Civil Engineering Intern at WAPA

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My internship at Western Area Power Administration in Loveland, Colorado has been an incredible learning experience and I am so glad and grateful to have been chosen as a returning intern. Currently I am a junior majoring in Civil Engineering at California State University, Sacramento. This is my second summer interning at WAPA through MIESPP. My highly interest and desire in acquiring knowledge and skills used in the field of engineering are the reasons to why I applied to MIESPP. WAPA Rocky Mountain Region plays a great role within the electrical balancing authorities. In a nut shell WAPA’s job is to maintain or build any high tension transmission lines and...

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My Experience in the MEISPP Program

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My name is Patricia Ragsdale. I am a recent graduate of Bethune Cookman University. I have attained my B.A. in International Studies. I am originally from Connecticut and now reside in Orlando, FL. This is my second time participating in the MEISSP program. I first participated in the summer of 2012 and I absolutely loved it. Therefore, I was very eager to partake in it again. I became interested in this program because it is correlated with my major, it is an opportunity to gain experience within the government, and it presented an invaluable internship opportunity in...

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MEISPP Intern With The U.S. Department of Energy

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As a MEISPP intern with the U.S. Department of Energy, I am responsible for creating an Implementation Model (IM) for the state of Texas (and soon Mississippi) within the Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program (WIP). This IM will serve as a guide for Municipally Owned Utilities (MOUs) to save on spending and reducing energy consumption for Texas. It will also serve as a model for other states to mirror from as well. I have also been given the responsibility of blogging pertinent information regarding the wonderful energy efficient contributions DOE makes in...

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Interns View into Policy and Law

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My name is Felix Vazquez-Guemarez, and I just completed a B.S. in Environmental Science from the University of Puerto Rico. This upcoming fall, I will embark on a new journey: University of Puerto Rico Law School. I feel confident enough to start this new challenge, mainly because I have been fortunate enough to participate in the MEISPP internship for the second time, during which I have been exposed to countless hands on experiences that will definitely be...

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