2019 Internship Program

Meet the Students

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In 2019, 14 mano-Y-ola interns worked in NRCS offices in 6 states and in Puerto Rico, learning and supporting local NRCS operations.

Placement

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

Read more from students who shared how the program helped launch their careers. 

2019 Internships - Mississippi
Sara Espinosa

is currently working full-time as a Soil Conservationist with NRCS in Indiana, while supporting mano-Y-ola with ongoing initiatives.

2019 Internships - Florida
Ricardo Lanzó

is currently working with mano-Y-ola as an Outreach Specialist. 

2019 Internships - Mississippi
Daniel Gónzalez

is currently working in a Plant Pathology research for his Master. 

2019 Internships - Mississippi
Alejandra Gónzalez

is currently working full-time as a Soil Conservationist with NRCS in Indiana.

2019 Internships - Mississippi
Gabriela Román

is currently working in Agricultural Insurance Corporation and part time in a bakery.

2019 Internships - Mississippi
Melanie Martínez

is focusing on being a full-time student in Horticulture.

2019 Internships - Mississippi
Sara Espinosa

is working full-time as a Soil Conservationist with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Indiana, while supporting mano-Y-ola with ongoing initiatives.

2019 Internships - Florida
Ricardo Lanzó

is working with mano-Y-ola as an Outreach Specialist. 

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Daniel Gónzalez

is researching plant pathology for his master’s degree. 

2019 Internships - North Carolina
Alejandra Gónzalez

is working as a Soil Conservationist with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Indiana.

2019 Internships - Louisiana
Gabriela Román

is working in an agricultural insurance corporation.

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Melanie Martínez

is a full-time student in Horticulture.

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Gabriela Vélez

is working as a Soil Conservationist with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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José Seda

is a full-time farmer and the owner of Hacienda Salome in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.

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Veronica Fontanals

is an Environmental Interpreter at Hacienda La Esperanza, in Manatí, Puerto Rico.