Former Interns

As you consider pursuing a Miller Worley Center curated internship opportunity, your peers can be an important source of information. Former interns can offer valuable perspectives from their experiences. Below, you will find names of past MHC Miller Worley Center interns and their host organizations listed under each year. For questions, email internships_mwce@mtholyoke.edu.

Student Name Class Internship Location
Emily Chang 2018 World Wildlife Fund, Beijing Beijing, China
Melissa Curran 2019 MHC Botanic Garden South Hadley, MA
Leila Kouakou 2018 Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center, Connecticut Audubon Old Lyme, CT
Catherine Lamond 2018 Monteverde Institute Monteverde, Costa Rica
Madeline Lapuk 2018 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northampton, MA
Lisette Lopez 2018 The Nature Conservancy Northampton, MA
Shannon Paton 2018 Miller Worley Center South Hadley, MA
Haley Rivers 2019 Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center, Connecticut Audubon Old Lyme, CT
Julia Seiple 2018 The Elwha River Restoration Project (National Park Service) Port Angeles, WA
Lynn Shenn 2019 MHC Botanic Garden South Hadley, MA
Alice Simmons 2019 Conservation Commission Trail Project, Town of South Hadley South Hadley, MA
Alina Smithe 2018 Harvard Forest Petersham, MA
Eleanor Stewart 2019 LIFE Monteverde Monteverde, Costa Rica
Illianna Termuehlan 2018 National Audubon Society Seabird Restoration Project (Project Puffin) Falmouth, ME
Anran Wang 2019 World Wildlife Fund, Beijing Beijing, China
Ningzi Xia 2019 The Elwha River Restoration Project Port Angeles, WA
Zhuoran Yu 2018 MHC Botanic Garden South Hadley, MA

Student Name Class Internship Location  
Samantha Abney 2017 Imago Earth Center Cincinnati OH
Lillia Baird 2018 SUNY ESF Syracuse NY
Sarah Braverman 2017 Blueprint Earth Walnut CA
Clara Faerber 2017 The Arete Project Burnsville NC
Morgan Flanagan-Folcarelli 2017 NY Lawyers for the Public Interest New York NY
Isabel Flores-Ganley 2017 Duke University Marine Lab Easter Island AA
Hannah Gershone 2018 MA Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Westborough MA
Kathryn Harper 2017 Grow Food Northampton Northampton MA
Stephanie Hua 2017 NKWA Foundation Cape Coast Ghana
Mira Kelly-Fair 2017 Clearwater Marine Aquarium Clearwater FL
Anne Kuenning 2017 The Hawthorn Club Lee NH
Laura Larson 2017 Northwest Fisheries Science Center East Seattle OR
Molly Morgan 2017 USDA Rural Development Amherst MA
Jingyi Pan 2018 TIA Architects Amherst MA
Katelyn Rainville 2018 NOAA Beaufort Laboratory Beaufort NC
Kathryn Rawson 2018 Harvard Forest Petersham MA
Emma Tolerton 2017 Elwha River Revegetation Project Port Angeles WA

Student Name Class Internship Location  
Hanna Atia 2016 The Nature Conservancy Northampton MA
Nia Bartolucci 2017 Mount Holyoke College (Environmental Studies - Ballantine Lab) South Hadley MA
Gabriel Chevalier 2016 Mount Holyoke College (Geology - Independent Project) South Hadley MA
Victoria Dawes 2016 Hampshire College Farm Center Amherst MA
Rachel Geiger 2017 Heifer International Perryville AR
Rose Minichiello 2016 Book and Plow Farm Amherst MA
Katerina Poulos 2017 Harvard Forest Petersham MA
Grania Power 2016 Community Food & Justice Coalition Oakland CA
Farah Rawas 2017 Mount Holyoke College (Environmental Studies - Ballantine Lab) South Hadley MA
Lily Rosenberg 2016 NOAA Kasitsna Bay Laboratory Seldovia AK
Molly Sagar 2016 International Rivers Berkeley CA
Jessica Schiller 2016 NOAA Fisheries NWFSC Newport OR
Megan Shadley 2016 Harvard Forest Petersham MA
Kayla Smith 2016 Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies Millbrook NY
Allison Tucker 2016 Elwha Restoration Project Port Angeles WA
Olivia Williams 2017 Nature Conservancy Northampton MA

Student Name Class Internship Location  
Shabnam Bista 2015 NYC Parks Department New York City NY
Cailey Bredin 2015 South Hadley Conservation Commission South Hadley MA
Daphne Chang 2016 Environmental Law Institute Washington D.C.
Jennifer Fergesen 2016 Advancement for Rural Kids New York City NY
Brittany Greggs 2015 Heifer International Perrtville AZ
Kripa Sequoia Harper 2016 The Nature Conservancy Northampton MA
Nicole Hoffler 2016 Harvard Forest Petersham MA
Emily Hughes 2015 Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies Millbrook NY
Jinglu Li 2016 The Breast Cancer Fund San Francisco CA
Menghao Li 2015 Gardening the Community Springfield MA
Emily Lopez 2015 Environment Maine Portland ME
Shannon Massey Frances Perkins National Audubon Society / The Puffin Project Falmouth ME
Kimberly Meersma 2015 U.S. Department of Agriculture/Rural Developm Amherst MA
Lydia Pomeroy-Hale 2015 Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW) Eugene OR
Alyssa Sheets 2015 Community Food and Justice Coalition Oakland CA
Tsenguun Tumurkhuyag 2015 Sustainability East Asia LLC Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
Rosalind Waltz-Peters 2016 Community Food and Justice Coalition Oakland CA
Madeleine Wojack 2015 Nuestras Raices Holyoke MA

Student Name Class Internship Location  
Shaylyn Adams 2014 Harvard Forest Petersham MA
Morgan Arrington 2014 WildCare - Wildlife Rehabilitation San Rafael CA
Katherine Anne Block 2015 Mount Holyoke Student Garden South Hadley MA
Lobsang Chodon 2014 University of Massachusetts (Cranberry Station) East Wareham MA
Fanny Fennimore 2014 Greenpop Cape Town South Africa
Bridgette Ferran 2014 Oakland Zoo Oakland CA
Semhar Gebrekristos 2014 Solar Electric Light Fund Washington DC
Shreeya Joshi 2014 United States Environmental Protection Agency Boston MA
Chelsey Krol 2013 National Audubon Society/The Puffin Project Falmouth ME
Hannah Kyer 2015 Connecticut DEEP Hartford CT
Carey Lang 2014 Pepperwood Preserve Santa Rosa CA
Anne McRay 2014 Better Future Project Cambridge MA
Bianca Routt 2014 The Nature Conservancy Boston MA
Kayla Smith 2016 Miller Worley Center for the Environment (MHC) South Hadley MA
Madeleine Wojack 2015 South Hadley Farmers’ Market South Hadley MA

Student Name Class Internship Location  
Iman Abdulwassi Abubaker 2014 Environmental Protection Agency Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Fangliang Guo 2014 Silent Spring Institute Newton MA
Angela Kim 2013 Worldwatch Institute Washington DC
Ellen Bledsoe 2013 Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory Gothic CO
Anna Kudla 2013 Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Washington D.C.
Vanessa Zapata 2013 Green Fire Farm Hoopa CA
Michelle Grohe 2013 The Nature Conservancy Northampton MA
Jasmine Slater 2013 Greenpop Cape Town South Africa
Keshia Pendigrast 2013 Worldwatch Institute Washington DC
Seyyada Burney 2013 Worldwatch Institute Washington DC
Brooke Wodrig 2013 Blue Star Equiculture Palmer MA