Tahmoor Chadury

Tahmoor Chadury

Tuesday, 25 August 2020 22:03

The End of an Interesting Summer!

At the beginning of April, I didn't know what to expect with regards to my summer LHIP internship. However, with the conclusion of my internship, I can say that I'm glad that I experienced some semblance of normalcy when it came to my summer. Through weekly zoom meetings, as well as near daily phone calls, I feel I grew as close as I could with my coworkers and especially my supervisor, Maryann Zujewski. Maryann was quite exhaustive in the amount of material she gave me to read and was very receptive to any ideas or feedback that I had. Though my internship was unfortunately cut to part-time due to its completely virtual nature, I believe that the staff interviews that I conducted were a great addition to my portfolio and important in illustrating how colorful the tapestry of NPS staff is. I was also very impressed with the array of speakers that virtually presented at the trainings that I participated in my last week. I was very excited to hear the interim director of the NPS speak and to hear how my co-interns' experiences compared to mine. Lastly, I'd like to thank Dalia and Susan for the immense of work they put into making sure every intern's needs were met and that they were enjoying what they were doing. My interactions with them were all very constructive and positive. If all things go well, I hope to return next summer as an LHIP intern and hopefully have a more traditional experience!

Thursday, 23 July 2020 19:16

Interview w/ Socrates Trinidad

Another article that I wrote for Latino Conservation Week drew from an interview I had with Socrates Trinidad, a Latino visitor services assistant.


Thursday, 23 July 2020 19:14

Latino Conservation Week Article

In honor of Latino Conservation Week, I wrote an article detailing my experiences thus far in my internship, what I hope to gain, and how a virtual internship has changed the work I've done in the past month and a half.


Friday, 10 July 2020 16:58

The first in a series of staff interviews!

Though my internship this summer will be unfortunately completely virtual, that hasn't stopped me from getting to know the people I see in daily staff calls better. One of my projects this summer is conducting a series of virtual staff interviews for Salem Maritime's National Park Service website. My goal for the interviews are to both ask questions relating to the NPS' Monthly Messaging as well as pick the brain of staff members on their views on how to be successful in an NPS position. My first interviewee was Maryann Zujewski, my immediate supervisor, and the Education Coordinator at SAMA.


Friday, 24 April 2020 00:15

Tahmoor Chadury

I’m a rising senior at The Ohio State University and on track to attain a double major in history and biology. I’m a child of immigrants; my mother is Chilean, my father is from Pakistan, and I was born and raised in New York City. In my free time, I like to hike, listen to jam bands, play basketball, and spend hours looking at maps and flags. This summer, I will be an LHIP intern at Salem Maritime National Historic Site. I will be working on a grassroots outreach program that aims to make our nation’s parks more inclusive and wide-reaching for the Latino population. I hope to gain a ton of real-life experience in the coming months and make many memories as well!