2013 Internship Recipients:
Racquel Kelley FMWIS 2013 High School Intern Marian Catholic High School, Chicago Heights, IL
Racquel spent one month in The Field Museum's bird collection. She gained experience preparing and cataloging bird skins and skeletons, learning the intricate details of collection management along the way. Working alongside Dr. Dave Willard, Racquel received training in various aspects of collections-based research.
Steph Morgan FMWIS 2013 Undergraduate Intern Beloit College, Beloit, WI
Steph spent her time in The Field Museum's insect collection, cataloging the historic ant collection of Robert E. Gregg. Working under Dr. Corrie Moreau and Gracen Brilmyer, Steph learned how to identify ant castes as well as handle and database specimens. She took part in digitizing this important collection so that researchers everywhere can have access to its data.