Interning at a place that changes lives

Interning at a place that changes lives

By Courteney Jacob ’19 Brian Mockler ’18 admits he isn’t certain what his future holds after graduation, but a meaningful summer internship at Ocean Tides in Narragansett, R.I., provided him with new career opportunities to explore. Ocean Tides—operated by the De La...
The sky’s the limit on psychology careers

The sky’s the limit on psychology careers

When psychology Ph.D. students are applying for internship experiences, they may shoot for the moon—but they don’t often think of turning to NASA.

As a summer intern with the Office of Naval Research at NASA Ames in Moffett Field, Calif., 2014 Saint Mary’s undergraduate psychology major Ellie Niedbala has been involved with helping astronauts and military personnel learn to deter motion sickness and stress. And, she’s working to both recruit and retain more women to NASA Ames.