History

Internship Opportunities with the U.S. National Parks Service

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 4:00pm

Location:
Chaparral Hall 5126
Cost:
Free

The CSUN History Department & The General Education Social Justice Path 

Cordially invite you to learn more about the U.S. National Parks Service, NPS community outreach programs, and opportunities for student internships & paid work.  

4 p.m. Wednesday, March 19th

Presentation held in Chaparral Hall 5126

 Speakers:  Julie Fonseca de Borges and Antonio Solorio 

Julie Fonseca de Borges leads the Outreach & Volunteer Program at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. She began her career with the National Park Service in 2005. Prior to joining the NPS, Julie honed her community outreach skills by working for several museums throughout Texas. Her professional passion is to provide opportunities for nature engagement by implementing initiatives geared toward connecting youth and urban families with our shared cultural heritage. Julie has a B.A. in Print Media from the University of Texas at El Paso, and an M.A. in Art Education from University of North Texas.

 Antonio Solorio is a CSUN graduate and Park Ranger for the National Park Service at Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in Southern California.  Growing up in East Los Angeles with limited access to nature; his life was transformed once he had the opportunity to experience the great outdoors as a teenager.  He has worked at Yosemite National Park, Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park, Deschutes National Forest, and taught at the Los Angeles Natural History Museum and Griffith Observatory.  He currently manages the SAMO Youth program at Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, where he advocates for safe and positive development of youth so they can explore, enjoy, and become environmental stewards no matter where they go.

The CSUN History Department will provide food and drinks.

History students with questions email: Dr. Jessica Kim ( )

Social Justice Path students with questions email: Dr. John Paul Nuño (