In conjunction with Capitol Reef National Park, UVU sponsors summer internships for its students at Capitol Reef National Park's Ripple Rock Nature Center and at the Capitol Reef Field Station.
Brandon Davis is from Orem, Utah and is studying Earth Science with an emphasis in Environmental Management. Brandon plans to pursue a Master's degree in sustainability with a long-term goal to help large corporations develop better, more sustainable operating practices and improve their environmental policies. Brandon was selected as one of two interns working at the Field Station for the season. His emphasis will be conservation education.
David Rogers, a native of Provo, Utah, is studying cinema production in the Digital Media Department and plans to become a filmmaker. David possesses a deep appreciation for the natural world and has a special interest in astronomy. David was selected as an intern for CRFS. He will also be working closely with Capitol Reef National Park Cultural Resources Manager/Archaeologist.
Bethany Rennaker is from Spokane, WA and is graduating with a BS in Outdoor Recreation Management. She enjoys fishing and hunting and wants to work for the National Park Service when she completes her education. She plans on being outdoors for most of her life. Bethany has been selected as the Cordell Roy Intern and will be acting director for the Ripple Rock Nature Center at Capitol Reef National Park for the 2012 season.
We're very impressed by the caliber of students who applied for these internships! We are excited for the opportunities our students will have in one of our most amazing National Parks!