready! It's Day 3, and we'll give gratitude to an outstanding supervisor and intern as we prepare for the day.

Our day will be moderated by 2020 LHIP intern Araceli Figueroa.

 Join Ramón Cruz, the first Latino leader of the Sierra Club in its 128 year history, for a presentation on the organization's work connecting to diverse people and communities. What can you do in your community?

An art project as a way for individuals to combine creativity and storytelling through the creation of a unique doll. Using the information gathered from the stories of each indvidual, students will find ways to translate their stories through drawings, images, scribbles, notes, poems, and more - intoo a paper doll. 

Learn about the 2021 internship programs from the Public Land Corps (PLC) participants as they present their work. Preview the LHIP posters HERE and the Mosaics posters HERE.

Room 1: Education, Outreach, Communication  Moderator : Araceli Figueroa  

Samantha Ayala (LHIP)

Yuyavan Robles (LHIP)

John George (LHIP)

Francisco Vazquez (LHIP)

Alicia Kelley (LHIP)

Ana Sanchez (LHIP)

Tahmoor Chadury (LHIP)

Yahel Delgado Diaz (LHIP)

Samantha Ye (Mosaics)

Jenelle Booker (Mosaics)

 

Room 2: Cultural resources, interp, etc. Moderator: Dalia Dorta 

Hillary Morales (LHIP)

Marshall Morgan (LHIP)

Kristian Enbysk (LHIP)

Ramona Malcynzski (LHIP)

Manuel Alvarez (LHIP)

Nicole Segnini (LHIP)

Cristobal Lopez (LHIP)

Paola Hinojosa (LHIP)

Stephen Sanders (LHIP)

Gabriel Mogollon (LHIP)

 

Room 3: Biological Research   Moderator: Katherine Ko

Lisset Olvera Chan (LHIP)

Viridiana Orona (Mosaics)

Lynneva Carroll (Mosaics)

Ana Arce (Mosaics)

Tyria Zanders (Mosaics)

Veronica Mantha (Mosaics)

Matthew Millado (Mosaics)

Devante Jones (Mosaics)

Brooke Su (Mosaics)

Edwin Torres (Mosiacs)

Marwa Mahmoud (Mosaics)

 

Room 4: Biological Research  Moderator: Sheylda Díaz-Mendez

Ashleyann Bacay (Mosaics)

Antonio Ruvalcaba (LHIP)

Suzanne El-Haj (LHIP)

Charles Hambley (Mosaics)

Deja Olumba (Mosaics)

Quenten Masters (Mosaics)

Andres Perez (Mosaics)

Cristal Espinoza (Mosaics)

Jailyn Hoskins (Mosaics)

Jorge Vargas - Barriga (Mosaics)

Focus on your USAjobs.gov profile as you prepare your job application materials. 

It's our final day, and we'll wrap up our gathering with some special words of thanks and recognition. 

Learn about the critical importance of cultural preservation through the protection of the Simón Bolívar memorial located in Washington DC, the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park and other sites.

LHIP Guest Speakers
HR Transformation Lead, Office of Human Capital
Enterprise Community Partners Artist Fellow
NPS, HABS Architect and Holland Prize Coordinator
Latino Heritage Fund Consultant for the National Park Foundation
Founder and Executive Director, AZUL
President, Sierra Club
Author, Professor, and Historian
Design & Placemaking Project Manager
Deputy Chief of Staff - Policy
Senior Human Resources Specialist, NPS
Superintendent Fire Island National Seashore (NPS)
Principal Climate Change Scientist, NPS
Superintendent - Historic Preservation Training Center, NPS
Director, Office of Public Health
Management Analyst, DOI Career Connection Ambassador
Program Manager, U.S. Geological Survey
Human Resources Specialist, NPS
Owner, Education through Engagement
Human Resources Specialist, NPS
Division Chief, National Park Service Youth Programs Division
LHIP Alumni
LHIP Alumni, 2020
LHIP Alumni, 2018
LHIP Alumni, 2020
LHIP Alumni, 2018 - 2019
LHIP Intern, 2019
Wellness Contributors
Reiki Master Hatha & Kundalini Yoga Teacher
3K Fun Run/Walk
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