Intern Blog Postings

Monday, June 17, 2013

Alec Lindman

The Kennedy Center is a delightful place to unwind from the workweek, and that’s just what we did on Friday. The National Symphony Orchestra played an enjoyable program with some rather interesting cello solos, and we took it all in from our seats in the first row.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Christine O'Donnell

At the risk of repeating all my fellow interns, it’s been one crazy week.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Jose "Ro" Avila

One more week went by, and we were only able to smell it pass through. Last Friday we had the opportunity to try something new. We took the metro to Union Station and went to an Ethiopian restaurant.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Nicole Quist

This week has been quite a whirlwind. I flew out to DC on Sunday and took a taxi to GW. In celebration of my arrival, the heavens opened and it started to pour.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Nikki Sanford

With upcoming hearings to prepare for, new projects coming up, calls coming in, papers to be delivered, receptions to be attended, and visitors stopping by, there is never a dull moment in the Committee office.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Katherine Stankus

Arriving late due to my school being on the quarter system, I hit the ground running. My first day of my internship included commuting with the other interns to the ACP (American Center of Physics) building in Maryland.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Jamie Garrett

Time is flying by here in DC! Often I’ve thought to myself, I can’t believe I’ve only known these people for two weeks now! It’s nice that we all, the interns, get along so well. It feels like I already have great friends here. So let us begin where I left off last week…

Monday, June 10, 2013

Darren McKinnon

The tail end of the second week caught me by surprise; I was the overconfident gazelle to it’s stealthy, hungry lion.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Alexandra Day

My second week as an SPS intern was just as much fun as my first!  On Sunday we had an outreach event at Howard County Community College, where I helped out with a demonstration that played music using a laser.  I had never seen that particular demonstration before, and I had a great time learnin