Black Bear profiles

UMaine students interned with NOAA salmon research team this summer 

Six University of Maine students were part of a group of eight students who interned this summer with the Atlantic Salmon Ecosystems Research Team, part of the NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center based at the Woods Hole Laboratory on Cape Cod, Massachusetts and the Maine Field Station in Orono.  The students worked on rivers, at […]

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Melissa Garand

Melissa Garand : Global policy grad student interns in Bulgaria 

Melissa Garand of Manchester, Maine interned abroad in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria this summer, working full time as a graduate international student services intern at the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG).  “As with many others my age, I grew up during the years of the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and general American involvement in the greater Middle […]

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Hadley White

Hadley White: Secondary education, French student reinforces career calling through Upward Bound summer job

Hadley White of Goffstown, New Hampshire, spent her summer in Presque Isle working as a resident director and French instructor for Upward Bound, a program that helps first-generation and low-income college-bound high school students succeed in higher education.  The fourth-year secondary education and French student with a minor in Franco-American studies loved the challenges of […]

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Tyler-Ann Harris

Tyler-Ann Harris: Social work student interns with International Rescue Committee

Tyler-Ann Harris of Indian Island, Maine had the chance this summer to work with the International Rescue Committee in Sacramento, California as a Volunteer Coordination and In-Kind Donation Intern.  “I have a passion for working with systems, particularly systems that are based in human sciences. Having a career of getting to make positive, lasting changes […]

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