Intern Blog Postings

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Mark Sellers

This past weekend was super fun! I went to go see Speakers of the House, a Baltimore boogaloo (aka, funk) group at Jazz in the Garden. Even though I got there a little late, I managed to snag a spot right by the stage!

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Benjamin Perez

It's interesting how fast 5 weeks will go by when doing research. One minute you are scrambling to take in all this information the project throws at you and the next your advisor is talking about your final presentation.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Ashley Finger

I came into this internship with an affinity for a busy schedule and I'm happy to say that as my fifth week in Washington, D.C. comes to a close, my "to do" list is becoming longer rather than shorter as I learn about more opportunities this city has to offer.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Simon Patane

Last week Jake, Sine, Sharina, and I made it our mission to finish up the bulk of our research and start on the lesson plans by the start of this week. We finished up the reading as planned and, without breaking a sweat, started on the lesson plans this Monday.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Benjamin Preis

This was quite the week! I continued my foray into writing the Physicist’s Guide to Washington, DC with continuous exploration this week. On Monday, I went to the Jefferson Memorial early in the morning. Someone had recommended it to me the previous week, and I wanted to visit before I forgot.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Jacob Zalkind

Lesson Planning

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Nick Durofchalk

On Monday, I woke up at 6:42, caught the 7:57 Metro train to New Carrolton, transferred to the 8:40 Prince George's County Bus, and arrived at Goddard at 8:58, a commute that had engrained itself in my head like clockwork. Since Dr.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Kearns Louis-Jean

This week we had a few more networking opportunities in house where we connected with people we hadn't met already. It is always good to meet new people and pick their brains about the work they do and what led them down that path.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Stephen Skolnick

After a meeting with Krystal, the APS's graphic design specialist, and the Education Manager for the AAPM (which is one floor up from us), it looks like our project for the summer is underway.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Kelby Peterson

Remember back in preschool when you had arts and crafts time? Remember how teachers always told you 'NO' when you stuck tape to random objects? This week all those ignored reprimands and my extra tape practice came in handy.

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