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Intern Spotlight Series: Sydney Lyn Lewis

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Sydney Lyn Lewis is an intern in the Deep-Sea Coral Research and Technology Program for the Office of Habitat Conservation. In this intern spotlight, she shares her experience as a summer intern, working in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This is the final installment of a seven-part series. Can you share a little bit about yourself and why you chose the U.S. Department of...

Intern Spotlight Series: Samantha Swartz

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Samantha Swartz is an intern in the Commerce Department. In this spotlight, she writes about her experience as a summer intern. This is the sixth installment of a seven-part series. Can you share a little bit about yourself and why you chose the U.S. Department of Commerce for your internship? My name is Sam Swartz, and I am a rising junior at Brown University studying International & Public...

Intern Spotlight Series: Margaret (Meg) Lillis

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Margaret (Meg) Lillis is an intern for the International Trade Administration’s Global Markets, Office of Africa. In this Q&A, Meg writes about her experience as a summer intern for the Department of Commerce and what’s next for her. This is the fifth installment of a seven-part series. Can you share a little bit about yourself and why you chose the U.S. Department of Commerce for your internship...

Intern Spotlight Series: Aamer Uddin

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Aamer Uddin is an intern at the Office of Public Engagement, Office of the Secretary. In this intern spotlight, he shares about his experience working as a summer intern for the Department of Commerce. This is part four of the seven-part series. Can you share a little bit about yourself and why you chose the U.S. Department of Commerce for your internship? My name is Aamer Uddin, and I was born in...

Intern Spotlight Series: Gianna Juarez

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Gianna Juarez is an intern in the Office of the White House Liaison. In this Q&A, she writes about her experience as a summer intern working for the Department of Commerce. This is the third installment of a seven-part series. Can you share a little bit about yourself and why you chose the U.S. Department of Commerce for your internship? My family came to the United States from Peru (mother) and...

How Can You Help Keep Our Coasts Free of Marine Debris?

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By Marissa Baldauf Pekular, Summer Press Intern, Department of Commerce's Office of Public Affairs Coastal regions across America are home to some of the most unique and diverse ecosystems in the world. The mangroves along Florida’s shorelines, kelp forests found off the California coast, and coral reefs of Hawai‘i all are home to incredible biodiversity, and are important for providing habitat...

Intern Spotlight Series: Charles Huang

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Charles Huang is an intern in the Office of Policy and Strategic Planning, Office of the Secretary. He shares his experience working at the Department of Commerce this summer in this Q&A. This is the second installment of a seven-part series. Can you share a little bit about yourself and why you chose the U.S. Department of Commerce for your internship? I grew up as the son of immigrants in...

Intern Spotlight Series: Marissa Baldauf Pekular

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Marissa Pekular joined the Department of Commerce, Office of Public Affairs this summer as a press intern. In this Q&A, Marissa shares why she’s here, what she’s been working on, and what she’ll take away from this internship. This will be the first of a seven-part series. Can you share a little bit about yourself and why you chose the U.S. Department of Commerce for your internship? My name is...