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Best Internship on Earth

Top 5 Best Experiences From the Best Interns on Earth

Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz | Posted 12.02.2013 | Green
Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz

1. Seeing the Grand Canyon for the first time 2. Camping in the city of Chicago 3. Getting kissed by a wolf 4. Watching the sunset in Sequoia 5. P...

And Then the Summer Ended...

Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz | Posted 11.24.2013 | Green
Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz

There were the in-between moments, too, the turning points, the long hours posted up at the airport during delays, the lesson learned that it's more about the journey than the destination. Backpacking in Sequoia really brought that point home.

Service Eruption

Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz | Posted 11.20.2013 | Green
Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz

What: a service trip coordinate by the Sierra Club. These 16 people signed up to camp, help eradicate invasive, non-native plants from the park, and explore the area with each other. A tenacious bunch.

Try Climbing a Mountain

Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz | Posted 11.19.2013 | Green
Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz

It all began on a windy road leading into Mineral King, a valley deep in the southern Sierra Nevada Mountains. I would be lying if I said we didn't get massively carsick.

Wolves Will Lick Your Face

Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green
Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz

The penultimate trip this summer for me and Daniel can be summed up in two words: wolves rock. Still in awe, and it's been over a week since I was licked on the face by one.

Outdoor Nation Vacation

Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz | Posted 10.28.2013 | Green
Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz

Even though the phrase "youth leadership summit" is drier than the Mojave Desert, this one was practically Niagara Falls. We had absolutely no idea what to expect, but were pretty much sold once they gave each attendee a nifty trivia answering pad.

Sprog Blog

Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz | Posted 10.08.2013 | Green
Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz

When I picture an "environmentalist," my mind does not immediately conjure up someone my age, but that's exactly what we found. The oldest person anywhere in the vicinity was 27. Time to partay... wholesome, campfire style.

The 'Best Internship on Earth' Is Back!

Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz | Posted 09.02.2013 | Green
Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz

The Sierra Club's "Best Internship on Earth" is back, and with some flair I might add. First stop: a grand destination with one gorge-ous view.

A Summer Internship to Remember!

Joaquin Sosa | Posted 11.12.2012 | Green
Joaquin Sosa

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The Summer Adventure of a Lifetime!

Joaquin Sosa | Posted 08.27.2012 | Green
Joaquin Sosa

During my last week of school this May, I got a surprise far better than good grades. A call from Sierra Club Headquarters in San Francisco confirmed that I had won the "Best Internship on Earth."